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Game-Related Shooting at Tennessee State University Leaves 1 Dead

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

Giving, “it’s just a game,” a whole new meaning.

From Fox News:

1 dead in shooting linked to dice game at Tennessee State University

One man was killed and three women were wounded in a shooting late Thursday on the campus of Tennessee State University, police said.

Witnesses said an argument broke out over a...

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Campus Speech Police in Wisconsin Want to Get Rid of the Term ‘Politically Correct’

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

Every time you think the PC crowd couldn’t get more absurd, they step up their game.

Blake Neff reports at the Daily Caller.

Full Circle: ‘Politically Correct’ Is Now Politically Incorrect In Wisconsin

The world of campus speech codes has come full circle, with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) releasing a guide that makes...

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Wesleyan President’s Email Implies School Wants to Shut Down Frats to Get Their Houses

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

The emails came up because of legal proceedings between a fraternity and the school.

The College Fix reports.

Wesleyan shut down frats to get their real estate, president’s email implies

While he’s been a friend...

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Georgia Tech Petition Hopes to Change Fight Song to Reflect Modern Women’s Role

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 12:30pm

The current song has been used for over a century.

MRCTV reports.

Georgia Tech Seeks to Change Fight Song to ‘Reflect’ ‘Achievements of Women’

Georgia Tech is looking to change its 107-year-old fight song because the word “cheer” allegedly does “not reflect the significant achievements of women.”

According to the petition launched on the Georgia...

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NYU Houses Students in $300 Per Night Hotel

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 11:00am

The campus housing crunch is so bad that NYU has some students who are living in a fairly expensive hotel.

The New York Times reports.

$300-a-Night Hotel Houses N.Y.U. Students

Each fall, thousands of students take up residence in New York City to attend colleges and universities, exacerbat...

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Student Journalists Are Being Taught Bad Lessons

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:30am

“Don’t publish anything that might offend anyone.”

FIRE reports.

It’s Already Been a Remarkably Bad Year for Student Press

Many student journalists are being taught an unfortunate lesson by college administrators and their fellow students lately: Don’t publish anything that might offend anyone.

That this advice is antithetical to a free press, and that journalists...

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Women’s Groups Want Government to Protect College Students From Yik Yak

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Posted by    Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8:00am

Yik Yak is an anonymous social media application and feminists claim people are using it for harassment. Government to the rescue.

From the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Women’s Groups Urge Colleges and Government to Rein In Yik Yak

Seventy-two women’s and civil-rights groups on Wednesday announced a campaign to enlist the federal government in...

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Why is the Republican Presidential Field Flocking to This Prof for Advice?

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

Robert P. George and his social views are highly sought perspective from about half the GOP candidates for president.

From Bloomberg Politics:

Half the Republican Field Seeks Advice From This Princeton Professor

Robert P. George is not a political consultant. “I’m not Karl Rove or David—what’s his name?—Axelrod.” In fact, he says, “Any...

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UCLA Administrators Investigate False Claim of Racism at Campus Gathering

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

Progressives are intent on making sure no one has fun on campus anymore.

Alex Morey reports at the FIRE blog.

Party Poopers: University Administrators Chill Speech by Investigating Campus Gatherings

Earlier this month, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) administrators temporarily suspended a campus fraternity and sorority for hosting a “Kanye Western”-themed party before...

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Texas A&M Study: No Correlation Between Concealed Handgun Licenses and Crime

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 3:30pm

Science!

From The Batt:

Study: no correlation between CHLs, crime

October has already seen three separate school shootings, the most deadly of which killed 10 people and injured seven. But while a national discussion on whether or not the government should closer regulate guns in America continues to trend, one study by the A&M...

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Students Who Support Thomas Jefferson Statue Accused of Defending Slave Owners

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Do leftists ever appreciate that without our founding fathers, they wouldn’t have the right to criticize them?

The College Fix reports.

Students supporting Thomas Jefferson statue accused of white privilege, ‘defending slave owners’

An energetic group of conservative students at the University of Missouri converged around a statue of Thomas Jefferson on Tuesday to...

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Undocumented Students Protest at the University of California

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 12:30pm

The reason is a ‘lack of commitment’.

Daily Bruin reports.

Undocumented students call on UC to address unfulfilled commitments

Undocumented students from different University of California campuses assembled Monday outside the UC Office of the President in Oakland to express their frustration about what they called a failure to address issues that affect...

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Law Prof Protests Campus Carry by Claiming Women Can’t Use Guns Effectively

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 11:00am

A female law professor at Miami University who’s opposed to campus carry made a rather problematic statement about women and guns.

Awr Hawkins reported at Breitbart.

Law Professor on Campus Carry: Women Can’t Use Guns Effectively

During October 20 testimony on the campus carry legislation currently under consideration by Florida lawmakers, Miami University law...

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Trustees Fire College of DuPage President

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 9:30am

The audience applauded the decision.

Chicago Tribune reports.

College of DuPage board fires Robert Breuder

After months of public controversy and numerous investigations, College of DuPage trustees fired President Robert Breuder on Tuesday night and ended his controversial tenure at the state’s largest community college.

The board voted 4-1 to immediately terminate Breuder, leading to...

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University of Southern California Considering Racial Quotas And Other Left Wing Policies

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Posted by    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 8:00am

The student government at the University of Southern California is on the verge of enacting a host of far left policies.

Peter Fricke reports at Campus Reform.

Southern Cal student government considering racial quotas

The University of Southern California student government will soon vote on a resolution calling for a number of eye-popping diversity...

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Phone App Helps Locate Missing College Student

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 6:30pm

Technology done right.

ABC News reports:

Friends Use iPhone App to Find Missing College Student

A college student who went missing after a sorority semi-formal was found by his friends two days later, lying face down in a ditch next to train tracks.

Jimmy Hubert, an engineering student at Georgia Tech, was last seen Friday...

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Bowdoin College Profs Cancel Classes for Daylong Teach-in on Racism And Climate Change

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 5:00pm

Talk about academic priorities. An all day affair on left-wing issues?

The College Fix reports.

Professors cancel classes for daylong, campuswide teach-in on racism, climate change

Many Bowdoin College professors recently canceled classes to help host a campuswide teach-in focused on the intersection between climate change, racism and social justice.

Students at the private liberal arts...

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UCLA Investigates Campus Gatherings

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 3:30pm

Campus free speech, the least free of them all.

From FIRE:

Party Poopers: University Administrators Chill Speech by Investigating Campus Gatherings

Earlier this month, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) administrators temporarily suspended a campus fraternity and sorority for hosting a “Kanye Western”-themed party before even completing an investigation into allegations that some attendees...

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Author Wonders Why Williams College Dropped Her From Speaking Engagement

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:00pm

When I read this article by author Suzanne Venker at FOX News, I began to see why the school dropped her. You probably will too.

Williams College’s ‘Uncomfortable Learning’ speaker series dropped me. Why?

For the past two months, I’ve been preparing a speech for my upcoming visit to Williams College in Massachusetts....

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Cosby Loses Honorary Degree from a Pennsylvania College

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 12:30pm

Another college revokes an honorary degree.

Penn Live reports.

Bill Cosby loses honorary degree from Franklin & Marshall College

Bill Cosby has lost another honorary degree, this time from Franklin & Marshall College.

The college’s board of trustees voted unanimously last week to revoke the honorary degree in humane letters that was bestowed on Cosby,...

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Student at Brown University Sues His Accuser for Defamation

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 11:00am

It wouldn’t be surprising to see more of this in the future.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Brown University student sues his accuser for defamation

In a rarity for campus sexual assault accusations, a Brown University student who says he was falsely accused is suing his accuser as well as his...

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University of Toronto Reduces Gender Neutral Bathrooms after Voyeurism Incidents

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 9:30am

At least two women were filmed.

Toronto Star reports.

University of Toronto alters bathroom policy after two reports of voyeurism

The University of Toronto has decreased the number of gender-neutral bathrooms in one of its colleges after two women became victims of voyeurism when they were filmed while showering.

Toronto Police Const. Victor Kwong said...

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