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University of Pennsylvania Prof Makes Racist Remark About Dr. Ben Carson

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 3:30pm

We have written about Professor Anthea Butler in the past. She’s back for saying something disgraceful about Ben Carson.

Christian Spencer of Campus Reform reports.

Ivy League prof. calls Ben Carson a ‘coon’

University of Pennsylvania Professor Anthea Butler called Presidential Candidate Ben Carson a “coon” for claiming that people have the right to...

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Student Activists Claim College is Giving Guns to Campus Police to Keep Minorities Down

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

Isn’t it more plausible that campus police are being armed to prevent campus shootings?

Christian Britschgi of the College Fix reports.

Oregon college gives guns to campus police to keep minorities down, anti-gun activists claim

‘Disarm PSU’ angry about being compared to Republicans

The shooting deaths of nine people at a gun-free Oregon college last...

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What Hampshire College Discovered by Not Accepting SAT/ACT Scores

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 12:30pm

No more standardized testing for this college.

Washington Post reports.

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT score

Hampshire College is a liberal arts school in Massachusetts that has decided not to accept SAT/ACT scores from applicants. That’s right — the college won’t accept them, a step beyond the hundreds of “test-optional”...

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Democrat: Solve Student Debt Crisis With Free Community College and More Loans

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11:00am

New York congresswoman Carolyn Maloney thinks she has the solution to the student loan debt crisis. She wrote about it in Politico.

The Student Debt Crisis Solution

State governments and families hit hard by the recession now have fewer resources to commit to education. With states investing almost one-fourth less in public universities...

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Rutgers Prof Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Disabled Man

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 9:30am

The claim is he had the intellectual capacity of an 18-month-old, and that the professor had assaulted him.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Rutgers professor convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled man

Anna Stubblefield, the former chair and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University at Newark, is facing 10-40 years in prison for aggravated sexual...

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University’s Diversity Officer Who Said ‘Kill All White Men’ to Face Charges in Court

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 8:00am

We wrote about this woman back in the spring but she’s back in the news.

The left likes speech codes. Let them live by their own rules.

The Independent reports.

Bahar Mustafa: Student officer who allegedly posted ‘kill all white men’ to malicious communications charges

A student diversity officer who was caught up in a...

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Harvard Debate Team Loses to New York Inmates

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 8:00am

This is one of the best stories you’ll read this week.

From Fox News:

Harvard’s prestigious debate team loses to NY inmates

BOSTON – A group of New York inmates has toppled Harvard’s prestigious debate team.

It took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in Napanoch. The Ivy...

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Middlebury Student Paper Concerned Legal System Might Interfere with College Disciplinary System

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 6:30pm

Heaven forbid students be subjected to you know, laws…

From FIRE:

Middlebury Student Paper Condemns Judicial Scrutiny of College’s Disciplinary Processes

In a shocking editorial published last week, the staff of The Middlebury Campus railed against the ability of “outside individuals” like lawyers and judges to demand basic fairness from Middlebury College’s disciplinary processes.

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One in Every Five Campus Rape Reports is False

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

This doesn’t fit with what rape culture activists say at all.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Report: 1 in 5 campus rape reports are false

To take a page from alarmist writers who gleefully post headlines claiming that one-in-five women are sexually assaulted in college, I bring you some information that will...

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Colleges Aren’t Equipped to Handle Sexual Assault ‘Trials’

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 3:30pm

Leave crime to the criminal justice system and education to the educators.

From The Courier-Journal:

College tribunals wrong venue for sex charges

Colleges must be terrifying places these days, with the supposed explosion of rape on campuses. Why would any parent pay $60,000 a year for private tuition if there truly is a “rape...

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Prager University – What You Don’t Know About John D. Rockefeller

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 2:00pm

John D. Rockefeller is characterized by some as a greedy capitalist. Hillsdale College professor Burt Folsom sets the record straight in this new video from Prager University.

Was America’s first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, a greedy robber baron, a generous philanthropist, or both? And did the oil tycoon exploit America’s poor or...

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California is Home to the World’s Top University

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 12:30pm

California has the top university and it is not Stanford.

USA Today reports.

It’s official — the world’s top university is Caltech

London-based Times Higher Education (THE) published its 12th annual World University Rankings Wednesday, and while American schools as a whole have lost some of the mojo they’ve showed in past years, they...

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Students Claim Mad Scientist-Themed Party Represents ‘Violence Against Disabled People’

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:00am

People who make claims like this deserve to be mocked.

Jennifer Kabbany reports at the College Fix.

Students demand mad scientist-themed party axed, claim it represents ‘violence against disabled people’

‘We demand that Mudd Goes Madd is no longer used’

A decision by Pomona College’s student government not to fund a party called “Mudd Goes Madd”...

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Oregon Community College Gunman Described by Neighbors as Unfriendly

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:30am

Those that knew him described him as “really unfriendly”.

Fox News reports.

Oregon community college gunman described as ‘timid’, ‘unfriendly’ by various neighbors

A neighbor of the man authorities say killed at least nine people at an Oregon community college Thursday told reporters the gunman “seemed really unfriendly.”

Bronte Harte told the Associated Press she...

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White Privilege Course at Portland State Aims to Dismantle Whiteness

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 8:00am

Substitute the name of any other race in this story and watch what happens.

Peter Hasson reports at Campus Reform.

Portland State course aims to ‘make whiteness strange’

According to Portland State University Professor’s Rachel Sanders’ “White Privilege” course, “whiteness” must be dismantled if racial justice will ever be achieved.

The course description states that...

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Newsweek Discovers ‘Gun Free’ Zones Don’t Stop Campus Shootings

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:30pm

Gee. You don’t say.

From Newsweek:

Weapons Common on Oregon College Campus Despite ‘Gun-Free Zone’

When a gunman killed eight students and a teacher at an Oregon college last week, he also revived a debate on the need to change firearm laws and whether the school’s “gun-free zone” policy only made easier for him.

President...

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University of Colorado Criticized for Ties to Fracking Industry

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

So we’re going to have all kinds of political litmus tests for universities now?

Michael McGrady reports at Red Alert Politics.

University of Colorado under fire for reported ties to fracking industry

The University of Colorado (CU) is known for its climate and energy research and support for sustainability, even announcing new environmentally friendly...

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Vanderbilt Warns: Bulging Biceps Advance Unhealthy Masculinity

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 3:30pm

If you’re a wuss, perhaps.

From the College Fix:

Students warned: Bulging biceps, big guns advance unhealthy masculinity

‘Being emotional is manly in my opinion’

The size of G.I. Joe’s biceps and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s guns in the Terminator movies is proof that the dominant form of masculinity is out of control.

That message and similar...

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Critics Say $20 Million Affirmative-Action Program at UC-Berkeley is Against the Law

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 2:00pm

This liberal policy actually looks like a form of racism.

Hanna Krueger reports at the College Fix.

$20 million affirmative-action program at UC-Berkeley is against the law, critics claim

Nearly two decades after Californians voted to ban the consideration of race in public university admissions, the flagship campus of the University of California system...

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Phoenix College Novelist Quits Over Loyalty Oath

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 12:30pm

He said he had taught at the college for 14 years without signing the oath.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Novelist Quits Teaching Job Over Loyalty Oath

James Sallis, a novelist who may be the most famous faculty member at Phoenix College, has for many years taught as an adjunct at the community college.

But he...

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Campus Definitions of Sexual Assault Are Too Broad

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 11:00am

Some incidents which clearly aren’t rape are being classified that way.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Overly broad definition of sex assault ensnares innocent students

As I wrote in my column yesterday, not all accusations of campus sexual assault are black and white. Yet colleges are treating accusations as if the accused...

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Dartmouth Native American Administrator Withdraws Amid Questions About Her Indian Status

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:30am

This is how this controversy ends.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Administrator for Dartmouth Native American program withdraws amid questions about...

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