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The Saga of Porn Prof. Hugo Schwyzer: DUI Edition

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:30pm

The last time we checked in with Pasadena City College’s Professor of Porn, Hugo Schwyzer, he had just admitted to having sex with students and wanted disability pay.

Now, he has caused another young women an entirely different kind of trouble.

Discredited American pornography scholar Hugo Schwyzer continued his unbelievable descent into public...

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Harvard Law School Pays Tribute to Alan Dershowitz

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:00am

Of course, the tribute had some contentious moments.

Joel B. Pollak of Breitbart reports.

Harvard Pays Tribute to Alan Dershowitz

On Monday, Harvard Law School hosted a celebration of Prof. Alan Dershowitz’s fifty years of teaching with an entire afternoon of panel discussions featuring legal scholars, past students, and colleagues in...

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Providence College Inflates its SAT/ACT Scores

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

It seems cheating scandals are not confined to students.

Providence College, a Catholic school that just caved into whiny faculty and allowed a gay marriage talk, joins the list of schools misreporting test scores that impact college rankings.

Providence College submitted inflated data about student SAT and ACT scores to U.S. News &...

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Loyola Marymount U. Will No Longer Pay for Employee Abortions

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 8:00am

One has to wonder why a Catholic college was paying for employee abortions in the first place.

The College Fix reports.

Catholic University Will No Longer Pay for Employee Abortions

Trustees of Loyola Marymount University voted to remove coverage for abortion under the university’s health plan on Monday.

The university, a Jesuit Catholic institution, has...

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Photos of College Dorm Rooms Through the Ages

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:30pm

Kieran Corcoran of the Daily Mail UK has published a fascinating photo essay which looks at American college dorm rooms through history.

Some things never change! Photographs of a century of U.S. student life show how parties, drinking and university sports have always taken centre stage

At first glance these pictures of student...

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Harvard Crimson Fumes Over Smoking Ban

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:00pm

The trend of banning smoking around campus has hit the Harvard area…and the student newspaper’s editors have a smoldering reaction.

Last week, the commissioners on the Cambridge Housing Authority voted 3-1 to ban smoking in public housing buildings, forcing low-income residents to leave the privacy of their own homes before they light...

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Brown University Celebrates “Nude Week”

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 3:30pm

Because an essential part of a college education is walking around naked or something.

Alec Torres of National Review reports.

Nude Week at Brown

About 30 naked people, an even mix of males and females, lay on the floor in a darkened, closed-off room, on soft, padded mats covered with towels for purposes of...

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No Hope, No Change: Obamacare Dramatically Increases Premiums for Young Americans

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:00pm

Those tech-savvy college students smart enough to sign up via the glitchy Obamacare exchange websites are in for serious sticker shock.

Health insurance premiums for young people will rise in all 50 states under Obamacare, with an average increase...

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Tennessee ACLU Asks Schools to Stop Prayer Before Football Games

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 12:30pm

The American Civil Liberties Union – telling other people what to do since 1920.

Brian Wilson of The Tennessean reports.

ACLU asks schools to stop praying before football games

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee sent letters this week to several local school superintendents calling on them to stop school-sponsored prayer before...

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The Fair Market Value of A College Football Player: Half a Million Dollars

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 11:00am

As the college football season gears up, an analysis from Business Insider puts an eye-popping value on some of the student players.

It is no secret that big-time college football creates a lot of revenue for universities and only a small percentage of that goes to the players. The chart below shows...

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The Odd Career of Harvard Law Prof. Randall Kennedy

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:30am

John S. Rosenberg of Minding The Campus has written a new essay which examines the career of Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy.

The Odd Career of Randall Kennedy

Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy probably deserves his own chapter in the history of black intellectuals and black legal scholars. Over the years he has...

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Geography Prof. Blames GOP for Shutdown in Class Assignment

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

The musician Bjork once noted that, “There is no map to human behavior”.

However, a leftist professor blaming the Republicans for the shutdown in the course of class activities was almost inevitable.

Last week, a geography professor at the public, taxpayer-funded University of Wisconsin-La Crosse used a required assignment in one of her...

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U. New Mexico raises $2,000 for Iraq War vet after New Mexico State denies prize

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 6:30pm

It’s always nice to see a story with a happy ending for an American war veteran and this is one of them.

FOX News reports.

Iraq War veteran denied university’s lottery win, so rival school pays up

At the unlikely intersection of collegiate athletics, military affairs and community altruism, you’ll find Matt Zajac.

KVIA 7...

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Indiana University Latest Victim of Obamacare

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:00pm

Indiana University employees are now the latest workers to experience the full goodness of Obamacare.

Indiana University is firing 50 maintenance and custodial workers and shifting them to a temp agency to avoid incurring Obamacare costs.

WRTV Indiana says Indiana University already spends $215 million on healthcare annually.

“We don’t want to cut hours...

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Feces Vandal Defiles Yale Laundry Rooms

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:30pm

This is probably the most disgusting story you’ll read this week month ever.

A vandal has been striking Yale laundry rooms and they call him “the pooperator.”

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

The ‘Pooperator’ strikes again: someone is pooping on Yale students’ laundry

Not to be outdone by the disgusting living conditions reported...

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States Rethinking Automatic Raises for Teachers with Master’s Degrees

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 2:00pm

Despite the fact that there is no evidence that advanced degrees lead to more effective teaching, many states have automatically given pay raises for master’s degrees.

In the wake of tight budgets, many states are rethinking that policy. The Wall Street Journal’s Stephanie Banchero has these details:

The nation spends an estimated $15...

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Boston College acquires live Bald Eagle as school mascot

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:30pm

As you can imagine, not everyone is happy about a college having a live bald eagle, particularly the animal rights community.

Jonathan Dame of USA Today reports.

Boston College gains bald eagle mascot

Boston College joined the ranks of many other universities who have live mascots when they received a bald eagle this month....

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U. New Hampshire’s “Orchestrating Orgasms” Draws Audience and Criticism

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:00am

The University of New Hampshire recently hosted a program entitled “Orchestrating Orgasms”.

Needless to say, it was done in the name of student health.

Student reporter Ken Johnson offers these details:

Sexologist Megan Andelloux opened her presentation on Thursday night with a YouTube video of a tortoise having an orgasm, much to the enjoyment...

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Student Govt. at Michigan State to spend $60,000 on 40 Rental Bikes

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 9:30am

It looks like the student government of Michigan State has picked up a few pointers from the federal government on wasteful spending.

Matthew Bedard of the MSU Review reports.

$60,000 for 40 Bikes? #WTFASMSU

As a representative for the College of Social Sciences in the ASMSU, it’s hard not to be saddened by the...

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UT Republicans Denounce Attacks on Affirmative Action Bakesale

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:00am

We recently reported that Young Conservatives of Texas were attacked for their recent affirmative action bake sale at the University of Texas.

Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix folllow-up with the group, who are thoroughly denouncing the attacks.

A spokeswoman for the group, UT senior Cody Jo Bankhead, also said in an interview with ...

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