Legal Insurrection
College Insurrection
All Posts (Page 60)

Will Rape Hysteria on College Campuses Lead to More Chastity?

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 3:30pm

Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix proposes that because of the new “yes means yes” policies, the best way out of false accusations for men is to just be chaste:

Campus rape hysteria’s upside

A return to modesty 

Under these new “yes means yes” campus sex policies, pretty much all hookups among college students...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Libertarians vs. Progressives is the New Divide on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:00pm

According to a recent post at Minding the Campus by Peter Wood, Progressives and Libertarians now represent the two largest political groups on college campuses.

Libertarians vs. Progressives: The New Campus Divide

American college students these days seem to divide by moral temperament into two very different cohorts. On one hand, a large...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

UC Irvine Offers Students #Ferguson “Grief Counseling”

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 12:30pm

The last time we checked on University of California – Irvine, it was giving one of its fraternities a hard time over its Fiji moniker.

So it should be no surprise the latest campus race-based drama involves Ferguson.

Former University of California regent Ward Connerly lashed out on Sunday at University of...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

College Conservative – Do Conservatives Still Support the Death Penalty?

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 11:00am

According to a new post at the College Conservative by Danny Huizinga, conservative support for the death penalty may be changing.

Are Conservatives Starting to Oppose the Death Penalty?

Are conservatives starting to turn against the death penalty? It certainly appears that may be the case.

Last week, former congressman Ron Paul wrote a ...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

College Students Protesting Ferguson Ignore Real Problems Facing the Black Community

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 9:30am

Ryan Shinkel at The College Fix argues that the main problem facing the black community is not police brutality, but “the catastrophic state of black family life”:

College students ignore real tragedy facing black community

After a grand jury recently decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown,...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

FIRE Celebrates Two Victories for Free Speech on Campus in 24 Hours

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00am

I don’t know if people truly appreciate the work that FIRE does for free speech, particularly at colleges and universities. Congratulations and thank you, FIRE.

Second Victory in 24 Hours: College that Suppressed Anti-NSA Petition Settles Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, December 3, 2014—Today, Citrus College in California agreed to settle a student’s free speech...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

British University Bans UKIP Rep from Speaking on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:30pm

A story from the United Kingdom that shows no matter where you are in the world, debate is to progressives as garlic to a vampire.

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) describes iteself as a “democratic, libertarian party” in its constitution. In May 2014, UKIP became the first party in over a...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

The Sexual Revolution and the Breakdown of Campus Culture

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 5:00pm

In a recent post at National Review, David French examined the effect the sexual revolution has had on college campuses and where we are now.

The outlook isn’t good.

The Wheels Are Coming Off the Sexual Revolution

And the breakdown is most evident on college campuses.

The only thing that’s truly clear about the raging...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Savannah College of Art and Design Installs “Gunshot-Detecting Technology” on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

The administrators should have probably considered concealed carry as a less expensive alternative.

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has adopted new gun-detecting technology that can locate a gun shot on campus in less than a minute.

According to WSAV, SCAD installed SST Inc.’s ShotSpotter this week to help first responders h...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

VIDEO: Hostile Student Protesters Force U. Michigan Regents to Leave Board Meeting

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:00pm

What makes an unruly mob of students think anyone is going to take them seriously when they act like children?

Maybe they should be treated like children.

The College Fix reported.

VIDEO: Hostile protesters force Univ. of Michigan regents to flee board meeting

Campus radicals shout list of demands, pledge to disrupt meetings until demands met

An...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Chinese and Saudis Lead Foreign Student Surge at American Schools

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 12:30pm

I wonder if the Chinese and Saudi students headed to America’s institutions of higher learning will be taking course on Beyonce and zombies.

Foreign students are entering U.S. colleges and universities in surging numbers, according to a report released Monday, with China and Saudi Arabia helping to fuel an 8 percent annual...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Comedian Chris Rock Won’t Play College Campuses Anymore Due to Easily Offended Students

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:00am

I’ve never been a huge fan of Chris Rock but he’s spot on in his estimation of college campuses.

Kevin Glass of Townhall has the story.

What Chris Rock Said About Political Correctness Should Make College Students Gasp

From “free speech zones” to “sensitivity training” to “speech police“, it’s dangerous to say the wrong...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Ferguson ‘Reactions’ Discussion at University of Michigan Filled With Mostly White People

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:30am

Can anybody say white savior complex?

Mariana Barillas at The College Fix has the story:

Mostly white students come to Ferguson ‘reactions’ discussion at UM-Flint

The University of Michigan-Flint offered its students a place to “share your reactions” to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson, who is...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Rolling Stone Story of Gang Rape at UVA Brings Out the Worst in Leftist Media

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:00am

Rolling Stone Magazine’s explosive story about a gang rape at UVA had some holes in it to begin with but more sloppy and accusatory reporting from leftist media has made the situation worse.

Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist recently wrote.

Leftist Media Show How Not To Defend Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story

Several days...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Obama’s Teacher-Training Proposal Stirs Debate

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:30pm

Caroline Porter of The Wall Street Journal reports on the Obama administration’s proposed new rules for teacher training programs that would tie federal aid to metrics — including how well their graduates perform in the job market.

Shockingly, many teachers are not happy about this development.

Job placement and the performance of students...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Student Drinking is Serious Business at the University of Georgia

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 5:00pm

According to a new column for the Chronicle of Higher Education by Karin Fischer and Eric Hoover, there is a whole lot of drinking going on at the University of Georgia.

A River of Booze

The supplies are rolling in. At 1 p.m. on a Thursday, three delivery trucks line College Avenue. Around...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

New Jersey Considers ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Assault Policy

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm

A story that shows that California leads the way, once again, in the production of questionable legislation and policies.

New Jersey may be the next state to adopt the “Yes Means Yes” sexual assault policy amid national attention being paid to how colleges adjudicate the crime.

According to the Associated Press, the policy...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Prager University Launches Series on the Ten Commandments

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

Prager University just released videos for all of the Ten Commandments which you can see at the link below but let’s get started with the introductory video featuring Dennis Prager.

Here’s more information:

Still the Best Moral Code

Humanity has everything it needs to create a good world. We’ve had it for 3,000 years....

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Anger about U. Minnesota’s ‘Galactic Fiesta’ really a ploy for ethnic studies funding

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:30pm

We report that the University of Minnesota  apologized for a “Galactic Fiesta” bowling party that offended the usual suspects.

And, as with much else in life, the reason for that anger can be traced back….simply by following the money.

The University of Minnesota wasn’t responding to any campus outcry when it...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Writer Wonders if Cops Who Went to College Are Safer

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 11:00am

Keli Goff of the Daily Beast is asking the questions that no one else is asking. Really, no one.

Are College Educated Police Safer?

When a photo emerged of white Police Sergeant Bret Barnum hugging 12 year-old Devonte Hart, who is black, during a Ferguson inspired protest, it immediately went viral. The reason?...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Study Finds Further Decline of Jobs in English and Foreign Languages

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:30am

“That’s surprising!” said absolutely no one.

Scott Jaschik at Inside Higher Ed has the story:

Another decline in jobs in English and foreign languages

The 2013-14 academic year saw a decline in faculty openings in English and foreign languages, according to an analysis released by the Modern Language Association. The drop was 8.4 percent...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Occidental College Students Got Credits Working for Democrats in the Midterms

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 8:00am

Every single candidate they worked for lost. The program is called Campaign Semester and students got credits for it.

Jason Song of the LA Times reported.

Occidental students confront a reality of political campaigns: defeat

The midterm elections were over. The 11 campaign workers from Occidental College returned to class. But first, they heard...

Read More...
 
 
 
Page 60 of 334« First...102030...5859606162...708090...Last »