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The College Drop-Out’s Guide to Refunds

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:30pm

About half of all college students will fail to complete thier degree programs.

However, they can recoup some of the money spent on that education, and The Wall Street Journal offers guidance on how to get refunds.

The last thing most parents expect to see packed for college is a pair of cold...

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Video – Jesse Watters Covers “Nude Week” at Brown

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 2:00pm

We recently told you about “Nude Week” at Brown University.

Now Jesse Watters of The O’Reilly Factor reports from the Brown campus.

Watch it all below.

 
 
 
 

Eastern Washington U. Takes Free Market Approach to Faculty Raises

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 12:30pm

In an intriguing development for an American campus, a Washington university and its faculty union agree to base professors’ raises based on free market principles.

Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed offers this report:

Few professors would turn down a raise, but even standard contract pay bumps of 3 or 4 percent can...

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Meet Two Profs who think the IRS Scandal Could Lead to Obama’s Impeachment

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:00am

Can you even imagine how the media would react if that happened?

The College Fix reports.

Professors: IRS Scandal Could Lead To Impeachment

If it can be proven President Barack Obama was involved in the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups, that’s an impeachable offense, two professors said in recent interviews with The College Fix.

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SUNY-Oswego Uses Student Fees to Pay for Masturbation Lecture

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 9:30am

At a time when students are struggling to finance college, one has to question the wisdom of using student fees to pay to teach students something they probably already know.

A sex lecturer paid for by required student activities fees at a public university will teach college kids masturbation techniques and give...

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An Israeli Soldier Discovers the Anti-Semitic BDS Culture in American Higher Ed

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Posted by    Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:00am

Hen Mazzig was optimistic when he came to America’s Pacific Northwest but quickly learned about the radical Israel hating BDS movement on American campuses.

He wrote about his experience in The Times of Israel.

An Israeli Soldier to American Jews: wake up!

As a young Israeli who had just completed five years of service...

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U. Rochester Student “Professor” Hoaxes Chemistry Class

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 6:30pm

College Insurrection has been covering a spate of sexual assault hoaxes at schools across the country.

At U. of Rochester, a more classic form of hoax gave chemistry students a scare during their first session.

As the first meeting for Chemistry 131 started at the University of Rochester this semester, the instruc...

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Emails Reveal Hazing Scandal at Dartmouth

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 5:00pm

You know there’s something to the story if the gossip hounds at Gawker covered it.

John Hammel Strauss of Dartlog reports.

Beta Emails Reveal Hazing and Demeaning

Yesterday evening, gawker.com released an article exposing blitzes sent in an unintentionally public e-mail forum between brothers of Dartmouth’s Beta Alpha Omega fraternity. From sink night hazing rituals to...

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GI Magazine Names UC Riverside a Top ‘Military-Friendly’ Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 3:30pm

At a time former military leaders are chased down by campus activists and ROTC is still not welcome at some elite institutions, it’s nice to know that some schools still respect the American armed services.

UC Riverside’s exemplary work in creating a friendly and diverse campus atmosphere continues to receive national accreditation....

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Emerson College students allege school failed to properly investigate sexual assaults

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:00pm

The students making the claim have said that they’re not seeking publicity for themselves but for the issue and future abuse victims.

Matt Rocheleau of Boston.com reports.

Emerson students file federal complaint alleging school failed to properly investigate sexual assaults

A group of Emerson College students has filed a federal complaint alleging school administrators...

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U. of Virginia Almuni Pay Dem Gubernatorial Candidate to Support Tuition Hike

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:30pm

Goal is to make school “expensive and elite”.

Tuition at the University of Virginia may go up substantially, depending on the results of November’s election.

A group of wealthy, out-of-state University of Virginia alumni who want to pack the university’s board with like-minded individuals and jack up tuition prices have persuaded Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe to support their cause.

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Student Govt. at Florida State Moves to Create Gender Neutral Bathrooms

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:00am

Too bad they can’t create politically neutral classrooms.

Melissa Quinn of Red Alert Politics reports.

Florida State University moves toward gender-neutral bathrooms

Student legislators at Florida States University are working to make their campus more gender neutral, passing a resolution that removes the male and female labels from restrooms on campus in an effort...

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UC Berkeley Student: How I Came to Love Group Sex

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Posted by College Insurrection    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 9:30am

University of California – Berkeley student Vi Nguyen takes sexual scholarship seriously.

The Daily Californian recently posted this gem about orgies in Nguyen’s notorious  “Sex on Tuesday” column.

Just im...

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Poli Sci Prof. Bashes Ted Cruz and Praises Obamacare in email to students

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Posted by    Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 8:00am

Are you noticing a pattern here? Conservative professors may be in the minority but they do exist and you never hear about them doing this sort of thing against liberal politicians.

Jennifer Kabbany of The College Fix reports.

Professor Bashes Sen. Cruz, Praises Obamacare In Em...

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The Nutty Professors: 20 Truly Obnoxious Quotes

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 6:30pm

At College Insurrection, we too often report on some very outrageous and controversial statements made my supposedly learned and prestigious faculty at institutions across the country.

For a review, Townhall.com’s John Hawkins has complied 20 of the most obnoxious statements.

1) As to those in the World Trade Center…Let’s get a grip here,...

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NYU wants to allow unions for teaching assistants but not research assistants

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 5:00pm

This whole thing is a farce. Unions have no place in higher education but as Scott Jaschik points out in this new report, When it comes to unions some assistants are more equal than others.

Shift on Grad Unions

New York University on Friday offered the union seeking to organize graduate students something...

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Caltech Named “World’s Best University”

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 3:30pm

It’s nice to see a California school on a list for something good for a change!

Times Higher Education has named the California Institute for Technology (Caltech) as the best university in the world for the third year in a row.

The UK Guardian offers more details:

Harvard University jumps two places to join...

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Obama Names Social Justice Prof. as new “Guantanamo Closer”

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 2:00pm

Great. If there’s one thing we need at Gitmo it’s social justice, right?

Hat tip to Gateway Pundit who adds…

President Obama has named Capitol Hill attorney, Paul Lewis, as his new “Guantanamo Closer.”  The spot has been vacant for four months.  Lewis is a professor of Liberal Studies at Georgetown University, w...

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The Saga of Porn Prof. Hugo Schwyzer: DUI Edition

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:30pm

The last time we checked in with Pasadena City College’s Professor of Porn, Hugo Schwyzer, he had just admitted to having sex with students and wanted disability pay.

Now, he has caused another young women an entirely different kind of trouble.

Discredited American pornography scholar Hugo Schwyzer continued his unbelievable descent into public...

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Harvard Law School Pays Tribute to Alan Dershowitz

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:00am

Of course, the tribute had some contentious moments.

Joel B. Pollak of Breitbart reports.

Harvard Pays Tribute to Alan Dershowitz

On Monday, Harvard Law School hosted a celebration of Prof. Alan Dershowitz’s fifty years of teaching with an entire afternoon of panel discussions featuring legal scholars, past students, and colleagues in...

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