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TRIFECTA! Michgan Teacher Union’s Newest Deal Discriminates Against Whites, Men & Christians

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 3:30pm

In the interest of full disclosure, I must admit to being a graduate of the Ferndale High School Class of 1980.

Some of the most amazing and wonderful people I have met in life were the teachers I had while attending public school in that district (special shout-out to my teachers for...

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Secular Pro-Life Movement Gains Support on College Campuses

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

It’s important to note that these students are not anti-religion or anti-Christian. It will be interesting to see if this movement continues to grow.

Katie England writes at The College Fix.

Secular Pro-Life Movement Gains Support At College Campuses, Under-30 Crowd

You don’t have to believe in God to be pro-life.

That’s the message Kelsey...

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Harvard Students’ Israel Tour Includes Stop at Arafat’s Grave

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 12:30pm

While I would hope this visit was in the interest of making sure Yasser Arafat was dead, it doesn’t look like that was the case.

William Bigelow of Breitbart files this report:

As part of the “Harvard College Israel Trek 2014,” some of Harvard’s students recently visited the grave of former PLO terrorist...

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Scary Student Loan Debt Chart of the Day

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:00am

Student loans are still growing faster than any form of debt in the US. Take a look at the chart below which shows consumer debt changes from 2003 to 2013.

Note the blue line which keeps going up.

Education by the Numbers reports.

Student loans still growing faster than any other debt and now...

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Stanford Alumnus Scolds Students Who Denied “Traditional Marriage” Event Funding

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9:30am

“Trying to silence others because one fears what they might say is no way to learn. “

We recently reported that the Stanford University Graduate Student Council denied a request from a student group, the Stanford Anscombe Society , for $600 to bring speakers to a conference on marriage and family issues.  Students cited that the event would support “hate speech”.

Jennifer S. Bryson, Ph.D., has a BA from...

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Rand Paul Gets a Standing Ovation… at UC Berkeley

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Posted by    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 8:00am

Republican Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spoke to a student forum at the left leaning UC Berkeley this week and was met with cheers. If you needed further proof that liberty is bipartisan, here you go.

Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Republican Rand Paul fires up a Berkeley crowd

Cheered by a...

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Brown Student Agency asks Frat Members to Take Bartending Course

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:30pm

Lessons will help distribute alcohol safely, reduce EMS rate.

Too often, College Insurrection covers the tragic deaths of students that are related to alcohol.

Now, a Brown University student organization is asking that frat brothers take a bartending course, so that they may learn the rules rules of alcohol safety.

Brown Student Agencies is working with Greek Council...

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College Bubble – The Documentary

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 5:00pm

The video below was created by a company called Crush The Street and it addresses many of the issues we’ve repeatedly covered here at College Insurrection.

The higher education bubble is real, the bubble will eventually burst and the problem is being driven by government spending in the same scenario as the...

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Pennsylvania State U. Student – My Time at CPAC

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 3:30pm

Professor Jacobson, Aleister, and other members of  Team Insurrection attended CPAC 2014, where Legal Insurrection was given the “Blog Bash Blogger of the Year” accolades.

Pennsylvania State University student Terence Ford was there, too. He filed this report:

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling with the Penn State...

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Debunking ‘Rape Culture’ on College Campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 2:00pm

In a new post at Minding the Campus, KC Johnson examines the issue of ‘Rape Culture’ and suggests there’s a certain amount of fraud attached to the issue.

‘Rape Culture’ Fraud–Unmasking a Delusion

Anyone who follows the contemporary media closely is doubtless familiar with the suddenly ubiquitous phrase “rape culture.” In the context...

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Yale student worries about consequences of anonymous, amateur online psychological therapy

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:30pm

We have often noted the unintended consequences of student antics in an Instragram world.

Yale student Caroline Posner has some thoughtful observations on the potential aftermath of student commentary in online emotional revelations:

…But with Internet anonymity, as we all heard in middle school, comes a number of concerns — and Yale PostSecret...

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Michigan Considers Plan to Provide College for “Free”

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:00am

There are so many things wrong with the way this plan is being presented.

First of all, it isn’t free. Students would pay for their education out of their future job earnings for years.

Second, this plan assumes a 100% employment rate for graduates. Have the authors looked at the unemployment rates for...

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Colorado Mountain College part-time staff latest victim of Obamacare

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 9:30am

It looks like staff members at one Colorado college are more Obamacare victims.

Colorado Mountain College is prohibiting part-time faculty from working more than 30 hours per week to avoid the Obamacare mandate to provide part-time employees with health insurance, the Aspen Daily News reports:

The school relies heavily on adjuncts — there are only...

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Feminist Prof Who Attacked Pro-Life Teen Claims She Had Moral Right

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Posted by    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8:00am

We recently told you about Professor Mireille Miller-Young who physically assaulted a teenager on a college campus and stole her pro-life sign.

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller provides an unbelievable update.

Feminist prof now claims ‘MORAL RIGHT’ to attack 16-year-old abortion foe, destroy sign

The police department at the University of California, Santa...

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Harvard Opens its First Bitcoin ATM

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:30pm

We have noted that students nationwide are clamoring for the increased use of the digital currency, Bitcoin, for campus transactions.

Harvard has responded by opening its first Bitcoin ATM.

Clover Food Lab, a vegetarian and vegan restaurant chain located on Holyoke St., installed the first Bitcoin ATM in Harvard Square Monday morning.

The ATM...

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Colleges Increasingly Pushed to Prove Graduate Success Rates

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

It makes perfect sense. Now that college has become such a huge financial burden for so many families, why wouldn’t people want a sense of their return on investment?

Melissa Korn writes at the Wall Street Journal.

Colleges Are Tested by Push to Prove Graduates’ Career Success

College admissions officers trumpet graduates’ success in...

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Canadian university’s student election results: “None of the Above” landslide winner

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 3:30pm

Tthe board will consist entirely of vacant chairs all summer.

The last time we checked in with the University of Windsor, it had becomes the first Canadian university to approve BDS through an undergrad vote.

The students have voted again, with intriguing results that might be far more inspirational to American college students as well as voters in our November election.

Christmas has...

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The War to Save the Humanities Might Need a Better Army

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 2:00pm

As we’ve reported before, the Humanities are currently in the doldrums of academia. A number of Humanities teachers are now trying to save the field but as Bernie Reeves writes at National Review, things could be going better.

Humanities Report Misses Mark

The alarming statistic that only 7.6% of college graduates in 2010...

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UC Berkeley Student: An Armed Campus is a Polite Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:30pm

University of California – Berkeley student Jacob F. Grant is truly on the front lines, when it comes to defending the Second Amendment.

In The Daily Californian, he reminds students of some of its benefits.

…Thus, it would seem that those hoping to restrict people’s legal right to guns are on the wrong...

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Kansas University Grad Students to Lose Work Hours Under Obamacare

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00am

As you’ll read below, this problem isn’t limited to Kansas University. Many grad students around the country could face new hardships under Obamacare.

Ben Unglesbee of the Lawrence Journal World reports.

Discussions on limiting KU grad student work hours prompts alarm

Kansas University graduate students are sounding alarms over a proposal within the university...

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Real World Intrudes on Two Colleges as Faculty Complain About Layoffs

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9:30am

The realities of the “Higher Education Bubble” have intruded on two campuses recently, and professors are angry to find out that jobs can be eliminated without faculty involvement or even awareness of the possibility.

Inside Higher Ed’s Colleen Flaherty offers these details:

Laying off faculty should be the last course of action for...

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Ithaca College Prof – U.S. Criminal Justice System Akin to Modern Day Slavery

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 8:00am

It sounds like the professor, who teaches a course called Politics of Whiteness, could find racism just about anywhere.

Andrew Desiderio writes at The College Fix.

Prof: U.S. Criminal Justice System Racist, Akin to Modern-Day Slavery

The reason black and Latino men are incarcerated at far greater rates than white men is because “institutionalized...

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