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Brown University to Spend $100 Million on Improving Race Relations

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

What this likely means is that Brown is going to spend $100 million on left wing diversity hires and programs.

The Guardian reports.

Brown University plans to spend $100m to improve race relations on campus

Brown University plans to spend $100m over the next decade, in order to address diversity and racism on...

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Brandeis Provost Green Lights Academic Pass for Protesters

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

Our parent site has the exclusive on the Brandeis chaos.

From Legal Insurrection:

EXCLUSIVE: Brandeis Provost Green Lights Academic Pass for Protesters

Earlier this week, Brandeis University became the latest in a long line of academic institutions to receive a “list of demands” from its allegedly beleaguered student body. Saying that “we [Brandeis has]...

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Prager University – The Missing Tile Syndrome

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Dennis Prager explains how we often undermine our own happiness by only focusing on what we don’t have.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I were ___”? Adjectives may have included: thinner, taller, smarter, etc. If so, you’re like virtually...

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Cornell Professor Blames Tea Party for Cartoons Showing GOP as ISIS

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:30pm

Some cartoons are causing trouble at Cornell.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Prof: Blame Tea Party for Backlash Against Cartoons Depicting GOP as Terrorists, Molesters

Faculty at Cornell’s ILR School are really flexing their spin-doctor muscle here.

In a Cornell Sun article published Monday about the cartoons displayed in the ILR School depicting the GOP...

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Stanford Employees Allegedly Padded Salaries With Taxpayer Money

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 11:00am

This should mean big trouble if true. Also note that is was money from Obama’s stimulus plan.

Andrew Follett reports at the Daily Caller.

Stanford Employees Padded Their Salaries With $124K From Taxpayers

Two senior Stanford University employees padded their paychecks with $124,000 in taxpayer funds given to the school as part of President...

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Students Go After Thomas Jefferson For Being a Racist

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 9:30am

Writing the Declaration of Independence wasn’t enough to save Jefferson from being targeted by students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Thomas Jefferson is next target of students who question honors for figures who were racists

In the last week, Princeton University students who object to having Woodrow Wilson’s name on an academic unit and a...

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Occidental College Profs to Vote on Giving Students Power to Report Them for Microaggressions

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8:00am

You have to wonder about the priorities of someone who claims to be an academic if they would approve of this.

Robby Soave reports at Reason.

Exclusive: Occidental Professors Voting to Give Students Power to Report Them for Microaggressions

In recognition of their complicity in “structural racism and oppression” at Occidental College, the faculty...

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University of Vermont Hosts Retreat For ‘Privileged White Students’

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

Let’s all hug and talk about our white feelings.

The Independent reports:

University of Vermont hosts 3-day retreat for ‘privileged white students’ to discuss ‘what it means to be white’

An American university has held a three-day retreat for students who “self-identify as white” to discuss “white privilege” in the midst of the ongoing...

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Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech, Says New Poll

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

First amendment? Meh.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

Poll: Millennials Cool With Restricting Free Speech

Polling released by Pew late last week reiterates a disturbing trend among the millennial crowd — the desire to censor free speech.

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“Whiteness Is a Disease” Says Professor

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

So then what is the cure?

From Gateway Pundit:

Colorado Professor: “Whiteness Is a Disease”

Dr. Cheryl Matias is an assistant Professor at the University of Colorado at Denver.

Matias is also a race hustler who believes “whiteness is a disease.”

Because preaching racist hate is acceptable...

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Utah Junior High School Apologizes for ISIS Propaganda Poster Project

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

After parents complained, the assignment was canceled.

Fox 13 Now reports.

Utah school apologizes for homework assignment to make propaganda poster for terrorist group

SALEM, Utah — Students in ninth grade at Salem Junior High School were given a homework assignment where they were told to draw a propaganda poster for a terrorist organization.

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Appealing to Millennial Politics Through Music

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 12:30pm

Music’s effectiveness for getting a message across is powerful.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Next political tactic to reach millennials: Music

It’s no secret that Hillary Clinton has been having trouble appealing to Millennials, despite her obvious efforts. As a demographic, Millennials may be difficult overall to reach.

As All Access offers, Millennials are “more multicultural...

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Princeton Faculty Supports Campus Black Justice League Protesters

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 11:00am

This is all getting a bit predictable, isn’t it?

The College Fix reports.

Princeton faculty petition supports campus Black Justice League protesters

Fifty-four members of Princeton University’s faculty have signed a petition supporting the college’s so-called “Black Justice League,” noting that “[black students] all too often find themselves on the margins of this University.”

The...

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Missing Maryland Student Is Found Dead

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 9:30am

The campus was closed after he disappeared.

Md. student who prompted closure of campus found dead

CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — A troubled student whose dis...

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University of Ottawa Cancels Yoga Class Due to Cultural Appropriation

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 8:00am

Political correctness ruins everyone’s fun once again.

The Ottawa Sun reports.

Free Ottawa yoga class scrapped over ‘cultural issues’

Student leaders have pulled the mat out from 60 University of Ottawa students, ending a free on-campus yoga class over fears the teachings could be seen as a form of “cultural appropriation.”

Jennifer Scharf, who has...

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FIRE Says to Stop Supporting Universities That Don’t Support Free Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

What an excellent suggestion!

From the FIRE blog.

Stop Supporting Universities That Don’t Support Free Speech

America’s college campuses have been quite the source of controversy in recent weeks, as student demonstrations have renewed national debates about the role of free speech in a university setting. Even President Obama has weighed in, publicly speaking...

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Towson University President Caves to ‘Stands With Mizzou’ Protester Demands

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3:30pm

It’s absolutely stunning that no one will stand up to these student babies.

The College Fix reports.

Towson University president latest to cave to ‘Stands With Mizzou’ protester demands

Interim President Timothy Chandler of Towson University near Baltimore, Maryland, has signed a document “affirming his intention to actively address or advocate for a list...

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It’s Time for Students to Take Responsibility for Their College Debt

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Welcome to adulthood.

From Fox Business:

Students Need to Step-Up College Debt Responsibility


Over the past several days, I’ve spent a lot of time covering people with money gripes. Last Tuesday, I attended a rally here in New York for people calling for a $15 dollar an hour minimum...

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American Anthropological Association Votes to Boycott Israeli Universities

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:30pm

The BDS movement is still alive and kicking. This is disgraceful news.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Big Night for Boycott Movement

DENVER – Members of the American Anthropological Association voted in favor of a resolution calling on the group to boycott Israeli academic institutions by a 1,040 to 136 margin at the association’s annual...

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Black Students United Deliver List of Demands to Cornell President

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 11:00am

Of course. This is becoming routine on college campuses now.

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Black Students United Deliver List of Demands to President Garrett

Cornell Black Students United’s list of demands have been released online .

The six categories of demands are listed and explained in a seven page letter that was delivered to University President...

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Kansas University Prof Placed on Leave for Using N Word in Class Discussion

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 9:30am

Oops. A good rule is to just never ever use that word, even if you’re talking about that word.

LJ World reports.

KU professor who used n-word in class discussion is placed on leave

A Kansas University professor who used the n-word during a class discussion about race is on leave while the university...

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Washington College Closes Until After Thanksgiving

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8:00am

It occurs due to an ongoing search for a student who disappeared after returning to his Pennsylvania home and retrieving a gun.

Fox News reports.

Maryland college closes campus until Nov. 29 amid hunt for missing student with gun

Washington College in Maryland announced Tuesday that it was closing its campus this week and...

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