It looks like another campus black student group is issuing demands.
There’s a lot of truth to what Obama says here but it probably won’t score him any points with his base.
Andrew Johnson of National Review has the story.
Obama Alienates Base, Telling Off Art-History Majors
In an effort to encourage more young people to consider jobs in “the trades,” President Obama took a...
It looks like the math team of Common Core has done it again!
The latest nightmarishly awful Common Core math worksheet to bubble up courtesy of Twitter is for third graders, according to Twitchy.
Here it is, in all its surreal, subtly cruel glory:
My 3rd grader’s #CommonCore math homework. Note that there are...
Jim Windham of See Thru Edu has a new post about the real world of college financing that may surprise you.
Exposing the Dirty Little Secret in College Finance
A recent article in The Wall Street Journal by Douglas Belkin exposes a shady element of college finance that, while long- and well-known by...
In an upcoming release, The Monuments Men, an unlikely World War II platoon rescues art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returns them to their owners.
It looks like they missed one, and it landed at the University of Oklahoma.
The Jewish Daily Forward reports some details on the history of the pa...
Confused? You should be. This is the efficiency of your government at work.
College Fix editor Nathan Harden reports.
True Story: Government Conducted a Study of a Study about Studies
The United States government paid for a study to analyze a Defense Department study that evaluated a series of other studies.
This really happened.
Last year, the University of Tennessee hosted a Sex Week so distasteful that it inspired law school student Brandon Whiteley to detail The Big Orange Screw.
Fox New’s Bill O’Reilly also had a report covering the controversy.
Student reporter Jessica Carr offers a description of some of this year’s events.
UT Sex Week has...
Dr. Helen Smith is a psychologist and author who you may know as the wife of Instapundit blogger, Glenn Reynolds.
She was recently interviewed by Jerry Bowyer of Forbes.
Welcome To “Girlington”: Helen Smith On How College Is Becoming A Hostile Working Environment For Men
Jerry: “There’s a sort of universal theme in twentieth...
The plight of adjunct professors is such that it was recently asked, “Are adjunct professors the fast-food workers of the academic world?”
However, instead of addressing the “supply vs demand” issue at the core of this development, a new book from a longtime adjunct activist Keith Hoeller claims that working conditions for...
Administrators at McMaster University in Canada have banned a book that some people have deemed offensive.
Even worse, the school has suspended students just for reading it.
Adam Kissel of the Panam Post reports.
Canada: Students Cheer as University Violates Free Speech
McMaster University administrators in Canada have effectively banned a book they find immoral,...
A new report says that textbook costs are so high hey are impacting the class choices students are making.
However, the textbook publishers dispute the findings. Inside Higher Ed’s Allie Grasgreen has this analysis:
Despite some recent improvement in textbook market options and transparency, rising prices continue to hinder students who, in the...
No wonder the Modern Language Association blocked so many news agencies from covering their conference.
Accuracy in Academia reports.
Environmental Activism in English Literature
A panel at the Modern Language Association’s annual meeting in Chicago on environmental sustainability and its role in English literature featured Foothill College’s Scott Lankford, Geoffrey Martin of the Harry...
This is certainly one way out of a bad student debt problem!
Unfortunately, for one North Carolina student, her solution — while humorous — wasn’t exactly legal. Only the US Treasury is allowed to print massive amounts of money at will.
The Raleigh News Observer reports that a student was busted with nearly...
Sounds like some members of the student body need to do some growing up.
Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed reports.
Students (and plenty of professors) love snow days. But when they can’t get what they want, is that any reason for a blizzard of hate on Twitter?
That is among the questions...
We recently reported that one professor at a Buddhist Institution, Naropa University, was suspended for refusing to speak in class.
It looks like his career has been reincarnated.
A religious studies professor in Colorado who was suspended after his silent protest against alleged racial bias led to complaints about his refusal to speak...
Maybe Rutgers is taking a cue from the University which is offering a course on two other pop stars.
The College Fix reports.
Rutgers University Offers Course on Beyonce
Rutgers University offers a course on pop sensation Beyoncé Knowles.
Called “Politicizing Beyoncé,” the Department of Women and Gender Studies’ class aims to look at the...
Members of the Northwestern University football team poised to go down in history for something they are doing off the field.
Bloomberg contributor Jonathan Mahler has these details:
You might say that we’ve been building toward this moment for a little while now. ESPN reports that the movement to unionize began with Northwestern’s...
What a great message to send to the student body. This report is an update to this story.
Robby Soave of The Daily Caller has the details.
UMich meets demands of black students who threatened ‘physical action’
After making a list of seven demands and threatening “physical action” if they were not met within...
Here’s to hoping, “Like Father, Like Son”.
Right Wisconsin reports that Gov. Scott Walker’s son, Matthew, has launched a bid to become the chairman of the Wisconsin College Republicans.
“While many say that millennials are liberal, I have seen growing numbers of conservative students across Wisconsin,” Matthew Walker wrote in a statement announcing...
The professor is Jonathan Turley of George Washington University who College Insurrection readers may remember from a previous post.
Hat tip to Allahpundit of Hot Air.
Linda Feldmann of the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Is Barack Obama an imperial president?
In their use of executive orders, Bush and Obama are virtually tied: In his first...
Bring out the Greek pillars for this analysis!
It is popular now to talk...