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Stanford Prof Allegedly Spiked Data Which Showed Green Energy is Bad For Jobs

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:00am

This is another case of distorting information that isn’t helpful to the progressive agenda.

Michael Bastasch reports at the Daily Caller.

Stanford Prof. Deletes Data From Study Showing Green Energy Will Kill Jobs

A Stanford professor is deflecting criticism after allegedly deleting data from research associated with a year-old study in order to avoid...

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Portland Community College Deems April Month for Whiteness Shaming

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 9:30am

They say it will analyze the “construct of whiteness” and how it creates racial inequality.

Campus Reform reports.

Portland Community College to devote an entire month to ‘whiteness’-shaming

Portland Community College has designated April “Whiteness History Month” (WHM), an “educational project” exploring how the “construct of whiteness” creates racial inequality.

“‘Whiteness History Month: Context, Consequences,...

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President of Northwestern University Defends Safe Spaces

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 8:00am

If you need a safe space, are you really ready to attend college?

The College Fix reports.

Northwestern University’s president defends ‘safe spaces’

Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, recently wrote a column defending campus “safe spaces.”

He tells one anecdote from another university about a group of black students at lunch who were asked...

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College Sponsors Field Trip to Black Lives Matter Protest

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 6:30pm

What a fun and educational trip this must have been.

Campus Reform reports.

Juniata College sponsors field trip to Black Lives Matter protest

Last month, Juniata College encouraged students to attend a school-sponsored field trip to participate in a Black Lives Matter protest.

“JUNIATA STUDENTS, ARE YOU READY TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY?!”...

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Rand Paul’s Choice to Skip Debate Was OK With Students

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

Paul has been courting student support pretty aggressively.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Skipping debate boosted Rand Paul’s stock with students

It’s possible that Rand Paul’s exclusion from the main stage of the latest presidential debate may have actually given his campaign a much-needed boost.

Paul’s National Youth Director Cliff Maloney Jr. told Red Alert Politics...

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American Historical Association Rejects Measure Criticizing Israel

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 3:30pm

Scholars question idea that one country should be “singled out.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Historians Reject Measure Criticizing Israel

ATLANTA — Members of the American Historical Association on Saturday voted down, 111 to 51, a resolution “upholding the rights of Palestinian faculty and students to pursue their education and research freely” and committing the...

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Ohio U. Race Protest Group Wants Mandatory ‘Cultural Competency’ Courses

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

Leftists love to require things of other people.

The College Fix reports.

Ohio U. race protest group wants establishment of mandatory ‘cultural competency’ courses

Members of the Ohio University activist group Black Lives Action Coalition (BLAC) want to see compulsory “cultural competency” courses established for the spring of 2017.

BLAC’s Olivia Busby said that she...

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Harvard Debate Champions Won by Praising Marxism

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 12:30pm

They said the global poor would be justified in pursuing a Marxist revolution.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

Praise for Marxist revolution gets Harvard duo crowned international debate champions

Fanelesibonge S. Mashwama ’17 and Bo Seo ’17 overtook hundreds of opponents to win the 2016 World Universities Debating Championship Sunday, becoming the second Harvard team...

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Prof Calls Out Liberal Agenda at University of Louisville

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 11:00am

It’s so refreshing to hear from a professor who isn’t a total leftist.

From the Courier-Journal.

U of L law professor: ‘Veered to partisan agenda’

n a recent commentary, one of my colleagues attempted to portray the law school’s decision to embrace “social justice” and “compassion”...

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Oklahoma High School Graduates Overwhelmingly Not Ready for College

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 9:30am

Money, alone, will not solve the problem.

Examiner Enterprise reports.

Too many Oklahoma graduates not prepared for college

Oklahoma’s common education policies continue to bear fruit at the university level — rotten fruit.

Thousands of Oklahoma students graduate high school each year. They’ve passed end-of-instruction tests in math, science, English and social students, and have...

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Man Quits Job to Teach at NYC High School, Regrets It

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Posted by    Monday, January 18, 2016 at 8:00am

The New York Post tells the story of Ed Boland, who left a comfortable life and career behind to teach in New York City only to find out he couldn’t handle it.

My year of terror and abuse teaching at a NYC high school

In 2008, Ed Boland, a well-off New Yorker who...

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The Constitution Rewritten by Sensitive College Students

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

How bad are things on college campuses? Even the liberals at The New Yorker are making fun of the situation.

The Constitution of the United States, As Edited by the College Sensitivity Committee

PREAMBLE

We the People [not ALL the people] of the United States [U.S.-centric!] in Order to form a more perfect Union...

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BLM Activist to Campaign for Bernie Sanders at Black Colleges

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 3:30pm

Shaun King of Black Lives Matter is now going to campaign for Bernie Sanders on campus at black colleges.

Chuck Ross reports at the Daily Caller.

Bernie Sanders Taps Shaun King To Campaign For Him At Black Colleges

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has invited a controversial activist and journalist who has asserted that white...

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Columbia Journalism School Sounds Like a Training Camp for Liberal Media

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

Columbia Journalism School is not politically balanced.

Fraser Seitel writes at O’Dwyer.

The Fall of the Columbia Journalism School

Full disclosure: After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism many, many years ago, I was rejected for admission to the nation’s foremost graduate school for budding reporters, the Columbia University School...

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How Are Recent College Grads Doing?

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 12:30pm

“Working as a barista after college is not as common as you might think.”

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Federal Reserve economists say recent college grads are doing better than many believe

The recent college graduate working in Starbucks is the nightmare of many parents and also of college admissions officers, who feel that stories...

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Student at Women’s College Explains Why She Rejects Feminism

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 11:00am

The writer of this article attends Barnard College and explains why she rejects feminism.

From Quillette.

I’m Not a Feminist—Even Though I Attend a Women’s College

As a student at Barnard College, one of the few women’s colleges in America, identifying as a feminist is de rigueur. Just like lamenting the cost of tuition...

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Academics Suffer From College Bowl Games

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 9:30am

Academics is paying for athletics.

Time Money reports.

Why Students Are the Biggest Losers in Today’s College Bowl Games

Win Big. Lose Big.

That could be the epitaph for this year’s college football bowl games. For three weeks starting on December 19, American viewers had the opportunity to gorge on 40 televised games, most of...

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Law School Parody Ad Causes Sensation on YouTube

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Posted by    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 8:00am

Watch the two short videos below and compare. The first one is real, the second is parody.

Via Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog.

The [real] ad tells the remarkable story of Deng Adut is Sudanese refugee who was taken from his mother and forced to fight with Ethiopian rebels, escaped to Western Sydney,...

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Should Harvard be Free for Undergraduates?

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Posted by    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

The argument being made here is that Harvard doesn’t really need the money generated by undergrad tuition.

Stephanie Saul reports at the New York Times.

How Some Would Level the Playing Field: Free Harvard Degrees

Should Harvard be free?

That is the provocative question posed by a slate of candidates running for the Board of...

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Conservative Professors Vastly Outnumbered on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 3:30pm

While we all know that academia is overwhelmingly liberal, this new report from the Daily Signal shows how bad it really is.

Liberal Professors Outnumber Conservative Faculty 5 to 1. Academics Explain Why This Matters

Professors in higher education have become notably more liberal during the past 25 years, according to a recent...

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College Supporters of Bernie Sanders Don’t Understand Economics

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Posted by    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

The widespread support for Bernie Sanders on college campuses speaks volumes and not in a good way.

Allan H. Meltzer of the Hoover Institution.

College Students Flunk Economics

The enthusiastic response of college students to Senator Bernie Sanders’ “democratic socialism” is one of the most surprising and dispiriting events of the current presidential campaign....

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The Safest College Campuses Have Something in Common

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Posted by    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 12:30pm

The safest campuses are faith-based colleges and universities.

Business Insider reports.

The 25 safest college campuses in America

Safety is a primary and constant concern for many college students and parents. Campus-security presence, emergency procedures, local and campus crime rates, and drug and alcohol use are f...

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