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Students Want a Catholic university to Denounce a Saint

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:00am

The left continues randomly looking for things to protest.

The College Fix reports.

Students demand Catholic university denounce Saint Junípero Serra as mass murderer

Students also call on the University of San Diego to replace its mascot, Diego Torero, with a ‘non-human’ one

A coalition of students at the University of San Diego have demanded that administrators...

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Emmanuel College Choir Performs Perfect Arrangement of Carol of The Bells

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Merry Christmas to one and all from College Insurrection!

Enjoy this beautiful performance by the Emmanuel College Choir.

 
 
 
 

Prof Wants Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

One professor is doing all she can to take Christmas out of Christmas.

Mediaite reported.

This Week in PC Run Amok: School Professor Calls on Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

A professor for political science at the University of Central Florida recently wrote an opinion piece for UCFToday calling for students to begin...

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Cornell Doesn’t Like Nativity Scenes or Angel Displays

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 2:00pm

War on Christmas? Don’t be ridiculous.

Todd Starnes reports at FOX News.

Naughty list: University says Nativity scenes, mistletoe not inclusive

The folks over at Cornell University are worried about “inclusive seasonal displays.” That’s academic code for Christmas decorations.

Cornell warned students that some “winter holiday displays” are not consistent with the university’s “commitment to...

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How to Do Well in College and Run a Startup

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 12:30pm

How in the world do you take care of school and the startup, both full-time jobs in themselves?

Forbes reports.

Here’s The Secret To Doing Well In College While Running A Startup

This is the third article in a series about how a group of students at Penn created a non-profit commercializing a product...

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Scientist Concerened About Demotion of Free Speech at Yale

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 11:00am

Higher education is supposed to be about the free exchange of ideas. That can’t happen without free speech.

From the FIRE blog.

Scientist: Demotion of Free Speech at Yale Imperils Intellectual Advances

Scientist Steven Benner was one of the student signatories to Yale University’s 1975 Woodward Report, which articulated the university’s commitment to free...

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Oberlin College Students Offended by Lack of Fried Chicken

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 9:30am

Students are complaining across the country about food!

New York Post reports.

Students at Lena Dunham’s college offended by lack of fried chicken

Students at an ultra-liberal Ohio college are in an uproar over the fried chicken, sushi and Vietnamese sandwiches served in the school cafeterias, complaining the dishes are “insensitive” and “culturally inappropriate.”

Gastronomically...

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Hilarious Song Parodies College Students Protesting High Tuition

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:00am

Reason TV has produced a music video that satirizes college students protesting the high cost of tuition.

Watch below.

 
 
 
 

Thomas Aquinas College Students Stage Amazing Christmas Music Flash Mob

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Students from Thomas Aquinas College recently converged at a mall in California and provided some unexpected holiday cheer.

Take a look below.

 
 
 
 

Study Finds Marijuana Use Leads to Poor Academic Performance

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

This seems like a no-brainer but a new study finds students who smoke pot don’t do as well as those who don’t.

Web MD reports.

Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to Pot

College students who smoke marijuana appear more likely than their peers...

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American Colleges Overwhelmingly Support Democrats

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

College students are, for the most part, living in a political bubble and rarely get exposed to the ideas of Republicans.

Kathryn Watson reports at the Daily Caller.

25 Years Of Democratic Contributions Expose Narrow-Minded US Colleges

Major American colleges and universities – many birthed in mottos expounding “truth,” “light,” and the pursuit of...

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Democrats Want Free College But Have No Plan to Lower Costs

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

It’s so easy for Democrats to just say college should be free but that’s not how the real world works.

Red Alert Politics reported.

Democrats debate free college, but have no plans to lower costs

The Democratic debate on Saturday night teased out a divide on higher education between Hillary Clinton...

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Hillsdale College is a Great Value

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 12:30pm

The conservative liberal arts college did well in the rankings.

PR Newswire reports.

Hillsdale College Named 2016 ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

HILLSDALE, Mich., Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hillsdale College has been named the No. 1 “Best College Value” for liberal arts colleges in the state of Michigan, according to Kiplinger’s...

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Study Says Student Loan Subsidies Cause Tuition Increases

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11:00am

If subsidies cause tuition increases, imagine how expensive free college would be.

The Foundation for Economic Education reported.

Student Loan Subsidies Cause Almost All of the Increase in Tuition

In a new NBER paper, “Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition,” Grey Gordon and Aaron Hedlund create a sophisticated model of the college market...

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Colleges are Pampering Freshmen During Finals

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 9:30am

Colleges are attempting to do more to help, though, with stress-reducing activities such as massage therapy and yoga to soothe psyches.

Colleges offer massages, snacks and more to help stressed-out freshmen prepare for their first finals

Just before winter break, Kristina Reed began to feel a bit off. She developed a sore throat...

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College Students Sign Petition to Ban The Song White Christmas

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 8:00am

Dan Joseph of MRCTV recently visited the campus of George Mason University and asked college students to sign a petition to ban the song White Christmas for racism.

Watch what happened below.

 
 
 
 

Vanderbilt University Tour Group Members Injured by Falling Tree

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

What a strange and awful thing to happen. Hopefully, everyone will be OK.

NBC News reported.

Tree Falls on Vanderbilt University Tour Group, Injuring 10

A group of prospective college kids, parents and a student tour guide were hospitalized after an apparently rain-soaked tree fell on them at Vanderbilt University on Monday, a school...

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Emory University Sends Students to Baltimore to Learn About Racism

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

This isn’t higher education, it’s left wing activism.

Campus Reform reports.

Emory University sends students to Baltimore to learn about ‘systematic racism’

Students from Emory University recently traveled to Baltimore for a four day trip centered around the arrest of Freddie Gray.

The trip was the culmination of a semester-long course, “Baltimore Up Rising,” in...

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New Bill Would Revoke Sports Scholarships from ‘Striking Athletes’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 3:30pm

This proposal seems only fair. Why should student athletes need to strike, anyway?

The College Fix reports.

Missouri bill would revoke sports scholarships from ‘striking athletes’

A little over a week ago, two Missouri state representatives put forth a bill that “would require colleges to revoke scholarships held by healthy student-athletes” who decline to...

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Prager University – How Do You Judge America?

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Dennis Prager examines the perception of America according to the left and the right.

Watch below.

Here’s more info:

Is the United States an exceptional country that has played a uniquely good role in history? Or is it a typical country, perhaps even a uniquely bad one...

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U. Louisville Prevents Asian and White Candidates from Applying for Physics Position

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 12:30pm

Many colleges want more ethnically and racially diverse faculty members. But should searches be limited to underrepresented groups?

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Whites, Asians Need Not Apply

Even before the recent, widespread student protests over campus climate issues, many colleges and universities were working to make their faculties more diverse. But can a department...

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Mizzou Health Center Bans Christmas Decorations to Keep it a Safe Space

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 11:00am

What a lame excuse for denying Christmas.

Red Alert Politics reported.

“Safe, comfortable place”: Mizzou health center bans Christmas decorations

The atmosphere at the University of Missouri has become so toxic that holiday decorations have been banned. As MRCTV blog reported, employees at the student health center were...

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