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Actor Vince Vaughn Headlines Libertarian College Conference

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:00am

Isn’t it amazing to learn that not all celebrities are progressive liberals?

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

Actor Vince Vaughn headlines libertarian college conference; touts liberty, privacy

LOS ANGELES – Actor Vince Vaughn headlined a Young Americans for Liberty conference at UCLA over the weekend, offering candid thoughts and words of encouragement...

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Dartmouth Shutting Down the Real “Animal House”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:30am

The inspiration for the movie is getting shut down.

WBNS – 10 TV reports.

Dartmouth College Shutting Down Famous Frat

In Ohio, four colleges have dealt with accusations of hazing, underage drinking, even rape involving different fraternities and sororities over the past year. Greek life at The Ohio State University, Ohio University, The University...

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Drexel Law Prof Writes of Public Shaming After Mistake

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:00am

Professor Lisa T. McElroy accidentally sent a link to a porn site to her students. She wrote about what followed in the Washington Post.

Hat tip to Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog.

After a public shaming, reclaiming my dignity

When a Web site broke the news on April 3 that, instead of posting an...

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University of Maryland, Baltimore Closed Citing Threats of Violence

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:30pm

Riots, or excuse us, “activities” in Baltimore, lead the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus to close Monday afternoon.

According to Washington’s Top News:

University of Maryland, Baltimore closes amid threat of violence

WASHINGTON — The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus closed Monday afternoon saying the Baltimore Police have warned that “activities” in the area...

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Whites and Males Excluded From Diversity Event at British University

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

The organizers of this event obviously have a very unique interpretation of diversity.

Justin Wm. Moyer of the Washington Post reports.

Excluding whites and men from diversity event at British university elicits anger

A student leader in the United Kingdom has come under fire for allegedly...

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Pedophiles Shouldn’t be Near Minors on College Campuses

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:30pm

Apparently, there is some concern about this at one school.

Cleveland.com reports.

Pedophiles should not be allowed to mix with minors on college campus: Angela Wolfe, Tri-C student newspaper editor

Literally, as I type this article, blossoming teenage girls and budding teenage boys are schoolmates with adult registered sex offenders who have failed to...

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Boston University Has a Diversity Problem

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

Is there a worse problem for a school to have these days?

Hannah Sparks of Boston.com.

Boston University, MLK’s Alma Mater, Is Just 3 Percent Black

At the alma mater of Martin Luther King, Jr., the black student population is only three percent.

Boston University is located, of course, in Boston, a city where 24...

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Male Student Accused of Rape by ‘Mattress Girl’ Sues Columbia University

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 12:30pm

Fighting back against false allegations.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Male student accused of rape by ‘mattress girl’ sues Columbia University

You might remember Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student who vowed to carry her mattress around campus in protest of her alleged rapist who remained on campus. Sulkowicz turned what she says...

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Public University Invites Gay Porn Star to Give Sexual Liberation Speech

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:00am

I wonder if anyone posted trigger warnings or created a safe space on campus during this event.

David Hookstead of the College Fix reports.

Public university hosts gay porn star for sexual liberation speech

Please note: Graphic content

A popular gay porn star spoke Thursday at the University of Wisconsin Madi...

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North Dakota Students Now Have the Right to an Attorney

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9:30am

They didn’t have this before?

College Fix reports.

North Dakota Students Now Have the Right to an Attorney

The University of North Dakota may be full of tension as the administration faces a second no-confidence vote tonight, but students accused of wrongdoing in the state higher education system now have a fairer system to...

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Congressional Staffers May Lose Student Loan Forgiveness Perk

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Posted by    Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:00am

Just think, people who work on Capitol Hill might end up having to live like the rest of America.

Rebecca Gale of Roll Call.

Student Loan Forgiveness for Staff on Chopping Block

One of the more generous benefits for congressional staffers might be on the chopping block in this year’s budget. The House and...

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University of Florida Frat Suspended After Allegedly Harassing Vets

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

In today’s edition of alleged frat shenanigans…

CBS News Reports:

Florida frat suspended after allegedly harassing veterans

A University of Florida fraternity has been suspended after reports that some of its members harassed wounded military veterans vacationing recently in Panama City Beach.

The Gainesville Sun reports that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity has been charged by...

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University of Maryland Students Can’t Identify Photo of Ronald Reagan

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:30pm

This is just sad.

How do you even get into college without being able to identify a two term president who was responsible for the end of the Cold War?

From MRCTV.

VIDEO: College Students Don’t Recognize Ronald Reagan

President Ronald Reagan is one of the most famous Americans of the 20th century. Between...

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Does George Washington University Have a Swastika Problem?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

National Review’s Kevin Williamson weighs in:

George Washington University’s Swastika Problem

When tyranny arrives on these shores, it isn’t going to start off looking like something out of George Orwell — it’s going to look a lot like college, which is why the sort of people who twice made Barack Obama president of...

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Pro-Life Group’s Signs Torn Down Twice at College of New Jersey

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 12:30pm

This would probably be labeled a hate crime if someone had done it to a progressive group.

Greg Piper of the College Fix reported.

Campus pro-life group’s signs ripped down twice in less than a month

Someone at The College of New Jersey doesn’t like representations of women with children.

The campus Students for Life chapter had...

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Is College A Place for Everyone?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 11:00am

Recent studies say maybe not.

The New York Times reports.

College for the Masses

As it happens, two separate — and ambitious — recent academic studies have looked at precisely this issue. The economists and education researchers tracked thousands of people over the last two decades in Florida, Georgia and elsewhere who had fallen...

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Carnegie Mellon Features Masturbation in Gender Conference

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:30am

Hey, at least they’re not trying to show American Sniper, right?

Ashley Rae Goldenberg of the Daily Caller.

Carnegie Mellon University Shows Graphic Masturbation As Part Of Its Annual Gender Conference

The prestigious Carnegie Mellon University hosted a graphic event featuring genitalia and masturbation as part of its annual gender conference.

“Finger Painting: An Arts-Based...

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A Conservative College Rising

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 8:00am

This college is growing!

The Christian Science Monitor reports.

Liberty University: The rise of a really big conservative college

LYNCHBURG, VA. — Jerry Falwell credits his famous father for laying a solid academic foundation for Liberty University’s extraordinary growth, and it’s a formula he’s followed and built on as president of the evangelical...

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UVA’s Associate Dean of Students Rails Against Rolling Stone

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Nicole Eramo his a bone to pick with Rolling Stone who published the now retracted story about an alleged gang rape on UVA’s campus.

Matt Schiavenza reports for The Atlantic:

Damage Lingers From Retracted Rolling Stone Story

Much of the focus on Rolling Stone’s retracted “Rape on Campus” article has centered around its...

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Rutgers Students Get Credit for Course on Hillary Clinton

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 3:30pm

Well, this seems perfectly fair and above board.

Dr. Susan Berry reports at Breitbart.

Rutgers Students Earn Credit for Course on Hillary, Field Trip to Clinton Global Initiative

First-year students at taxpayer-funded Rutgers University have been studying Democrat candidate for president Hillary Rodham Clinton during a one-credit...

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Valdosta State University Shut Down Friday Over American Flag Protests

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:00pm

Well that escalated quickly.

NBC News reported:

Huge American Flag Protest Shuts Down Valdosta State University

A Georgia university shut down on Friday for a huge demonstration after a video of protesters trampling an American flag went viral.

Hordes of people descended on Valdosta State University Friday afternoon, lining the streets and waving flags. Valdosta...

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George Will Talks About Campus Free Speech at Yale’s Disinvitation Dinner

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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 12:30pm

George Will knows a thing or two about free speech on college campuses.

Susan Kruth of the FIRE blog reports.

George Will Surveys Campus Free Speech, Hails FIRE’s Lukianoff at Yale’s Disinvitation Dinner

Increasingly on college and university campuses nationwide, students are objecting to invitations to visiting speakers with whom they disagree and demanding...

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