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Writer Shares Harsh Reality With College Students

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Matt Walsh has some tough love for today’s college students.

He shares his thoughts at The Blaze.

Nobody Really Cares About Your Feelings, College Kids

I’m assured that, on occasion, learning still happens on college campuses. I have not detected any evidence of this, but...

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Free College “Sounds” Terrific

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 3:30pm

It sounds terrific, but there are definite problems.

The American Conservative reports.

The Problem With Free College

Free college sounds terrific. Bernie Sanders has made it a central theme of his campaign. It was once the norm at our best public universities. They still do it in Germany and other European countries. Why not...

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Bernie Sanders Protests Reality at Chicago State University

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 2:00pm

Chicago State is in deep trouble but Bernie Sanders doesn’t get it.

USA Today reports.

Bernie Sanders calls out Illinois for holding higher-ed funds hostage

Bernie Sanders blasted Illinois legislators Thursday night for holding higher-education funds hostage, but he couldn’t stop the inevitable. On Friday, Chicago State University, the site of his rally, announced...

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College of Saint Rose President Wins Award After Cutting Tenured Faculty Jobs

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 12:30pm

Faculty members picketed on the sidewalk as she received the award.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

President wins an award for cutting tenured faculty jobs

When Carolyn Stefanco accepted the “disrupter” award inside an Albany hotel Friday, faculty members picketed on the sidewalk.

“Disruptive leadership,” their signs read, “is killing the College of Saint Rose.”

Stefanco, the...

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A Guide to Ridiculous Campus Gender-Neutral Language

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 11:00am

The people who promote this stuff have no idea how silly it looks to average people.

USA Today reports.

Ve said, xe said: A guide to gender-neutral language

The college experience has started to change in small but profound ways for non-binary students — those who don’t identify strictly...

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Will Hillsdale College Create A William Buckley Statue?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 9:30am

WFB was a frequent visitor to Hillsdale, which does so much to preserve our patrimony.

National Review reports.

Buckley Deserves a Statue

n 2004, William F. Buckley Jr. sent Hillsdale College thousands of the columns, speeches, and articles he had written over the years. The founder of National Review donated much of his life’s...

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Mizzou Students Object to the Firing of Melissa Click

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 8:00am

They just don’t seem to understand how seriously she messed up.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

‘She Doesn’t Deserve It’: Student Activists and Faculty Members Object to Click’s Firing

The University of Missouri’s decision to fire Melissa A. Click triggered strong objections from her faculty colleagues as well as students who had protested...

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Students Protest Closing of Mattia College

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

It had granted medical technology and nursing degrees for the last 22 years.

CBS Miami reports.

Students, Faculty Protest Sudden Closing Of Small College

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Students took to the streets in Kendall Monday, protesting the sudden closure of Mattia College that granted medical technology and nursing degrees for the last 22 years.

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Mattress Girl Creates a Robot That Talks About Rape

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

Mattress Girl is back in the news for another bizarre reason.

The Daily Caller reports.

‘Mattress Girl’ Is Back, This Time With A Robot That Talks About Rape

Former Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, better known as “Mattress Girl,” has reemerged after a few months out of the spotlight. This time, she’s brought a...

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Pomona College Conservative Student Resigns Job After Ridiculous Accusation

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 3:30pm

He says he has been being continually harassed by staff to a point where he can no longer take it.

The College Fix reports.

Conservative student resigns campus job after faculty bosses call him obstacle to safe space

Steven Glick, editor-in-chief of the conservative-leaning student publication The Claremont Independent, has resigned from his campus...

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Many College Students Clueless About Supreme Court

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2:00pm

It’s time for another one of those sad videos from Dan Joseph of MRCTV.

This time the subject is the Supreme Court.

Here’s more:

VIDEO: Most College Students Clueless About Supreme Court

With President Obama preparing to make a nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left, following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, MRCTV...

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Indiana University Black Student Talks About Hate Crimes

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 12:30pm

Among them: getting laughed at while riding a bike.

Indiana Daily Student reports.

Black student speaks about hate crime

As graduate student Dorian Davis walked to his car after leaving Kilroy’s Bar and Grill, a car rolled up next to him. At first, he thought it was a friend of his. But then someone...

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University of Maryland Students Want to Use Class Time for Protests

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 11:00am

If all you want to do is protest, why are you wasting time and money on college?

Campus Reform reports.

UMD students want to use class time for protesting

During a student forum held Thursday at the University of Maryland, Black Lives Matter advocates argued that activism should be taught in the classroom to...

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University at Albany Students Charged With False Report of Racism

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 9:30am

They claimed that they were called racial slurs and were physically attacked while bystanders looked on.

Fox News reports.

NY college students who claimed to be victims of racist attack charged

Three black female college students who claimed to be victims of an assault by a group of white men and women have been...

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There’s No ‘Safe Space’ For Conservatives on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:00am

It’s the left which is always demanding safe spaces but they only want them for themselves.

FOX News reports.

Liberals turn Twitter, Facebook and even college campuses into unsafe spaces for the right

“Free speech isn’t free” the saying goes. Certainly not when we count on private institutions like colleges, Twitter or Facebook to...

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Liberal Intolerance Rising At Colleges

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

Don’t believe me? There is data to prove it.

The Washington Post reports.

Liberal intolerance is on the rise on America’s college campuses

Okay, maybe conservatives are right to freak out about illiberal lefty militancy on college campuses.

Today’s students are indeed both more left wing and more openly hostile to free speech than earlier...

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Political Science Prof Predicts Trump Will Win General Election

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

Professor Helmut Norpoth predicts Trump will win the general election if he gets the Republican nomination.

The Statesman reports.

Political science professor forecasts Trump as general election winner

A professor of political science at Stony Brook University has forecasted that Donald Trump has a minimum 97 percent chance of winning...

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Roanoke College Republicans Are Excited As Rubio Campaign Arrives

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 3:30pm

These students are excited as the campaign comes to campus.

WDBJ7 reports.

Roanoke College Republicans excited for Rubio visit

On Sunday, Roanoke College will be home to one of Marco Rubio’s campaign stops.

The Bast Center may be a gym now, but come Sunday, it’ll be the only place sophomore Alex Boone wants to be.

Alex...

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Prager University – Who NOT to Vote For

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Adam Carolla describes the types of politicians you should avoid when deciding how to cast your vote.

Take a look below.

Here’s more information:

Adam Carolla isn’t going to tell you who to vote for. But he is going to tell you who NOT to vote for....

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‘Blackface’ Scandal Occurs At Stellenbosch University

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

Two university students have been suspended following a blackface incident at a housewarming party.

New York Post reports.

South African university embroiled in another ‘blackface’ scandal

JOHANNESBURG — A South African university suspended two white students for painting their faces in what it called a “blackface” incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of...

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Chicago State University Prepares to Lay Off 900 Employees

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 11:00am

Chicago State has entered the death spiral. It’s just a matter of time.

The Chicago Sun Times reports.

Cash dwindling, CSU sending out layoff notices to all 900 employees

Days after Chicago State University cancelled spring break to shorten its semester, the South Side university told all staffers Friday morning that layoff notices are...

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A First Person Experience At Trump University

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9:30am

Here’s one person’s take on Trump University.

The Washington Post reports.

I’ve been to Trump University. This is what I saw.

Back in 2007, a piece of mail was delivered to my editor’s home in Nashville.

It was labeled “exclusive invitation” and “wealth-building the Donald Trump way.” My editor was intrigued.

I was working at the...

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