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Duke Student Who Works in Porn is a Women’s Studies Major

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:00am

Too many aspects of this young woman’s story are starting to look fishy.

She claims to be a Republican, who does porn and is a women’s studies major? It just doesn’t add up.

Emmeline Zhao of Real Clear Education recently interviewed her.

Duke Porn Star Talks College Costs

RealClearEducation’s Emmeline Zhao, herself a Duke graduate,...

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Australian University’s Giant Mural Glorifies Global Warming Narcissist

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:30pm

Panel claims “Nobel Prize” for prof’s research; award actually given to IPCC.

An Australian University has glorified one of its climate scientists in a huge mural.

Underneath the panel is the claim about his Nobel Prize research. Breitbaret’s Nicke Hallett has an analysis on the self-promoting claim centered on false science.

An Australian university has put up a giant mural on one of its walls,...

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Reminder – The Higher Ed Bubble is Just Like the Housing Bubble

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

This is a point we’ve made before at College Insurrection but this new piece by Peter J. Wallison of the American Enterprise Institute serves as a good reminder.

Want to know why we are headed to a student loan crisis? Look at what caused the financial crisis

Today’s New York Times carries an ...

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U. of Maryland’s LGBT Equity Center’s “Diversity in Employment” Video

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:30pm

We recently offered an analysis by Victor Davis Hanson on campus diversity programs, which asserts that they have “become an industry synonymous with orthodoxy and intolerance, especially in its homogeneity of political thought.”

With this in mind, let’s turn...

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New Study Suggests PhDs are Drowning in Debt

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

Jessica Cruzan of The College Fix reports on a recent crowdsourcing project that revealed some less than encouraging news about people with PhDs.

Crowdsourced Data Finds PhDs Drowning in Debt

“I will never know a moment of financial peace in my lifetime.”

“I accept the fact that I will be in debt until I...

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Purdue Police Say They Didn’t Violate Student Journalist’s Rights

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:30pm

Purdue University police allegedly “pushed to the ground, verbally abused and threatened” student photographer Hiraku ‘Michael’ Takeda as he was reporting on a campus crime scene.

Dan Reimold of Campus Media Matters follow-up with the results of the school’s internal investigation centered on whether the student was harassed or had his constitutional...

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Tennessee to Offer Free College Funded by Lottery Ticket Sales

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:00am

Get your PhD in Powerball. Some states are looking to provide free college tuition and Tennessee is betting on revenue from the lottery.

Chris Valerio of National Public Radio reports.

Let Us Pay Your College Tuition

Oregon and Tennessee want more college graduates. In that vein, each is considering very different ways to fund...

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Arizona State Co-Ed Wants Feminists to Stop Complaining About “Rape Culture”

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:30am

Should “focus on empowering women to make smart choices.”

We recently noted that conservative pundit Tammy Bruce wanted to reboot modern feminism.

So does Arizona State University student Annica Benning, who wants activists to focus on finding solutions to real problems.

Have you ever heard of SlutWalks?

It’s when women dress up in bras, panties, high heels and little else and parade around...

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Student Diversity Group at Dartmouth Threatens Physical Action if Demands Aren’t Met

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:00am

Gee, where have we seen this before?

Joseph Asch of Dartblog reports.

Let’s Bow to Diversity

From the fever swamps of the loony fringes comes the call for the College to devote itself to diversity fully and forever.

The list of demands concludes as follows:

The age of complacency and apathy toward change at Dartmouth College...

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Activists demand tying college presidents’ wages to salaries of cooks, janitors

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

If progressives get their plan enacted for two college campuses, it could mean another solution to administrative bloat.

Activists at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Brandeis University have asked presidents to tie their wages to staff salaries. Inside Higher Ed’s Ry Rivard has these details:

Some faculty and students at St. Mary’s...

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Student Group Wants BU to Cancel Robin Thicke Concert Over Sexist Lyrics

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:00pm

Why are some students so determined to ruin a good time for everyone else?

FOX News reports.

Student group wants Boston University to scrap Robin Thicke concert

A Boston University student group is demanding the school cancel an upcoming Robin Thicke concert, complaining that the pop star’s “Blurred Lines” lyrics are sexist.

Members...

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Phil Valentine Educates UVA Student Environmentalist on Real Global Warming Literacy

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:30pm

Phil Valentine is the producer of “An Inconsistent Truth” on the reasons for global warming skepticism, as well as a popular talk radio show host in Nashville.

When he headlined an event featuring his work for the University of Virginia College Republicans, Thomas Forman (President of the UVA Environmental Sciences Org...

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Allegheny College Calls Pro-Life Students Dangerous

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

What did these students do to deserve such a charge? They passed out flyers.

The horror!

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

Allegheny College to pro-lifers: Your opinions are dangerous and harmful

Allegheny College administrators had choice words for whoever slipped anti-abortion flyers under the doors of some professors’ offices: Such actions were not...

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Harvard Student: Replace “Academic Freedom” with “Academic Justice”

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:30pm

It appears that Sandra Y.L. Korn, a Harvard senior focusing on the history of science and studies of women/gender/sexuality, might have been sick the day they covered the “First Amendment” in her class.

That is, is any of her courses actually covered the US Constitution  (hat-tip, Captain Capitalism, Aaron Clarey).

…Yet the liberal...

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Two Universities Tied to FCC Probe of Newsrooms

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:00am

The FCC’s attempt to regulate news media, which has currently been suspended, is tied to left wing billionaire George Soros and two American Universities.

Mike Ciandella of CNS News reports.

Universities in FCC Newsroom Probe Have Close Ties to Soros, Got $1.8M in Funding

While disturbing, this should come as no surprise since Soros’...

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Democratic Senator Proposes Giving Every Child a $500 College Savings Account

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:30am

A Democratic senator offers a classic, liberal response to the Higher Education Bubble crisis: Throw money at the problem.

Breitbart’s Bigelow has the details on a proposed new law giving every child a college savings account.

Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR) is intending to draft a law that would entitle every child born in...

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Duke Student Defends Her Work in Pornography

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:00am

We recently told you about a young woman at Duke University who is financing her education by working in porn.

She has now taken to the pages of XOJane to defend her decision.

I’m The Duke University Freshman Porn Star And For The First Time I’m Telling The Story In My Words

“But why...

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Rutgers Grad Asks “Daily Targum” Trustees to Not Censor Student News

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

Alex Lewis is a recent graduate of Rutgers University and a former columnist for the student newspaper, The Daily Targum.

The former intern for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is now addressing the tendency for the school Board of Trustees to censor student opinion pieces.

The Daily Targum, a student...

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Student Government Redistributes Wealth from College Republicans to Gay Theater Fest

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:30pm

The student government at Old Dominion University has been caught spreading the wealth around. At the expense of the College Republicans, naturally.

Michael Sobey of The College Fix reports.

BIAS ALERT: Campus Leader Swipes GOP Student Funds, Pays For European Gay Festival Trip

NORFOLK – The student government at Old Dominion University recently voted to allocate...

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Dartmouth Student: No, We Are Not “Special Snowflakes”

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

Files this op-ed by Dartmouth student Emily Albrecht under “Hope for Our Future”:

Tyler Durden of “Fight Club” (1999) fame famously spat, “You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You’re the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” I first saw that movie six years ago, but the line has stuck...

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Computers at Harvard Hijacked for Digital Currency

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:30pm

One thing is sure, if a school with Harvard’s resources can have its computer system compromised in such a way then no school is completely safe.

Joel B. Pollack of Breitbart reports.

Harvard Computers Hijacked to Mine Digital Coins

An advanced computer network at Harvard University was hijacked to mine digital coins known as...

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Elementary School Tour Exposes Young Scholars to UC Berkeley Sex Week Antics

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Posted by    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 11:00am

Given the fact that strip clubs are now advertising in the University of California – Berkeley school newspaper, perhaps the logic behind the school tour schedule is that it is never too early to start recruit...

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