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College Profs’ Theory “Design Individual Lessons For Every Student”

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2:00pm

College professors and education specialists have argued for the implementation of tailoring every lesson to each student’s individual learning style. It’s easier to juggle with one hand behind your back than to put this theory into action.

Another educational fad torn asunder

Two articles from this past week have shed some much needed...

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Writer Thinks Campus Rapes Can be Reduced by Raising Beer Tax

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 12:30pm

Of course. Raising taxes is the liberal solution for almost everything.

P.J. Gladnick of News Busters reported.

New York Mag Writer: Reduce Campus Rapes by Raising Beer Tax; Smoking More Dope

It is only a couple of weeks into the new year but it looks like we already have a strong contender for the...

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California Teacher Investigated For Handing Out ‘Bible Cookies’ To Students

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 11:00am

A California teacher is in hot water for allegedly proselytizing via cookie.

Michael Gryboski of the Christian Post writes:

California ‘Bible Cookies’ Teacher Under Investigation for Violating US Constitution

A California school district is investigating one of its high school teachers after receiving a complaint that “Bible cookies” were being distributed in class and...

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Male Stanford Student Claims Sexual Assault by Female

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 9:30am

Can you guess what happened next?

Peter Jacobs of Business Insider reports.

Stanford Student Says He Was Sexually Assaulted By A Female Student

A male Stanford University student says he initially wasn’t believed when he told a sexual assault counselor that a female student had sexually assaulted him, he writes in a recent op-ed...

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USC Professor Versus the New York Times Editor

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 8:00am

An argument between the executive editor of the New York Times and a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California has been heating up. Read how the fight started and how it got very ugly.

‘New York Times’ editor calls USC professor ‘a**hole’

In an argument on Facebook, New York Times...

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Yik Yak is the Perfect College Spying Tool for a Recovering Helicopter Parent

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 5:00pm

For those not familiar with Yik Yak it is basically an anonymous twitter that is popular on college campuses. From the sunny campuses of California to the snow covered Eastern universities, this app has become the unofficial news feed of college life.

It has become controversial and some colleges have banned it....

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Canadian Prof Thinks Women Should Speak First in the Classroom

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:30pm

That’s funny. I thought the whole “ladies first” thing was deemed sexist long ago. This sure sounds like equality to me.

Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller reports.

Canadian Prof’s Proposal: ‘Women Get To Speak First’ In Classrooms [VIDEO]

A professor of management at a Canadian university says that she only allows women to...

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San Diego Frat Believes its Actions were Exaggerated by Protesters

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 2:00pm

This story comes from sunny California at San Diego State University. Delta Sigma Phi is now defending itself after waving dildos to sexual assault protesters.

The fraternity believes the protesters have exaggerated the incident. Learn more about this Animal House like incident below.

SDSU frat defends itself, says dildo-waving claim exaggerated by activists

A Delta...

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Columbia Journalism School Workshop to be Hosted by Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Group

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 12:30pm

Indoctrinating another generation of liberal journalists, one class at a time.

Red Alert Politics reported.

Columbia’s journalism school promotes workshop hosted by Bloomberg’s anti-gun group

Students at Columbia’s School of Journalism have been invited to participate in a two-day “workshop for journalists on covering guns and gun violence,” sponsored by none other than Michael...

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WVU To Purchase Beckley Campus?

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00am

Courts recently approved WVU’s purchase of Beckley campus with contingencies.

Wendy Holdren of the Register-Herald reports:

UPDATE: Court approves WVU purchase of Beckley campus pending 30-day appeal window

Mountain State University’s final settlement has not yet been approved, but a mass litigation panel of judges on Friday approved West Virginia University’s $8 million offer...

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MIT Prof Says Feminism Attacks Nerds, Gets Attacked by Feminists

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 9:30am

This post is a little long but you have to read it all to appreciate the ironic ending.

Courtney Such reports at the College Fix.

MIT professor sparks culture war by saying feminism attacks ‘nerds’

Feminist workshops gave him ‘fresh paranoia and self-hatred to last me through another year’

When an MIT professor defended a disgraced colleague’s...

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Standard and Poor’s: Nonprofit Higher Ed Looking Bleak

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 8:00am

The financial services behemoth isn’t too optimistic about the future of nonprofit higher education.

Andy Thomason of The Chronicle of Higher Education writes:

Standard & Poor’s Issues Negative Outlook for Nonprofit Higher Education

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has issued a negative outlook for nonprofit higher education for 2015, citing, among other things, tension...

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Joe Paterno’s Wins Restored?

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 6:30pm

Following the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal that rocked Penn State, the NCAA reached an agreement with the school to reinstate Paterno’s wins.

ESPN reports:

Joe Paterno is now winningest coach

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry S...

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Teacher Shaves Head to Show ‘Black Lives Matter’

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

A teacher and her friend have shaved their head to show “black lives matter”. Read why they did this and hear professors analyze the meaning behind shaving your hair in this article by the College Fix.

Shaving your head shows that ‘black lives matter,’ or something

Here is what happens when you have...

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Oxford University Press Tells Writers to Refrain From Mentioning Pork

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 3:30pm

They don’t want to offend anyone, you see.

Charles C.W. Cooke of National Review has the story.

Oxford University Press: Authors Shouldn’t Talk about Pork In Case They Offend Others

Per the BBC, Oxford University Press has instructed its authors to refrain from mentioning . . . pork. The International Business Times reports:

One of the biggest...

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Student Activists Want Criminal Charges Against Frat

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:00pm

More news with fraternities in trouble sparking protest. This time at Clemson University, the student protesters are now trying to have criminal charges put against members of a fraternity that held a “gang- and rapper-themed “Crip’mas” party”.

The attacks against fraternity life increase. Greg Piper from The College Fix reports.

Fraternities punish their...

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Holyoke College Cancels the ‘Vagina Monologues’ for Not Being Feminist Enough

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 12:30pm

What could possibly be more feminist than the Vagina Monologues? I’m not sure I want to know.

Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner reported.

Here’s the reason this all-women’s college cancelled its yearly ‘Vagina Monologues’

The “Vagina Monologues” was once a yearly tradition at Mount Holyoke College, an all-women’s school in Massachusetts. But not...

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First Amendment Suit Over Student Facebook Post Revived

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:00am

What happens when the first amendment, a Facebook post, and University Administration get involved in a law suit?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Court Revives First Amendment Suit on Facebook Post

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit revived a lengthy First Amendment lawsuit against Valdosta State University on Monday, reversing a lower...

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Princeton Editor-In-Chief Will Not Push Politically Correct Agenda

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9:30am

Too bad he is the outgoing editor and a member of the class of 2015 at Princeton. Mr. Rochabrun criticizes fellow students that expect the school newspaper to push an agenda. He strikes back and pushes the point that his newpspaper staff strives to be “journalists first, students second”.

Princeton editor-in-chief calls...

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Duke Cancels Plans for Muslim Call to Prayer on Campus After Outcry

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Posted by    Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:00am

Well that was quick. To find out what happened, just read the report below from Adam Bell of the Charlotte Observer.

Duke reverses decision, will not allow Muslim call to prayer at its chapel

In the face of mounting controversy, Duke University reversed itself Thursday afternoon and announced it will not allow a...

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Study: Fields Requiring ‘Brilliance’ Punish Women

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Posted by    Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:52pm

According to a study conducted by philosophy professor at Princeton, fields that require ‘innate brilliance’ are dominated by men and subsequently, punish women.

Madeline Will writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education:

Disciplines That Expect ‘Brilliance’ Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds

Here’s a downside to our cultural obsession with genius: It might...

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Prof Admits Affirmative Action isn’t Necessary

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Posted by    Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

There was a time when it was needed but the world has changed.

Malcolm A. Kline of Accuracy in Academia reports.

Professor admits Farce of Affirmative Action

Every now and then, academics drop their guard and reveal that one or another of the shibboleths that the modern academic world holds dear is—a sham. “The...

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