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Millennial Are Shifting From Conservative Values

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:30am

The graybeards, however, have changed more than the youth.

Red Alert Politics reports.

The GOP is deserting millennial Republicans

Millennials are deserting the conservative political values of their parents and grandparents, which could signal a more dramatic shift in political alignment than has been seen in decades.

“Growing ideological distance is not confined to partisanship....

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White House Wants to Spend $100 Million on ‘Free’ Community College

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:00am

Free community college only costs $100 million dollars? What a great deal.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

White House Push on Free Community College

Local and state-based free community college programs have grown rapidly across the country in the past year since President...

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University of Tennessee Students Panic Over Defunding “Office for Diversity and Inclusion”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:30pm

The protest comes as the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday sent to the Senate floor a bill to shift funding from salaries.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Students freak out as Tennessee votes to defund “Office for Diversity and Inclusion”

A move months in the making has finally come to fruition as both Tennessee houses...

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West Chester University President Refuses to Cancel Campus Trump Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

Bravo to West Chester University president Chris Fiorentino for defending free expression.

You can tell from the video below that he was under pressure to cancel this event.

Mediaite reported.

University President Refuses to Cancel Trump Event: We Are ‘Committed to the Free Exchange of Ideas’

The president of Pennsylvania’s West Chester University issued a...

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The Future Looks Bright For The Class Of 2016

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:30pm

While employers are hiring more new graduates for full-time jobs, NACE said, they plan to bring on fewer interns.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Job Outlook Brightens for New College Graduates

Good news for the class of 2016: companies are planning to step up their hiring of new grads.

Employers expect to hire 5.2% more...

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Prager University – Why Private Investment Works & Govt. Investment Doesn’t

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Burt Folsom of Hillsdale College explains why private investment is usually more successful than government investment.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

From transportation to energy, and everything in between, should the government invest money in as many promising projects as possible? Or would that actually doom many...

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So Many College Essays Start The Same

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:30pm

The same opening lines recurred with depressing regularity.

Forbes reports.

How (Not) To Make Your College Application Stand Out

Every college applicant wants to stand out, but in your efforts to show what makes you distinctive you need to make sure you don’t end up blending in.

For an analysis of college applications show that...

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College Taking Down Wind Turbines That Cost More Than They Saved

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:00am

Lake Land College tried to go green but it didn’t work out too well.

Illinois Leaks has the story.

Costly Broken Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment

Lake Land College recently announced plans to tear down broken wind turbines on campus, after the school got $987,697.20 in taxpayer support for...

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Will Cruz Lose The Youth Vote Due To Student Loan Position?

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:30am

Cruz struggled with his own student loans.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Does Ted Cruz have a student loan problem? Maybe not

Ted Cruz has won the support of youth voters in some state primaries, but some are saying he may lose future voters for his position on student loans, according to Will Weissert with...

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Melissa Click is Apparently The Victim Now

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:00am

A new piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education attempts to rehabilitate the image of disgraced ex-Mizzou professor Melissa Click.

Apparently, she’s the victim in all this.

Being Melissa Click

Last fall, as Melissa Click yelled and pointed her way into infamy, she quickly became a caricature of a radical faculty member who represented...

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Green River Has Walkout To Protest How The College Is Managed

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Faculty and students say the college has misspent its budget by going on a construction spending spree.

The Seattle Times reports.

Green River College staff, students walk out over leadership, budget

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff staged a walkout at Green River College in Auburn on Friday, leaving their classrooms to march through...

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Michelle Obama Injects Politics Into Commencement Speech

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

The first lady couldn’t resist the urge to get political during a recent commencement speech.

ABC News reports.

First Lady Targets Mississippi ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill in Commencement Speech

In a rare entrance into a politically charged controversy, first lady Michelle Obama used a commencement speech Saturday at Jackson State University in Mississipppi to directly...

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Whitman College Removes Missionaries Mascot

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 3:30pm

Whitman College officials said the mascot was considered noninclusive and imperialistic.

The Seattle Times reports.

Whitman College lets go of Missionaries mascot

SPOKANE — Whitman College, the private, liberal-arts school in Walla Walla, has dumped its longtime mascot.

Whitman teams will no longer be called the Missionaries, a reference to Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, who...

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Study Finds Wealthy Would Benefit More From Bernie Sanders’ College Plan

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

This isn’t surprising. Well meaning plans from socialists often have the opposite of the desired effect.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Benefits of Sanders’s College Plan Bigger for Wealthy, Analysis Finds

Advocates of tuition-free college are having a bad week.

First, a leading think tank on tax policy picked apart the numbers in the Bernie...

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Has The Word “Trump” Become Hate Speech At Colleges?

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 12:30pm

Donald Trump and his supporters are definitely challenging the tolerance of leftist students and faculty.

The College Conservative reports.

Is The Word “Trump” Hate Speech?

Donald Trump has become the definitive “hate speech” icon for leftists on campus. Colleges are no longer the great havens of free expression and discourse they once were. The...

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Conservative Removed as Bucknell Class President For Bogus Reasons

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 11:00am

Some people probably wanted to get rid of this student just over his politics.

Reed Alert Politics reported.

Conservative removed as Bucknell class president (for bogus reasons)

Students at Bucknell are now being punished after engaging in conservative beliefs and activities, Tom Cicciotta, Junior Class President, has been removed from his position. Ciccotta had also taken on...

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Were Harvard Law School Protesters Planning To Use The FBI Against Conservatives?

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 9:30am

If true, this is seriously troubling.

The College Fix reports.

Claim: Harvard Law School protesters sought FBI investigation of their conservative critics

According to those behind the blog Royall Asses — which was set up to expose “the misfits behind the ‘hate crime’ hoax at Harvard Law School” (the blog’s byline, pertaining to the...

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Campus Party at Claremont College Protested for Including People Who Aren’t Black

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Posted by    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 8:00am

Why are we having so much racial strife on college campuses?

The Claremont Independent reports.

Black Women Prptest Campus Party Because Non-Black Women Are Invited

This Friday, Black Lives At Mudd (BLAM) is hosting an event for “Black Woman & Non-Gender Conforming People” in order to have “a celebration of what black women have...

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Traditional Four-Year Schools May Accept You But Just Online

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

This is all part of an expansion in online education that’s been progressing fitfully for most of this decade.

Fast Company reports.

When Your Dream School Accepts You (But Only Online)

This spring, Caleb Kinsella was one of the thousands of high school seniors around the country anxiously waiting to find out if he...

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Tennessee Legislature Votes to Bar Use of State Funds for University Diversity Office

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 3:30pm

To be fair, administrative divisions like this one are driving up tuition.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Defunding Diversity

On Thursday, both the Tennessee House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill to cut the entire $436,000 state appropriation for an office at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville that promotes diversity at the state’s...

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25 Pricey Schools That Have The Highest Payoff

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:00pm

So, what if your top choice school is also the most expensive on your list?

Forbes reports.

25 Most Expensive Schools Worth Every Penny

Students in the class of 2020 will weigh a number of factors when choosing their colleges this spring. They’ll consider location, size, academic reputation, presence of Greek life, athletics and...

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Would Donald Trump be Good for Millennials?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 12:30pm

This piece from Red Alert Politics makes a lot of sense.

Donald Trump: A wake-up call for millennials

Left-wing millennials may not think very highly of Republican front-runner Donald Trump, but the billionaire may be Gen Y’s last, best hope.

DePaul University student Nicole Been made the case that Trump’s rhetoric, which sensitive millennials...

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