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Obamacare Causes Work Hour Problems on College Campuses

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

This has actually been an ongoing issue and obviously it still is.

Ashley Dobson of Red Alert Politics reports.

Obamacare full-time work definition brings out rift on college campuses

The latest battle over Obamacare is bringing out a sharp divide on college campuses. But it’s not between liberals and conservatives, it’s between the college...

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Ohio Governor Kasich Looking At Adopting Obama’s “Free” Community College Plan?

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 3:30pm

Is Governor Kasich a fan of President Obama’s “free” community college plan?

Robert Higgs of Cleveland.com writes:

Kasich administration interested in details of Obama plan to expand community college access

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich’s administration, while reserving judgment until more details are known, said President Barack Obama’s plan to boost access to...

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Navy SEAL Who Killed bin Laden Speaks at High Point University

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 2:00pm

This must have been a fascinating event to attend.

Stephanie Butzer of the High Point Enterprise reported.

The man who killed bin Laden

After months of training on targets with images of Osama bin Laden’s face, Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill was finally face to face with the man responsible for 9/11.

A second later, bin...

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Stay Away Comedians, Colleges Don’t Appreciate Your Humor

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 12:30pm

Enjoy this article and learn why there is less laughter going on at politically correct college campuses. Hear from comedians and why they are now choosing to avoid making stops at universities.

How political correctness drove away comedians from campus

When comedian Chris Rock explained last fall

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False Rape Report Filed at University of Missouri – St. Louis

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:00am

Maybe Rolling Stone could write a story about it.

Trey Sanchez of Truth Revolt reported.

Another Female Student Lies About Being Raped

In December, a female University of Missouri-St. Louis student reported a rape at the hands of a man in a ski mask, who she s...

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College Prof Retires and Admits Global Warming is a Lie

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 9:30am

A college professor has just retired and admits that “I’m now retired, so I have no scientific career to protect by spreading lies.” His latest study shows that a massive rise in CO2 would actually increase agricultural production.

He also states that if what the global warming activists are saying is true...

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Michigan Recognizes Birthplace of Students for a Democratic Society

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Posted by    Monday, January 12, 2015 at 8:00am

Much to the delight of left wing radicals everywhere.

Perry Chiaramonte of FOX News reported.

Michigan dubs birthplace of 1960′s radical movement official historical site

A Michigan union camp where 1960s radical students signed their manifesto will be recognized as an official historical site, in a development critics say lends unwarranted legitimacy to a...

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Free Community College? Why Not Free University, Too?

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

“[Charging tuition at a public university is] an incomprehensible repudiation of the whole philosophy of a successful democracy premised upon an educated citizenry.”

As the idiom goes, “give them an inch, they’ll want a mile.” So of course liberals are lining up to push Obama’s plan for “free” community college even further.

Michael Hiltzik of the Los Angeles Times writes:

Obama’s free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?

President Obama’s proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free...

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Nine Arrested at UGA Protesting for Rights of Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:30pm

The protesters want ‘undocumented students’ to be able to enroll.

Lee Shearer of Online Athens reported.

Nine arrested during Freedom University sit-in protest on UGA campus

University of Georgia police arrested nine people Friday night after a protest about immigrant rights turned into a sit-in at the university’s Moore College, the building housing UGA’s...

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Obama’s Community College Plan is Expensive and Unlikely

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:00pm

Here is a perspective on President Obama’s community college plan. Find out more about the unlikely future of this costly proposal that looks awfully similar to a past Obama proposal.

Community College is an Expensive Freebie

It’s one thing for conservative pundits to question the Obama Administration’s latest higher education subsidy. It’s quite...

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Charlie Hebdo Could Never Have Existed on an American College Campus

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 12:30pm

Speech codes and Microaggressions wouldn’t permit it.

Greg Piper of the College Fix makes an excellent point here.

Charlie Hebdo ‘wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds’ on an American campus

New York Times columnist David Brooks calls for a “teachable moment” about the respect for free expression we should have on American college campuses if...

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Could This Indiana Bill Bring Down Common Core in the State?

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 11:00am

Does Indiana hold the key?

As states fight back against common core, Indiana just might be on to something.

According to the tenth amendment center:

In 2014, Indiana legislators moved forward with a bill that was intended to withdraw the state from Common Core. However, the final version passed included a requirement for the new state standards to...

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Brandeis Lifts Punishment for Student Journalist

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 9:30am

We recently wrote that Brandeis was restricting Daniel Mael’s movement on campus. That punishment has now been lifted.

Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports.

Brandeis Lifts ‘No Contact Order’ on Student Journalist

Just hours after the Washington Free Beacon revealed that Brandeis University student journalist Daniel Mael had been slapped with a...

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Life as a Republican College Student

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Posted by    Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 8:00am

Ever wondered how it is to be a Republican on a college campus? Perhaps you are one yourself and can relate to the experiences of Elizabeth Marcello.

Ms. Marcello is a current sophomore at the College of William & Mary, but this is an article that describes the experience of young Republicans...

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Why Obama’s Plan For ‘Free’ Community College Could Hurt More Than it Helps

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

“At present, nearly 60 percent of community college students do not finish their degrees within 6 years of enrolling.”

While President Obama might mean well in his effort to provide “free” community college to all “responsible” students, in reality his plan if implemented, could do an awful lot more harm than good.

Judah Bellin of Fox News reports:

Obama’s free community college plan: Why it could hurt more than help

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New Free Speech Policy at University of Chicago Gets an A+ from FIRE

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:30pm

And with good reason. This should be the free speech policy at every campus in America.

The FIRE blog reported.

FIRE Endorses University of Chicago’s New Free Speech Statement

CHICAGO, January 7, 2015—Today, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) endorses the free speech policy statement produced by...

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How This Basketball Player Forever Changed an Ohio Community

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 2:00pm

The unlikely story of Perry Reese Jr., basketball, and Ohio’s Amish country

To commemorate their sixtieth anniversary, Sports Illustrated is sharing sixty of their best stories. This one landed in the higher education category.

Gary Smith of Sports Illustrated writes:

Higher Education: How Perry Reese Jr. changed an Ohio community forever

This is a story about a man, and a place where...

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64 Students at Dartmouth Face Discipline for Cheating

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:30pm

The cheating took place in an ethics class. We covered the story last fall.

Matt Rocheleau of the Boston Globe reported.

64 Dartmouth College students face discipline over cheating

Up to 64 Dartmouth College students — including some athletes — could face suspension or other disciplinary action for cheating in an ethics class this...

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Law Prof Ready to Reverse Jury’s ‘Pro-Police Bias’ in Michael Brown Case

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00am

The case against Officer Darren Wilson has just been resurrected. Professor Richard Kuhns, an expert on evidence and criminal procedure, from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis argues his view to not accept this case as closed.

Read this story by Nathan Rubbelke from the College Fix.

Law Prof, NAACP,...

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Montclair State Students Angry About School Spending $210K on Giant Hawk Statue

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9:30am

Many students think that tuition is already too high and can’t understand why the school would spend so much on something unnecessary.

FOX News reported.

NJ college students give school ‘F’ for spending $210G on hawk statue

New Jersey’s second-largest public university is spending $210,000 for a 17-foot tall bronze statue depicting the school’s...

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‘Free’ Community College Under Obama’s Proposed Plan

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Posted by    Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00am

President Obama has announced a proposal for free community college.

Of course, there’s no such thing as free. Someone is paying.

Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College

President Barack Obama announced his proposal Thursday to provide two years of free community college tuition to American students who maintain good grades.

“Put simply, what...

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Princeton Student Wants His Colleagues to Check Their Privilege

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Posted by    Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6:30pm

College Insurrection is reporting on another story coming from the Ivy League walls of Princeton University. This time it isn’t about Cool Whip.

This story is about a freshman that urges Princeton to set up measures to have his fellow students check their privilege. Here is the full story by Jennifer Kabbany.

Princeton...

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