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Creighton University Final Exam Question Asks “Is Trump the Anti-Christ?”

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Posted by    Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 9:30am

Students reportedly earned five bonus points if they answered the question.

The College Fix reports.

Professor at Catholic university asks students on final exam: Is Trump the Anti-Christ?

A professor’s extra credit question on a recent final exam asked students whether Donald Trump … is the Anti-Christ.

Options on the multiple-choice extra credit question included:...

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Yale Students Sign Petition to Repeal The First Amendment

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Posted by    Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 8:00am

In an ultimate irony, the First Amendment covers the right to petition.

Watch and weep.

FOX News reported.

Yale fail: Ivy leaguers sign ‘petition’ to repeal First Amendment

Trigger warning! This story and video may be unsuitable viewing for the “safe space” crowd.

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College Professor Singled Out for Supporting Trump’s Temporary Halt on Muslim Immigration

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 6:30pm

If a college professor supports Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, which most of them do, it’s no big deal.

Supporting Donald Trump makes headlines though.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

College Condemns Professor’s Support for Trump’s Proposed Ban on Muslims

Morningside College is calling a professor’s support for Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims...

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Protesters Oppose New Pick to Lead UNC

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

Margaret Spellings is being opposed by protesters as the new choice to lead at UNC because she was at one point affiliated with a company which collected student loan debt.

WRAL reports.

Protesters: Spellings wrong to lead UNC

About a half dozen people were escorted from the meeting Friday of the University of North...

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Bernie Sanders Urges NY Governor to Raise Teacher Pay at CUNY

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 3:30pm

Couldn’t this make tuition more expensive for students at the school?

The New York Times reports.

Bernie Sanders Urges Cuomo to Raise CUNY Professors’ Pay

While the rest of the presidential field was talking about how to confront global terrorism, Senator Bernie Sanders in recent days had a very local issue on his mind:...

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Professors Face Investigation For Questioning Documentary About Campus Rape

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 2:00pm

Questioning the rape culture narrative is not allowed.

Blake Neff reported at the Daily Caller.

Professors Threatened With Investigation For Questioning Rape Documentary

A group of Harvard professors who criticized the campus rape documentary “The Hunting Ground” are being menaced with the possibility of a Title IX sexual harassment investigation intended to silence...

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Survey Finds Most Millennials Aren’t Saving Money

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 12:30pm

About 52 percent of millennials have less than $1,000 saved up.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Survey: Half of millennials have saved less than $1,000

A new survey finds that millennials have had a slow start to building an emergency fund, or savings of any sort.

About 52 percent of millennials have less than $1,000 saved...

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Campus Protest Culture Has Marxist Roots

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 11:00am

Peter Berkowitz writes at Real Clear Politics about the Marxist undercurrent of the recent campus protests.

Marxist Spirit Underpins Campus Protests

The latest rounds of student rage over alleged racial discrimination—and the subsequent administrative acquiescence to student demands—at American universities should come as no surprise. For decades U.S. institutions of higher education have...

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UCLA Student Govt Resolution Forbids Taking Sides on Israel-Palestinian Conflict

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30am

Looks like UCLA students are banned from having an opinion.

The College Fix reports.

New UCLA resolution forbids taking sides on Israel-Palestinian conflict

UCLA – ground zero for vehement debates between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian students – saw its student government recently pass a new bylaw which ostensibly prohibits it from taking a side in...

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Harvard Law Prof Claims Most Sex Assault Accusations Are Made Against Minorities

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 8:00am

Is she saying that rape culture has a racism problem, too?

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Harvard Law professor: Most sex assault accusations are against minorities

Harvard Law professors Jeannie Suk and Janet Halley are outspoken critics of current campus sexual assault policies. One reason for...

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Northeastern to Arm Campus Cops With Rifles

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30pm

As you might expect, there are plenty of people who are opposed to this.

ABC News reports.

Northeastern University to Arm Campus Police With Rifles in Wake of Mass Shootings

In the wake of a series of mass shootings around the country, one university is beefing up security by arming campus police with...

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College Prof Wants to Start Teaching Social Justice to Little Kids

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

Today’s college students don’t seem far left enough so let’s start the indoctrination earlier.

Scott Greer reports at the Daily Caller.

Professor Aims To Turn Elementary Students Into Social Justice Warriors

A professor at the taxpayer-funded Montclair State University in New Jersey is hoping to train teachers to get excited about social justice.

The professor’s...

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Kansas University Students Claim Campus Carry Dangerous for LGBT And Students of Color

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 3:30pm

Why would campus carry pose a threat to two specific identity groups?

Campus Reform reports.

KU students protest campus carry to protect LGBT, people of color

Students at the University of Kansas are protesting campus carry after hundreds of students and faculty attended a forum last Tuesday to discuss a change in Kansas law...

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Prager University – How Do We Make Society Better?

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, Dennis Prager examines the difference between liberal and conservative efforts to improve society.

Watch it all below.

Here’s more:

How do you want to improve America? By focusing on improving and refining yourself? Or by transforming society? The answer to that question will reveal whe...

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Colorado College Student Suspended For Six Months After Saying Black Women Are ‘Not Hot’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 12:30pm

Originally it was a 21 month suspension.

The College Fix reports.

College suspends student for six months for saying black women are ‘not hot’

Saying that black women are “not hot” got a Colorado College student suspended for six months – appealed down from 21.

The sanction against Thaddeus Pryor was not...

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State Faces Challenge of Desegregation at Black Colleges

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 11:00am

In Maryland, the state challenges the view that new programs at historically black colleges will attract white students.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Maryland and HBCU advocates at odds over how to remedy segregation in higher ed

In Maryland, a lawsuit over the desegregation of historically black colleges...

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Why Not Handle College Admissions by Lottery?

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:30am

A lottery would simplify everything.

Samuel Goldman explains at The American Conservative.

How to Fix College Admissions

The Supreme Court heard Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin again yesterday. Since the arguments were much the same as the first time, it’s hard to predict what the justices will do. The paradox, essentially, is...

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UCSB Session on White Student Union Highlights Students’ Ignorance of Free Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 8:00am

Leftists never seem to understand that free speech covers speech you don’t like, too.

The College Fix reports.

Campus nag session on White Student Union highlights students’ ignorance of First Amendment

UC Santa Barbara recently held a meeting to allow students distressed by the newly created “UCSB White Student Union” Facebook page “to talk,...

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Princeton Trying to Build Faculty Housing on Historic Revolutionary War Site

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:30pm

A local history based organization is fighting the school’s efforts.

The Guardian reports.

Princeton university grounds become legal battlefield over new construction

Historical activists are refusing to surrender in their efforts to prevent the development of a privately owned portion of a revolutionary war battlefield in New Jersey.

The Princeton Battlefield Society is hoping to...

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Oberlin Students Complain About Inaccurately Named Food Offerings

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Having solved all other problems in higher education, students at Oberlin have moved onto the small things.

The Chronicle Online reports.

Oberlin College students criticize food services

Some Oberlin College students have taken issue with the campus dining services at the college, saying dining services is improperly preparing dishes and labeling them as Asian.

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University of Iowa to Drop Unfortunate Name of Course Registration System

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 3:30pm

This isn’t about political correctness, it’s just a bad name for anything right now.

CBS News in Des Moines reports.

University of Iowa scrapping ‘ISIS’ computer system

The University of Iowa is scrapping the online course registration system that students have used for years because of its name.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that university...

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Emory Students Want Course Evaluations to Include Rating for Microaggressions

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 2:00pm

This is how progressive concepts slowly make their way into the mainstream.

The FIRE blog reports.

Emory Students Demand Course Evaluations Include Rating for Microaggressions

College course evaluations, while valuable, do not always give a precise measure of the competence of a professor. Students, who have been judged all semester by professors, have an...

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