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U. Wyoming ‘Hate F**k’ Hoaxer Goes to Law School

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:00am

Back in May we told you the story of Meg Lanker-Simons, a liberal student activist at the University of Wyoming who used Facebook to perpetrate a rape hoax.

Now, Eric Owens of The Daily Caller has an update.

Wyoming ‘hate-f***’ hoaxer adds to checkered criminal past, now attends law school

The latest criminal saga...

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Professors Who Share Too Much Are Less Effective

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Posted by College Insurrection    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

A new study shows that professors who want students to succeed in their classes should avoid giving too much information….personal information, that is!

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed has this analysis:

Professors who want to establish classroom connections with their students receive lots of advice. And some experts have over the years...

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Report says 80% Of College Students Text And Drive

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 5:00pm

To make matters worse, texting and driving is worse than drinking and driving. Don’t do it, college students!

Michael Kelley of Business Insider reports.

80% Of College Students Text And Drive Even Though It’s Worse Than Driving Drunk

Four out of five college student drivers have texted while driving despite most recognizing the obvious...

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Washington State U. Student: Russians Don’t Deserve the Olympics

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 3:30pm

Usually, it’s the United States that is the target for student critiques, especially in regards to gay rights.

However, Washington State University student Dominique Wald has some scathing analysis on the Russians and their treatment of homosexuals.

The Olympic Games are a time of unity and pride...

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College Republicans at U. Georgia bring Obamacare debate to campus

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm

The Republicans in the House aren’t the only ones pushing back against Obamacare.

George Jarrell of The Red and Black reports.

College Republicans brings Obamacare debate to campus

As the United States government was shutting down, University of Georgia College Republicans were drafting a petition.

The government shutdown on Oct. 1, due in large part...

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Harvard Physicist: Conservative Republican, Congressional Candidate

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 12:30pm

Those who despair of electing sensible politicians in Massachusetts may have a reason for hope.

The Daily Caller’s Charles C. Johnson has a story on a candidate for the state’s 5th district that is a Harvard professor who is conservative. And while there is much disagreement on his stance about global warming,...

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College students defy shutdown, form #MowForAmerica to clean Pearl Harbor Memorial

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 11:00am

Twitchy is reporting that some patriotic college students have dealt with the government shutdown by forming #MowForAmerica. What a great story.

#MowForAmerica: College students defy closure, clean up Pearl Harbor Memorial

Inspired by one-man “Monument Militia” Chris Cox, citizens from coast to coast and beyond continue to fill the void left by the...

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Cornell U. Latest Campus to Target Theme Parties

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 9:30am

The latest victim of campus diversity campaigns is the theme party.

The University of California’s student government is seeking to ban them outright. Now, a Mexican-themed event at Cornell University is being labeled as “offensive and hateful”.

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Administrator sues college claiming he was fired for his conservative and religious views

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Posted by    Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8:00am

It sounds like this guy was fighting an uphill battle.

Jason Riley of WDRB reports.

JCTC employee claims he was fired for complaining about wrongdoing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The former director of human resources at Jefferson Community and Technical College has filed a lawsuit against the school and its president claiming he was...

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UCLA Student: Don’t Neglect Your Physical Health

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 5:00pm

A Roman pundit once wrote, “Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.”

University of California – Los Angeles student Katya Lavine offers a poignant personal story that touches upon both those blessings.

And thus, here I am, home in San Francisco. My reactivation of mono caused complications in my...

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U. Central Florida Prof. gets stalked by CAIR

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 3:30pm

Well there’s nothing creepy about this story. How would you like to have the Council on American-Islamic Relations following you around?

Eric Owens of The Daily Caller reports.

CAIR now ‘stalking’ professor it doesn’t like, trespassing in his class

On top of its epic struggle to understand the First Amendment, the Council on American-Islamic...

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Sonoma State U. Memorializes Victims of Japan’s Imperial Military Genocide

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00pm

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of World War II was the genocidal actions taken the Japanese military on the local populace (e.g.,

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Two Profs at Fayetteville State seek swingers to study

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 12:30pm

It’s OK, this is all about Aristotle or something.

From the John Locke Foundation blog. Hat tip to George Leef of National Review.

Cutting edge research at Fayetteville State Univ.

In “Virtual Deviance: Swinging and Swapping in an On-Line Network,” two Fayetteville State University professors surfed the net looking for swingers (to study). Apparently,...

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Stanford U. and Khan Academy team up for new med ed approach

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 11:00am

Stanford University and the Khan Academy, a popular on-line educational site, have teamed up to  to innovate medical education — and to bring students back to lecture halls.

Carl Straumsheim of Inside Higher Ed has the story:

To help medical students progress faster and find their calling in the field, two educators suggest...

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Ivy Leaguers Plan Feminist Edit-a-thon at Wikipedia

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:30am

Apparently, Wikipedia isn’t far left enough for some people.

Mashable has the story.

Can a 6-Hour Editing Party Fix Wikipedia’s Gender Imbalance?

Next week, students, faculty and members of the public will gather in a room at Brown University. They will sit down, open their laptops—enjoy some light snacks...

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SWAT Officer Can’t Wear Gun to School because it Scares the Parents

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Posted by    Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 8:00am

While a California school was busy forcing a student to remove a t-shirt supporting the NRA because “it promotes violence”, a school in Arizona wanted a police-officer parent to leave his unif...

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“Bear Market” Application Numbers Down for Wharton School of Business

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Posted by    Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 5:00pm

As the Higher Education Bubble continues bursting, even elite schools are being spattered.

Case-in-point: As students opt to follow more technology-based programs, the application numbers for one of America’s most prestigious business schools have dropped steeply.

Something at Wharton doesn’t add up.

Applications to the University of Pennsylvania’s business school have declined 12% in...

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College Student Sues school for banning distribution of Constitutions on Constitution Day

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Posted by    Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 3:30pm

Last month we told you about a college student named Robert Van Tuinen who was prevented from passing out US Constitutions on Constitution Day.

He’s now suing the school.

Robby Soave of The Daily Caller reports.

Student sues college that trampled the Constitution on Constitution Day

The California community college student who was prevented from...

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Students Evaluate Professors Effectively Online

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Posted by    Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 2:00pm

Not only is coursework going online, but so are teacher evaluations.

At that is a good thing, according to University of North Carolina student Ian Richardson:

When it came time to write our end of semester teacher reviews, I knew it was the perfect time to exact my revenge. I spent extra time...

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Hillsdale Student: Vaclav Klaus is an Example and Teacher for America

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Guest Post by Isaac Morrison    Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 12:30pm

I recently had the privilege of hearing Vaclav Klaus, former President of the Czech Republic, speak at an event at my college. He spoke on the political state of his nation, of the European Union, and the potential lessons and warnings for America.

Klaus was born in Prague in 1941, amidst the...

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