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High School Debate Teams Want Championship Moved From Liberty University

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

This is a lame response to the Liberty University president’s recent remarks about guns.

WUSA reports.

Va. debaters want HS championships moved from Liberty University

Some high school debate teams in Virginia are planning to boycott the state championships unless they’re moved from Liberty University.

Debate team coaches and students are angry over Chancellor Jerry...

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Lawrence University Accidentally Prints Photo With Racial Slur in Newsletter

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 3:30pm

The school has since apologized for the mistake.

FOX 11 reports.

Lawrence University apologizes for printing photo with racial slur

Lawrence University is apologizing after a photo that included a racial slur was printed in the school’s newsletter.

The school says it was a mistake, but some say the situation is revealing a deeper issue.

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Three People at the University of Michigan Make More Than the School President

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

Nice work if you can get it. By the way, why does college tuition keep going up?

MLive reports.

Salary search for all 41,000 University of Michigan employees

In 2015, three University of Michigan employees had a higher base pay than President Mark Schlissel, and that two of them are assistant football coaches, the...

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Dartmouth College Professor Allegedly Caught in Sex Sting

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 12:30pm

His appointment to Brown University is under review after his arrest.

Providence Journal reports.

Sex sting puts Dartmouth College professor’s future at Brown in question

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Dartmouth College associate professor is on paid leave and his appointment to Brown University is under review after his arrest...

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College Students Dismissed for Sexual Assault Now Suing School

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 11:00am

The two students in question were cleared of charges and now they’re fighting back.

NBC News in New York reports.

2 Former Students Sue William Paterson University Over Sex Assault Charges

Two former William Paterson University students who were charged with sexual assault and expelled even though...

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Boston University Hockey Players Caught Gambling

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 9:30am

One player will not play for the rest of the season.

Boston Herald reports.

Nick Roberto off BU hockey team amid gambling probe

Boston University has announced that junior Nick Roberto will not play for the team for the balance of the season.

The news comes at the same time that the school revealed it...

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University of Louisville Faces Investigation Over Misuse of Funds

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 8:00am

Two people have already been placed on leave.

The Washington Post reported.

Another investigation into misuse of funds adds to University of Louisville’s recent turmoil

The University of Louisville placed two high-ranking officials on paid leave this month after local media reported that the FBI was investigating the officials for allegedly misappropriating federal grant...

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Watch Hillsdale College Perform O Holy Night

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

We hope you’re having a merry Christmas with family and friends.

Enjoy this incredible performance from Hillsdale College.

 
 
 
 

College Students Surprise Campus Security Guard With Christmas Gift

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 3:30pm

Here’a a nice story for the holiday from FOX News in Boston.

College students surprise security guard with big Christmas gift

A group of students at Georgia Institute of Technology showed their appreciation for a security guard in a special way.

According to a Facebook post by the school, students from the Scheller College...

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Colleges Continue to Spend Lavishly on Athletic Facilities

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 2:00pm

Students wonder why tuition keeps going up. Here’s one reason.

The Chicago Tribune reports.

Colleges spend fortunes on lavish athletic facilities

The people in charge of Clemson University’s athletic department have not settled on a design for the miniature golf course they are building for their football team, but they know it will have...

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Will Terrorism End Study Abroad Trips?

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 12:30pm

There is a major risk for student travelers.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Will college abroad trips disappear due to terror threat?

With the world becoming more violent every day, some wonder if studying abroad is still a safe learning experience for American students.

Travel concern has increased following the Paris terror attacks in November, in...

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College Students to Receive Restitution Over Deceptive Debit Cards

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11:00am

College students who were deceived over debit card fees will be reimbursed.

The Washington Post reports.

Why college students are getting $55 million in restitution

Hundreds of thousands of college students who were deceived about the terms of their debit cards by Higher One Holdings will receive a total of $55 million in restitution,...

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Marlboro College Fights to Keep Doors Open

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 9:30am

The college is taking volunteers to recruit students.

Market Place reports.

Marlboro College fights to stay alive

One hint that Marlboro College may not be for everyone: the 6-foot-high wooden poles sticking out of the ground, lining the walkways. They’re guides for the snow plows, an ominous sign of the coming winter.

“I didn’t even...

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Students Want a Catholic university to Denounce a Saint

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Posted by    Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:00am

The left continues randomly looking for things to protest.

The College Fix reports.

Students demand Catholic university denounce Saint Junípero Serra as mass murderer

Students also call on the University of San Diego to replace its mascot, Diego Torero, with a ‘non-human’ one

A coalition of students at the University of San Diego have demanded that administrators...

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Emmanuel College Choir Performs Perfect Arrangement of Carol of The Bells

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Merry Christmas to one and all from College Insurrection!

Enjoy this beautiful performance by the Emmanuel College Choir.

 
 
 
 

Prof Wants Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

One professor is doing all she can to take Christmas out of Christmas.

Mediaite reported.

This Week in PC Run Amok: School Professor Calls on Students to Say ‘Happy Federal Holiday’

A professor for political science at the University of Central Florida recently wrote an opinion piece for UCFToday calling for students to begin...

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Cornell Doesn’t Like Nativity Scenes or Angel Displays

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 2:00pm

War on Christmas? Don’t be ridiculous.

Todd Starnes reports at FOX News.

Naughty list: University says Nativity scenes, mistletoe not inclusive

The folks over at Cornell University are worried about “inclusive seasonal displays.” That’s academic code for Christmas decorations.

Cornell warned students that some “winter holiday displays” are not consistent with the university’s “commitment to...

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How to Do Well in College and Run a Startup

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 12:30pm

How in the world do you take care of school and the startup, both full-time jobs in themselves?

Forbes reports.

Here’s The Secret To Doing Well In College While Running A Startup

This is the third article in a series about how a group of students at Penn created a non-profit commercializing a product...

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Scientist Concerened About Demotion of Free Speech at Yale

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 11:00am

Higher education is supposed to be about the free exchange of ideas. That can’t happen without free speech.

From the FIRE blog.

Scientist: Demotion of Free Speech at Yale Imperils Intellectual Advances

Scientist Steven Benner was one of the student signatories to Yale University’s 1975 Woodward Report, which articulated the university’s commitment to free...

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Oberlin College Students Offended by Lack of Fried Chicken

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 9:30am

Students are complaining across the country about food!

New York Post reports.

Students at Lena Dunham’s college offended by lack of fried chicken

Students at an ultra-liberal Ohio college are in an uproar over the fried chicken, sushi and Vietnamese sandwiches served in the school cafeterias, complaining the dishes are “insensitive” and “culturally inappropriate.”

Gastronomically...

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Hilarious Song Parodies College Students Protesting High Tuition

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:00am

Reason TV has produced a music video that satirizes college students protesting the high cost of tuition.

Watch below.

 
 
 
 

Thomas Aquinas College Students Stage Amazing Christmas Music Flash Mob

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Students from Thomas Aquinas College recently converged at a mall in California and provided some unexpected holiday cheer.

Take a look below.

 
 
 
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