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No One at Dartmouth is Being Oppressed

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Posted by    Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 9:30am

You may have heard about the hostile takeover at Dartmouth last week, we covered here and in fact, I made it the focus of this week’s round-up at Legal Insurrection.

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal weighed in on the subject.

Oppressed by the Ivy League

On Tuesday Dartmouth’s finest seized the main administration building...

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UC Berkeley student astutely explains connection between “corporations” and “people”

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Posted by    Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00am

There may be hope for University of California – Berkeley, yet!

The “Loyal Opposition” columnist at the schools newspaper, Jacob Grant, explains the connection between “corporations” and “people” that escaped many when Mitt Romney used the phrase in a 2011 primary campaign stop in Iowa.

“Government,” as the saying goes, “is just a...

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St. Thomas Student on Chris Carmona and a Key Texas Race

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Vladimir Davidiuk, a student at the University of St. Thomas, offers some fresh insights on an exciting new candidate and the race he is launching in a challenging district.

In a quiet, unassuming restaurant on Houston’s north side. With the huge sign out front announcing the campaign kick-off reception, Chris Carmona’s effort...

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Sensitive College Students Push for ‘Trigger Warnings’

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 3:30pm

In case you’re not familiar with the term, ‘trigger warnings’ have nothing to do with guns. This is all about a ridiculous fear of being offended.

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

Trigger warnings: New wave of political correctness hits campuses

Hypersensitive students and professors all over the country are about to score...

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Montana Tech commencement boycott over creationism-supporting keynote speakers

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2:00pm

Complaints despite news that patrons won’t talk about views during address.

Commencement season is always fascinating for its political dynamics, in terms of speaker selections.

Case in point: The faculty and students at a science-based university are upset that donors slated to give their school’s commencement address, and who give generously to computer science programs at several Montana colleges, also support a creationist...

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Florida State Under Federal Investigation for Response to Sexual Violence

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 12:30pm

Here’s a bit of news that won’t be going into the new recruitment brochure for Florida State.

FOX News reports.

Florida State University under investigation by feds

Florida State University is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education for possible Title IX violations in its response to sexual violence complaints.

USA Today first reported...

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Prager University: Are People Born Good?

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:00am

Prager University has released its newest video,  filed under “Political Science”, that asks: Are People Born Good?

In our universities, newspapers, and television shows, it is a given that external forces are the cause of crime. If not for poverty, murder and rape would be much lower. If not for racism, America’s...

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New DOE Regulations Unfair to For-Profit and Community Colleges

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9:30am

In a new article at the Pope Center, writer Jenna Ashley Robinson examines new regulations from the Department of Education which are being unfairly applied.

Gainful Employment for Thee, Not Me

The U.S. Department of Education released its latest draft of new gainful employment regulations on March 14. Gainful employment is the term...

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UC System Administrators’ Platinum Perks Inspire UCSD Grad Students to Strike

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Posted by    Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:00am

We  have noticed the lavish lifestyles of some University of California administrators.

So, too, have its students.  The system’s grad students have launched a multi-campus protest and students at UC – San Diego say that the platinum perks are one of the many reasons they are protesting.

Juan Carmona, a doctoral student of...

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Barnard College conservatives angry over Planned Parenthood commencement speaker

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 6:30pm

Let’s conduct an experiment this year!

A group of conservative students at Barnard College are upset over their school’s choice for commencement speaker. Progressives who claim the students have no case under the concept of “free speech” should also be chill when conservatives are chosen to speak at school events.

We’ll just see...

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Students Capture Rapist in Illinois College Dorm

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:00pm

Kudos to the students who captured this creep and held him until the cops arrived.

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller reports.

Students capture man after he sneaks into dorm, rapes girl in shower

On Monday morning, just after 10 a.m., a man strolled into a coed dormitory building on the campus of the...

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In the wake of a tragedy, U. of Texas student reporter questions journalistic priorities

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm

College Media Matters notes that while waiting for rapper Tyler the Creator to take the stage during a show at South by Southwest (SXSW), Jane Claire Hervey witnessed the immediate aftermath of a deadly crash.

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Oregon State Forced to Pay 100K for Trashing Conservative Student Newspaper

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00pm

This isn’t social justice, this is real justice. Can you imagine the conversations that will take place during the school’s next board of trustees meeting?

FOX News reports.

Oregon State University pays $101,000 to settle suit over trashed conservative paper

Oregon State University has paid $1,000 plus $100,000 in legal fees to a former...

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The College Conservative interviews James O’Keefe

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 12:30pm

Zachary Freeman,Editor-in-Chief of TheCollegeConservative.com, recently chatted with famed conservative activist James O’Keefe, whose recent work with Project Veritas uncovered a Democratic official offering to help make a connection between the non-profit Obamacare enrollment group.

Snippets from his interview are fascinating:

…In a perfect world, James O’Keefe’s work would be hailed on both sides...

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UNC Prof Suffers Discrimination After Converting to Christianity

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:00am

UNC apparently liked this professor when he was a devout atheist. After becoming a Christian? Not so much.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

Religious Profiling at UNC

At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Dr. Mike Adams teaches crime — but he never dreamed he’d be the victim of one. Unfortunately for the assistant professor,...

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California Bathroom Drama Update: Transgender student angered at community college actions

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 9:30am

A transgender student at Central Piedmont Community College is claiming rights violations after school security escorted this individual off campus for using the women’s bathroom.

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed files this report:

When the U.S. Education and Justice Departments last year found that a California school district violated Title IX of...

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Arizona State Prof Sends Vile Hateful Email to Americans for Prosperity

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:00am

As you read the excerpt from The Blaze below, bear in mind that Professor Joe Skulan of Arizona State University is paid to teach college students.

Language warning…

What a Professor Emailed a Conservative Group Is So Vile, We Can’t Put It in the Headline

A former faculty member at the University of Wisconsin,...

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Northwestern Football Coach’s Take on Unionization “My Team… My Focus”

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:30pm

We just reported that the National Labor Relations Board gave the thumbs up for the Northwestern University football team to unionize.

The team’s coach testified against the players’ case.  However, he is now continuing toward his goal of a successful season.

Northwestern University head football coach Pat Fitzgerald was put in an interesting...

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Dartmouth Group’s Hostile Takeover Fizzles With No Mandate

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 5:00pm

Yesterday we told you about the Freedom Budget group which took over the president’s office at Dartmouth. Their hostile takeover has failed.

Joseph Asch of Dartblog provides an update.

Demonstration Fizzles; No Mandate

The FB crowd called on the campus to come out and support their efforts to implement a radical diversity agenda. When...

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Washburn U’s Libertarian Guest Speaker Smeared by Social Justice Professor

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

Proving that “Social Justice” does not translate to “Social Courtesy”, a progressive professor acted disgracefully in an attempt to undermine a libertarian guest speaker’s event at Washburn University.

University of Missouri student Christopher White files this report:

The libertarian student group Young Americans for Liberty at Washburn University hosted guest speaker, historian and...

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College Campuses and Sexual Double Standards

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 2:00pm

In a recent post at National Review’s Phi Beta Cons blog, Bernie Reeves writes of a conversation that took place on National Public Radio with Jimmy Carter.

University of Gomorrah

Recently, a caller to the Diane Rehm Show on NPR repeated the statistic that one in four young women is raped on American...

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Colorado African Exchange Student Falls to Death after Eating Pot Cookie

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 12:30pm

In the wake of Colorado’s new rules regarding marijuana use, expect more news that connect student injury and death to “marijuana intoxication”.

The Denver coroner says an exchange student from Wyoming fell to his death after eating a marijuana cookie, the first reported death linked to marijuana since the drug became legal...

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