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Goldman Sachs Hires More Yale Graduates Than Any Other Company

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4:30pm

We once noted that frat brothers dominate Wall Street.

An analysis of one of the Street’s most famous firms new hires reveals this is not apt to change soon, either.

Goldman Sachs is the biggest employer of the Yale University Class of 2014 — aside from the university itself — hiring 23 new...

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80 Law Schools at Risk of Closure

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:30pm

Imagine, if you will, an America with fewer lawyers.

An analysis by David Barnhizer (Cleveland State), Looking at the Law School ‘Crisis’ from the Perspective of the University demonstrates that  as many as 80 law schools are at risk of closure (via Instapundit).

…. But as many as 20 law schools could be...

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College Student Supports Ebola-Related Travel Ban

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 12:30pm

With 13 Americans returning from Africa now being monitored for Ebola symptoms, The College Conservative’s Chelsea Gruenwald suggests that it is time for a travel ban.

The current Ebola outbreak has been the largest in his...

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Seattle U. Suspends Student For Selling Brownies Made with Legal Marijuana

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 10:30am

Student has lost her tuition and will not graduate on time.

Talk about mixed messages.

Washington state has legalized marijuana for recreational and medicinal use.

So imagine one student’s surprise at being suspended for selling pot brownies to defray the cost of her education.

This week, a Seattle University student was suspended when school officials discovered she had been selling medical pot brownies.

According to the...

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Columbia U. student group fined $1500 for disruptive mattress demonstration

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 9:00am

A week after the Carry That Weight Together demonstration at Columbia University involving mattresses and victimhood concluded, the student activist group behind it finds themselves fined $1,500.

According to the Huffington Post, No Red Tape said the school levied the fine for not cleaning up after the sexual assault awareness demonstration. The...

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U. of Missouri student chased and beaten at Ferguson protest

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 7:30am

Perhaps the Ferguson protesters delivered their “Rules of Engagement” to the wrong group of people?

University of Missouri at St. Louis student Chris Schaefer was attacked at a Ferguson, Missouri protest meeting on Thursday night, and then chased down the street after other — fellow — protesters believed he was live-streaming the...

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Univ. of California Mulling Tuition Hike Over Next 5 Years

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

The extra money is needed to pay for retirement costs for faculty and hiring more faculty and staff to service the increasing student body.

University of California Weighs Tuition Hike Plan

Tuition at the University of California’s 10 campuses would increase by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five...

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Christian College to Offer Scholarships to Victims of Human Trafficking

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 3:00pm

A worthy scholarship, unlike some you find at other schools.

From HuffPo:

Christian University Offers Full Scholarships To Human Trafficking Survivors

Point Loma Nazarene University wants to offer human trafficking survivors who want to earn a college degree a full-ride scholarship.

PLNU, a private Christian university located in San Diego, officially launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding...

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Penn Admissions Staff Trained to Spot Gay Students

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 1:00pm

Apparently their gaydar is working, because LGBT admissions to Penn have seen a marked rise.

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Penn practices its gaydar in reading student applications

The Daily Pennsylvanian has one of the creepier articles I’ve seen on college applications: Adm...

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U of Oregon Sexual Assault Survey: Phrasing & Demographics Could Massively Skew Results

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00am

The survey defined “offensive body language” and “being continually asked out for dates after you already said ‘No’” as harassment and “criticizing my [...] attractiveness” as coercion.

Matt Lamb at The College Fix has the story:

SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVEY: Demographics, definitions, phrasing could skew results

A new report on sexual assault by University of...

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Young Republicans Helped Secure Midterm Wave

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 9:00am

Derek Daplin breaks down voter data to show that in many key races, the majority of millennials went with Republicans, or at least the margin narrowed significantly.

From The College Fix:

YOUNG REPUBLICAN VOTERS HELPED MIDTERM ELECTION’S RED WAVE, EXIT POLLS SHOW

While millennial voters still favor Democrats, that margin has narrowed, and exit...

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No Privacy at Harvard: Students Secretly Photographed in Attendance Study

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

Maybe this is where Rand Paul, with his notable anti-NSA spying stance, swoops in and wins the Harvard vote.

Harvard secretly photographed students to study attendance

Harvard University has revealed that it secretly photographed some 2,000 students in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study of classroom attendance, an admission...

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Protesters at U. Kansas Freak Out Students by Donning Masks and Invading Classes

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00pm

The students were protesting reported rapes and were wearing Guy Fawkes masks. They were ultimately detained.

Eli Rosenberg of KMBC News in Kansas reported.

Masked protesters rattle nerves on University of Kansas campus

A masked protest by two students rattled nerves on the University of Kansas campus Wednesday, prompting one student to say that...

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Guys Make T-Shirts to Promote Affirmative Consent, Feminists Get Triggered

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 3:30pm

Feminists at DePaul University say that the male-led ‘Consent the D’ campaign was “flippant” and “triggered victims and survivors of sexual violence.”

Greg Piper at The College Fix has the story:

Lesson for bros who want to promote affirmative consent: Don’t make T-shirts

A male-led campaign to promote affirmative consent for sex at DePaul...

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Some Colleges Begin Offering Three Year Degree

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

Less time and less money for a college degree might be just the ticket for some students.

Melissa Korn of the Wall Street Journal reported.

New on Campus: The 3-Year Degree

To combat rising college costs and student debt, more schools are offering a time- and money-saving idea: a three-year bachelor’s degree.

Schools including Purdue...

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Academics to Attend Multicultural Education Conference at $200 Night, ‘Conquistador’ Hotel

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 12:30pm

Discussing income inequality at a $200-a-night hotel. Of course, there is no word on how much attendees are paying, but it just seems a little odd.

Eric Owens writes for the Daily Caller:

Multicultural Education Conference Will Tackle ‘Hierarchies’ At Swanky El Conquistador Resort

The National Association for Multicultural Education is holding a conference...

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Video: College Students Voted for Lots and Lots of Reasons

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00am

This video from Maggie Lit of Campus Reform shows that college students care about many different political issues.

Perhaps all of them.

Millennials seem...

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Harvard Sex Week Organizer Says Backlash to Anal Sex Workshop is Evidence of “Latent Homophobia”

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 9:30am

Yes, that’s why we’d rather not have sex acts demeaned and paraded out in the open: because we hate gay people. This explains everything.

Jennifer Kabbany at The College Fix has the story:

Harvard University sex week organizer defends anal sex lesson

Although Harvard Sex Week organizers did not respond to repeated requests by ...

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Pro-Life Students File Lawsuit Against UCSB Prof Who Attacked Teen

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Posted by    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00am

Remember UC Santa Barbara professor Mireille Miller-Young? She’s back in the news.

The College fix reported.

Prolife students file civil lawsuit against UCSB feminist studies professor

A civil lawsuit was filed Thursday by prolife students against the University of California and UC Santa Barbara professor Mireille Miller-Young, who in July pled no contest to stealing and...

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Dartmouth Student Defends Single-Sex Greek System

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:30pm

After the recent vote by Dartmouth faculty to radically change the college’s Greek system, some students speak up about the importance of men-only and women-only organizations on campus.

Sandor Farkas at The Dartmouth Review has the story:

The Single-Sex Greek System

Over Homecoming, the Class Connections program hosted social events between current students and...

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Libertarian Students Protesting Obama Are Met by Heavy Security

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

Libertarian students at Wayne State University protested a November 1st appearance by Obama at the school and faced heavy security but it didn’t stop them.

Ty Hicks of Young Americans for Liberty reported.

Protesting Obama at Wayne State University

President Obama came to Wayne State University on November 1 for a campaign event, endorsing...

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Former University Pres. Republican Ben Sasse Wins Nebraska Senate Seat

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Posted by    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 3:30pm

He helmed Midland University in Nebraska since 2010.

From the Washington Times:

Ben Sasse cruises to victory in Nebraska Senate race

Republican Ben Sasse cruised to victory Tuesday in Nebraska, ensuring both of the state’s U.S. Senate seats remain in GOP hands.

Mr. Sasse handily defeated Democrat Dave Domina, an attorney who has led the...

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