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Allegheny College’s Czech Prof Teaches Capitalism To Americans

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

“I have never experienced any ridicule… for teaching it.”

College Fix contributor Andrew Desiderio, a student at The George Washington University, has a report on a college professor I would really love to meet!

Born in 1983, Simon Bilo experienced a struggle in the 1990s as the economies of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic were transitioning from a socialist...

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FBI Warns American College Students Studying Abroad are Targets for Espionage

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

The FBI is warning American college students studying in foreign countries to stay on high alert. They can sometimes be targeted for spy work without their knowledge.

FOX News reported.

US college students studying abroad prime targets for espionage activity, FBI warns

The FBI has issued a stern warning to U.S. college students studying...

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Education Dept. Reaps $127 Billion in Profits on Backs of Student Borrowers

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 12:30pm

“The student loan program…it’s about making profits for the federal government.”

Perhaps Obama should reassign Department of Education head Arne Duncan to a spot in the US Treasury?

The U.S. Department of Education is forecast to generate $127 billion in profit over the next decade from lending to college students and their families, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

Beginning in the 2015-16 academic...

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Liberal Students at U. Minnesota Want Campus Police to Arrest Condi Rice During Visit

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00am

Do the same rules apply to Barack Obama? Funny how he gets a pass on these things.

Julianne Stanford of The College Fix reports.

Students Tell Campus Police to Arrest ‘Dangerous’ Condi Rice During Visit

A self-proclaimed “radical” student activist group at the University of Minnesota has called on campus police to arrest and...

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Cornell Student Supports School’s Tabling of Israel Divestment Measure

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 9:30am

” Publicity stunts in front of the student assemblies prove to the world … that we have given up on finding consensus…”

Professor Jacobson recently reported that the Cornell Student Assembly voted to table indefinitely a Resolution to Divest from companies doing business in Israel.

And student Jacob Glick says that it was the right thing to do.

If there is any issue over-discussed at Cornell, it is the ongoing crisis between Israel and Palestine....

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CUNY to Pay Paul Krugman $225K to Teach Income Inequality

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Posted by    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 8:00am

Here’s the best part, it’s a part-time job. Leftists like Paul Krugman have no sense of irony. Or shame.

Patrick Brennan of National Review writes.

CUNY to Pay Paul Krugman $225,000 for Part-Time Job Studying Income Inequality

Paul Krugman announced a couple months ago that he’s leav...

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UC Berkeley Student: Washington DC is the “King’s Landing” of the Real World

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm

Based on his interning experiences, University of California – Berkeley student Jacob Grant says that our nation’s capital is where idealism goes to die.

He makes a great analogy to the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones.

For anyone who has read George R.R. Martin’s excellent series “A Song of Ice and Fire”...

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Stanford Students Aren’t Allowed to Feel ‘Unwelcome’

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

How nice for them. It must be great to live in a world where your beliefs are never challenged in any way.

Devon Zuegel writes at The College Fix.

Stanford Funding Policy Mandates Students Never Feel ‘Unwelcome’

OPINION: Stanford funds atheist speaker, denies support for conservative ones with policy that allows bias, stifles...

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Oberlin Faculty Object to Content ‘Trigger Warning’ Policy for Syllabi

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 3:30pm

Oberlin College seems like such a fun place!

First, it has now earned a reputation for staged race incidents.

Now, there are plans to impose content trigger warnings for an array of material, including social media and course syllabi.  The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has this report:

Last month, The New...

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Small Colleges Inch Closer to the Higher Ed Bubble

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

Some small schools like Saint Michael’s College see the writing on the wall but for many others it’s already almost too late.

Michael McDonald at Yahoo Finance.

Small U.S. Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops

At a Dowling College campus on Long Isl...

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Easter Free Speech Miracle: Students Can Now Talk About Jesus at VA Community College

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:30pm

It’s an Easter Week miracle!

We recently reported that the Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of Thomas Nelson Community College student Christian Parks, asserting he was denied free speech rights because administrators prohibited him from talking about Jesus Christ on the quad.

Now, the school has rescinded those policies.

Thomas Nelson...

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Shouldn’t UC Irvine Rescind its Invitation to ‘War Criminal’ Commencement Speaker Obama?

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:00am

If you follow the logic of today’s leftists, Barack Obama really has no business being the commencement speaker at UC Irvine or any other college for that matter. Don’t the left’s rules apply to them too?

Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon writes.

UC Irvine Should Immediately Rescind Its Invitation to 2014...

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UCSB Deltopia Riot Investigation Reveals No Clues as to What Triggered Violence

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:30am

Last week, we reported that a big Spring Break beach party on Isla Vista, close to University of California – Santa Barbara, devolved into a riot during which  100 were arrested and many were injured.

An investigation into the incident has not revealed the cause for the violence.

With the Deltopia riot come...

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Victor Davis Hanson Revises Dartmouth Protester Demands for Accuracy

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:00am

If you read College Insurrection, you’ve probably followed the coverage of Dartmouth’s professional victims. In a new piece at PJ Media, Victor Davis Hanson has re-written the demands of these spoiled brats for accuracy.

Our Psychodramatic Campuses

“We, the Dartmouth micro-aggressed students, demand that the college hire no more part-time or adjunct faculty...

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Students Invited to Dennis Prager Talk in Los Angeles

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:30pm

We often feature videos by conservative icon Dennis Prager from his online university.

Instead of waiting for a school to invite him to speak, Prager his heading out to California and invites high school and college students to attend his special event.

On April 23, Dennis will be speaking at Pierce College in...

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U. Alaska Fairbanks Students Told to Inject Each Other With Strange Substance

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

Note to all college students – Never let anyone with a needle anywhere near you unless they’re a nurse or a doctor.

FOX News reports.

College students reportedly told to inject each other with non-approved solution

University of Alaska Fairbanks officials are reviewing procedures after students in a medical assistant program were told to...

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Waynesburg U. Student: Why We Can’t Limit Campaign Contributions

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:30pm

Waynesburg University student Nika Anschuetz has a few thoughts about campaign finance reform:

Shaun McCutcheon, an Alabama businessman, will go down in the history books as a champion of free speech. The Alabama businessman was the named appellant in the Supreme Court’s recent McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ruling, a 5-4 decision that...

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University of Minnesota Course Ratings May Go Public

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

Naturally, there are people coming down on both sides of the issue, but how can more transparency be a bad thing?

Maura Lerner of the Star Tribune reports.

Course ratings, long secret, may go public at University of Minnesota

For years, students at the University of Minnesota have been dutifully filling out evaluations at...

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Pace University’s Latest Study: Pubic Hair – To Trim or Not to Trim

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:30pm

Talk about over-specialization!

Tyrel Starks, assistant professor of Psychology at Pace University, has a study that focuses on pubic hair.

My report below comes from data collected from the first week of our six-week study, and is entitled PUBIC HAIR: To Trim or Not to Trim.

The human is perhaps the only mammal noticeably...

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Duke Porn Star Inspires Other Co-Eds to Become Strippers

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00am

The young woman at Duke University who works in pornography is back in the news. It seems she’s providing an example to other young women in college.

Richard Johnson of the New York Post reports.

Belle Knox inspiring more NYC co-eds to be strippers

Belle Knox, who is paying her tuition at Duke University...

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Student Tour of Humboldt U. Ends in Bus Crash Tragedy

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:30am

Five students on their way to a tour Humboldt State University in California were among those killed when a FedEx truck crashed into their tour bus.

Details about the accident are still being uncovered.

Students from Los Angeles who went on to attend an orientation program at Humboldt State University after Thursday’s deadly...

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Academic Dishonesty on the Rise at Harvard

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:00am

It looks like new generations of Harvard students are taking their cue from the recent past.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

2012-2013 Ad Board Stats Reflect Three-Fold Spike in Academic Dishonesty Cases

Administrative Board statistics detailing the outcomes of cases heard by the disciplinary body in the last academic year show that, as expected, the...

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