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Raunch Rules at Harvard’s Sex Week

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

Somehow, I don’t think the offerings of sex week were what the founders of Harvard had in mind.

Mark Tapson of The Federalist provides a review of the events.

Institution Of Lower Learning: Sex Week At Harvard

If you couldn’t make Harvard University’s recent fourth annual Sex Week, you missed out on some stimulating...

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Oregon State Seeks to Re-Open 16 Year Old Sexual Assault Case

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

According to the President of OSU the existence of a statute of limitations on sexual assault cases is “appalling”, but gosh darn it if he won’t try to railroad the accused anyway.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

OSU looks to punish accused students 16 years after alleged sexual assault

Declaring...

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UCLA Student Government Passes Anti-Israel BDS Resolution

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

These are the same BDS supporting students who fought to keep the press away from this meeting.

Kendal Mitchell and Joseph Vescera of the Daily Bruin reported.

USAC passes divestment resolution with 8-2-2 vote

The undergraduate student government voted 8-2-2 at its meeting Tuesday night to pass a resolution that calls for the University...

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Yale School of Medicine’s Task Force on Gender Equity Launches

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

Meanwhile, doctor in sex harassment case says school’s actions “false and defamatory.”

Yale’s School of Medicine recently launched a “Task Force on Gender Equity”.

Meanwhile, a doctor who was removed as director of the cardiovascular research center over accusations of sexual misconduct, indicates he is being defamed while the school pursues a sex harassment case against him.

… Monday, Yale President Peter Salovey, Provost Ben...

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UC Berkeley Students More Offended by Israeli Flag Than ISIS Flag

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

This video is nothing short of astonishing. No one on campus lifts an eye when a guy starts waving an ISIS flag on Berkeley’s campus yet when he switches to an Israeli flag, the hatred and vitriol flows like a rushing river.

Via Maggie Lit of Campus Reform.

VIDEO: Berkeley students prefer ISIS...

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Elon University Replaces the Word “Freshman” With “First-Year” to Celebrate Diversity

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

Fun Fact: The word “man” originates from the Old English “mann”, which simply meant “human”, and combined with the prefix “wer-” to mean “male human” and “wif-” to mean “female human.”

Basically what I’m trying to say is that purging words with “man” in them in an attempt to get rid of...

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Harvard Arab Weekend Features Panel on the BDS Movement

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

Fair or not, people expect better than this from Harvard.

Sara K. Greenberg wrote this for the Harvard Crimson.

Reckless Sponsorship of Anti-Israelism

I never imagined that a day would come when some of the world’s leading corporations would fund calls for Israel’s destruction, let alone at one of the world’s most prestigious universities....

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Harvard Endowment Fills Tank with Texas Energy Stocks

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

I cannot wait to see what happens at Harvard when the campus “Big Oil is Evil” activists learn of their school’s latest endowment activity.

I sense another kind of “Black Mass” may be organized.

Harvard University’s endowment...

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U. Delaware Paper Will No Longer Use ‘Lady’ When Reporting Women’s Sports

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

The school mascot is a hen. Isn’t that more offensive than the word lady?

University Herald reported.

University of Delaware Student Newspaper to Nix ‘Lady’ When Referring to Women’s Sports Teams

The student newspaper at the University of Delaware (UD) has announced it will no longer use the term “Lady” when referring to the...

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Speaker Critical of Rape Culture Causes Protest at Brown

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

Some have even arranged “alternative events” for those too “traumatized” by the upcoming talk by Wendy McElroy, a research fellow at The Independent Institute.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Female scholar critical of ‘rape culture’ prompts uproar at Brown University

Students at Brown University are in a tizzy over the...

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Economics Profs Claim Ninety Percent Income Tax Rate Would Help the Rich

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

It sounds like these professors graduated from the redistributive school of economics.

Christopher White of the College Fix reports.

Ninety percent income tax rate would help the rich, economics professors claim

Opposing economist asks why disincentives in carbon tax wouldn’t apply to income tax

Economists at...

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“America’s Deadliest Frat” Allegedly Attacks Jewish Frat at U. Arizona

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

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fraternity whose  icy ‘torture’ of pledges that evoked Tarantino films and has led to its moniker of “America’s Deadliest Frat”,  is now facing another new crisis.

The University of Arizona put the fraternity on an interim suspension while it investigates a report that members attacked a Jewish frat.

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Prager University – Is the Customer Always Right?

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

As someone who has worked in retail, I can tell you the answer is no but you should watch this video featuring Dennis Prager himself.

Here’s more information.

Course Description

“The customer is always right” is a motto we hear often and it suggests that consumers only have rights and businesses only have obligations....

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In Preparation for Ferguson Verdict, Saint Louis University Gives Students Protesting Tips

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

The tips include recommendations for neutralizing tear gas and urges students not to bring “an address book, illegal drugs, weapons, or contact lenses.”

Nathan Rubbelke at The College Fix has the story:

Saint Louis University gives students protesting tips ahead of Brown verdict

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Saint Louis University officials recently sent students...

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Doctor Removed From Yale Medical School After Sexual Harassment Finding

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

He was initially moved to another position but women on the faculty protested.

Tamar Lewin of the New York Times reported.

Yale Medical School Removes Doctor After Sexual Harassment Finding

Yale Medical School has removed a doctor after a finding of sexual harassment as director of its Cardiov...

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U. of Maryland Student Explains Why a Republican is State’s New Governor

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:30pm

The impact of the Nov. 4th election tsunami is still being assessed.

Matt Dragonette, a junior at the University of Maryland, reviews the reasons for the biggest upset of the evening: Republican Larry Hogan win in Maryland’s gubernatorial election over incumbent Democrat Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown.

…Central to Hogan’s campaign was his use...

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Duke University Launches Investigation of Alleged Cheating in Computer Science Class

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

This investigation could take a while, considering the number of students who were enrolled in the course.

Jane Stancill of the Durham News reports.

Duke University investigates cheating in computer science classes

Duke University is investigating academic misconduct in a computer science course that enrolled hundreds of students.

University spokesman Keith Lawrence said Monday that...

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Student at Jesuit College Told He Can’t Openly Disagree with Gay Marriage

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

I’m pretty sure we’ve hit the point where we can’t even call Jesuits Catholics.

Matt Lamb at The College Fix has the story:

Student told he can’t openly disagree with gay marriage in class at Jesuit college

In an exclusive interview, student tells The College Fix...

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University Of Southern Maine Students Take Over Trustees Meeting to Protest Cuts

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:00pm

The higher ed bubble cometh. If these students are angry now, just wait.

From the Huffington Post.

Students Take Over University Of Southern Maine Trustees Meeting In Protest

University of Southern Maine students frustrated over budget cuts that eliminated programs and led to staff reductions disrupted University of Maine System trustees on Monday, marching...

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Catholic Loyola University student govt’ considers ‘gender neutral’ restrooms

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

The new bathrooms pair nicely with the pagan student club that has just been approved.

Loyola University Chicago’s student government is considering whether to recommend all restrooms on campus be made “gender-neutral.”

What’s not clear from the sponsor, however, is whether multi-stall restrooms would be open to men, women and trans students for...

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Headline: Professor Accused of Siphoning Funds from Student-run Meat Store

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11:00am

It may look like something out of The Onion but it isn’t.

From AZFamily.com.

UA professor accused of siphoning funds from student-run meat store

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store.

The Arizona Daily Star reports that authorities on Tuesday seized computers, cash, inventory...

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Harvard University Sued for Discriminating Against Asian-Americans in Admissions

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:30am

Harvard has apparently instituted a strict cap on the admission of Asian American students.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans, ‘similar challenges’ planned

It started with Jews in the 1920s and it continues with Asian-American students today, according to a lawsuit filed against Harvard for its...

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