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  • Far-left student groups crash, protest Stanford U. admitted students event

    04/30/2017 7:46:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 29, 2017 | Dave Huber
    This weekend is Stanford University’s “Admit Weekend” where newly admitted students can, as the event’s website says, “[m]eet our students, talk to our professors, walk beneath the palms. See what it means to be here.”
  • LGBTQ+ students demand special treatment from Clemson

    04/30/2017 7:44:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 28, 2017 | Mitchell Gunter
    Student leaders wrote an open letter demanding that Clemson University create an LGBTQ safe space on campus to rectify the school’s alleged callousness toward such students. In the letter, which was published in The Tiger, the coalition declares that “a permanent space must be allocated to the LGBTQ+ community” because “incoming LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented students enter campus with the deck stacked against them.”
  • DISGUSTING: Antifa Terrorists Announce Plans to throw (excrement) at Conservatives in Berkeley [tr]

    04/28/2017 11:14:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 27, 2017 | Jim Hoft
    <p>Conservative radio host and activst Gavin McInnes, author and activist Lauren Southern and “Based Stick Man” Kyle Chapman are planning to hold a free speech rally today in Berkeley, California.</p> <p>The rally is scheduled despite the fact that Ann Coulter’s speech on the UC Berkeley campus was canceled on Wednesday.</p>
  • Students protest 'centrality of whiteness' at Macalester

    04/28/2017 11:01:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 28, 2017 | Anthony Gockowski
    A Macalester College student organization referring to itself as “Stop White Noise” recently held a moment of silence to protest “the centrality of whiteness and Eurocentrism on campus.” “The intent of this action is to raise awareness of the space whiteness takes up in our classrooms and curriculum,” a website created for the organization explains, even revealing that protesters would be “entering various classrooms” with “the permission of professors.”
  • Higher education shakeup looms as Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University

    04/28/2017 9:32:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/28/2017 | Thomas Lifson
    The higher education industry is overdue for a shakeout. For decades, it has pushed up tuition at three times the rate of inflation and increasingly relied on students indenturing their futures with huge debts that cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. Meanwhile, technological change in the form of online education has flourished as a low-cost alternative, and for-profit universities, free from the archaic practices of traditional higher education (including tenure) have grown luxuriantly under what amounts to a price umbrella maintained by traditional universities. Able to focus on career preparation and free from the academic fashions that inject political correctness into...
  • Audio: student forced to stop reading Bible before class

    04/28/2017 6:34:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 39 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 27, 2017 | Anthony Gockowski
    A Northern Arizona University student was recently asked to stop reading his Bible prior to the start of one of his classes, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. In a recording of the February incident, provided to Campus Reform by Kevin Cavanaugh for Congress, Mark Holden explains the situation to History Department Chair Derek Heng, who had been called in by the instructor, Dr. Heather Martel, after Holden had refused her request that he put his Bible away.
  • Students protest, vandalize display featuring conservative quotes

    04/26/2017 1:55:16 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 14 replies
    The Extract ^ | 4.25.17 | Editor
    When the College Republicans chapter at Maryland’s Hood College decided to put up a temporary display honoring prominent conservatives, the group wanted to promote the free exchange of ideas. “We just wanted to provoke thoughtful discussion,” said club president Christopher Gardner. “We have done that.” In reality, the young Republicans accomplished even more by exposing how close-minded many of their fellow students have become.
  • UC Davis now offering condoms, Plan B through vending machine

    04/27/2017 10:24:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 27, 2017 | Daniel Payne
    Students at the University of California, Davis now have access to a vending machine that dispenses painkillers, tampons, and a few other surprising items as well: pregnancy tests, condoms and Plan B emergency contraceptives.
  • Christian university must celebrate ‘panromantic’ gender identity, LGBTQ students demand

    04/27/2017 7:41:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 27, 2017 | Grace Curtis
    Seattle Pacific University says it supports the right of its LGBTQ students to advocate against anti-gay actions and name-calling. Its LGBTQ students want the evangelical university to go a step further, and affirm non-heterosexual practices and various gender identities.
  • White, female student ‘glares’ at peers, gets reported as bias incident

    04/27/2017 7:06:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 27, 2017 | Jennifer Kabany
    Gone are the days when saying something that hurts another’s feelings is a bias incident. Now just looking at someone funny can get you reported to the campus Thought Police. It happened at the University of Wisconsin Madison, where an unnamed “white, female student” was reported to the university’s bias incident reporting system. Her crime? Glaring at two female peers.
  • ‘Kill Frat Boys’: Anarchists Terrorize Texas College With Calls to ‘Make Their Lives Hell’

    04/27/2017 6:08:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Heat Street ^ | April 25, 2017 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    n the past week, vandals have repeatedly defaced property at the prestigious University of Texas-Austin, spray-painting a hammer and sickle symbol and words like “rapist,” “racist” and “kill frat boys” on at least four fraternity houses. Last Friday, the vandals published an anonymous manifesto on It’s Going Down, a website that describes itself as “a media platform for revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements.” In it, the vandals urge students to join them in terrorizing fraternities.
  • vanity- What is your worst group project experience?

    04/26/2017 3:06:58 PM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 30 replies
    me ^ | none
    What is your worst group project ever? Mine is occurring this semester and it involves an assigned team and a stubborn professor who is of the "don't make me come UP there" school of thought. Our group has had a total of 4 meetings, all semester, and I have to say that I've learned a great deal through this experience. I have learned that Google documents can indeed be made to disappear forever if they are moved before being presumably deleted. I have learned that when people lie, they seem to believe the more public the lie (during a speech)...
  • Students implore Catholic university to provide birth control, become more secular

    04/26/2017 1:09:34 PM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 26, 2017 | Staff
    Students at Saint Louis University are calling on the Catholic institution to become more secular and provide additional contraception, even though Catholic teaching denounces premarital sex.
  • UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned [tr]

    04/26/2017 10:49:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 26, 2017 | Staff
    UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned for this week at UC Berkeley
  • Prof to admit students into geology class based on race

    04/26/2017 8:44:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 39 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 26, 2017 | Matthew Reade
    A geology professor at Pomona College says she will prioritize students of color, immigrants, and low-income students for enrollment in a class with a strict 15-student cap. A flyer advertising the course on “Southern California Earthquakes and Water,” an introductory geological science class with a particular focus on “the particular geologic challenges” of Southern California, expresses a particular desire for “students from a range of backgrounds whose varied perspectives will contribute to the course.”
  • Black students at Pomona College demand hiring of sociologist be rescinded because she is white

    04/25/2017 6:48:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 106 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 25, 2017 | Thomas Lifson
    According to the ethos of black students at Pomona College, one of the nation’s most competitive (and expensive) small liberal arts colleges, white people cannot legitimately study and write about black criminals. Tony Airaksinen of Campus Reform writes: Students at Pomona College have published a demand letter urging administrators to rescind their offer to hire Sociology Professor Alice Goffman because she’s white. The “Letter to the Pomona College Sociology Department,” published last Friday argues that by hiring Goffman, the administration has neglected their commitment to promoting diversity and supporting women of color. “This practice is detrimental to Pomona’s goal of...
  • UF prof lowers student's grade for using the word 'man'

    04/25/2017 8:13:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 25, 20167 | Sarah Long and Alison Wilfong
    A student at the University of Florida (UF) became a victim of collegiate political correctness earlier this semester when his “History of Water” (AMH/EUH3931) professor, Jack E. Davis, deducted points from his essay for the use of the word “man.” Martin Poirier, a history major at UF, informed The Daily Nerv that he was penalized on his essay for his use of the word “man” as opposed to its gender-neutral alternative, “human.”
  • Wesleyan University to Open Social Justice Center at Cost of $220K Annually

    04/24/2017 8:38:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | April 23, 2017
    Wesleyan also has a terrible rating for free speech. Go figure. The College Fix reports: University rated one of the worst for free speech to open $220,000-a-year social justice center Wesleyan University — rated one of the worst in the nation for free speech by a nonprofit watchdog group — is slated to roll out a new center dedicated to advancing social justice, an effort estimated to cost more than $200,000 annually to promote various “gender, queer, students of color” causes. Claiming the center was prompted by “racist, misogynistic and transphobic issues and events” at the private Connecticut campus, which...
  • YAF Officially Files Charges Against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano Over ANN COULTER Campus Speech

    04/24/2017 6:22:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/24/17 | Jim Hoft
    Young America’s Foundation officially filed charges on Monday in federal court against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano, the president of the University of California, for appropriate & safe venue for Ann Coulter’s speech on Thursday plus damages.
  • College must fire white woman because she studies black communities, activists demand

    04/24/2017 11:47:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 24, 2017 | Staff
    Sociologist Alice Goffman wrote a book about police involvement in black communities, based on six years living in a violent urban neighborhood. It was praised by Cornel West and panned by Heather Mac Donald. Yet Goffman is finding herself under attack by the same circle of activists that shut down a “Blue Lives Matter” talk by Mac Donald.