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Dartmouth Student Examines the Plight of the Short

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:30pm

The fact that students are now challenging and/or mocking aspects of “diversity ” should be a big glue to college administrators sensitivity programs have “jumped the shark”.

For instance, Dartmouth Student Andrew Shanahan humorously reviews the plight of the short on campus:

Dartmouth has a problem — too many tall people. There are...

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Liberal Profs Want Obama to Seize ‘Unilateral’ Control of Government

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 11:00am

Anyone who’s surprised by this, please raise your hand. No one? Shocker.

Nathan Harden, Editor of The College Fix has the story.

Liberal Professors Call on Obama to Seize ‘Unilateral’ Control of Government

Three Wisconsin professors have come up with what they think is a brilliant fix for the budget crisis in Washington. They...

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College Conservative – America is Storming the #Barrycades

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:30am

President Obama’s first name has been transmuted into a biting Twitter meme, and University of St. Thomas student Vladimir Davidiuk highlights the failure of the administration’s tactics to bar Americans from their national monuments.

In an effort to maximize the pain and inconvenience of the #ObamaShutdown of the Federal Government, the Obama...

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Autistic Child Suspended from School for Cartoonish Drawing of a Bomb

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 8:00am

This unbelievably dumb school administration moment of the week is sponsored by Hillcrest Middle School of South Carolina.

The Blaze reports.

Special Needs Middle Schooler Suspended for Cartoon-Like Drawing of Bomb

Drawing a picture of a cartoon-like bomb on a piece of notebook paper and showing it to other kids was reportedly enough to...

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An American College Student in India

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 6:30pm

There are many students from the Indian subcontinent attending American universities.

Proving turnabout is fair play, American University student Alison Pease shares the story of her experiences as a student in India.

…Unlike AU, Manipal University is in a small town in Karnataka, a state in southern India. Manipal is your typical college...

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Syracuse U. Removes Rapper Known for Violent, Explicit Lyrics from Basketball Event

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 5:00pm

Violent and explicit lyrics don’t have much to do with teaching sportsmanship anyway, do they?

Jeremy Ryan of CNYCentral reports.

Syracuse University removes rapper known for violent, explicit lyrics from Orange Madness event

SYRACUSE — Rapper Ace Hood, known for his violent and explicit lyrics, will no longer be a part of SU basketball’s...

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Battle of the Education Statistics in Campaign on Colorado Tax Hike

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 3:30pm

Instead of two candidates, two sets of stats related to Colorado’s education performance are battling for votes this November related to a proposed tax hike.

Brad Jones of The Daily Caller offers the details:

Colorado’s schools are either funded near the bottom of the national rankings, or K-12 schools get an average bite...

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U. Maryland Sex Week to Feature ‘Eco-Friendly’ Sex Shop

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:00pm

Well as long as it’s eco-friendly, of course that changes everything.

Jeffrey Meyer of CNS News reports.

Eco-Friendly Sex Shop to be Featured at University of Maryland’s ‘Sex Week’

During the week of October 15, the University of Maryland is hosting what it calls “Sex Week: education, communication, exploration” on its College Park campus....

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Kentucky High Schools Sideline Post-Game Handshakes

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 12:30pm

In an era when “diversity” is venerated and “bullying” is the most heinous offense of the day, one has to wonder what is really happening in American schools.

Kentucky’s athletic sanctioning body has ordered high schools to sideline postgame handshakes because of numerous physical confrontations the past three years during these rituals.

Tuesday’s...

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Bill Ayers Shocked by interest in his connections to Obama

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 11:00am

So a notorious domestic terrorist was surprised to learn that people would be interested in his connections to the president? Really?

Charles Rollet of The College Fix reports.

Bill Ayers: Didn’t think Obama connection ‘would blow up like this’

Speaking from the well-heeled confines of the University of Chicago’s International House on Wednesday, Bill...

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Are Single Sex Schools the Wave of the Future?

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 9:30am

The American Enterprise Institute and the Independent Women’s Forum co-sponsored event, “Should Single-Sex Schooling be eliminated?” that discussed the value of single-sex classrooms.

Given the “War on Boys” in school, it’s a discussion with some merit.

Spencer Irvine...

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U. Wyoming ‘Hate F**k’ Hoaxer Goes to Law School

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:00am

Back in May we told you the story of Meg Lanker-Simons, a liberal student activist at the University of Wyoming who used Facebook to perpetrate a rape hoax.

Now, Eric Owens of The Daily Caller has an update.

Wyoming ‘hate-f***’ hoaxer adds to checkered criminal past, now attends law school

The latest criminal saga...

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Professors Who Share Too Much Are Less Effective

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

A new study shows that professors who want students to succeed in their classes should avoid giving too much information….personal information, that is!

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed has this analysis:

Professors who want to establish classroom connections with their students receive lots of advice. And some experts have over the years...

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Report says 80% Of College Students Text And Drive

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 5:00pm

To make matters worse, texting and driving is worse than drinking and driving. Don’t do it, college students!

Michael Kelley of Business Insider reports.

80% Of College Students Text And Drive Even Though It’s Worse Than Driving Drunk

Four out of five college student drivers have texted while driving despite most recognizing the obvious...

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Washington State U. Student: Russians Don’t Deserve the Olympics

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 3:30pm

Usually, it’s the United States that is the target for student critiques, especially in regards to gay rights.

However, Washington State University student Dominique Wald has some scathing analysis on the Russians and their treatment of homosexuals.

The Olympic Games are a time of unity and pride...

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College Republicans at U. Georgia bring Obamacare debate to campus

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm

The Republicans in the House aren’t the only ones pushing back against Obamacare.

George Jarrell of The Red and Black reports.

College Republicans brings Obamacare debate to campus

As the United States government was shutting down, University of Georgia College Republicans were drafting a petition.

The government shutdown on Oct. 1, due in large part...

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Harvard Physicist: Conservative Republican, Congressional Candidate

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 12:30pm

Those who despair of electing sensible politicians in Massachusetts may have a reason for hope.

The Daily Caller’s Charles C. Johnson has a story on a candidate for the state’s 5th district that is a Harvard professor who is conservative. And while there is much disagreement on his stance about global warming,...

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College students defy shutdown, form #MowForAmerica to clean Pearl Harbor Memorial

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 11:00am

Twitchy is reporting that some patriotic college students have dealt with the government shutdown by forming #MowForAmerica. What a great story.

#MowForAmerica: College students defy closure, clean up Pearl Harbor Memorial

Inspired by one-man “Monument Militia” Chris Cox, citizens from coast to coast and beyond continue to fill the void left by the...

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Cornell U. Latest Campus to Target Theme Parties

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 9:30am

The latest victim of campus diversity campaigns is the theme party.

The University of California’s student government is seeking to ban them outright. Now, a Mexican-themed event at Cornell University is being labeled as “offensive and hateful”.

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Administrator sues college claiming he was fired for his conservative and religious views

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8:00am

It sounds like this guy was fighting an uphill battle.

Jason Riley of WDRB reports.

JCTC employee claims he was fired for complaining about wrongdoing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The former director of human resources at Jefferson Community and Technical College has filed a lawsuit against the school and its president claiming he was...

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