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ACLU Files Title IX Lawsuit on Behalf of Carnegie Mellon U. Lesbian

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9:30am

While Title IX sex harassment rules have often been used to conduct the campus “War on Men” that screams for the involvement of civil rights groups, there is a lawsuit developing that involves women and one of the nation’s largest rights organizations.

The national office of the Americ...

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Georgetown Prof. Says Loving Jesus is ‘Interestingly Homoerotic’

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 8:00am

Christmas really brings out the best in some liberals, doesn’t it?

Elisha Krauss of Truth Revolt reports.

Georgetown Professor: Loving Jesus ‘Interestingly Homoerotic’

Monday’s The Ed Show was guest hosted by MSNBC contributor Joy Reid, who kicked off the show discussing Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s comments about homosexuals and black Americans before the...

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Boston U. Medical School gets $6 Million NIH Grant to Study Chronic Brain Injuries

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 6:30pm

The suicides of football star Junior Seau and major league baseball’s Ryan Freel have been attributed to head injuries sustained during their athletic activities, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

These are only two of many cases of brain trauma that has led the National Institutes of Health to give Boston...

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Southern Methodist University Student – Young Conservatives Should Speak Up

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 5:00pm

Hayley Waring writes for the College Conservative. In a new post, she urges other conservative students not to remain silent.

Young Conservatives: Speak Up!

A disturbing exchange recently occurred in one of my political science classes when one of my classmates was giving a presentation on Obamacare. She explained that the law would...

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45 students at one California school test positive for tuberculosis exposure

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 3:30pm

Students at one California school have tested positive for tuberculosis, and other schools across the nation have also recently experienced TB scares.

Forty-five students at one southern California school tested positive for tuberculosis exposure, sparking a fear that’s led administration and health agents on Friday to call for testing off all 1,800...

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Why Are Obama and the Justice Department Against School Choice?

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 2:00pm

Mainly because the Democratic Party is so closely tied to teacher unions but there’s more to the story.

David Will of the Princeton Tory writes.

School Choice and Individual Liberty

In early 2009, one of President Obama’s first acts in office was to end the DC school voucher program. He even sought to revoke...

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Heterosexual gym teacher’s discrimination lawsuit against lesbian boss

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:30pm

It is argued that the only one being discriminated by A&E is the “Duck Dynasty” star that offered his unfiltered opinion on homosexuality, after they placed the opinionated Phil Robertson on “indefinite hiatus” in the wake of his now famous magazine interview.

At the same time, there is an interesting lawsuit developing...

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Alcohol Abuse by College Students Rises in Amherst

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:00am

Amherst, MA isn’t a very big place but there are a lot of colleges there. Local authorities undoubtedly keep a very close eye on such numbers.

Anaridis Rodriguez of WWLP News reports.

Number of drunk college students increase

The number of cases of drunk college students requiring medical attention is up in Amherst. The...

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College “Diversity” Concerns Force Afrobeat Concert Cancellation

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 9:30am

Lead Singer Deemed ‘Not Black Enough’

Campus “diversity police” have struck again, this time targeting an Afrobeat band.

The crime? The lead singer did not have the correct level of melanin to meet the elite definition of “black.”

….[An] African-American singer was deemed “not black enough,” and her Caucasian band mates were rejected because of their “insufficient representation of...

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Israeli science immune to BDS infection spreading through American campuses

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Posted by    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 8:00am

The Israeli international scientific collaboration with American institutions seems immune from the boycott and divestment efforts being chronicled by Professor Jacobson.

Elizabeth Redden of Inside Higher Ed files this report.

When the physicist Stephen Hawking cited the academic boycott as his reason for c...

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How Debt-Burdened Grads Can Finance Their Holidays

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 6:30pm

American students are carrying over $1 Trillion in education debt,  but that doesn’t mean they have to pinch pennies like Ebenezer Scrooge during the holidays.

The Wall Street Journal offers some savvy spending tips so the season...

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Northwestern U. Hosts “Marxist Conference” Celebrating Bond with Teachers Union

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 5:00pm

The Midwest Marxist Conference was recently held at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and the teachers who attended spoke about the bond between the radical socialists and their Teachers Union.

Rebel Pundit has a report with analysis:

…One teacher, who spoke in an afternoon session, described his tactics to overcome the problem...

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Simpson College Choir Stages Christmas Music Flash Mob in Iowa Shopping Mall

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 3:30pm

The musical selection is the Hallelujah Chorus and these college students do an awesome job with it.

Just listen to the crowd’s wild applause at the end.

Merry Christmas!

 
 
 
 

Veteran’s View of Going From the Military to Business School

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 2:00pm

Business schools are now reaching out to military officers, saying veterans lend leadership experience and global perspective to classroom discussions.

In The Wall Street Journal, Scott Poitevent of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business (a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School as well as a...

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Syracuse University Marching Band to Play Super Bowl

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 12:30pm

If you’re a member of marching band in college, it doesn’t get much better than this. Congrats to Syracuse.

Brent Axe of Syracuse.com reports.

Syracuse University marching band set to perform at the Super Bowl

“New York’s college band” will perform at New York’s Super Bowl.

A release from...

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Georgetown U. Student Defends the Concept of “Classy”

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 11:00am

Our last few reports on Georgetown University featured a member of Egypt’s Nazi Party and a Condom bandit.

However, as an essay by Georgetown student Angela Morabito shows, there is both class and common sense at the...

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College Students Seek Summer Jobs on Winter Break

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 9:30am

Given the current economy and persistently weak job market, getting a head start on summer work is a great idea.

Robert Weisman of the Boston Globe reports.

Home for the holidays, college students hunt for summer work

College students home for the holidays will be bouncing between family get-togethers, catching up with friends, and...

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UCLA: The Campus with the Most Driven Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 8:00am

The University of California, Los Angeles has the most driven students in the world, according to data compiled by ViewsOnYou.

No, not because the southern California rely in automotive transportation, either! Peter Jacobs of Business Insider has the full report and list of other schools with highly motivated scholars.

The London based startup...

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Mount St. Mary’s University Students Stage Christmas Music Flash Mob in Campus Dining Hall

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 6:30pm

The musical selection is Carol of the Bells and these students do a great job with it. Here’s the video description from YouTube.

The Mount St. Mary’s University Chorale and Chapel Choir took Patriot Hall by storm! Thank you Mount students, Dr. Andy Rosenfeld and Dr. Kim Hess.

Merry Christmas!

 
 
 
 

13 Outrageously Dumb Campus Moments of 2013

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 5:00pm

Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix has compiled a great list here.

13 of the Most Outrageously Dumb Campus Moments of 2013

This year has been a wild ride at The College Fix, and one need look no further than 13 of this year’s most outrageously dumb campus moments of 2013 to agree.

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Catholic University Keeps the $1 Million Koch Donation

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 3:30pm

Response slams “effort to manufacture controversy and score political points at the expense of The Catholic University of America.”

We recently reported that left-wing academic Catholics strenuously objected to Catholic University’s recent acceptance of a $1 million donation from the Charles Koch Foundation to help fund a new school of business.

However, instead of doing penance for the act, the institution has blasted the effort as a means to “manufacture controversy”.

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Baylor University Student – Obama Needs to Work on his Negotiation Skills

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 2:00pm

Danny Huizinga writes for the College Conservative and in a new post, he examines one of Obama’s weaker points.

Why Obama Should Work on Negotiation

Congress hasn’t passed a budget in four years, so the sudden approval of the Ryan-Murray budget last week came as something of a surprise. What changed this time?...

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