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  • [VIDEO] Ron Paul: No one ever asked me how to increase youth support

    VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJXRH3zTC1M&feature=player_embedded
  • [VIDEO] ‘Guns should just be illegal’: College students advocate strict gun control

    04/18/2013 9:37:15 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 26 replies
    VIDEO of students in DC advocating gun control: http://youtu.be/SnRPx0inV1s
  • Bill Ayers awarded ‘visiting scholar’ status at Minnesota State University

    03/22/2013 2:05:57 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 25 replies
    Administrators at Minnesota State University – Moorhead (MSUM) announced late last month that former Weather Underground co-founder and domestic terrorist Bill Ayers has been selected as the 2013 “visiting scholar” by the school’s College of Education and Human Services. “Dr. William Ayers… will be the 2013 College of Education and Human services Visiting Scholar,” read the Feb. 25th campus-wide announcement. Ayers accepted the prestigious award while delivering a campus-wide lecture entitled “Teaching from the Heart: Education for Enlightenment and Freedom.”
  • Prof: ‘White privilege’ behind many mass shootings, parts of the Tea Party

    01/18/2013 11:03:04 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 62 replies
    A professor from a public university on Wednesday claimed mass shootings, such as those in Newtown Conn., and Aurora Colo., are often the effects of jilted “white privilege.” Robert Jensen, who is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin, also suggested race-based alienation is a motivating factor behind some parts of the conservative Tea Party movement. “Why are the men who commit mass murder disproportionately white?” Jensen asked rhetorically. “My guess is that it has something to do with the sense of entitlement that most white people feel.”
  • Public university to offer course on ‘sibling incest’

    01/09/2013 1:39:16 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 49 replies
    A public university plans to offer a course this spring on “sibling incest in theory and literature,” Campus Reform learned on Tuesday. According to the University of Missouri’s official description, the class will “examine the deployment of erotic desire, love, and sympathy as political, economic, and textual strategies, and analyze the gender dynamics involved in such deployment.”
  • Israeli secret agents engineered Newtown massacre, says prof from public university

    01/08/2013 2:11:06 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 46 replies
    Mossad death squads are responsible for the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) alleged in an op-ed in an official Iranian state news outlet late last month. Dr. James H. Fetzer wrote that members of Israel’s feared security force known the Mossad had conducted the shooting to “strike fear in the hearts of Americans.” “The killing of children is a signature of terror ops conducted by agents of Israel,” he wrote. “[W]ho better to slaughter American children than Israelis, who deliberately murder Palestinian children?”
  • UC Berkeley’s newly appointed chancellor denies he signed anti-Israel petition

    12/27/2012 2:10:31 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 4 replies
    The newly appointed Chancellor of the University of California – Berkeley (CAL) denied in a recent interview that he signed a petition demanding Columbia University divest from companies doing business with Israel. While chair of Columbia’s Department of Anthropology in 2002, Nicholas Dirks’ name appeared on a controversial petition calling for the Ivy League school to divest from Israel because of the “brutality of Israeli military rule over Palestinians.” Dirks denied that he signed the petition, in an interview with the University of California’s Office of Public Affairs.
  • Prof says Pope should be executed for ‘premeditated mass murder’

    12/27/2012 10:23:01 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 33 replies
    A professor in Austria accused the Catholic Pope of “premeditated mass murder” in a blog post this year, writing he deserves to be executed for his adherence to the Church’s stance on contraception. Richard Parncutt, who is a professor of systematic musicology at the University of Graz, also suggested in the October post that most of Vatican’s high level advisors ought also to face the death penalty. “[T]he Pope and perhaps some of his closest advisers should be sentenced to death,” he wrote.
  • USDA awards researchers $1.3 million grant to study ‘Christmas tree rot’

    12/24/2012 2:00:24 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 9 replies
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved $1.3 million in funds for research on “Christmas tree rot,” Campus Reform learned on Monday. According to Chastagner, the top researcher, the size of the grant is unprecedented. “I’d suspect it’s one of the largest grants that anyone has been given to work on Christmas trees,” Chastagner told Campus Reform on Monday.
  • Public university hires pornographic poet as English prof

    12/21/2012 2:19:11 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 17 replies
    The University of North Carolina-Wilmington has hired an English literature professor whose pornographic poetry verse include fantasies of sexual relations with freshmen female students, an education watchdog reported this week. In Prof. Alessandro Porco’s poem “Hot Girl-Girl Action University” the fictional university president Jill Kelly offers a welcome to the freshman class. “Who would say No to a gang-bang? Who would say No to Prof. Poon-Tang? Who would say No to my scholarly toungin’? Thank you fathers for your daughters.”
  • Professor calls for assassination of NRA CEO

    12/17/2012 11:16:38 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 107 replies
    A professor of history turned to Twitter over the weekend to call for the death of National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre, branding the gun rights group he heads as a terrorist organization. “[I] want Wayne LaPierre’s head on a stick,” Erik Loomis, a professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI), tweeted.
  • Public university hosts ‘sex toys’ event

    12/05/2012 5:47:21 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 13 replies
    A major public university hosted an event last Wednesday which was aimed at teaching students how to properly use sex toys. The University of California – Merced (UCM) sponsored the event, entitled “Is There a Buzz in Your Bed,” which had the stated goal of teach students about “various sex toys” and different ways “to play as a couple or alone.”
  • Despite ‘war on Catholics,’ faculty & staff at Catholic universities gave overwhelmingly to Obama

    12/03/2012 6:18:49 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 62 replies
    Ninety-one percent of faculty and administrators from America’s top Catholic universities who contributed to presidential campaigns in 2012 gave to President Obama, a Campus Reform investigation has revealed. The strong support for President Obama from Catholic schools came despite Democrats’ controversial health care legislation which could force employers to provide contraception for employees even though it is explicitly forbidden under Catholic doctrine.
  • Harvard provides official recognition to BDSM sex-club

    11/29/2012 1:25:27 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 26 replies
    Harvard University granted a controversial BDSM sex-club official school recognition on Wednesday, Campus Reform has confirmed. The student club, Harvard College Munch, is a group of roughly 20 members that meets weekly to explicitly discuss matters related to BDSM and other forms of kinky sex.
  • Atheist group at Dartmouth plans anti Mother Teresa event

    11/16/2012 1:55:51 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 23 replies
    An atheist group at Dartmouth College is planning an event aimed at skewering the reputation of the late Mother Teresa. The Atheists Humanists Agnostics (AHA) club sent out a campus-wide e-mail announcing the program on Tuesday and promising a “full-out romp against why one of the most beloved people of the century, Mother Teresa, is as Hitchens put it… ‘a lying, thieving Albanian dwarf.’”
  • Univ of CA student gov accuses Israel of ‘institutionalized violence’ & ‘human rights abuse’

    11/16/2012 1:53:52 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 25 replies
    Cheers erupted Tuesday evening at the University of California Irvine (UCI) as the school’s student senate passed a resolution, 16-0, accusing Israel of “human rights abuse and institutionalized structural violence against the Palestinian people.” The resolution was passed just hours before Israeli warplanes began an air offensive on Wednesday against Hamas terrorist infrastructure in the Gaza strip in retribution for sustained attacks rocket attacks on Israeli civilian populations.
  • Campaign donations from university employees went overwhelmingly to Obama

    11/14/2012 3:05:25 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 10 replies
    Four of the top ten organizations whose staff donated to President Obama’s reelection campaign were universities, data released by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) reveals. The University of California (UC) represented the single largest employee group to donate to President Obama’s campaign in 2012, funneling $1,092,906 to assist the President in his bid to gain reelection. That number includes the university’s PACs, individual members or employees, and employee’s immediate families.
  • [VIDEO] Students chant for ‘Karl Marx’ & ‘socialism’ in front of White House at Obama victory rally

    11/08/2012 8:12:02 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 23 replies
    A group of college students chanted “Karl Marx” and “socialism” while celebrating President Obama’s electoral victory in front of the White House late Tuesday night, a video shot by Campus Reform reveals. The raucous group of students chanted “Karl Marx, Karl Marx, Karl Marx,” and cited abortion, socialism, and “Obama phones” as reasons for their support of President Obama’s second term. VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CIk1pY7Yg8U
  • Former 'Students For Obama' group: 'Obama doesn't deserve four more years'

    11/06/2012 8:54:53 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 9 replies
    Students who visit StudentsForObama.com may be surprised to learn that the organization no longer supports the president’s re-election efforts. Users who log onto the website are now greeted by a YouTube video explaining why the one time Obama supporters are no longer casting their ballots for the 44th president. “In 2008 I supported president Obama because I believed he could actually bring about change to the nation,” says an unidentified student.
  • [VIDEO] Professor praises Stalin, claims he never committed ‘one crime’

    11/05/2012 7:20:09 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 46 replies
    A professor at a public university recently denied Soviet Union Leader Joseph Stalin was responsible for the murder of millions, saying he has “yet to find one crime – one crime that Stalin committed.” “I know they say he killed 20, 30, 40 million people,” continued Grover Furr, a professor in Medieval English at Montclair State University. “It’s bullshit.”
  • College officials cite ‘non-discrimination’ law to admit biological males into women's locker rooms

    11/02/2012 10:01:43 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 32 replies
    Administrators at a public college are claiming that state law allows them to permit biological males who self-identify as females into women’s locker rooms and restrooms on campus. Officials at Evergreen State College in Washington State stood by the claim in an interview with Campus Reform on Friday despite multiple complaints from females who apparently complained about the presence of men in women’s facilities. “We have to follow a non-discrimination policy with the state,” college spokesperson Jason Wettstein told Campus Reform on Friday. “State law doesn’t allow us to ignore gender identity as one of the protected classes,” he added.
  • University of Michigan may have violated tax law by sponsoring ‘Republican War on Women’ forum

    10/24/2012 3:05:20 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 7 replies
    A major public university may have violated its non-profit tax-exempt status on Monday when it sponsored a speaking event entitled “The Republican War on Women.” Non-profit, tax exempt organizations, including the University of Michigan (U-M) are prohibited from engaging in partisan activities such as attacking or endorsing political parties or platforms.
  • UNC drops term ‘freshman’ in favor of ‘gender inclusive language’

    10/23/2012 8:29:59 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 32 replies
    The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill has removed the word “freshman” from official university documents, citing as their reason an attempt to adopt more “gender inclusive language.” We are “committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community,” reads a statement administrators sent to Campus Reform on Wednesday.
  • Free online classes banned in Minnesota without explicit government approval

    10/19/2012 10:28:42 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 39 replies
    Minnesota law requires that the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) give approval to any free online courses made available in the state, for state residents, officials have confirmed to Campus Reform. The law has been in place for years, but it gained notoriety this week after a small online education institution, Coursera, claims they were informed by OHE, the same branch of government that administers financial aid for state schools, that they operating illegally by offering free online courses. Coursera, which offers online classes on a variety of academic disciplines, claims on its website that they were “informed by...
  • CA Public university spends $200k of ‘special needs’ funds to purchase iPads for athletes

    10/18/2012 7:51:35 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 6 replies
    Administrators at a public university are spending at least $200,000 this semester purchasing Apple iPads for student-athletes, a Campus Reform investigation has revealed. Each athlete at California State University – Fresno (CSUF) has received, or is slated to receive, the pricey device, courtesy of money obtained through the National Collegiate Athletics Association’s Student Athlete Opportunity Fund.
  • *DEVELOPING* 77% likelihood Romney wins popular vote, according to famous U of Colorado model

    10/16/2012 7:39:17 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 5 replies
    The University of Colorado (CU) prediction renowned for perfect accuracy will predict a popular-vote win for Mitt Romney later this month, Campus Reform has learned. The poll has accurately predicted every presidential election since it was developed in 1980. It is unique in that it employs factors outside of state economic indicators to predict the next president. CU Political Science Professor Dr. Michael Berry, who spoke with Campus Reform at length on Tuesday, said there is at least 77 percent chance that Romney will win the popular vote.
  • University of CA spends $80k on socialism project

    10/16/2012 7:58:28 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 7 replies
    The University of California -- Merced (UCM) spent $80,000 in a self-described attempt to advance ideas of “economic justice.” According to the school’s official website, UCM aims to create a “society in which the distribution of resources is equitable” and promote “cultural awareness.” To bring these goals to term, the university created a special “Social Justice” department which hosts annual events such as the “National Coming Out Awareness” week and a “Multicultural Odyssey in San Francisco.”
  • Professor mocks Columbus Day with list of ‘15 most overrated White people’

    10/08/2012 6:17:20 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 122 replies
    A prominent Ivy-League professor denounced Columbus Day and mocked those who celebrate it by releasing a list of individuals he deems are the “15 most overrated white people” on Monday. Marc Lamont Hill, Associate Professor of English Education at Columbia University, wrote that the holiday is one of America’s “most bizarre cultural rituals” and that he finds it perplexing people “continue to praise the vicious conquistador as a hero.” “To honor the true spirit of Columbus Day, I have created my own list of overrated white people,” he wrote in his article published on the Huffington Post. The list includes...
  • [VIDEO] University Professor brands ‘illegal immigrant’ as ‘racist' and ‘classist’

    10/03/2012 1:46:14 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 27 replies
    The term “illegal immigrant” is “racist and classist” and puts illegal immigrants at risk of “having their [rights] taken away,” a professor of African American Studies at Temple University said while speaking on a roundtable last month. Professor Niambi Carter made the remarks while appearing as a panelist with the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC) at Purdue University.
  • University of CA Student Association condemns entire country of Israel of ‘racism’ in secretive vote

    10/01/2012 12:21:59 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 27 replies
    The University of California Student Association (UCSA) secretly passed a resolution last month which condemned the nation of Israel of “racism.” The resolution, passed through the student organization with unanimously support, claims there is a “wealth of scholarship and legal opinion” that exists affirming “racism” on behalf of Israel. The resolution was in response to HR 35, a California Assembly resolution condemning anti-Semitism in higher education.
  • University Professor: Conservatives dislike Obama because he is black

    09/25/2012 1:57:48 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 88 replies
    A prominent university professor delivered a speech last week in which she accused conservatives of disliking President Obama because of his race. “No one predicted the virulence of this hostility to Obama,” Professor Linda Gordon of New York University said, speaking before a crowd of students. “I believe that much of it is racial and that it is compounded by his rational, considered, intellectual style
  • College administrators keep signs that falsely claim concealed firearms are illegal on campus

    09/20/2012 2:43:11 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 6 replies
    Administrators at a college in Colorado say they will not take down misleading signs that falsely claim carrying concealed firearms is illegal. The signs directly contradict a recent state Supreme Court decision granting students the right to carry concealed weapons on all of Colorado’s public campuses. The “possession of firearms is prohibited on the Red Rocks Community College campus except for peace officers or those who have permission from the RRCC Chief of Police,” say the signs.
  • Professor wants to reduce human population by ‘controlling human fertility’

    09/19/2012 3:03:58 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 40 replies
    A professor at the University of California recently gave a middle school presentation in which he claimed the earth has “too many people” and proposed a reduction of the population through “vegetarianism” and “controlling human fertility.” Professor Richard Cardullo, a professor of biology at the University of California – Riverside (UCR), told a group of seventh grade students that the environment’s well-being was in jeopardy “if we don’t do anything about population.” “If we want to decrease our population, we can do it through any number of ways,” he said.
  • Public university to fund sexually explicit slideshow of transgender’s sexual metamorphosis

    09/11/2012 2:55:43 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 29 replies
    A public university plans to host an event in which a self-described man displays sexually explicit images of his transition from a female to male physique. The University of Minnesota – Duluth (UMD), now infamous for funding controversial programs, plans to pay transsexual activist Loren Cameron an honorarium of $4,000 for his presentation “Transgender Images,” emails from the school’s administration sent exclusively to Campus Reform reveal.
  • Official student paper at university blames counting error for plan to honor 9/11 hijackers

    09/10/2012 6:15:45 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 23 replies
    The official student newspaper at George Mason University had planned to honor the 9/11 hijackers along with victims as part of a candlelight vigil on Tuesday, but later reversed the decision saying they had accidently counted the perpetrators among the victims. A post appearing in the local newspaper and on the student paper’s official Facebook page indicated early on Monday organizers planned to light 2,996 candles during memorial service sponsored by the student paper The Broadside, for Tuesday evening. That figure represents the 2,977 innocent civilians who perished in the 2001 attacks along with the 19 hijackers.
  • Rumsfeld: Non-interventionist libertarians would make world ‘less safe’

    09/08/2012 1:55:25 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 44 replies
    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld attacked libertarians on Wednesday, suggesting their anti-interventionist positions would result in a more a dangerous world if put into practice. “I have no doubt that if the people of that persuasion who are against, who are non-interventionist if you will... if they prevail I think the world will be a less safe place,” Rumsfeld said in an exclusive interview with Campus Reform earlier this week.
  • Public university offered course credit to campaign for Obama, may have violated election law

    08/29/2012 2:54:49 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 7 replies
    A public university in Colorado offered course credit to students to volunteer on President Obama’s reelection campaign, Campus Reform learned on Tuesday. The offer, which has since been retracted, appears to have violated the Colorado Fair Campaign Practices Act, section 1-45-117, which bans the use of public resources for “campaigns involving the nomination, retention, or election of any person to any public office.” Adams State University posted the opportunity late last week on its website stating: “The Obama Campaign Internship (GOVT 279 Presidential Election Internship) will be a 12 week long organizing internship for the Obama Campaign.” No similar offer...
  • UC Berkeley healthcare plan provides up to $75,000 for sex-change operations, documents reveal

    08/28/2012 2:42:49 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 11 replies
    The University of California (UC) – Berkeley student healthcare plan includes coverage of up to $75,000 for students who wish to undergo a sex-change operation, a trove of documents obtained on Monday by Campus Reform reveals. According to the 2012-13 UC Berkeley Student Health Insurance Plan Benefits Booklet, the public university will fund 90 percent of the controversial operation or up to $75,000. UC Berkeley’s healthcare plan covers up to $75,000 for students who would like to undergo a sex-change operation. The school will also fund “hormone therapy” and “gender confirmation (reassignment) surgery” as well as well as “certain travel...
  • Student health care costs set to soar at private North Carolina college due to ObamaCare

    08/27/2012 1:10:58 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 9 replies
    Guilford College in North Carolina is poised to raise the prices they charge students for health insurance by 75 percent as a direct result of the implementation of President Obama’s landmark healthcare legislation, administrators told Campus Reform late last week. The price for university provided health care is expected to rise from $668 to $1,179 for the 2012-2013 school year, Greg Bursavich, who is the Vice President for Finance at Guilford College, told students in a letter late last month. “Our student health insurance policy premium has been substantially increased due to changes required by federal regulations issued on March...
  • Catholic professor: Mitt Romney an ‘abortion profiteer’ and ‘anti-life, pro-abortion candidate’

    08/15/2012 10:57:05 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 39 replies
    A Catholic law professor at Duquesne University accused Mitt Romney on Monday of being an “anti-life, pro-abortion candidate,” while defending President Obama’s record on life. “Romney… has endorsed Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan’s budget, which will cut hundreds of millions of dollars out of the federal plans that support poor women,” wrote Nicholas Cafardi, a professor and former dean at the Catholic university’s School of Law. “The undoubted effect: The number of abortions in the United States will increase.” A Catholic law professor accused Mitt Romney of being an “abortion profiteer” in an op-ed he wrote on Monday” In comparison, Cafardi...
  • Harvard Professor: Paul Ryan’s budget plan is a ‘reverse Robin Hood proposal’

    08/14/2012 3:00:56 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 35 replies
    Paul Ryan’s budget plan is “reverse Robin Hood proposal” aimed at taking from “low income Americans” and giving to “the very wealthiest,” a Harvard professor said in a radio interview on Monday. “It is not a deficit reduction program,” argued Harvard Professor of Government Theda Skocpol. “It is a way to cut taxes on the wealthy… and to just slap all of the needs of the poor and low income people under the states and say ‘good luck with that.’” Harvard professor Theda Skocpol said in a radio interview that Paul Ryan’s budget proposal “is not a deficit reduction program.”...
  • Professor: Paul Ryan is ‘arrogant, reckless, cocky, overly ideological...'

    08/13/2012 10:13:02 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 61 replies
    A college professor authored a series of blog posts over the weekend in which he denounced Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan as “arrogant, reckless, cocky, overly ideological, uncompromising, and inflexible.” “It is the promotion of arrogance, selfishness, greed, a mean spirited nature, and false claims of promoting the so called message of Jesus Christ as not caring about the sick, the poor, the disadvantaged,” wrote Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Professor Ronald Feinman. A professor recently criticized Paul Ryan’s nomination, writing in his blog that “it is the promotion of arrogance, selfishness, [and] greed,” among other things. The professor of...
  • Students urge University of California to dismiss findings of widespread anti-Semitism on campuses

    08/10/2012 1:41:55 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 15 replies
    A report alleging systematic anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on University of California (UC) campuses has come under fire from a group of students and faculty who say the university ought to disregard its findings. The study, commissioned by UC President Mark Yudof and executed by his Advisory Council found that, among other things, “the use of the swastika drawn next to or integrated with, the Jewish Star of David is commonplace” on campus. A report found that “the use of the swastika drawn next to or integrated with, the Jewish Star of David is commonplace" on UC campuses. “Jewish students are...
  • Secretary of Labor: Wealthy Americans 'don't even want a tax break'

    08/07/2012 10:40:38 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 15 replies
    America’s rich are not interested in seeing their taxes go down, United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis claimed before a large crowd of college students in Washington DC late last month. “The Republicans in the Senate blocked a vote so we can tax the higher income people, who really don’t even want a tax break,” Solis said, speaking at the annual Campus Progress conference. Solis was referring to a piece of legislation Democrats have repeatedly brought up in the Senate this year that would ensure that income earned through capital gains would be taxed at least 30 percent. So...
  • UCLA establishes nation’s first university exclusively for illegal aliens

    08/03/2012 10:55:29 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 14 replies
    Professors from the the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) have launched an online university exclusively for the use of illegal aliens.The school, dubbed “National Dream University (NDU),” will feature a faculty of illegal immigrants and will cater to students who qualify for an education under California’s DREAM Act. “This is the first national program specifically geared toward DREAM Act students,” Kent Wong, director of UCLA’s Labor College, told LA Weekly on Wednesday. “It’s not easy for DREAM Act students to attend college.”
  • USM prof: ‘Anti-gay’ Chick-fil-A needs to be removed from campus

    08/03/2012 10:23:06 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 92 replies
    A University of Southern Mississippi (USM) professor is demanding the faculty Senate reevaluate the university’s support for "organizations that are anti-gay" including the popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A."We have a nondiscrimination policy at USM that includes sexual orientation and so if we have that policy, I think to live up to that, then we should not be doing anything to support organizations that are anti-gay," associate political science Professor Kate Greene told local NBC affiliate WDAM Channel 3, regarding the Chick-fil-A controversy.Greene, whose website says she is the “second most senior member” of the political science department, has also requested the...
  • [VIDEO] Professor verbally abuses Chick-fil-A drive-through employee

    08/02/2012 12:34:07 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 114 replies
    A college professor on Wednesday verbally abused a drive-through employee at a Chick-fil-A in Tucson, and then posted a video of the incident on YouTube.Adam Smith, an adjunct professor from the University of Arizona – Tucson, described himself in the video as “totally heterosexual” without “a gay in me” who believes that Chick-fil-A is “a horrible corporation with horrible values.”Smith proceeded to belittle the attendee asking how she managed to live with herself. “I don’t know how you live with yourself and work here,” Smith told the woman, identified as “Rachel” on her nametag. “This is a horrible corporation with...
  • Professor rips into GOP: ‘Self-interest and self-righteousness are at the heart’ of Republican Party

    08/02/2012 6:49:30 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 46 replies
    A tenured university professor penned an editorial in the Washington Post last week in which he skewered the Republican Party for its “self-interest and self-righteousness” and suggested President Obama had made a mistake for working with the GOP.“Self-interest and self-righteousness are at the heart of the Republican Party,” wrote Professor Drew Westen in an article published last week in The Washington Post. Westen, a tenured professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, also argued that President Obama has a “penchant for unilateral bipartisanship” and made the “mistake” of working with the same Republicans who had just “decimated the economy.”
  • Nancy Pelosi at college conference: President Obama has signed many ‘expansions of freedom’ into law

    07/31/2012 1:42:00 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 38 replies
    Former Speaker of the House and current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience of more than 600 college students last week that President Obama has signed many “expansions of freedom” into law since he took office in 2008.Pelosi, speaking at a youth conference hosted by the George Soros funded Campus Progress, said the President’s work with health care best illustrates his agenda to increase civil liberties for American citizens. “Central to all is the Affordable Care Act, which we think is about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” said Pelosi. “A healthier life, for liberty, to pursue your...
  • Students accuse Chick-fil-A of 'human rights violations,' seek to expel food chain from their campus

    07/30/2012 10:08:51 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 79 replies
    A group of New York University (NYU) students are circulating a petition which accuses Chick-fil-A owners of “human rights violations” over their financial support for non-profit pro-family influence groups.The document, which so far has attracted just over 15,000 of 20,000 hoped for signatures, also calls for administrators to use a loophole in school rules to expel the popular chicken sandwich store campus. “NYU prides itself on being a diverse, open and inclusive campus community”, reads the petition, posted in March by student Hilary Dworkoski. “[M]aintaining a contract with an anti-gay vendor like Chick-fil-A undermines what makes this university so great.”View...