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College Football Has A Shortage of Teams for Bowl

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Posted by    Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 9:30am

As the number of Division I college football bowl games has spiked to a record 40 this postseason, not enough teams have the six wins required to participate.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Too Few Teams? Or Too Many Bowls?

If 2015′s were a typical college football season, K...

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Muslim Students Disrupt And Heckle Human Rights Speaker

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Posted by    Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8:00am

This happened at a school in London. Don’t violate anyone’s safe space.

The College Fix reports.

Muslim students disrupt, heckle human rights speaker, accuse her of ‘violating their safe space’

Iranian-born activist Maryam Namazie’s lecture on radical Islam at Goldsmiths University (London) this past Monday evening was disrupted by members of the Students Union’s...

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Upcoming Affirmative Action Hearing Makes U. Texas Students Worry About Diversity

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6:30pm

According to some students at this school, there won’t be enough diversity without Affirmative Action.

USA Today reports.

At Texas’ flagship university, many fear for diversity

Garrett Maples came to the University of Texas from an almost all-white high school north of here in Liberty Hill.

Xavier Rotnofsky arrived from the Mexico border city of...

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University’s Unity Rally Descends Into Accusations of Racism

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

A recent unity event at Millersville University quickly went sour with accusations of racism.

Penn Live reports.

‘Unity’ event highlights accusations of racism at Millersville University

At Millersville University, a place where Black and Latino student populations have grown as much as 30 percent in recent years, minority students criticized administra...

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University of Tennessee Won’t Allow Christmas Parties

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 3:30pm

The school’s Orwellian ‘Office for Diversity and Inclusion’ has ruled that Christmas parties would be too exclusive.

FOX News reports.

University: Your holiday party cannot be a Christmas party in disguise

f you plan on having a Christmas party at the University of Tennessee be sure to leave the Baby Jesus and Santa Claus...

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University in Florida Tells Students to Run, Hide and Fight if Attack Happens

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

Didn’t the media recently criticize Ben Carson for suggesting you should fight back in an attack?

One university in Florida is telling students the same thing.

The Washington Post reports.

After a possible violent threat, a university tells its students to ‘run, hide, fight’

On Thursday, Florida Internation...

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Jewish Student Senator at U. Michigan Under Fire for Questioning Anti-Israel Protest

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 12:30pm

You’re not allowed to question the mob on college campuses today.

Peter Fricke reported at Campus Reform.

Jewish student senator faces probe for questioning anti-Israel protest

A Jewish student senator at the University of Michigan is fighting back against an ethics probe related to his criticism of an anti-Israel demonstration on campus last month.

“My...

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Assembly at Cornell University Votes for Gender Inclusive Restrooms and Locker Rooms

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 11:00am

What is up with the left’s obsession with bathrooms and locker rooms?

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell University Assembly Votes for Gender Inclusive Restrooms and Locker Rooms

Cornell’s University Assembly (UA) voted 9-0 to create gender inclusive restrooms and locker rooms across campus in a meeting on Tuesday.

The resolution, titled “Adoption of an Inclusive...

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Students Now Able to Have 7-Eleven Deliver to Dorms

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 9:30am

Laziness will no longer be a barrier from getting a Slurpee.

Time reports.

Lazy College Students Can Now Have 7-Eleven Munchies Delivered to Their Dorms

Escaping the “freshman 15” at some schools just got harder: 7-Eleven now delivers to dorms in five states.

The convenience store partnered with mobile app Tapingo to bring dorm-room delivery...

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Letter to the Editor at Duke Takes Air Out of Protest Demands

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Posted by    Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8:00am

Not everyone on campus is buying into the protest culture.

The College Fix reports.

One letter to the editor at Duke punctures all the pretension in protest demands

Letters to the editor, like early-morning callers on C-SPAN, sometimes fall short of the ideal of civic participation.

Occasionally, though, a letter-writer hits the nail on the head...

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Suffolk University Ditches Conservative Leaning Think Tank

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 6:30pm

It’s all about politics and money from the Koch brothers. Pathetic.

The Boston Herald reported.

Months after liberal president takes over, Suffolk University tanks think tank

Just months after a liberal president took over Suffolk University, the right-leaning Beacon Hill Institute is being cut loose in what its director says is a politically motivated...

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Hamilton College Students Demand Censorship

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

Protesting free speech is the trendy new thing to do on campus.

Peter Hasson reports at the Daily Caller.

Students At N.Y. School Demand Censorship, Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A group of Hamilton College (New York) students published a list of almost forty demands on Tuesday, which the group insists that the university must begin implementing...

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Students at Cal Poly Release List of Diversity Demands

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 3:30pm

Why not? Everyone else is doing it, right?

Peter Fricke reports at Campus Reform.

Cal Poly students submit laundry list of diversity demands

Even some supporters are pessimistic that officials at California Polytechnic State University will be able to meet all 41 demands for diversity initiatives listed in an extensive ultimatum from an unofficial...

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The AntI-Israel Problem at American Universities

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

The embrace of the BDS movement by some in academia is a stain on higher education.

Caroline B. Glick writes at Minding the Campus.

Our AntI-Israel American Universities

The foundations of American Jewish life are under assault today in ways that were unimaginable a generation ago. Academia is ground zero of the onslaught. The...

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Federal Government Paid University in Florida $450K To Scare Kids About Climate Change

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:30pm

It was spent to make a low budget video game.

The College Fix reports.

Feds pay university $450K to scare kids about climate change

What are your tax dollars wasted on? Well, for one thing, this indoctrination:

The National Science Foundation gave the University of South Florida a nearly $450,000 federal grant to develop a...

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Harvard Changes Term ‘House Masters’ Because of Word’s Association With Slavery

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11:00am

More political correctness and the banishment of scary words. What about Master’s degrees?

The Crimson reports.

House Masters ‘Unanimously’ Agree To Change Title

The masters of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses have unanimously agreed to change their title, a term that some students criticize as associated with slavery and has come under scrutiny as...

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Some Colleges Charge Hefty Application Fees

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 9:30am

Before paying the large tuition comes the expensive application fee.

US News reports.

Colleges that Charge Students the Most to Apply

California’s Stanford University charged students $90 per application, more than any other school that reported data in 2015.

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies...

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Communist Students Declare Capitalism is Violence

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Posted by    Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 8:00am

No word yet on how many of these communist students own iPhones.

The College Fix reports.

Communist students declare capitalism ‘violence,’ then cuss out students defending free market

The Red Student Faction student group at the University of New Mexico defines capitalism as a “system of violence,” yet some of its members recently took...

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Black Alum Made Racist Threats to Black Students at Kean University

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:30pm

It looks like racist threats at Kean University were part of another campus hoax.

PIX 11 News reports.

Black alum and protest leader at Kean University allegedly threatened to kill black students in shocking anonymous tweets

The person who repeatedly threatened to kill African American students at the state university here was actually an...

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Amherst College Students Make Demands on Campus Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

A sad scenario recently took place at Amherst College where students are struggling with the concept of free speech.

The New York Times reports.

With Diversity Comes Intensity in Amherst Free Speech Debate

Hundreds of students crammed into Amherst College’s Robert Frost Library for a sit-in against racial injustice that turned into a confessional,...

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The Most Expensive College Turns Out To Be A Bargain

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 3:30pm

The most expensive college in the U.S. is a tiny school that you may have never heard of.

CNN Money reports.

Why America’s most expensive college is a bargain

Harvey Mudd, a private liberal arts college outside Los Angeles, charged $67,155 for tuition, room and board this year. That’s $23,200 more than the average...

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FIRE Explains the Rights of Student Journalists

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 2:00pm

If you ever wanted to know more about this topic, FIRE is the best resource.

This should probably be viewed by all student journalists.

The FIRE blog has more.

In light of recent high-profile threats to a free student press on college campuses nationwide—including threats to defund student publications for publishing controversial material and...

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