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UC Student Protesters Call for Napolitano Ouster

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2013 at 12:30pm

Well that didn’t take long. It just goes to show that the left is never satisfied, no matter how much you try to placate them.

KPIX of San Francisco reports.

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew...

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Arizona U. Student: Some Faculty Demanding Race-Based Hiring

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:00am

University of Arizona student Katie Jones says some of the school’s professors are clamoring for administrators to implement new hiring policies based on race and not merit, to “even out the numbers.”

From 2009 to this year, 40 Asian, 3 black and 12 Latino educators were hired, in addition to two scholars...

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College Backed by Labor Unions Closing Due to Finances

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:30am

Not from The Onion…

Ry Rivard of Inside Higher Ed reports.

A Small College’s Demise

Despite historic backing from the nation’s largest labor unions and niche offerings, the National Labor College plans to close – unable to get beyond ongoing financial difficulties, its president said Wednesday.

The college, in suburban Maryland, has a decades-long history...

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Video – Conservative Fliers Confiscated at Furman U. Event

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:00am

We recently reported that “civil rights” activist and notorious race-baiter Jesse Jackson spoke at Furman University in South Carolina.

In the background, another free speech drama was playing out…involving conservative students and a flier they were attempting to distribute.

A recently released video appears to show an administrator at Furman University attempting to...

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Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs – A Four-Year Degree isn’t the Only Path to Success

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

Mike Rowe, best known for his hit TV show “Dirty Jobs” and a series of Ford commercials, as some good insights when in comes to the rewards of hard work.

He recently appeared on The Glenn Beck Program to discuss his efforts with the

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U. St. Thomas Student – Obama is a Liar. Period. End Of Story.

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 5:00pm

Vladimir Davidiuk writes at The College Conservative. In a recent post, he laid out the truth.

Liar. Period. End Of Story.

Very little that Obama promised with regard to the Affordable Care Act has been proven true. In fact, to the contrary, Obama’s assurances that Obamacare would lower premiums and deductibles have resulted...

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Record number of foreign students enrolling in American colleges

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 3:30pm

A new study authorized from the State Department shows that the number of international students studying in this country has hit record levels.

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.

Similarly, all-time high...

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Human Beings of Different Sizes to Join List of Campus Approved Victims

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:00pm

The classic Kurt Vonnegut Jr. short story “Harrison Bergeron” comes to mind.

Emily Yavitch of The College Fix reports.

‘Sizeism’ Joins Campus PC Lexicon

Have you heard of sizeism? You will soon.

It’s the latest ‘ism’ to join the higher education discrimination lexicon, courtesy of San Diego State University’s recent “Tunnel of Oppression” theatrical exhibit.

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Montana college student flunks math, then sues school

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:30pm

File this story under “Campus Justice”.

A Rocky Mountain College art student who flunked and dropped math classes required to earn a degree is suing to force the school to allow her to substitute two non-math courses so she can graduate.

Hannah Valdez’s disabilities prevent her from passing two basic math courses —...

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Three 20 Year Olds Build Working Obamacare Website in Three Days

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 11:00am

These young men have a bright future in the private sector. If they were destined for government work, their site would have taken three years and hundreds of millions of dollars to build. Also, it wouldn’t work.

Kristin Tate of B Swann reports.

Three 20-Year-Olds Make Their Own WORKING Obamacare Site – In...

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William and Mary Student: Libertarianism is the Hip New Trend on Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 9:30am

Recently, we covered the rising popularity of Libertarianism on college campuses.

William and Mary student Elizabeth Marcello has a few thoughts on the trend, and how campus Republicans should respond.

Over the past few years, the Republican Party has faced internal tension with fervent Tea Party supporters, often causing conflict in debates over...

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Bowie State University Students Kicked Off Shool’s Health Plan Under Obamacare

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:00am

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes…

Eugene Craig III of the student paper The Bulldog Collegian reports.

How ObamaCare is Hurting Bowie State Students

From $54/semester to a proposed $750/semester to a proposed $1900/year to CANCELLED, is the roller-coaster Bowie State University Students have been on for the last couple semesters in the University’s attempt to find a health...

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Penn State Student on Virginia Governor’s Race Results

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:30pm

“Focus our efforts on our opponents, not ourselves.”

Pennsylvania State University student John Plucenik takes an in-depth look at the results at the Virgina governor’s race, offering the Libertarians and Republicans some sound advice on how to address stealth “Libertarian” candidates like Robert C. Sarvis in the future.

…After accumulating this information, it becomes evident that it’s not a Libertarian...

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Video – Jesse Watters Visits the Least Sexy College in America

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 5:00pm

We recently showed you Jesse Watters’ visit to the sexiest college in America.

Now, the least sexy college in America which is the University of Houston.

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Brown Student Reviews Drop in Humanities Majors

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Posted by College Insurrection    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3:30pm

Even the campus of Brown University is not immune to market forces.

In the current job market, those students with science or technical degrees are finding better employment opportunities.  In this context, student reporter Joseph Zappa reviews the fall in the number of humanity majors in and how the departments are responding.

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Chicago State Tries to Close Down Faculty Blog

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:00pm

It’s a good thing Cornell has never tried to do this.

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Chicago State vs. Faculty Blog

Last year, Chicago State University briefly required that all professors have prior approval to talk to any reporter, use social media or engage in most forms of public communication....

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Harvard Law internationalizes Veterans Day (Update – Harvard responds)

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 1:03pm

Veterans Day, dating back to the WWI Armistice, honors those who served in one of the branches of the U.S. military.

Until today, I had not heard of Veterans Day being internationalized into a general holiday honoring anyone who served in any military, domestic or foreign.

A reader who is a student at HLS writes...

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U. Wisconsin – Madison College Republicans: Obamacare Counterpoint

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:30pm

Many significant problems related to the Obamacare program implementation have surfaced, which has lead many to question how effective big government is at managing large-scale health programs.

This includes University of Madison – Wisconsin student Ali Sinkula, who argues that the free market system is better suited to address the health needs...

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U. Maryland Defends Prof’s Despicable Comment About America’s National Anthem

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:00am

Kevin Blackstone is a U. Maryland professor and sometimes commentator on ESPN. He recently said on the air that the Star Spangled Banner is a war anthem. The university is standing behind his comment.

Ben Shapiro of Breitbart reports.

Publicly-Funded University of Maryland Defends ESPN Commentator’s ‘War Anthem’ Comments

In honor of Veterans Day,...

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Family Challenges Bequest of Gore Vidal Estate to Harvard

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 9:30am

The famous author Gore Vidal might find the dramatic, page-turning legal developments related to his estate worthy of a novel (via TaxProfBlog).

[Burr] Steers revealed … that his uncle [Gore Vidal] had left nothing to his family or intimates in his will. Instead, he bequeathed his entire fortune and assets to Harvard...

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