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“When is a kiss considered to be sexual assault?”

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Posted by    Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:30am

The title of this post is taken from a new report by Julius Kairey of the Cornell Daily Sun which you should read.

THROWDOWN THURSDAY: Should California Redefine Campus Sexual Assault?

When is a kiss considered to be sexual assault?

According to the U.S. Justice Department’s website, almost always. It defines sexual assault as...

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Clemson University No Longer Requiring Students to Submit Drinking and Sex Information

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Posted by    Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00am

Yesterday Campus Reform reported that Clemson University was requiring students to submit information about their drinking behavior and sex lives using identifiable log-in data.

Late last night the university backtracked on its plan, Campus Reform now reports:

Clemson University is no longer prying into its students’ sex lives

In a campus-wide email late Wednesday...

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For-Profits Attacked By New Student Debt Regulation

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:30pm

A U.S. Department of Education regulation stating that a for-profit institution cannot offer a program that has a debt-to-student ration of 8% or more is being challenged by representatives from Kaplan, mostly because a huge number of programs at non-profits and public schools don’t pass the same test.

Spencer Irv...

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Students Get College Credits for Promoting Socialism

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

Do college students ever get credit for promoting Republican or Libertarian values?

Derek Draplin of the College Fix has an interesting story here.

Colleges Give Students Academic Credit for Pushing Socialist Causes on Campus

College students can earn academic credit for promoting socialist causes on their campuses through a program run by the Young...

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20 Universities That Have Produced the Most Billionaires

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:30pm

Looking to make ten figures? Go to UPenn (or, more specifically, Wharton). Your second best bets are attending Harvard, Yale, or University of Southern California.

Peter Jacobs reports for the Business Insider:

The 20 Universities That Have Produced The Most Billionaires

More billionaires went to the University of Pennsylvania for their undergraduate degrees than...

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Responds to Muslim Critics at Yale

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2:00pm

Here’s an excerpt from Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s speech at Yale in which she responds to the Muslim student group which sought to silence her.

From the Washington Free Beacon.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Urges Yale MSA To Refocus Energies

Despite more than 30 student organizations petitioning her appearance, Somali-American women’s rights activist and author Ayaan...

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Harvard Receives Largest Donation Ever

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 12:30pm

That’s $350 million, all from graduates Dr. Gerald Lok-chung Chan and Ronnie Chi-chung Chan — so much money that Harvard has decided to rename an entire school after their father: The T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Matthew R. Zubrow at The Dartmouth Review has the story:

Harvard Continues Trend of Large...

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Prager University – Is the UN Fair to Israel?

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:00am

In a new video from Prager University, Anne Bayefsky, director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights examines the UN and its scrutiny of Israel.

Here’s more information:

Course Description

Israel is a vibrant democracy with full rights for women and gays, a free press and independent judiciary. You would think that the United...

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Smear campaign targets conservative Cornell student columnist as “Racist Rape Apologist”

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 9:00am

I wrote this up last night for the Cornell Review, a student conservative and libertarian newspaper. We’re trying to get this going viral. Please read and share either this link or the original one, here.

Conservative Columnist for Cornell Newspaper Personally Attacked in Anonymously Distributed Flyers

In several locations across campus, students have...

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Parody Video: Reynolds Online University – Where No One Gets Raped

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Posted by    Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8:00am

Our dear friend Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit has put together a new parody video which you must watch.

 
 
 
 

Students Take Note: Wal-Mart Executive Resigns Over Resume Fraud

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:30pm

We’ve heard it ad infinitum, but it really is quality advice: don’t lie on your resume!

From the Financial Post:

Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over fake resume claim that he has a university degree

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s chief spokesman resigned after the company discovered an almost two- decade-old falsehood in his official biography, a person...

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Stonehill College Group Offers White Students a Chance to Combat Their White Privilege

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

Gosh, isn’t that nice of them? Is there also a group that helps academic elitists combat their smugness?

Macaela Bennett of the College Fix reports.

College Launches Group for White Students to Combat Their White Privilege

Stonehill College has launched a campus group for white students to discuss “what it means to have whiteness”...

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Anti-Feminism is the New Feminism

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

Chelsea Gruenwald at The College Conservative offers up some potential reasons why young women are rapidly abandoning the feminist movement:

The Rise of Anti-Feminism: The New Era of Feminism?

While feminist movements across the globe are gaining media attention, another movement has also gained attention: anti-feminism.

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Dartmouth’s Endowment Climbs to $4.5 Billion

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:00pm

Not too shabby. Will the liberal school be sharing its wealth with less fortunate universities?

Joseph Asch of Dartblog reports.

Endowment Yields 19.2%; Rises to $4.5B

The endowment has risen from $3.73 billion to $4.50 billion as the College announced that its investments yielded a 19.2% return. Th...

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Summer Reading Lists Look More Like Leftist Indoctrination

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

As someone who tried to be an English major for a few semesters, I can tell you that most English departments have pointedly abandoned concepts like ‘literary merit’ and ‘the Western canon’ in favor of ones like ‘diversity’ and ‘social awareness.’

That summer reading lists only continue to harp on such doctrines...

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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Defaults on its Bonds

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:00am

This is pretty serious. File it under higher ed bubble.

Staci Zaretsky of Above the Law reported.

Troubled Law School Defaults On Its Bonds, May Be Forced To Cease Operations

While it’s true that things have been spiraling downwards for law schools since the Great Recession, it wasn’t until 2011 that things really got...

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Study Suggests Liberals and Conservatives Smell Differently

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:30am

How about a study on how liberals and conservatives think differently? But we already know what the conclusion would be.

From the NY Daily News:

Liberals and conservatives smell different, are attracted to odors of those who share their beliefs: study

People are attracted to the odor of those who share their political beliefs,...

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Four Universities Being Considered for Obama Presidential Library

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Posted by    Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:00am

As you read below you may notice that the Obama library is going to cost twice as much as the George W. Bush library.

Anyone surprised?

Ella Vincent of State Column reported.

Four universities in the running for Obama presidential library

Four universities are on the short list for the President Obama’s library. The future...

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College Students Unhappy with Diversity Course Requirement

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:30pm

Students at Salt Lake Community College are actually complaining about a dance class that counts for the diversity course requirement at the school.

Maggie Lit writes for Campus Reform:

Diversity dance class draws students’ ire in Utah

Can students learn about diversity through dancing? According to one community college in Utah, they can, but...

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Guy With Phony Ph.D. Fools West Virginia University

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:00pm

Aren’t you glad you don’t work in their human resources department?

Dave Huber of the College Fix reported.

Phony Ph.D. Fools West Virginia University, Many Others

Meet Anoop Shankar: He boasted a Ph.D. in epidemiology, and claimed to have “researched population-wide diseases.” He said he was a member of the Royal College of Physicians....

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Applicants to Goucher College Don’t Need to Submit High School Transcripts

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Maryland college already ditched SAT scores back in 2007, so why not take it a step further?

Jonathan Marks at Minding the Campus has the story:

Goucher to Applicants: No High School Transcript, No Problem!

Goucher College is lowering its application standards even further. Having dispensed with the SAT requirement in 2007, it’s now making...

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Rush Limbaugh Reads College Insurrection on the Air

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

This was a nice surprise on Monday.

Talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh read from a College Insurrection post about sexual consent rules at Ohio State.

Here’s an excerpt from Rush’s transcript.

“At Ohio State University, to avoid being guilty of ‘sexual assault’ or ‘sexual violence,’ you and your partner now apparently have to...

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