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What Will Make Millennials Vote GOP?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

S.E. Cupp interviews a Millennial currently serving in Congress, Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL).

Click on the link below to see the interview. Below is Cupp’s introduction:

What millennials want to hear from politicians

Millennials will represent nearly 40% of the voting population by the year 2020, and the race is on to win this...

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U. Mississippi Will Keep ‘Ole Miss’ Nickname

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 3:30pm

Leaders at the school obviously saw objections to the name as political correctness gone wild.

Andrew Desiderio of the College Fix reported.

After Uproar, ‘Ole Miss’ Leaders Defend Embattled Nickname, Pledge To Keep It

Was it all just one big misunderstanding?

In an interview with The College Fix, University of Mississippi’s chief communications officer Tom...

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U. Alabama Blocks Sororities from Speaking to Media, Fearing Race War

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

Last year, no black women were successful in rushing a sorority at University of Alabama. This year, the university decided to cut all contact between the media and all sororities on campus. Though they gave no substantial reasons why, many believe it is an attempt to ease racial tensions in light...

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College Republicans Win Battle With Hillary Clinton PAC

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:30pm

This just the first battle of many between now and 2016, no doubt.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reports.

College Republicans Pick Awesome Street Fight With Hillary Clinton PAC, and Win!

“The College Republicans at Sacramento State outshined the Democrats at their own ‘Ready for Hillary’ fundraiser … They eventually gave up their...

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Cornell Visiting Scholar Arrested for Allegedly Groping Woman on Flight

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00am

Cornell has suspended the visiting scholar upon further development in this case.

Tyler Alicea of the Cornell Daily Sun has the story:

Former Cornell Visiting Scholar Arrested for Reportedly Groping Woman on Flight

A former Cornell visiting scholar was arrested after groping a woman’s breast on a flight from Tokyo, according to federal prosecutors.

Eun-jong...

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UC-Hastings Dean Says it’s Time to Rethink Law School

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 9:30am

Maybe it’s time to rethink all types of higher education, not just law school.

Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog reported.

UC-Hastings Dean: It’s Time to Rethink Law School

San Francisco Daily Journal:  It’s Time to Rethink Law School, by Frank Wu (Dean, UC-Hastings):

There are two schools of thought about legal education. One insists that...

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GOP Senators Rubio, Ayotte, Grassley Speak in Favor of Weakening Due Process Rights

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8:00am

The new Campus Accountability and Safety Act, which may weaken even further the due process rights of those accused of sexual assault, is in fact a bipartisan effort, and that’s not because the GOP has been duped by fine print: its Republican backers actually support this attack on due process.

KC Johnson...

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Ex-MIT Professor Pleads Guilty to Investment Scam Linked with Bernie Madoff

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:30pm

Former MIT Sloan School of Management professor Gabriel Bitran and his son plead guilty to charges of running a fraudulent hedge fund investment scheme.

From 2005 to 2011, the two ran GMB Capital Management LLC. During the time, they raised over $500 million in funds to invest and took fees of $16...

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Law Prof – Illegals Have More Rights Than Students Accused of Rape

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

This is actually an excellent point. I’m surprised it took someone so long to make it.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reported.

Professor: ‘Illegals at border have more rights than college students accused of rape’

Those who illegally cross into the United States have more rights than a college student accused of rape, according...

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Article Shows Education Research Not Adequately Supported

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 3:30pm

A recent article in Educational Researcher shows that hardly any research experiments in the field of education are replicated by other researchers, casting heavy doubt on the veracity of their findings.

Charlie Tyson at Inside Higher Ed reports:

Almost no education research is replicated, new article shows

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University of Florida Gets High Marks for Free Speech from FIRE

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

If you get a good rating on free speech from The FIRE, you’re doing something right.

The FIRE blog reported.

University of Florida Earns FIRE’s Highest Rating for Free Speech

GAINESVILLE, Fla., August 13, 2014—The University of Florida (UF) has eliminated all of its speech codes, earning the highest, “green light” rating from the...

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Cornell Faces Lawsuit Over 2010 Bridge-Jumping Suicide

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 12:30pm

During the 2009-2010 academic year, six Cornell students committed suicide. Three of them did so in the second semester jumping off the school’s iconic–and now somewhat notorious–bridges that traverse very deep gorges. The first to do so was Michael Bradley, a freshman with no history of mental illness who was reportedly...

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Head of Chicago Teachers Union Owns 3 Homes and Makes Over $200K

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:00am

Would you believe she also has a habit of demonizing rich people?

Dave Huber reports at the College Fix.

Chicago Teachers Union Chief: 3 Homes, Over $200K Salary

Karen Lewis, head of the Windy City’s teachers union and possible mayoral opponent to Rahm Emanuel, owns three homes and makes more than $200,000 per year,...

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Student Club Plans a Field Trip to a Sex Dungeon, Gets University Funding

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 9:30am

A “kink club” at University of Chicago is getting money from student government to fund trial memberships at a local sex dungeon. In other news, I’ll be petitioning my student government to fund my subscription to Playboy. See, I’m part of a Pornography Appreciation Club…

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has...

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The Unfair Way Colleges Deal with Campus Sex

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Posted by    Friday, August 15, 2014 at 8:00am

Ed Morrissey of Hot Air has written a column for The Fiscal Times which outlines the completely unacceptable way in which due process is ignored on college campuses.

Guilt by Accusation—How Colleges Deal with Campus Sex

Imagine living in a place where those accused of committing violent crimes are considered by the system...

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Mounting Criticism Forces College Board to Release New AP US History Exam to Public

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:30pm

For those that are unfamiliar, AP (Advanced Placement) courses are high school courses that have end-of-the-year exams that are supposed to represent the rigor of introductory-level college courses. Every few years the College Board, which writes the exams and designs the curriculum, revamps the courses and tests.

Recently, the College Board has...

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The Daily Caller Profiles America’s Worst Leftist Professors

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

Based on my two years with College Insurrection, all I can say is that it must have been difficult to choose.

Emma Colton has the story.

The Daily Caller’s Official Rundown Of America’s Worst, Most Leftist Professors

Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes co-penned a book about global warming and how the earth will one day...

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According to a Feminist, Tampons are a Woman’s Right

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 3:30pm

First subsidized birth control, now subsidized tampons. Soon to come: subsidized toilet paper, air fresheners, and L’Oreal (TM) conditioners.

The College Fix reports:

Feminist Argues Tampons Should Be Free For Women

You should have seen this coming a mile away, folks. Women’s equality =’s taxpayer-funded tampons.

Well, why not? It’s not a stretch to go...

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Psychology Prof Blames Missouri Shooting on Fear of Black People and American Racism

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Dr. Faye Belgrave of Virginia Commonwealth University is pretty sure she knows what caused the recent shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri.

Racism.

WRIC News reported.

Psychology Professor Not Surprised After Police Shoot And Kill Teen

After the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, many people wondered if this is yet another case...

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Purdue Sued by Student Newspaper for Access to Surveillance Video

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 12:30pm

Let’s see how obstructionist Purdue University is going to be in this matter. It really has little to gain by not releasing the video and much to lose if it does not.

Kendall Downing of Fox 59 reports:

Student newspaper files suit against Purdue University

Purdue’s student newspaper is suing the university for access...

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Prager University – What Creates Wealth?

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00am

In a new video from Prager University, economist George Gilder explains how wealth is really created.

Here’s more:

Course Description

Why are some countries rich and some countries poor? Is it access to natural resources? Is it tax policy? A motivated work force? These are important, but not determinative. The answer is deceptively simple...

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Arizona State to Ban Kegs and Drinking Games at Football Tailgates

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Posted by    Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:30am

When ASU football attendance tanks, the university may discover what many of us already knew: for the most part, college football games are pretty dull unless you’re hammered.

Matt Lamb of The College Fix has the story:

Arizona State Clamps Down on Tailgating, Some Fans Predict Lower Game Turnout

Kegs, beer bongs and flip...

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