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Video: How Title IX Hurts College Sports

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

Feminists recently staged a book burning.

The target?  Christina Hoff Sommers’ wonderful work,  The War Against Boys.

Now, via Minding the Campus, is a video that they will hate just as much…and can’t burn.

AEI’s Christina Hoff Sommers is now hosting “The Factual Feminist,” an excellent YouTube series which punctures the conventional wisdom on “feminist...

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Terrorists on the Payroll at the The University Of Illinois

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

You’ve probably heard of Bill Ayers, but have you heard of James Kilgore? He’s another former domestic terrorist whose paycheck is funded by Illinois taxpayers.

Matt Kaufman writes at The Federalist.

The University Of Illinois’ Other On-Staff Terrorist

In 2008, the nation learned that the University of Illinois had l...

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Campus Activists’ Latest Outrage Target: Polish Hero Lech Walesa

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:30pm

Lech Walesa is a cherished hero among many Polish-Americans nationwide, especially in communities in the Mid-West,

However, a few comments he made about homosexual members of Parliament have placed him in the cross-hairs of  gay activists who want his name removed from a Northeastern Illinois University building.

Loyola University student Matt Lamb files...

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Beer Bowl: More colleges in search of revenue turn to alcohol sales at sports games

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 11:00am

It seems more and more colleges across the country have finally put one-and-one together: sports and alcohol.

In spite of safety and image concerns, colleges in dire need of additional revenues to pay for their ever-expanding budgets are turning to beer to shore up their bottom lines.

Currently, the NCAA 

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Brooklyn College Rejects $10 Million Grant from the Koch Brothers

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 9:30am

“I have never seen a dean not interested in a $10,000 grant, much less a $10 million one.”

The administrators of Brooklyn College seem to fear the wrath of campus progressive activists then they care about the welfare of their students.

If it had been accepted,...

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Spelling Error Found on Diplomas for Northwestern University’s Journalism School

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 8:00am

Oops! These things happen, even at journalism schools.

Ashley M. Williams of USA Today reported.

Journalism grads find mistake on diplomas

About 30 graduates of Northwestern University’s journalism school received a little surprise on their diplomas on graduation day.

The word “integrated” in the school’s name — Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications...

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U. South Carolina Increases Tuition To Pay for Employees’ Obamacare

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

Another university has fallen victim to Obamacare.

This time, it is its students who will suffer most.

University of South Carolina’s board of trustees has hiked tuition for the upcoming school year to help shoulder new health care and Obamacare implementation costs, expenses they say the public university can’t afford.

The increase of 3.2...

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Columbia Student Accused of Faking Injuries After Dorm Ceiling Fell on her Head

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 5:00pm

The university’s lawyer seems to be stretching a bit here.

Julia Marsh of the New York Post writes.

University lawyer suggests student faked injuries after dorm ceiling collapsed on her head

She’s too smart to be hurt.

Columbia University is trying to argue that a former student’s post-graduate success is proof that she wasn’t badly...

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Prager University Video: The Truth about the Vietnam War

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 3:30pm

Given some of the disturbing similarities to the chaos erupting in Iraq, Prager University’s latest video about the Vietnam War is very timely.

Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs...

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Obama’s Student Loan Program Criticized by The New York Times

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

No one seems to like Obama’s plan but when even the New York Times piles on, you know there’s a serious problem.

Anna Bahr writes.

Obama’s Move to Help Students Is Not as Forgiving as It Seems

If you’re a student loan-burdened recent college graduate putting the final touches on a note to President...

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American Student Gets Stuck in Giant Stone Vagina in Germany

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:30pm

One has to wonders what America’s campus feminist activists will make of this story.

What was meant to be a funny dare turned into an utter embarrassment for an American exchange student, who found himself trapped in a giant stone vagina in Germany.

Firefighters had to be called in to deliver the man,...

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Should Congress End Tax Breaks for Higher Education?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 11:00am

Joseph Thorndike of Forbes seems to think so.

Congress Should Abolish All Tax Breaks For Higher Education

College is hopelessly unaffordable. Only the very wealthy can manage to pay full freight at high-prestige private universities, and even less exalted institutions bleed their students dry. Sure, financial aid provides some help. But the bottom-line...

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Yale doctors test new drug that allowed man to regrow full head of hair

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 9:30am

Yale doctors recently tested a new arthritis drug, which yielded some intriguing results that may make it nearly as popular as viagra and pot someday.

Doctors at Yale used an FDA-approved arthritis drug to successfully grow a full head of hair on a 25-year-old man suffering from a rare autoimmune disease that...

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Ex-UNC Prof Charged With Academic Fraud

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 8:00am

This professor is in pretty hot water. The charges involve fake courses in the African Studies department and student athletes who never really took those courses.

The College Fix reports.

Ex-UNC African Studies Professor Due In Court On Academic Fraud Charges

Years after reports surfaced about academic fraud tied to student athletes in the University of...

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Conservative College Student Shows Why Feminists are Wrong about Game of Thrones

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 6:30pm

Conservative college student Mitch Hall blends pop culture with punditry to show why campus feminists are wrong about a very popular cable TV series.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past four years, you’ve probably heard about the insanely successful HBO series Game of Thrones. The show, which has quickly...

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University of South Florida to Start Lending Drones to Students

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

College students with drones? There’s obviously no cause for concern here.

Jareen Imam of CNN reports.

Check it out: Florida university library to lend drones to students

Students at the University of South Florida will be soaring to new academic heights, with drones.

College students will be getting their hands on more than just books...

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Using Social Media Helps Freshmen Remember to Renew aid for Sophomore Year

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

It turns out that sometime social media can really aid academic success.

A new study shows that text messages encouraging first-year community college students to fill out federal student aid form boost persistence to sophomore year.  Doug Lederman of Inside Higher Ed has this report:

You’d think that those low-income college students who,...

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Leftists Want to Soak Taxpayers to Make College ‘Free’

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

Progressives just don’t understand that nothing is free and that someone always pays. Either that or they just don’t care.

Check out this report from Eric Owens at the Daily Caller.

Brilliant Leftists Solve College Tuition Problem: Just Institute Price Controls, Soak Taxpayers

Now that America’s college graduates (and college dropouts) are under-employed by...

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U. Tennessee student – Moving Forward On Nuclear Energy

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

Given the rapidly deteriorating situation in the Middle East, University of Tennessee student Treston Wheat promotes an idea whose time may just have come!

…The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982 established a federal program for the management of high-level nuclear waste, which placed the Department of Energy (DOE) as the...

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Physics Prof Offers $10K to Anyone Who Disproves Man-Made Global Warming

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 11:00am

Someone will surely step up and take this professor’s challenge. We’ll see if he follows through on the money.

Andrew Desiderio reports at The College Fix.

Physicist Promises $10K to Anyone Who Disproves Man-Made Global Warming

A longtime physics professor promises to pay $10,000 of his own money to anyone who can disprove man-made...

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Selections from James O’Keefe’s columns for Rutgers Journal, The Centurion

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:30am

While a student at Rutgers University, famed conservative activist James Keefe and his peers launched a monthly political journal known as the The Centurion, a publication alternative to the usual progressive fare offered on campus.

Now, Vocative has posted selection of those college works.

Consider this a super-early Christmas present!

The Centurion, February 2005

O’Keefe pens...

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Pulls Out of White Privilege Conference

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Posted by    Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:00am

Congratulations to UCCS for dropping out of this so-called conference. Just read the description below.

Charlotte Allen of the Weekly Standard has the story.

University Pulls Out of ‘White Privilege Conference’

The University of Colorado’s Colorado Springs campus has decided it won’t be involved in the White Privilege Conference anymore. Since 2007 the campus’s...

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