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The Cornell Daily Sun: #1 Student Newspaper

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00am

Cornell looks like it has more than just great Clinical Law Professors.

Business Insider takes an in-depth look at The Cornell Daily Sun, which as been voted top student publication.

Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, is not known for providing an education in media: The Ivy League university has no academic journalism...

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Georgetown Has a Condom Bandit

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 6:30pm

As we’ve reported, a Georgetown law class requires students to work for a pro-abortion group.

Now, the school is trying to deal with one student who has an entirely different notion of sex-based activism:

Several envelopes stuffed with free condoms that some pro-choice students at the Catholic Georgetown University tape to their dorm-room doors have been hit...

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Video – Greg Lukianoff of The FIRE Addresses Free Speech on College Campuses

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 5:00pm

FIRE President Greg Lukianoff recently gave a presentation at the CATO Institute in which he addressed many of the campus free speech issues covered here at College Insurrection.

I highly recommend that you watch the whole thing.

 
 
 
 

Kent State Says “Aloha” to $17,000 for Hawaiian Sex Week

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:30pm

College Insurrection has recently featured stories on college theme parties and campus sex weeks.

Kent State University recently blended these two events together…and pay...

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Movie Studio Threatens U. New Hampshire Over Harry Potter Course

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 2:00pm

Wait a minute. The University of New Hampshire offers a course on Harry Potter? Really?

Breitbart News reports.

Warner Bros. Threatens University Over ‘Harry Potter’ Reading Course

A major movie studio wants a New Hampshire university to reconsider its use of the Harry Potter brand. And...

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A Treasury of Rejected Columbia Cover Letters

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 12:30pm

College students are struggling to find jobs in a challenging economic climate.

To lighten the mood during their searches, Columbia University student Walker Harrison shares a humorous cover letters supposedly found at the school’s career center as examples...of what not to do!

To Whom It May Concern,

I write to express my interest in...

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Alleged Rape Case at Ohio University is Likely False and Mired in Misinformation

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11:00am

In October, College Insurrection reported on an unfolding sex scandal at Ohio University which began with photos promoted in social media and ended with allegations of rape.

Since then, all hell has broken loose at the school.

Cathy Young has written a detailed follow up piece at Minding The Campus.

The Hyped Campus Rape...

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U. Arizona Student Says Media not Covering Obamacare Successes

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 9:30am

It looks like one student will soon be getting a real education.

Among all the reports being released about Americans being dumped from health plans they like and have had from years, and televised examples of reporters’ troubles with the Obamacare website, University of Arizona literature and history student Erik Shell asserts...

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Brown University May Discipline Students Who Shouted Down Ray Kelly

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

The Brown students who shouted down Ray Kelly should be disciplined.

Mob rule has no place in higher education.

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

Update: Brown U. might discipline lefty hecklers after all

Brown University will form a committee to consider bringing disciplinary charges against students...

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U. Colorado Student: Why the US Debt Ceiling is Frightening

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:30pm

Many students are shocked by the enormous debt load they are carrying to fun their college education.

University of Colorado – Boulder student Ellis Arnold says that the country’s debt situation is even scarier.

Congress ended the fight over the debt ceiling last Thursday, raising it to a limit that is expected to...

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Video – Jesse Watters Visits the Sexiest College in America

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:00pm

And just which institution of higher learning is the sexiest college in America? The University of Wisconsin at Madison, apparently.

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U. Arkansas Student: Japan Targets Chinese Drones

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:30pm

In Legal Insurrection, we covered the story of one Colorado town’s plans to shoot down drones over its airspace.

Now, the concept has gone international and University of Arkansas student T.J Stallbaumer analyses the developments:

Last week, the Japanese made quite an announcement: They will begin shooting down foreign drones that enter their...

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Breast Feeding U. Chicago Grad Students Want Private Space to Pump Milk

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:00pm

There’s probably a boob joke in here somewhere but I have far too much class to go there.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed reports.

A Room of One’s Own

Some graduate students at the University of Chicago who are breastfeeding mothers and away from their babies during the day want a private place...

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School Bans Georgia Army Vet for Posting Weapons Permit Photo

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:30pm

One Georgia school as taken “zero tolerance” gun policies to the extreme, and banned one Army veteran for posting a photo of her weapon permit.

An Army veteran living in Georgia says she wants an apology from her daughter’s former school after being banned from the building for posting a photo of...

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Should Repayment of Student Loans be Based on One’s Earnings?

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00am

Like everything the left proposes, this idea seems interesting on paper but as George Leef points out, practice is another issue.

From Each According to His Earnings

Until about five years ago, few people said much about America’s federal student loan system. There was no talk of a “crisis,” and discussions about change...

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Atheists Securing ‘Secular Safe Zones’ on American Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 9:30am

Given the First Amendment struggles of student religious groups on campus, it could be argued that atheists have their argument backwards.

However, a group of non-believers is proceeding with a special anti-bullying plan just for them:

Saying atheists are bullied and ridiculed, the Secular Student Alliance this fall launched a “Secular Safe Zones”...

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College Football Crowd Boos Mention of the President

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 8:00am

While I completely understand the sentiment, this wasn’t fair to the service members who were being sworn in.

CBS St. Louis reports.

Crowds Boo During National Guard Ceremony at Mizzou Football Game

It happened again. Three months after a rodeo clown mocked the president at the Missouri State Fair, fans at a Missouri-Tennessee football...

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Top 20 Universities Producing The Most Employable Graduates

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

As many high school students are beginning the arduous process of filing college applications, Business Insider has published a handy list…of the top 20 universities around the world that produce the most employable graduates.

The good news: Eight of those schools are in the United States.

The bad news: Many of those schools...

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Rogers State U. Requires Student Protesters to Register a “Campus Expression Form”

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 5:00pm

This ridiculous speech code has earned the monthly prize from The FIRE.

Samantha Harris reports.

Speech Code of the Month: Rogers State University

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for November 2013: Rogers State University.

The Student Code (PDF) at Oklahoma’s Rogers State University includes a policy on “Campus Expression” that provides, in...

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Gay Sex Pundit’s $24K Lecture on Fisting and Fetishes

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 3:30pm

File this story under “Gay Pride.”

The following contains graphic material. Please be advised.

The notoriously raunchy and popular homosexual sex advice columnist and pundit Dan Savage visited the University of Oregon in mid-October, and more recently it was revealed thanks to a public records request that he was paid $24,000 for his talk, which...

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