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The Gap Year Is Becoming A Trend For College Students

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

At Harvard about 20 percent take a gap year.

News 4 Jax reports.

Gap years on rise for incoming college students

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Taking a “gap year,” as President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia, intends to do, is becoming a trend among local students.

A gap year is when a student takes a year...

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Prager University – Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Dumisani Washington of Christians United for Israel examines the issue of Palestinian refugees in comparison to Jewish refugees.

Watch below:

Here’s more information:

It’s been seven decades since the 1948 Arab-Israeli, and yet there are still an estimated 4 million Palestinian refugees…and zero Jewish refugees. With so...

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Are College Coaches Even Worth It?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

They charge thousands!

WFAA reports.

College coaches: Are they worth the money?

HOUSTON – Every year, 20 million students in America apply for college – including Clear Lake High School graduate Alexis Lopez.

She was accepted to the number 10 ranked university in the country, Johns Hopkins University.

“I’m studying chemical and bio molecular engineering,” she...

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UC Santa Barbara Students Need Safe Space Over Conservative Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:00am

People who need safe spaces from ideas don’t belong in college. That’s the hard truth.

The College Fix reports.

‘Safe place’ set aside for those upset at campus talk on transgenderism’s threat to liberty

Matt Walsh appearance prompts need for safe space

This Thursday, members of the UC Santa Barbara Young Americans for Liberty are...

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Brown Students Protest White Person Doing Hindu Chants

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:30am

Why did Brown students protest a white person doing Hindu chants?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

A white performer of Hindu chants creates controversy at Brown

Students recently interrupted a performance at Brown University of Hindu chanting with questions that critics say suggested the performer, Carrie Grossman, who is white, was appropriating Hindu culture.

One student...

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Mizzou Race Relations Committee Video Aims to Teach White People About Racism

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:00am

Isn’t it amazing how academic institutions which have been controlled by progressives for decades are such hotbeds of racism?

The University of Missouri is already suffering greatly from the protests of last fall but they keep digging the hole deeper.

Watch this:

Here’s more from Campus Reform.

Mizzou race relations committee releases anti-racism videos

The University...

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University of New Hampshire Apologizes For Blowing $17K

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

Thousands for a single table.

The Daily Caller reports.

Public College Apologizes For Blowing $17k On Fancy Electric Table

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has issued an apology after spending $17,520 on a single table for a newly-renovated dining hall.

The chef’s table in Holloway Commons, custom-made at a workship in Chicago and then...

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Malia Obama to Attend Harvard in 2017

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

President Obama’s daughter Malia is apparently taking a year off before attending Harvard in 2017.

The New York Times reported.

Malia Obama to Attend Harvard, but Not Until 2017

Malia Obama, the older daughter of President Obama, plans to attend Harvard University beginning in the fall of 2017, the White House announced on Sunday,...

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What Can Be Done To Help Save For College?

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:30pm

It’s harder than ever to save.

Forbes reports.

Four College Savings Mythbusters

It’s super-crunch time for college seniors and the anxiety over college expenses is palpable.

How do you find that best fit/best value college? Is it worth getting into debt? How will you pay off your debt if you don’t land a decent job?

Never...

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University of Louisville to Remove Confederate Statue

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 2:00pm

The erasure of history from college campuses continues.

FOX News reports.

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for...

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Boehner Reveals His Character At Stanford And It Isn’t Pretty

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:30pm

“As a conservative, I arrived hopeful. As a conservative, I left disgusted.”

The Stanford Review reports.

John Boehner Revealed His Character At Stanford

On Wednesday, April 27, I heard former Speaker of the House John Boehner speak at Stanford and subsequently make headlines around the world. Boehner called Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh”...

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Minority Students at U. Kansas Want Their Own Student Government

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:00am

Minority students at the University of Kansas want a separate student government of their own. Isn’t that segregation?

The Associated Press reports.

Kansas Minority Students Seek Parallel University Government

Minority students at the University of Kansas, frustrated by what they see as a lack of attention to issues they care about, are pushing for...

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Small Colleges Facing Cash Flow Challenges

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 9:30am

In the last few years, small liberal arts colleges have been under financial siege.

The New York Times reports.

At Small Colleges, Harsh Lessons About Cash Flow

RINDGE, N.H. — Amber Jackson remembers the moment she learned that both her majors — dance and math — had been cut from the program at Franklin...

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University Cancels Video Game Panel For Including Too Many Men

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:00am

Do any events on college campuses ever get cancelled for including too many women?

Reason reports.

USC Cancelled an Awesome Video Game Panel for Including Too Many Men

The University of Southern California cancelled its planned “Legends of the Games” event after the lone female participant signaled that she wouldn’t be able to attend....

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College Conservatives Are The New Counter-Culture On Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

The conservatives are coming, and the left is neither ready nor prepared for the title wave headed their way.

The College Conservative reports.

Conservatives Are The New Counter-Culture

The left has done a great job of infiltrating almost every aspect of student life. A college campus is the guillotine to many conservative students’ ideology,...

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Hillary Supporting Harvard Student Says He’s Treated Like a Republican

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

This letter to the New York Times from a Harvard student who supports Hillary will surprise you.

An Outlier at Harvard: ‘I’m a Hillary Supporter’

To the Editor:

Re “Daring to Back Clinton” (Metropolitan section, April 17), about the isolation felt by Columbia students who support Hillary Clinton:

At the age of 12, I canvassed...

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Kalmazoo College Releases Hundreds of W-2 Forms

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

Kalamazoo College got scammed!

Michigan Live reports.

Kalamazoo College hit by phishing scam, releases hundreds of W-2 forms

KALAMAZOO, MI– Kalamazoo College got scammed.

The personal information of about 1,600 students, staff and faculty of the college was mistakenly released when their IRS W2 forms were sent to a phony entity, college officials said Friday.

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Women Are More Likely Than Men to Get a Bachelor’s Degree

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

We always hear about the gender pay gap that favors men. What about the degree gap which favors women?

The Washington Free Beacon reports.

Women 31% More Likely to Receive Bachelor’s Degree Than Men

Women are 31 percent more likely to have earned a college degree by the time they turn 29 years of...

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Maryland Law Prevents Censorship Or Punishment Of Student Journalists And Advisers

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11:00am

The law takes effect Oct. 1.

The College Fix reports.

Schools can’t censor student journalists or punish their advisers under new Maryland law

The Free State is now free in practice for student journalists and their advisers.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signed a bill into law that provides broad speech protections for high school...

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Michael Bloomberg Denounces Safe Spaces in Commencement Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 9:30am

Who would have thought that even a fan of the nanny state like Michael Bloomberg doesn’t like safe spaces?

Mediaite reports.

Michael Bloomberg Denounces ‘Safe Spaces’ in University Commencement Speech

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the commencement address today to graduating University of Michigan students, and he took the opportunity to tear...

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Who Should Be Trump’s VP Pick To Win Millennials?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 8:00am

Here’s three options.

Red Alert Politics reports.

VP: Who should Trump pick to win millennials? [Poll]

If Sen. Ted Cruz gets to pick a vice presidential candidate — while in a distant second place — certainly Donald Trump could consider doing the same thing. Whether he picks a VP now or at the convention,...

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UC Davis Chancellor Placed On Leave After Employing Daughter-In-Law And Son

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Linda Katehi has held on as chancellor despite numerous controversies.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

UC Davis chancellor placed on leave over employment of daughter-in-law and son

Linda P. B. Katehi survived as chancellor of the University of California at Davis after an incident in 2011 where campus police used pepper spray aga...

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