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U. Oregon Student Government Discriminates Against Group Hosting Pro-Gun Rights Poker Tournament

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 3:30pm

How would a leftist student group respond to this situation?

The FIRE blog reports.

Oregon’s Student Government Discriminates Against Student Group Hosting Pro-Gun Rights Poker Tournament

EUGENE, Ore., November 19, 2015 — Last night, the University of Oregon’s student government denied funding to a student group’s poker night event for a second time amid...

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Student Claims He Was Suspended For Having a Consensual Threesome

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:00pm

An acting student is suing his school after being suspended for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policy. The plaintiff claims he and two other students engaged in a consensual threesome. A participant of the consensual (so says the complaint) ménage à trois, a female, later complained to school officials who investigated...

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Smith College Students Bar Reporters From Sit-in Unless They Support Mizzou

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 12:30pm

Students at Smith College held a sit-in to support Mizzou protesters and wouldn’t let journalists into the event unless they were sympathetic to the cause.

Mass Live reports.

Reporters barred from Smith College sit-in held in solidarity with University of Missouri students unless they support movement

In an effort to create a safe space...

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Do American Universities Deserve to Dominate College Rankings?

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00am

Can the best universities be found elsewhere?

Power Line reports.

Are American Universities Overrated?

Periodic surveys of higher education around the world usually find American universities dominating the top of the lists. But I wonder whether they deserve this high esteem—especially after the last two weeks.

European and Chinese universities tend to feature more large,...

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Wesleyan Activists Want Microaggression Reporting System And Social Justice Workshops

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 9:30am

Higher education has basically been supplanted by leftist activism.

The College Fix reports.

Wesleyan activists demand microaggression-reporting system, ‘mandatory social justice workshops’

Wesleyan University protesters want the school to create an anonymous system for students to report incidents of “bias, including microaggressions, perpetrated by faculty and staff.”

It’s among five demands that the group handed...

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Cornell Students Confront President for Not Conforming to Them

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Posted by    Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:00am

Students got critical of the president.

The Cornell Review reports.

The Return of In Loco Parentis: Cornell Students Accost President Garrett for Not Comforting Them

During a meeting between students and Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett and Vice President Ryan Lombardi at the Ujamaa residence hall on Tuesday, students accosted Garrett and the administration for...

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College Students Might Be Inspiring Change, But Not the Change They Desire

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 6:30pm

How the latest wave of college student protests is rooted in thuggery, not principles.

Peter Roff writes at U.S. News and World Report:

Thuggery, Not Principled Protests

Though they might like to think otherwise, today’s college demonstrators are far different from those who occupied academic offices and open spaces during...

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Harvard Police Investigate Vandalism of Black Professor Portraits

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:00pm

This Boston Globe report never once speculates that the portraits may have been vandalized by leftist protesters as a hoax.

Harvard police calling defaced portraits a ‘hate crime’

Harvard University police are treating the discovery of strips of tape placed across photographs of black professors outside...

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Princeton Students Want Woodrow Wilson’s Name Removed

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 3:30pm

The irony is thick with this one.

The Associated Press reports:

Students want Woodrow Wilson’s name removed from Princeton

Students staged a protest Wednesday inside the office of Princeton University’s president, demanding the school remove the name of former school president and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson from programs and buildings over what they said...

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Safe Spaces at Claremont McKenna College Exclude White Students

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:00pm

White students at Claremont McKenna College are being excluded from segregated safe spaces. How is this not racism?

The Claremont Independent reports.

Safe Spaces Segregate the Claremont Colleges

In the wake of last week’s protests and resignations at Claremont McKenna College (CMC), “safe spaces” for students of marginalized identities are popping up all over...

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YikYak Threats Lead to Arrest of College Students

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 12:30pm

A freshman is in custody after making a threat.

KCTV5 reports.

Threats on YikYak lead to arrests of students at area colleges

A freshman at Benedictine College is in custody after she allegedly made a threat against the school and put the campus on alert.

Missouri Valley College is also on alert after a threat...

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Scathing Op-Ed Takes Apart Campus Protests

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 11:00am

Kurt Schlichter of Townhall has some advice for conservatives regarding the protests currently happening on college campuses.

Let’s All Laugh As Liberalism Commits Ritual Suicide On Campus

Please don’t tell the students at University of Missouri and Yale and all the other throbbing pustules of academia to stop their insanity. Instead, encourage and...

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University Presidents Respond to Protests with Dialogue and Engagement

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 9:30am

Student protests against racial injustice can be responded to while upholding free speech protections for unpopular speech.

FIRE reports.

Amid Campus Protests, University Presidents Push Dialogue and Engagement

University of Maryland (UMD) President Wallace D. Loh wrote an interesting and thoughtful opinion piece this week for TIME’s Ideas blog. It addressed how a university...

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Campus #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Demand Positive Coverage From Media

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:00am

If the press won’t paint you in a positive light, just bully them into it. Isn’t that the underlying message here?

Mediaite reports.

Campus #BlackLivesMatter Protest Bans Reporters, Unless They ‘Articulate Their Solidarity’

Reporters were banned from a Smith College sit-in supporting the #BlackLivesMatter protesters at the University of Missouri… unless they “articulate their...

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UT Austin Anti-Israel Student Leader Called for “Support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:30pm

The saga continues. Just over two months ago leader of Israeli Studies disruption called on BDS movement to “support Palestinian resistance groups.”

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection:

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

The students who disrupted a UT-Austin Israel Studies event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur...

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U. Vermont Holds Retreat for Students Who ‘Self Identify’ as White

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 5:00pm

The left claims to love science yet they believe things like gender and race are a matter of choice.

Katherine Timpf reports at National Review.

University Hosts ‘Retreat’ for Students Who ‘Self-Identify As White’

The University of Vermont hosted a three-day retreat for students who “self-identify as white”...

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Law Student Faked Her Own Kidnapping

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:30pm

A University of Houston Law Center first year law student faked her own kidnapping in the throws of a personal crisis.

From Above the Law:

Student Found Bound And Gagged At Law School Faked Her Own Kidnapping

It’s almost finals time, and you know what that means: students across the country are becoming...

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New Poll Numbers Are Bad News For Mizzou Protesters

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 2:00pm

According to a new poll, the people of Missouri don’t have much sympathy for the Mizzou protesters.

The College Fix reports.

POLL: Missouri public holds negative opinions of Mizzou protests, related happenings

A public opinion poll conducted in the state of Missouri a few days ago shows that, by a fairly wide margin, the...

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College Madness at Claremont McKenna College

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:30pm

The student protests are about power. And now that leftists have it, what good is free speech to them?

The Wall Street Journal reports.

When the College Madness Came to My Campus

Claremont McKenna College was once deliberately out of step with academic fashion. I used to tell prospective students and their parents, liberal...

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Georgetown Changes ‘Racist’ Building Names After Protests

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 11:00am

The politically correct left just scored another win, this time at Georgetown.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Georgetown caves to student protestors: Changes ‘racist’ building names

Georgetown University has become the next campus to give into protests. The Jesuit university has agreed to change the names of buildings named after presidents who owned and sold slaves...

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Campus Lunancy is Showing Itself in Full Force

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 9:30am

The following is from a speech given on Nov. 17, 2015, by Jennifer Kabbany, editor of The College Fix, to the Temecula Valley Republican Women Federated.

The College Fix reports.

Why colleges are out of control

The current campus unrest didn’t just spring up randomly. Wh...

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National Campus Walkout Effort Fails Miserably

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 8:00am

Campus protesters are trying to keep the momentum and news coverage of their actions going but an attempt at a national walkout fell flat on its face this week.

Black Wednesday: Day of Campus Walkout Ends in Abject Failure

An attempted follow-up to last week’s chaos on U.S. campuses ended in failure after...

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