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Protestors Disrupt ‘American Sniper’ Showing at Eastern Michigan University

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Posted by    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 9:30am

And are promptly arrested…

Jessica Chasmar writes for The Washington Times:

Protesters arrested after disrupting ‘American Sniper’ showing at Eastern Michigan University

Four students were arrested at Eastern Michigan University on Friday after disrupting a screening of “American Sniper.”

Roughly 35 students walked onto the stage at the Student Center Auditorium to protest the 8...

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College Students Sign Petition to Raise the Minimum Wage to $50 an Hour

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Posted by    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00am

To their credit, not all the students who were asked would sign the petition.

Watch below.

Via Soopermexican of The Right Scoop.

WATCH: College students happily sign petition...

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Students for Justice in Palestine to Host Event on Holocaust Remembrance Day at U. Pittsburgh

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:30pm

What could possibly go wrong?

Brian Albert reports for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Anti-Semitism 101 at University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine plans to host an event on Holocaust Remembrance Day, which falls this year on Thursday. The purpose of this event is not to commemorate the...

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Islamic Feminist Claims Students at Duke Tried to Cancel Her Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

This sounds very similar to what happened to Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Asra Nomani told her story at Time.

Islamic Feminist: Duke Students Tried To Cancel My Speech. That Made It Even More Important.

This past week, University of Michigan students watched American Sniper after the university first c...

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Corinthian’s Heald College Fined by Department of Education

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 3:30pm

This is a big hit to for-profit colleges.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

Department of Education Fines Corinthian’s Heald College

The U.S. Department of Education said Tuesday it is fining Corinthian’s Heald College system nearly $30 million for overstating the job prospects of its graduates.

Following a review, the Department said the college had paid...

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Knoxville College to Close for Fall Semester of 2015

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 2:00pm

The school is having an enrollment problem so they’re going to take a semester off to address the issue.

Peter Jacobs of Business Insider reports.

A college with 11 students just canceled all of its classes for next semester

A struggling historically black college has suspended all of its classes for...

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Two Alabama College Students Charged With Sexual Assault

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 12:30pm

A horror story that took place during spring break.

The New York Times reports.

2 Alabama College Students Charged in Sexual Assault on Florida Beach

Two Alabama college students have been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman over spring break on a crowded Florida beach, law enforcement officials said.

Delonté Martistee,...

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Swastika and Other Racist Graffiti Found at Northwestern University

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11:00am

I’ll never understand the mindset of a person who does such a thing.

CBS News in Chicago reported.

Swastika, Racist Graffiti Reported At Northwestern University Library

Police at Northwestern University were investigating after someone scrawled racist and anti-Semitic graffiti in the school library.

University police said a swastika and disparaging remarks about African Americans were...

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This New Jersey College Became the First to Utilize Police Body Cams

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:30am

Are police body cameras the wave of the campus police future?

Andy Polhamus reports for the South Jersey Times:

Rowan University becomes first N.J. college to use police body cameras

Rowan University announced on Tuesday that its police department had been issued body cameras, making it the first New Jersey college to use the...

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‘Racketeer’ Attorney Speaks at Harvard Law School

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:00am

As Jazz Shaw of Hot Air says:

Harvard University may be sending a none too subtle message regarding their feelings about capitalism and successful businesses in America.

Paul M. Barrett of Bloomberg reported.

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Also Speaking at Liberty University? Jeb Bush

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:30pm

Several weeks after Senator Cruz kicked off his presidential campaign at the iconic university, Jeb Bush is scheduled to speak.

Nick Gass writes at Politico:

Jeb Bush to speak at Liberty University

Jeb Bush will deliver the commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 9, the school announced Wednesday.

He is the...

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Some Georgia Colleges to See Significant Rise in Tuition Cost Next Year

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

It’s almost like some colleges haven’t heard of the higher ed bubble.

Keith Farner of the Gwinnett Daily Post reports.

Tuition to rise significantly for Georgia Gwinnett College, UGA, Ga. Tech

Education leaders in Georgia call it an investment, and this year students and families paying for college across the state will notice a...

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One Fourth of Part-Time Faculty Need Government Aid of Some Kind

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 3:30pm

Just when you thought universities couldn’t be a bigger tax dollar suck…

Sonali Kohli writes for Quartz:

25% of part-time university faculty in the US need government aid

Half the teachers in US universities and colleges are part-time faculty. And 25% of those are receiving government aid because their paltry salary isn’t enough, according...

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Texas Tech Prof Goes to Court to End Tenure

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:00pm

This professor thinks tenure is bad for higher education and he’s taking his case to court.

Susan Svrluga of the Washington Post reported.

A professor hates tenure so much that he’s making a federal case of it

James Wetherbe, a professor of information technology at Texas Tech University, used to hear this kind of...

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One Fatality After Gunman Attacks NC College

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:30pm

Tragedy occurs at a North Carolina community college.

Fox News reports.

1 person dead after shooting at North Carolina community college

Authorities were searching for a person of interest Monday after a North Carolina community college employee was shot and killed on campus.

Wayne Community College, in Goldsboro, was placed on lockdown after the shooting.

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Neighbors of Manhattan College Complain That Students Are Out of Control

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 11:00am

Neighbors of this city based school claim that the students’ night time activities are a disruption.

CBS News in New York reported.

Neighbors Say Manhattan College Nightlife Has Gotten Out Of Control

Manhattan Collegeis located right in the heart of the Riverdale section of the Bronx,...

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Waitress Went into Hock for School and Now Owes $30,000 in Student Loans

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 9:30am

Many young people have excessive student loans but it probably takes quite a while to pay them off waiting tables.

The San Jose Mercury News reports.

How Santa Cruz waitress, 22, got in hock $30,000 to Corinthian College

SANTA CRUZ — Makenzie Vasquez, 22, a server at Kianti’s Pizza and Pasta, owes $30,000 in...

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Iowa College Students Not Thrilled About Hillary Visit

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:00am

This is from the UK’s Daily Mail. Good luck finding a report like this in the American media.

Iowa students preparing for Hillary’s first ‘listening’ session think she’s a ‘control freak’ who will be ‘talking s**t’ and only wants immigration reform because the Democratic party needs voters

  • Daily Mail Online spoke to ten...
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At Clarion University, Pro-life Crosses Tossed in the Garbage

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:30pm

Ah yes, the ‘tolerance’ crowd is always so tolerant. Except when they aren’t.

Jessica Chasmar reports for the Washington Times:

Pro-life crosses mocked, thrown in garbage at Clarion University

Students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania destroyed a pro-life display on campus that featured dozens of white crosses commemorating lives lost to abortion.

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Stampede Kills One and Injures 100 at Kenyan College

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

A tragedy shows the tension and fear in the air after last week.

NBC News reports.

Stampede at Kenya College Kills One, Injures 100 a Week After Garissa Attack

NAIROBI — A Kenyan student died and more than 100 others were injured as they fled after a electricity transformer explosion before dawn on Sunday...

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Washington University Rowing Team Attacked by Flying Fish

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 3:30pm

Some things you simply can’t make up. Like this one:

The Daily Mail reports:

Flying fish! Amazing footage shows university rowing team in the crossfire as HUNDREDS of Asian carp leap at them from the water

A university rowing team found themselves caught up in the crossfire when hundreds of flying fish mounted...

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Lawsuit Seeks to Keep Sweet Briar College from Closing

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:00pm

As we recently reported, the small college has come to the point of closure but many are upset by this development.

Susan Svrluga of the Washington Post.

Sweet Briar faculty join lawsuit seeking to stop the college from closing

A group of faculty and staff members at Sweet Briar College has filed a motion...

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