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UPenn Professor Accused Of Being A Terrorist

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 9:30am

A fellow passenger thought the math equations he was writing might be a sign he was a terrorist.

SF Gate reports.

Professor’s airplane math didn’t equal airplane threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Ivy League professor said his flight was delayed because a fellow passenger thought the math equations he was writing might be a...

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College Students Create List of “Shady” Persons of Color Who Won’t Conform

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:00am

The students who created this list are leftists. They’re targeting people who don’t agree with them.

The Claremont Independent reported.

SJWS Create ‘Shady Person Of Color’ List To Target Dissenters

During the height of the racial protests at Claremont McKenna College last November, CMCers of Color issued a list...

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Strong-Arm Robbery Occurs At Princeton

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 6:30pm

The student had her wallet taken.

NJ reports.

Princeton University student victim of strong-arm robbery, police say

PRINCETON — A Princeton University student was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday night, police said.

Police released little information about the incident Sunday morning.

In an alert to residents, township police said the victim was a...

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Unvaccinated Calvin College Students Could be Barred From Campus

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Many schools are experiencing a problem with mumps so this isn’t unexpected news.

MLive reports.

Unvaccinated college students may be barred from campus if mumps confirmed

Calvin College students who have no record of being vaccinated for mumps have been contacted and advised that come Monday, May 9 they may be required to leave...

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Toyota Is Mixing Skill Trade With A College Degree

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 3:30pm

The work-study program isn’t restricted to Texas, either.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Toyota program (in Texas): College degree, no debt, and a job

A Toyota program to train high-school graduates as they attend college has attracted the attention of other companies in Texas.

Businesses and politicians in other states, too, have caught on to the...

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Cornell Dining Hall Employees Worry Union Makes Some Workers Lazy

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

It’s extremely difficult to fire union members and some people are taking advantage.

The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

Cornell Dining Employees Concerned by Union’s Effect on Worker Motivation

Cornell dining employees in its labor union raised concerns about ‘chronic worker problems’ and poor food quality in dining halls in advance of the triennial elections...

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These Cities Have Student Debt Relief Programs

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:30pm

They are trying to lure a new generation of talent.

Fortune reports.

These Cities Will Help Pay Your Student Loans If You Move There

What if you could move to a new city that would hand you cash to pay down your student loans? Well, that’s a reality in some cities around the U.S.

Don’t...

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Bernie Sanders Campaigns at Rutgers University

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:00am

Bernie Sanders held a campaign event at Rutgers University and no conservatives showed up to protest or shout him down.

Imagine that.

WPIX reports.

Bernie Sanders staging campaign rally at Rutgers University

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is in New Jersey for a campaign rally at the state’s flagship university.

Hundreds of people...

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Free Speech Concerns At Yale

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

“They are afraid of getting yelled at, losing friends, and jeopardizing their futures by making their opinions known.”

The College Fix reports.

Yale decision on Calhoun College sparks concerns about personal attacks, free speech

Although a reported 45% of Yale students agree with the college’s decision to keep John C. Calhoun’s name on the...

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Students at U. Denver Told That Fake Mustaches Are Dehumanizing

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Posted by    Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:00am

Fake mustaches are apparently no longer a novelty or a joke but a serious dehumanizing form of racism.

Campus Reform reported.

Chancellor of inclusive excellence: fake mustaches ‘dehumanizing’

Students at the University of Denver were advised against wearing sombreros and fake mustaches on Cinco de Mayo in order to avoid “dehumanizing” the traditions of...

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These Universities Carry The Best Reputation

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

What school took the top spot?

SF Gate reports.

These 25 universities carry the best reputations in the world for 2016

Sorry, Stanford: it looks like you’ve been edged out as the highest regarded global university by — ugh — Harvard. MIT, too.

In Times Higher Education’s 2016 rankings of the schools with the best...

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University of Missouri Gets FIRE’s Speech Code of the Month

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 3:30pm

As if things at Mizzou weren’t bad enough, now this.

The FIRE blog reports.

Speech Code of the Month: University of Missouri

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for May 2016: the University of Missouri.

For months now, the University of Missouri (UM) has been the focus of extensive news coverage—and criticism from all sides—for its...

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Barcelona’s Research Succeeds While Spain’s Higher Education Suffers

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

Barcelona attracts foreign talent in a city seeing increased prominence in higher education.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Barcelona’s research efforts show success as Spanish higher education struggles

Surely few laboratories can match the views from Barcelona Biomedical Research Park on the city’s busy beachfront.

From the sun-dappled balconies of the modernist €120 million ($138 million)...

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John Kerry Tells Northeastern Students Their Diversity Makes Them a Trump Nightmare

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 12:30pm

If John Kerry had ever attended a Trump rally, he’d see they’re very diverse, unlike say Bernie Sanders rallies.

The New York Post reported.

Kerry tells diverse graduating class they are ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Northeastern University’s graduating class that their diversity makes them “Donald Trump’s...

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This Is The Best Time To Receive A Diploma Since 2007

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 11:00am

It has been a while since we have seen these numbers.

Fox Business reports.

College Grads Facing Best Job Market Since 2007

College students about to receive their diplomas are in for some extra good news; hiring of new grads is on the rise.

According to a national survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf...

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Obama Tells Students Not to Shut Down Speech They Disagree With

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 9:30am

This is a generation that was inspired by Obama. He owns them.

Mediaite reports.

Obama: Students Need to Stop Shutting Down Speech of People They Disagree With

During his commencement speech at Howard University this afternoon, President Obama took a moment to advise students against shutting down speech because they don’t like the views...

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Brown Students Warn ‘Don’t Use Spanish Disrespectfully’

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

Yes, it was just Cinco de Mayo.

The College Fix reports.

Cinco de NO-NO: Students warned ‘don’t use Spanish disrespectfully’

Some Brown University students have a message for their Ivy League peers, and everyone else in the U.S.: Today may be Cinco de Mayo, but that doesn’t give you the right to wear sombreros...

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University Of Iowa President Pushes For Tuition Hike

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Posted by    Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Harreld pointed to the UI’s drop in college rankings.

The Daily Iowan reports.

Harreld Pushes Tuition Hike

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will argue for “more dramatic” increases in tuition moving forward, potentially as a way to offset lower amounts of support from the state Legislature.

“We have an obligation to the state, and...

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Cornell Student Assembly Backs Black Students’ Demand for Faculty Diversity Training

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Posted by    Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 3:30pm

This is an update to a story we’ve been following closely. Apparently, Cornell’s student assembly agrees with Black Students United.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Student Assembly Calls for Mandatory Faculty Diversity Training

On Thursday Cornell’s undergraduate Student Assembly passed a resolution by a 22-1 margin calling for mandatory faculty diversity training.

The resolution, titled...

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Youngstown State University Student Collapses on Basketball Court and Dies

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Posted by    Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:00pm

A sad moment.

Fox 8 reports.

Ohio college student collapses on basketball court, dies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio–Officials say a university student in Ohio collapsed while playing basketball at a campus recreation center and has died.

Youngstown State University spokesman Ron Cole says in a statement that Eric Stone died Tuesday night at a Youngstown hospital.

Stone, who...

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U. Kansas Chancellor Vetoes Separate Student Government for Minorities

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Posted by    Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 12:30pm

The bad optics of such a thing were completely lost on the students.

The College Fix reports.

Chancellor vetoes ‘multicultural student government’: violates state law, divides people

Ignore the university’s own policies or you’re a racist

In an unexpected rebuke to race activists at the University of K...

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Stolen Reed College Artwork Found With Damage

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Posted by    Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00am

A piece of artwork valued at $15,000 was taken from Reed College’s Eliot Hall late late April 30 or early May 1, 2016.

Oregon Live reports.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

A piece of artwork stolen from a Reed College building over the weekend was found...

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