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Debunking the Myth of College Rape Culture

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 9:30am

Is this really a drinking problem?

New York Post reports.

Myth of the College “Rape Culture”

So Harvard has now released the results of its sexual conduct survey and there’s only one question left to answer: How many incidents of sexual assault did not involve drinking?

In a letter to the Harvard students, faculty and...

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Students at San Diego State Forced to Take Down American and Military Flags

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 8:00am

I wonder if any students hanging typically left wing flags have had this problem?

Peter Fricke reported at Campus Reform.

San Diego State forces students to take down American flag

Two students at San Diego State University have been threatened with expulsion for hanging American, Coast Guard, and Army flags from the balcony of...

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Number of Law Enforcement Officers on College Campuses Continues to Increase

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6:30pm

Is the uptick in patrolling campus law enforcement officers helpful?

The Atlantic digs in:

The Rise of Law Enforcement on College Campuses

Bill Taylor, the chief of police at Texas’s San Jacinto College, has spent four decades patrolling higher-education campuses. A veteran in the field, Taylor said his niche line of law enforcement...

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Pro-Life Flyers Ripped Down at American University

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

Sadly, this type of behavior has become all too common on college campuses.

Peter Fricke of Campus Reform reported.

Pro-life flyers torn down at American University

Pro-life flyers posted by the College Republicans group at American University were torn down last night by an anonymous group, which then bragged of its exploits on Twitter.

Sam...

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BYU Idaho Outlaws Man Buns

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 3:30pm

Man buns are “too extreme” for Brigham Young University Idaho administrators.

From the Huffington Post:

Man Buns Are Outlawed From BYU Campus For Being Too ‘Extreme’

To anyone who has ever looked at a guy wearing a man bun and sighed to herself, “He’s so extreme,” administers at Brigham Young University’s Idaho campus agree...

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Prager University on Radical Islam: The Most Dangerous Ideology

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, author Raymond Ibrahim examines radical Islam and the threat it presents to freedom.

Watch.

Here’s more information:

Course Description

Is radical Islam our generation’s most dangerous ideology? Is it comparable to what Nazism and Communism were in the 20th century? Or are Islamists no more dangerous than extremist...

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Stipend for College Athletes Could Unbalance Playing Field

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 12:30pm

Checks will be issued to athletes?

Tribune-Review reports.

Stipend to offset college athletes’ costs could unbalance playing field

For decades, the scholarship model in college athletics remained unchanged: room and board, tuition and books, miscellaneous fees.

“At one point,” Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes said, “there was some laundry money on top of that. It...

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Newest Outrage: The Study of Geography is Too White and Male

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:00am

Did you ever think people could get mad about geography studies? Never underestimate the left.

Breana Noble of the College Fix reports.

Professors protest ‘overwhelming whiteness and maleness’ of geography panels

Manifesto urges diversification at geography conference

About 140 geography professors have added their name...

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New Mexico Student Told to Remove American Flag from Dorm Window

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 9:30am

First amendment violation?

Campus Reform reports.

UPDATE: UNM student told to remove American flag from dorm window

A student at the University of New Mexico was told to remove an American flag from his dorm room window over the weekend, ostensibly because the school doesn’t want other...

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Bernie Sanders Urges College Students to Help Him Fight for $15 Minimum Wage

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:00am

Do any college aged Bernie Sanders supporters realize that his plans are going to make it harder for them to find a job?

The Star Tribune reports.

At alma mater, Sanders calls on students to join his fight for minimum wage, women’s rights

Bernie Sanders called on thousands of college students to jo...

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No More Kiss Cam at Syracuse Because it “Encourages Male Entitlement and Sexual Assault”

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:30pm

If you were looking for yet another reason to weep for humanity today, here you go.

From the Wall Street Journal:

University Hits Pause on Kiss Cam in Stadium

Syracuse University has put the kiss cam in the deepfreeze.

A long tradition at sporting events across the country, the kiss cam projects the image of...

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The Princeton Tory Publishes a Guide to Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

Everyone needs to know the rules in a situation like this, right?

The Editors’ Guide to Free Speech on Campus

In late July, the University of New Hampshire issued a “Bias-Free Language Guide” designed to help students “invite inclusive excellence” on campus. To many commenters, the Guide represented the apex of political correctness...

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Why Aren’t More College Students Aware of Substance Abuse Risks?

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 3:30pm

A new survey suggests college students are less likely to understand the risks of binge drinking and substance abuse than their non-college going peers, why is that?

Fox News reports:

Many college students aren’t warned about substance use risks

According to a new survey, college students are less likely than their non-college peers to...

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Columbia Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit from ‘Mattress Girl’ Target Paul Nungesser

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 2:00pm

The school doesn’t want this to go to court, for obvious reasons.

The College Fix reports.

Columbia files motion to dismiss ‘Mattress Girl’ target Paul Nungesser’s lawsuit

Columbia University has asked that Paul Nungesser’s lawsuit against the school be dismissed, saying it “did nothing wrong in allowing Emma Sulkowicz […] to carry her mattress...

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College Football Takes Backseat to Pope

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:30pm

College football is being bumped from the main networks.

NBC Sport reports.

College football TV broadcasts take backseat to Pope in Philly

Philadelphia is most definitely a pro sports town, even though Temple is off to a 3-0 start this season with wins over Penn State and Cincinnati in...

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Op-Ed: Institutes of Lower Education

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 11:00am

Rex Murphy of National Post takes a wrecking ball to higher education in his latest column.

Rex Murphy: Institutes of lower education

Some universities — and, in particularly, some humanities departments — have, over the last few decades, wandered far from the primary purpose of what these institutions were designed for: to teach...

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Buddhist Inspired University in Colorado Contemplates Killing Prairie Dogs

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 9:30am

Yes, this is a real story.

CBS Denver reports.

Buddhist-Inspired University In Boulder Contemplates Killing Prairie Dogs

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – One university’s plans to remove prairie dogs from its campus is drawing sharp criticism. The fact it’s a Buddhist-inspired school only adds to the controversy.

Naropa University in Boulder has been trying to resolve...

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Bridgewater State Unveils Statue of Youngest Boston Marathon Victim

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 8:00am

The campus statue is a likeness of Martin Richard.

CBS News reported.

University unveils statue of youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim

A life-size sculpture of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has been unveiled at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.

The sculpture of 8-year-old Martin Richard is artist Victoria Guerina’s representation of a...

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University Bans Free Sombreros Handed Out by Local Tex-Mex Restaurant

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

Why? Because they’re “racist” of course.

From the Mirror:

Free sombreros handed out at restaurant BANNED by university chiefs – because they’re ‘racist’

Killjoy university chiefs have banned students from getting free sombreros – claiming they’re ‘racist’.

Students were being given free sombreros by a local Tex-Mex restaurant in a bid to drum up business...

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Texas Profs Plan to Flout Law by Telling Students They Can’t Carry Guns

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:30pm

All that talk about the “law of the land” goes out the window when it comes to laws the left doesn’t like.

Greg Piper reports at the College Fix.

Texas professors plan to flout the law by telling students they can’t carry guns

There’s a move afoot in Texas academia to neuter a recently...

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College Students Flock to See Pope Francis

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

College students packed buses and headed out to see Pope Francis.

From the South Bend Tribune:

A papal pilgrimage for local college students

They climbed aboard buses with anticipation, ready to join hundreds of thousands of Catholic faithful who are crowding into Philadelphia this weekend.

For the South Bend area college students, the draw, of...

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Students at U. Delaware Insist Fake Hate Crime Was Real

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 12:30pm

This is an update to a story we reported recently.

Blake Neff reports at the Daily Caller.

Students Double Down, Insist Fake Hate Crime Was Real

Students at the University of Delaware are taking it hard after the discovery that an alleged hate...

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