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Socialists at Winthrop University Celebrate Abortion With Wire Hanger Display

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Posted by    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8:00am

Sick. Absolutely sick. At least they don’t have to worry about their display being thrown in the trash as pro-life displays often are.

Katherine Timpf of Campus Reform reported.

College socialists celebrate abortion with wire hanger display

The Socialist Student Union at Winthrop University covered the DiGiorgio Campus Center’s lawn in wire hangers to...

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In a Divorce, Who is Responsible for Student Loans?

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:30pm

In a world where obtaining both student loans and divorce is easy, The Wall Street Journal’s Charlie Wells asks the important question: In a divorce, who is responsible for the education debt?

For many young couples today, marriage means more than loving, honoring and cherishing each other—it also means taking on a...

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College Offers Course on “The Theology of Harry Potter”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

Why not offer a course on how to write a blockbuster like Harry Potter and make millions? Where do I sign up for that course?

Samantha Watkins of The College Fix reported.

College Offers Religion Course – on Harry Potter

“The Theology of Harry Potter” is a religion course recently offered at Centre College...

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Washington and Lee U. students theaten “civil disobedience” if diversity demands not met

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

Want Acknowledgement of Gen. Lee’s “Racist”, “Dishonorable” Conduct!

Student groups seem to be getting more aggressive when it comes to making demands related to “diversity”.

We reported that University of Michigan and Dartmouth students threatened “physical action” if their dem...

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Libertarian Writer Charles Murray Disinvited from Speaking at Azusa Pacific University

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

Murray’s talk has been scheduled for months but the school axed his appearance because they thought it might hurt people’s feelings.

Pathetic.

He has written an open letter to the students of the school at the American Enterprise Institute website.

Charles Murray: An open letter to the students of Azusa Pacific University

I was scheduled...

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North Dakotans Push for Legislation Protecting Student Journalists

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

A group of students and staff at the University of Jamestown (UJ) in North Dakota are pushing for legislation that would protect student journalists.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is following the drive closely.

Though the text of the bill has not yet been finalized, its advocates intend the “New...

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Texas and Rick Perry Keep the $10K Degree Dream Alive

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:00am

It’s worth noting that this issue goes all the way back to the fall of 2012. Good to know they’re still working on it.

Thomas K. Lindsay of See Through Edu has the story.

Texas’s ‘Impossible’ $10K Degree Marches On

When Bill Ayers observed that “...

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UNC’s Academic Fraud Whistleblower Mary Willingham Resigns

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 9:30am

We have been closely following the reports of academic fraud perpetrated by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill athletic department.

The whistleblower in that case, Mary Willingham, has resigned after meeting with the Chancellor.

Mary Willingham, an academic adviser at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says she will leave the...

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Eastern Connecticut State Prof Says Colleges Will Close if Republicans Win the Senate

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 8:00am

I have news for the professor… they’re gonna close anyway.

The part about colleges closing, by the way, is the nicest thing he has to say. Caleb Bonham of Campus Reform has the story.

Professor: ‘Racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people’ want to stop blacks, Latinos from voting

professor at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) was...

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Chicago Schools to offer “Afro-centric” curriculum as part of Common Core program

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:30pm

Not content with gutting useful math skills and rewriting history, organizers of the Common Core program in Chicago are now planning to focus on “Afro-centric” material in their districts.

Chicago public schools are set to introduce a new Afro-centric...

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Obama Gets Icy Reception from College Students in Pennsylvania

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

It looks like Obama’s magic touch with college crowds may be a thing of the past.

Cortney O’Brien of Townhall reports.

Ouch: College Students Give Obama a Cold Reception in Pennsylvania

The president’s speeches may need to be accompanied by a laugh track from now on, consider...

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Loyola Student Looks at Catholics and the GOP

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 3:30pm

As tw0 beloved modern popes — John Paul II and John XXIII — are poised to be canonized, Loyola University student Matthew Lamb takes a look at Catholics and their role in American politics.

…[T]the Republican Party is much closer to the Catholic Church on social issues than the Democrat Party, and...

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Purdue Students Create Plan to Colonize the Moon

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:00pm

College students are now doing the job NASA used to do.

CBS News in Houston reported.

College Students Create $550 Billion Plan To Colonize Moon

A team of Purdue University students has created a $550 billion plan to colonize the moon as part of a senior design...

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Western Michigan U. Gives Rapper a Bad Rap, Bans Campus Pefrormance

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 12:30pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has a report on the case of a Western Michigan University student group whose invite to a rap artist was rejected based on false charges.

The Kalamazoo Peace Center (KPC) had invited activist and rapper Boots Riley to give a performance at their annual...

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College Republicans at U. Iowa Hold Outreach Campaign

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:00am

College Republicans should probably do more outreach on campuses around the nation. It certainly couldn’t hurt.

Chris Higgins of The Daily Iowan reports.

College Republicans shift focus

The University of Iowa College Republicans will hold its Grand Old Party outreach campaign this week. Members will host events such as a roundtable with congressional candidate...

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College student makes his last tuition payment entirely in pennies!

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:30am

At least one college student is graduating debt free.

And, he is making his last payment in pennies to make a point about sensible budgeting for college education.

Andrew Magbee has become a role model for many college going students who are struggling to repay their loans. The 24-year-old Southwestern Christian University senior...

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Pro-Life Display at George Washington University Thrown in the Trash

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8:00am

A sad situation we’ve seen played out too many times before.

Andrew Desiderio of The College Fix reports.

Vandals Deface, Throw Away Pro-Life Display at George Washington University

Vandals at George Washington University recently defaced – then threw away – a pro-life sign that read “in memory of the lives lost each year by...

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Bryant University Bans Selfies at Graduation Ceremony

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Posted by    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 5:00pm

Administrators at Bryant University must be doing a fine job if this is the biggest problem the school has to deal with.

Cassie Fambro of Al.com reports.

University bans taking ‘selfies’ at graduation ceremony

A Rhode Island school has made an announcement that may stop many Instagrammers dead in their tracks– no selfies...

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A sneak preview of the new and improved SAT questions

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Posted by    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 3:30pm

College Board releases more detail on ideas behind the new version of the SAT  — and some sample questions.

Let’s hope they’re better than those we have reported for Common Core!

Inside Higher Ed’s Scott Jaschik files this report:

Today, the College Board is releasing much more detail about the thinking behind new sections...

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UMass Dartmouth Prof Rips Administration in Resignation Letter

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Posted by    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

Sounds like UMass Dartmouth has some serious staff relations issues to work on.

Erin Smith of The Boston Herald reported.

UMass Dartmouth professor quits, rips administrators

Clyde W. Barrow, a prominent political scholar at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is leaving the school, accusing administrators of hiding behind security systems and driving away hordes...

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U. of Utah pays tribute to keep its official “Ute” nickname

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Posted by    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 12:30pm

The good news: At least a university has managed to retain something in the wake of campus PC-mania!

In a new five-year-agreement with leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe, University of Utah states it will retain ‘Ute’ as the official name for sports teams. The Memorandum of Underst...

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Letter to the Cornell Daily Sun Denounces Recent Piece on Rape Culture

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Posted by    Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11:00am

We recently published an excerpt from a piece in the Cornell Daily Sun about rape culture. Apparently, not everyone at Cornell was happy about that piece.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Danger of Rape Culture Denial

To the Edi...

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