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Donor Rescinds $4.5 Million Gift to U. Illinois Over Former Terrorist Prof

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:00pm

Professor James Kilgore is a former member of the Symbionese Liberation Army. He was ousted at the University of Illinois but there’s a growing movement to bring him back. That news has caused a donor to withhold a major gift to the school.

Maggie Lit of Campus Reform reported.

Donor withholds $4.5 million...

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Colorado college prof forces students to recite anti-American ‘pledge of allegiance’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 12:30pm

Perhaps this Colorado college faculty member inhaled some of the legal marijuana smoke while he was coming up with the lesson?

A Colorado college professor had students recite the pledge of allegiance, but it wasn’t the version school children have learned for decades.

The pledge required by Metropolitan State University Prof. Charles Angeletti...

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Michigan State Students Go Nuts Over George Will Commencement Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:00am

George Will committed the heretical crime of challenging the rape culture narrative and leftists will never forgive him for it.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reported.

Students At Michigan State Hysterical Over George Will Commencement Speech

Students at Michigan State University are up in arms over the school’s invitation of syndicated columnist George...

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Demonstrations at UC Berkeley Become Increasingly Violent

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:30am

The seemingly nationwide campus demonstrations the began with protests about the Ferguson grand jury verdict are continuing unabated.

At the University of California – Berkeley, they are also becoming increasingly violent.

A minority of protesters shattered Civic Center windows, vandalized Berkeley storefronts and blocked an Oakland highway Sunday, on the second night of...

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Holocaust Author: Profs Prefer Ignorance to Truth about Middle East

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 8:00am

Campus BDS activists, please take note.

Mariana Barillas of the College Fix reported.

Holocaust author: Professors prefer ignorance to truth about Middle East

Editor’s Note: The article has been updated.

Nearly all modern genocides “begin on the campus,” the author of controversial books on the Holocaust and U.S. indirect financing...

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St. Louis U. Student Reports on #Ferguson Fatigue

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm

Nathan Rubbelke, a student at Saint Louis University, reports on a new syndrome appearing on college campuses: Ferguson Fatigue.

After the grand jury decision that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, protests choked with angry college students erupted on campuses across America.

Yet on...

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UC Sex Columnist Writes of Affair With Prof

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

Boni Mata of the Daily Californian recently wrote of a rather provocative relationship.

So, I slept with my professor

When my professor walked in on the first day of class in all his statuesque glory, wearing a half-buttoned Oxford shirt and chalk-covered slacks, I nearly dropped my pants on the spot. “Love at...

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San Diego State U. Student: Feminism Label Lost its Power

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:30pm

In The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University student Marissa Ochoa weighs in on TIME Magazine’s poll in which “Feminist” topped the list of words that should be banned.

…Like TIME said, it’s not about what the word represents, it’s about how the word is used today. More often than not,...

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Cornell Prof Says Whites ‘Ready to Commit Race Suicide’ Over Ferguson

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 2:00pm

This story was first reported by Casey Breznick who has written for College Insurrection.

Via the Washington Free Beacon.

Ivy League Professor: Whites ‘Ready to Commit Race Suicide’

Cornell University history professor Russell Rickford said that whites are “ready to perform treason to whiteness” and “commit race suicide” during a townhall event on Wednesday,...

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Notre Dame to Offer Six Week “White Privilege Seminar”

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:30pm

One student calls it “an opportunity to bias students towards the shaming of one culture and ethnicity.”

Samantha Audia at The College Fix has the story:

Notre Dame ‘white privilege’ class promises ‘personal transformation’

Next semester, Notre Dame will offer a class that aims to help students acknowledge...

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UVA Student Paper Editor: “To let fact checking define the narrative would be a huge mistake”

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 11:00am

Julia Horowitz is the assistant managing editor UVA’s student newspaper. She wrote this article for Politico.

Why We Believed Jackie’s Rape Story

It was a near-unanimous reaction: shock, but not surprise. Disgust, but not doubt. Those were the feelings that characterized the endless conversations I had as a University of Virginia student following...

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Higher Education Bubble Tackles U. Alabama – Birmingham Football Program

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:30am

It appears that the Higher Education Bubble has tackled one school’s football team.

Breitbart contributor Warner Todd Huston reports on the first such shut-down since 1995:

The University of Alabama-Birmingham is reportedly closing down its football program as a cost cutting measure.

The announcement is expected this week and comes at a time when...

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Columbia Law School Lets Students Postpone Finals Over Distress of Brown and Garner Cases

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Posted by    Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8:00am

So much for treating college students like adults.

Paul Mirengoff of Powerline reported.

Not a parody

Columbia Law School is permitting students claiming to be impaired due to the emotional impact of recent non-indictments in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner matters to postpone taking their final exams. Here is the text of a...

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Texas Congressman says America’s campus liberals can learn something from the Brits

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 5:00pm

Shocked to discover no protests, pies, or excess drama.

Conservative Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was recently invited to speak at several elite British institutions of high learning.

In Breitbart, he pens a fascinating compare-and-contrast to similar events at American schools.

As universities in the United States are increasingly discriminating against conservatives and even cancelling invitations to speak, the highest levels of British...

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Going to College Later in Life Doesn’t Hurt Earning Potential

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:30pm

According to a new report from Andrew Dugan at Gallup, going to college later won’t hurt your potential for earning a higher income.

Graduating College Later in Life Doesn’t Hamper Income

Despite delaying their college education, nontraditional college graduates — defined here as those who earn their degree at age 25 or older...

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Two San Fransisco College Students Sue Police for Breaking Bones during Protest

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

If the lawsuit doesn’t go their way, perhaps they will lead another protest?

Huffington Post contributor Lydia O’Connor files this story:

Two City College of San Francisco students who report suffering from broken bones and a concussion, as well as being choked and pepper-sprayed, at the h...

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Liberal UC Berkeley Claims Exemption From Higher Minimum Wage

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 12:30pm

Another classic case of do as I say, not as I do.

Blake Neff of the Daily Caller reports.

Hyperliberal UC Berkeley Won’t Pay Higher Minimum Wage

Famous nationwide as a bastion of liberalism, the University of California-Berkeley has chosen to ignore a local ordinance raising the minimum wage, claiming an exemption as a...

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Mathematician Takes Issue With Common Core

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 11:00am

I’m pretty sure everyone but the creators of Common Core recognizes that Common Core promotes mediocre standards at best.

Malcolm A. Kline at Accuracy in Academia has the story:

Mathematically Challenged Common Core

The roster of actual mathematicians taking issue with the math in Common Core grows. “In mathematics, mastery of several calculation skills...

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Catholic college administration rolls over for the SEIU

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

The SEIU is desperately seeking new members and they see colleges as ripe for the picking.

Samantha Watkins of the College Fix reported.

Catholic college administration rolls over for union activists

Contingent faculty at St. Mary’s College will vote on whether to unionize later this month, and the school’s administration has made clear it...

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According to Students at Brown ‘Faculty Whiteness’ is a Problem

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 8:00am

Just imagine the reactions to a headline like “Faculty Blackness Complicates the Classroom.”

Dave Huber at The College Fix has the story:

Faculty ‘whiteness’ a problem at Brown

Is a racially diverse faculty is a necessary requirement for a good college education?

The Brown Daily Herald apparently believes so, with its story “Faculty Whiteness Complicates...

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170 Students Involved in Keene Pumpkin Festival Riots Disciplined

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

Before Ferguson, there was the Keene Pumpkin Festival Riot, which we covered in October this year.

The local college is addressing the citizen concerns by disciplining the students involved in the drunken mayhem.

…170 [Keene State College (KSC)] students have faced punishment for involvement in the riot, as the town and the school...

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Hillary Clinton Speech at Georgetown Has Many Empty Seats

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Posted by    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 3:30pm

It doesn’t look like college students are as ga-ga for Hillary as they were for Obama.

The Washington Free Beacon reported.

Camera Catches Empty Seats at Hillary Clinton’s Georgetown Speech

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to pack the seats during her address on “Smart Power” at Georgetown University on Wednesday, indicating a...

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