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Arizona State Prof Sends Vile Hateful Email to Americans for Prosperity

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Posted by    Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:00am

As you read the excerpt from The Blaze below, bear in mind that Professor Joe Skulan of Arizona State University is paid to teach college students.

Language warning…

What a Professor Emailed a Conservative Group Is So Vile, We Can’t Put It in the Headline

A former faculty member at the University of Wisconsin,...

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Northwestern Football Coach’s Take on Unionization “My Team… My Focus”

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:30pm

We just reported that the National Labor Relations Board gave the thumbs up for the Northwestern University football team to unionize.

The team’s coach testified against the players’ case.  However, he is now continuing toward his goal of a successful season.

Northwestern University head football coach Pat Fitzgerald was put in an interesting...

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Dartmouth Group’s Hostile Takeover Fizzles With No Mandate

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 5:00pm

Yesterday we told you about the Freedom Budget group which took over the president’s office at Dartmouth. Their hostile takeover has failed.

Joseph Asch of Dartblog provides an update.

Demonstration Fizzles; No Mandate

The FB crowd called on the campus to come out and support their efforts to implement a radical diversity agenda. When...

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Washburn U’s Libertarian Guest Speaker Smeared by Social Justice Professor

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

Proving that “Social Justice” does not translate to “Social Courtesy”, a progressive professor acted disgracefully in an attempt to undermine a libertarian guest speaker’s event at Washburn University.

University of Missouri student Christopher White files this report:

The libertarian student group Young Americans for Liberty at Washburn University hosted guest speaker, historian and...

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College Campuses and Sexual Double Standards

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 2:00pm

In a recent post at National Review’s Phi Beta Cons blog, Bernie Reeves writes of a conversation that took place on National Public Radio with Jimmy Carter.

University of Gomorrah

Recently, a caller to the Diane Rehm Show on NPR repeated the statistic that one in four young women is raped on American...

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Colorado African Exchange Student Falls to Death after Eating Pot Cookie

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 12:30pm

In the wake of Colorado’s new rules regarding marijuana use, expect more news that connect student injury and death to “marijuana intoxication”.

The Denver coroner says an exchange student from Wyoming fell to his death after eating a marijuana cookie, the first reported death linked to marijuana since the drug became legal...

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Community College in CT Suspends Student for Questioning Gun Control

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00am

Remember when colleges and universities were places people went to ask questions? Remember when college students were encouraged to question authority?

Check out this report from Robby Soave at The Daily Caller.

College suspends student for asking questions about gun control

A Connecticut community college suspended a student veteran for his aggressive questioning of...

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Catholic Georgetown Hosts ‘Choice Week’ Which Promotes Abortion

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 9:30am

When President Obama visited the Vatican, Pope Francis gave him a ltter to read in defense of the concept that life is central to human rights.

Meanwhile, a Catholic university took an entirely different approach to right-to-life issues.

Georgetown University, a Roman Catholic institution, played host to a series of pro-abortion events last...

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Campus Reform Reporter Told Conservatives Not Welcome at Feminist Conference

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Posted by    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 8:00am

The event was supposed to be all about inclusiveness so naturally, the open minded liberals immediately excluded the conservatives.

Sterling Beard of Campus Reform reports.

WATCH: Female Campus Reform reporter bullied at ‘inclusive’ feminist conference for being ‘conservative’

Campus Reform’s Katherine Timpf attended the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference (NYFLC) — an event which promised...

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Yale Student: “We’re living in the most authentically Christian time ever.”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:30pm

A play featuring Norse mythology has inspired Yale student John Aroutiounian to reflect on “diversity” and Christianity in our era.

…”Valhalla” raises unsettling questions about how people arrive at conclusions about what they want and who they are, and about how family and societal conceptions can help or hurt the process. It’s...

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Student Sues College for Being Told He Couldn’t Talk About Jesus

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:00pm

Do you think this student would have been told he couldn’t talk about sex, sexual orientation, how awful conservatives are, how fake religion is, etc.?

Of course not. Those are the new sacred subjects on college campuses.

Andrew Desiderio of The College Fix reports.

LAWSUIT: Student Talking About Jesus Told To Shut Up

Conservative attorneys...

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A California law school ends discount pricing for top scholars

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 3:30pm

One California law school is ending its practice of discount pricing in hopes of getting away from a confusing “high tuition, high discount” model.

Inside Higher Ed’s Ry Rivard files this report:

The University of La Verne College of Law is the latest institution, and perhaps the first law school, to stop offering...

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Progressive Activist Student Group Takes Over Dartmouth President’s Office

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

We told you about Dartmouth’s ‘Freedom Budget’ group back in February.

They’ve now taken over the college president’s office.

Joseph Asch of Dartblog reports.

Freedom Budgeters Occupy Pres’ Office

There’s never a dull or unembarrassing moment at Dartmouth College. A few days ago,...

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Notre Dame’s “Hot Pocket Bandit” Trashes Local Spa

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 12:30pm

Though the police reports blame “underage drinking”, I suspect there were other chemicals floating around in one Notre Dame student’s bloodstream.

A student at the University of Notre Dame was arrested this weekend, cops say, after he smashed a stained glass window at a massage therapy facility in downtown South Bend with...

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High School Student from NY Gets Accepted at all Eight Ivy League Schools

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11:00am

Congratulations to Long Island, NY high school student Kwasi Enin for such an impressive accomplishment. Undoubtedly, it took a lot of hard work to achieve such a feat.

The Chicago Tribune reports.

New York high school student accepted at all eight Ivy League schools

A high school senior on Long Island has been accepted...

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Letter to UCLA Newspaper: Society’s obsession with diversity itself subtly racist

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9:30am

UCLA student columnist Eitan Arom features an intriguing letter from a UC-Berkeley alumnus on the subject of a recent Daily Bruin column, “Editorial: Crop of commencement speakers lacks diversity”.

I am a 61-year-old white man, the sort that is often considered irrelevant and accused of being angered by the loss of privilege...

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Universities Use NASA Model to Blame Capitalism for Collapse of Civilization

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8:00am

What business does NASA have studying economics and capitalism, you ask? Just another example of of the politicization of everything under the sun in a progressive administration.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reports.

University researchers use NASA-funded model to blame capitalism for inevitable collapse of civilization

A study—relying on a NASA funded model—partly blames...

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Common Core Emerging as Big Issue in November’s Election

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 6:30pm

“Common Core opposition is …grassroots, and support is so astroturf. ”

In addition to Obamacare, it looks like American voters may be heading to the polls to issue a referendum on Common Core:

Parents across the country may hold the key to this year’s mid-term elections as they vent their anger over the implementation of a controversial education achievement measure called the Common...

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Rutgers Student Government Votes to OK Condi Rice as Grad Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

We recently told you that some faculty members at Rutgers were objecting to the choice of Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker. Now the student government has voted and the objectors lost.

The College Fix reports.

In Narrow Vote, Rutgers Student Government OKs Condi Rice As Grad Speaker

In a close vote preceded by plenty...

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UVA student sues state for $40 million over her “bottled water and cookie dough” arrest

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 3:30pm

About a year ago, we covered the story of a University of Virginia student who spent the night in jail when her water bottle and cookie dough purchases were confused for something illegal by Alcoholic Beverage Control agents.

It looks like that purchase may be very, very expensive…for the state.

The Daily Caller’s...

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U. Oregon Arts Course Focuses on Climate Change

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 2:00pm

The left is methodically politicizing every area of study in higher ed. Even the arts are no longer safe.

Richard Perez-Pena of the New York Times reports.

Using the Arts to Teach How to Prepare for Climate Crisis

University courses on global warming have become common, and Prof. Stephanie LeMenager’s new class here at...

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Once Unionized, Obamacare Forces Northwestern to Pay for Football Players’ Maternity Coverage

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 12:30pm

We have been following the drive for unionization by the Northwestern University football team.

If they proceed, due to the rules of Obamacare, it looks like the school will be buying maternity coverage for...

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