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UPenn Professor Who Called Ben Carson A Derogatory Word In Hiding?

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Butler made national news last September when she tweeted.

Campus Reform reports.

Prof. who called Ben Carson a ‘coon’ responds to ‘poorly sourced, clickbait article’

University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) professor Anthea Butler, who famously called Ben Carson a “coon” last year, is now going after The Daily Pennsylvanian for publish...

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Emory University President Buckles to Anti-Trump Protesters

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is there a single college president in America who will stand up to whiny leftist students?

The College Fix reports.

Emory University president grovels before anti-Trump protesters

Following the whine fest by approximately 40 Emory University students over numerous pro-Donald Trump “chalkings” found across campus Sunday night, school president James W. Wagner issued the...

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Springfield Nonprofit to Offer Free Rides For Drunk College Kids

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

It hopes to launch this fall.

Springfield News-Leader reports.

Free rides for drunk college kids: Student-led nonprofit hoping for fall launch

A student-led Springfield nonprofit that aims to combat drunk driving by providing intoxicated college kids with free rides home hopes to launch this fall.

RIDE417, founded last year by two Evangel University students, plans...

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Illinois Higher Education Meltdown Continues

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

The ongoing budget crisis in the state threatens all public colleges which are now cash starved.

Marketplace reports.

Illinois cuts off funding for its public universities

A state budget stalemate in Illinois, which has dragged on since last July, is offering a masterclass on the destruction political gridlock can cause.

At risk are the state’s...

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Cornell Professor Compares Trump to George Wallace

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 12:30pm

Most of the speech focused on how white working-class voters came to align with the Republican Party.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Prof. Compares Donald Trump to Segregationist George Wallace

On Tuesday, Cornell Professor Elizabeth Sanders, government, presented a lecture titled “Donald Trump: a fascist, populist or demagogue reminiscent of George Wallace?” at a...

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Two University Students Convicted of Plotting Terror Attack in London

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 11:00am

This news comes just a day after the terror attacks in Brussels.

CNN reports.

Two university students convicted of plotting London terror attack

Two university students have been convicted of plotting a terror attack on the streets of London.

The terror cell’s 22-year-old ringleader, Tarik Hassane, and 21-year-old Suhaib Majeed, were convicted Wednesday of conspiring...

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UC-Berkeley Student Senate Wants Campus Abortions

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 9:30am

The bill suggests that without abortion, students cannot be successful.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Student senate at UC-Berkeley demands on-campus abortions

On Tuesday, Campus Reform reported that the student senate at UC-Berkeley passed a bill urging the student health center to implement on-campus medication abortions. Such a bill largely escaped coverage and students’ radar.

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Fraud Claim Against Thomas Jefferson Law School Rejected by Jury

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Posted by    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 8:00am

The case revolves around the school’s purported employment record.

The TaxProfBlog reports.

Jury Rejects Fraud Claim Against Thomas Jefferson Law School

San Diego Union-Tribune, Jury Rejects Fraud Claim Against Law School:

A San Diego Superior Court jury on Thursday disagreed with a former law student who claimed the Thomas Jefferson School of Law willfully misrepresented...

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White Student Body Candidate Makes Black Opponent Feel ‘Uncomfortable’

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 6:30pm

And college students wonder why so many grownups call them snowflakes.

The College Fix reports.

White candidate faces expulsion from election for making black opponent feel ‘uncomfortable’

New development in our post about the race for American University student body president, which is full of promises to support students of color, victims of sexual...

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Pro-Socialism Activists at U. Michigan Destroy Flyers of Conservative Student Group

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Have you noticed that conservative student groups are never accused of such hostility?

The Daily Caller reports.

University Of Michigan Group’s ‘Fossil Fuels’ Flyers Torn Up By Pro-Socialism Activists

Banners and flyers promoting a University of Michigan (UM) student group’s pro-fossil fuel event were ripped down and replaced with socialist propaganda.

The flyers advertised a...

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Michigan Hides Plan to Let Children Use Whatever Restroom They Want in School

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 3:30pm

Great place for perverts.

The College Fix reports.

Michigan hides far-reaching plan to let children use whatever restroom they want in school

Perverted children would make out great under a plan by Michigan’s Board of Education: They could use whichever school restrooms, showers and changing facilities they want, regardless of biological gender, and hide...

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Emory Students Offered ‘Emergency Counseling’ After Pro-Trump Messages Appear on Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:00pm

This story keeps getting worse and is probably driving more voters into Trump supporters.

Mediaite reports.

Emory University Offers ‘Emergency Counseling’ After ‘Triggering’ Donald Trump Chalking

A group of students at Emory University led a campus-wide protest after someone wrote ‘Donald Trump 2016’ in chalk across campus, leading the university to provide “emergency counseling”...

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Why Not More Awesome College Startups?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 12:30pm

A lot of resources are available for students.

Red Alert Politics reports.

College students start awesome businesses: Why not more?

Thanks to The Social Network, everyone thinks Facebook when it comes to a company started by college students. But, as Time pointed out, while it “may be the most familiar of college startup stories...

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Student Cleared of Sex Assault Now Suing for Damages

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00am

You can’t blame someone in this position for suing. An accusation like this can ruin your life.

The Washington Examiner reports.

Student cleared of sex assault charges sues for malicious prosecution

A New Jersey student who had charges of sexual assault dismissed against him is suing the police who investigated him, alleging false arrest...

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University of Kansas Professor Reinstated After Classroom Speech On Race

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 9:30am

There was a four-month investigation into comments she made during a classroom discussion on race.

FIRE reports.

Victory: University of Kansas Professor Reinstated After Four-Month Investigation Into Classroom Speech

LAWRENCE, Kan., March 21, 2016—A University of Kansas communications professor was cleared of any wrongdoing late Friday after a four-month investigation into comments she made...

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Assault Occurs at UMass Over Fake Marijuana Made of Shredded Vegetables

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Posted by    Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 8:00am

A drug deal gone wrong led to an assault at UMass under incredibly stupid circumstances.

Mass Live reports.

UMass Amherst assault occurred after defendants tried to pass off shredded vegetables as marijuana, prosecutor says

The violent altercation that resulted in a shelter-in-place order at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Feb. 18 occurred after two...

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Is It Possible To Measure Return On Investment Of College?

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6:30pm

Without any financial aid, a family could easily spend well over $240,000 on a collegian’s education.

Forbes reports.

Can Parents Measure The ROI Of College Tuition?

Sarah Lawrence, at $61,236 per year, tops the list of the fifty most expensive colleges in the United States. Middlebury, at the low end of the fifty, costs...

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Emory University Students Freak Out When Pro-Trump Graffiti Appears on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Get these poor students to a fainting couch. Quick!

The College Fix reports.

Emory University snowflakes ‘in pain’ after pro-Trump graffiti appears on campus

Approximately 40 students at Emory University were disturbed — disturbed, I tell you — about “pro-Donald Trump for president chalkings” that had appeared Sunday night throughout campus, and hence protested...

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Two Former College Presidents Discuss Higher Education’s Problems

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 3:30pm

What should be done?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Authors discuss new book on higher education’s problems, real and imagined

Bachelor’s degrees should be completed in three years. MOOCs should replace general education. Coding boot camps are the game changer. College should be free. Internships are more important than instruction. Eliminate administrative bloat and higher...

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University of North Dakota Prof Calls 911 Over ROTC on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Sometimes the special snowflakes on campus are the professors. This is unreal.

The Grand Forks Herald has the story.

LETTER: Military maneuvers startle already-stressed UND campus

Apparently, it’s not enough that UND’s administration is attacking the quality of education by cutting programs and experienced faculty and jacking class sizes. Now, we must also feel...

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Detroit Begins Program For Free College Degrees

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:30pm

It provides Detroit high school graduates a tuition-free path to an associate’s degree.

The Detroit News reports.

Detroit launches free college degree program

Detroit — Permanent funding is on the way for a program that is providing Detroit high school graduates a tuition-free path to an associate’s degree, along with a pilot program to...

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Very Few “Entrepreneurship Professors” Have Started Businesses

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 11:00am

This will remind you of that scene in Back to School when Rodney Dangerfield schools the business professor on real life.

The Captain Capitalism blog reports.

Only 1/3 of “Entrepreneurship Professors” Ever Started Companies

I quit my research early only after 31 data points.

And the reason I quit my research early is, frankly, because...

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