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  • FIRE Blasts Johns Hopkins for Letting Conservative Paper Be Censored

    06/20/2006 11:34:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies · 668+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | June 20, 2006 | Jim Brown (Agape Press)
    (AgapePress) -- Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore, Maryland, is being accused of condoning mob censorship. An academic freedom and individual rights watchdog group is decrying school officials' part in an apparent attempt to silence a conservative newspaper. In May, the Carrolton Record published an issue critical of a group that brought a pornographic film director to the JHU campus. Afterward, hundreds of copies of the newspaper were stolen; however, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), the university administration "turned a blind eye to the theft." According to the Record's editor, about half of the 600...
  • Openly GOP [news column by conservative student on deeply lib campus]

    05/14/2006 10:57:59 AM PDT · by dukeman · 19 replies · 769+ views
    Sarasota Herald Tribune ^ | 5/14/06 | James.Voirin
    New College conservative carves a niche on campus The first time I heard the term "openly Republican" was the first day of freshman orientation at New College. My initial reaction was to laugh. Prior to this, I had only heard terms like "openly" and "closet" when referring to personal qualities that go against the social norm. I always considered being a member of either of the two main parties to be relatively normal, as the majority of Americans register with one of the two. But that all was soon to change. Even the definition of normal changed, the day I...
  • Student Sculpts With Conservative Firepower

    04/17/2006 3:17:47 PM PDT · by WestVirginiaRebel · 17 replies · 1,157+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 04-17-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    Add another name to the list of hot conservative women who love doing battle with the left.Blonde bombshell Kelly Spaulding, a senior a Vanderbilt University, contacted the Network of College Conservatives and explained how she took a simple classroom assignment and turned it into an assault on the leftwing media.
  • Bucknell Babylon

    04/12/2006 11:08:08 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 6 replies · 602+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 12, 2006 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Some of us Pennsylvania Dutchmen have long regarded Bucknell as the Berkeley of the Keystone State. In issue after issue, the crack staff of student reporters at The Counterweight alternative student newspaper shows us how right we are. Published privately by the Bucknell University Conservatives Club, The Counterweight offers up investigative stories of the underside of college life there that the regular campus newspaper treads lightly upon, that is, if they cover such happenings at all. “Bucknell currently claims to have 402 faculty members and 392 administrators,” according to the latest issue of The Counterweight. “The university has rightly added...
  • Study Casts Doubt on Claims that Conservative Students Face Discrimination in Classes

    03/30/2006 8:40:03 AM PST · by Attillathehon · 77 replies · 3,414+ views
    The Chronicle of Higher Education | March 30, 2006 | Jennifer Jacobson
    Thursday, March 30, 2006 Study Casts Doubt on Claims That Conservative Students Face Discrimination in Classes By JENNIFER JACOBSON A study showing that conservative and liberal students do equally well in courses with politically charged content casts doubt on conservative activists' claims that liberal faculty members routinely discriminate against their conservative students. The study found no difference in the grades conservative and liberal students receive in sociology, cultural anthropology, and women's-studies courses. It also found that conservative students tend to earn higher grades than their liberal classmates in business and economics courses. Titled "What's in a Grade? Academic Success and...
  • Update: DePaul Censures Anti-Affirmative Action Group

    02/26/2006 8:50:37 PM PST · by rmlew · 19 replies · 865+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | February 23, 2006 | Nathan Burchfiel
    (CNSNews.com) -A conservative student group has been acquitted of a charge that it violated DePaul University's anti-harassment policy when it conducted a protest against affirmative action, the school announced Monday. However, the DePaul Conservative Alliance (DCA) was found guilty of violating the Code of Student Responsibility and censured. In January, the DCA held an "affirmative action bake sale" to mock affirmative action policies in higher education. The protests, which have occurred on other college and university campuses, involve white and Asian students being charged more for baked goods than blacks and Hispanics. The mock bake sales are designed to criticize...
  • 2006: Turning point for young conservatives

    02/18/2006 6:34:06 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies · 2,062+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 5, 2006 | Hans Zeiger
    2006: Turning point for young conservatives Posted: January 5, 2006 By Hans Zeiger Something big is going on in America, but few are yet aware of it. It is a generational shift comparable to that of the infamous '60s, and it will involve as much revolt and upheaval. In this case, revolution is desperately needed, for the previous revolution has almost destroyed the country. The new revolution will repair the country. Yet 2006 will not be the beginning of the revolution – it has already been gathering steam now for several years. But it will, I predict, commence the vigorous...
  • UCLA alumni group targets left-wing

    01/21/2006 2:57:11 AM PST · by presidio9 · 11 replies · 575+ views
    University of Wisconsin Badger Herald ^ | January 20, 2006 | Kate Maternowski
    An independent alumni association at the University of California-Los Angeles has offered rewards of up to $100 for students willing to out politically biased professors. Founded by Andrew Jones, a 2003 graduate of the public university, the Bruin Alumni Association has been formed to curb “an exploding crisis of political radicalism on campus” which is “endangering the very core of UCLA — the undergraduate experience,” according to the association’s website. Jones, on the group’s website, says he experienced “political harassment, violence, intimidation and biased teaching” during his time at UCLA, adding his experience is “entirely typical for any student who...
  • UCLA students urged to expose 'radical' professors

    01/20/2006 7:43:08 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 14 replies · 743+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/19/2006 | Steve Gorman
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A conservative alumni group dedicated to "exposing the most radical professors" at the University of California at Los Angeles is offering to pay students $100 to record classroom lectures of suspect faculty. The Web site of the Bruin Alumni Association also includes a "Dirty Thirty" list of professors considered by the group to be the most extreme left-wing members of the UCLA faculty, as well as profiles on their political activities and writings. UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale on Thursday denounced the campaign as "reprehensible," and school officials warned that selling or distributing recordings of classroom lectures...
  • Voice of controversy [ANN COULTER begins YAF tour @ Loyola L.A.: Coming soon to a college near YOU!]

    01/18/2006 6:00:34 PM PST · by RonDog · 83 replies · 37,385+ views
    Los Angeles LOYOLAN ^ | 11/30/05 | Rachel Jones
    From www.laloyolan.com: Voice of controversy Right-wing speaker will come to campus in January By: Rachel Jones Issue date: 11/30/05 Section: News LMU will soon welcome the voice behind arguably the most feisty Barbie doll ever made. This January political commentator and outspoken conservative Ann Coulter will speak on campus in the Loyolan's fourth annual First Amendment Week. Coulter signed on to speak last Wednesday, Nov. 23. First Amendment Week will be held Jan. 16 to 19, with Coulter speaking in Burns Back Court on Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Loyolan is in the process of recruiting a liberal speaker...
  • Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley's Bay Area Campus Outreach Program

    01/05/2006 5:51:05 PM PST · by Panchito42 · 198+ views
    http://www.theconservativeforum.com/ ^ | January 5, 2006 | Rene Guerra
    The Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley (CFSV - http://www.theconservativeforum.com/) is a 501(c)(3) entity and is at this time launching its Bay Area Campus Outreach Program (BACORP) effort and needs your help.
  • Harvard Law On A Heterodox Spree, Listing To Right ......Interesting if true

    01/03/2006 11:01:33 AM PST · by SouthernBoyupNorth · 5 replies · 581+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 12/5/2005 | By Anna Schneider-Mayerson
    Bradford Berenson doesn’t remember Harvard Law School as the most encouraging place for an ambitious young conservative. The 40-year-old partner at Sidley, Austin, Brown and Wood in Washington, D.C., who served in the White House Counsel’s office under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003 and has chaired committees for the Federalist Society, the conservative and libertarian lawyers’ group, entered the program in 1988, in the immediate aftermath of the Reagan-era culture wars. Back then, he said, it was not unheard of for a student pressing a conservative line in a class discussion to get hisses and boos from...
  • Network Aims to Help Harassed Campus Conservatives

    12/28/2005 8:24:55 AM PST · by AnnoyingTheLeft · 2 replies · 446+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | 12/26/05 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    Flickinger said he wants the network to be much more than a shoulder to cry on. Conservative students are still easy targets of liberal intimidation, he claims, but more than ever, they have a growing body of legal and activist support groups to turn to — and he wants his organization to be top among those resources.
  • College rallies shift to the right

    12/27/2005 2:00:25 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 22 replies · 1,390+ views
    Denver Post ^ | December 27, 2005 | Jennifer Brown
    Protests on college campuses are becoming more sophisticated and more often staged by conservative students. Some conservatives say activism is growing because of a national network reaching out to students who've felt too threatened in the past to speak up on liberal campuses. "The tides are turning on college campuses," said Jason Mattera, spokesman for the conservative Young America's Foundation in Herndon, Va. "Conservative students will not take liberal garbage anymore." At the University of Colorado at Boulder, student Republicans made national news by holding an anti-affirmative-action bake sale where the "suggested donation" for a cookie depended on the race...
  • Network Aims to Help Harassed Campus Conservatives

    12/26/2005 12:06:10 PM PST · by new yorker 77 · 14 replies · 1,172+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 26, 2005 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    WASHINGTON — Though Christopher Flickinger calls himself "dean" and poses in parodistic photos waving a small American flag and looking stern, he says he's never been more serious about eliminating what he claims is pervasive anti-conservatism on college campuses today. "When I was on campus, I had no help," the recent Ohio State University graduate told FOXNews.com. "I was harassed, intimidated, shouted down." Flickinger, schooled in broadcast journalism, said he wants to provide the support he never had as a lonely conservative in college. That's why in November he launched the Network of College Conservatives to act in part as...
  • Group names top 10 conservative colleges ( Schools that shun curricula favored by Liberals)

    12/16/2005 9:36:15 AM PST · by SirLinksalot · 104 replies · 4,051+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 12/15/2005
    Group names top 10 conservative colleges Schools said to shun curricula favored by 'liberal academia' -------------------------------------------------------- © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com A noted conservative organization has released a list of the top 10 colleges and universities it says espouse like-minded social and political beliefs. "Each year, hundreds of thousands of students begin their college search. Admission guides, seminars, advice from friends and help from advisers all offer different perspectives. Presented with so many options, confusion often clouds this important decision-making process," says the Young America's Foundation, a Virginia-based group that promotes "traditional values" to the nation's young adults. "Many conservative students seek...
  • Top 10 Movies Conservative College Students Are Watching

    12/15/2005 11:49:16 AM PST · by paltz · 52 replies · 2,995+ views
    humaneventsonline.com ^ | 12/13/05 | humaneventsonline.com
    Tuesday, December 13, 2005Top 10 Movies Conservative College Students Are Watching Ranked by the staff of the Leadership Institute’s Campus Leadership Program. 1. The Passion of the Christ The testament of Christ, the basis of all Western thought and tradition, the most important moment in history. 2. A Man for All Seasons Thomas More defies the will of the King by refusing to attest to the sacredness of the King’s marriage, and pays with his life. 3. Lean on Me Morgan Freeman is a principal at a dilapidated New Jersey high school that he reinvigorates through hard work, achievement and...
  • Swastikas for Campus Conservatives

    12/09/2005 2:08:33 AM PST · by rdb3 · 17 replies · 1,400+ views
    FPM ^ | 9 DECEMBER 2005 | Jason Antebi
    Swastikas for Campus ConservativesBy Jason AntebiFrontPageMagazine.com | December 9, 2005 Occidental College in Los Angeles may epitomize what’s wrong in higher education. Professors cancel class to encourage their students to attend a protest against the “Bush Regime,” campus leaders are forced into mandatory “diversity/sensitivity training,” and some far-Left students seem to believe that a liberal arts education consists of little more than painting a portrait of Bill Clinton. Tuition money – in excess of $40,000 per pupil – is wasted on courses such as "The Unbearable Whiteness of Barbie" and “Stupidity,” a mandatory course for some freshmen, which compares incidents...
  • Network of College Conservatives: Growing Strong and Fast

    12/03/2005 2:59:11 PM PST · by PApatriot1 · 3 replies · 706+ views
    Network of College Conservatives ^ | 12/02/2005 | Network of College Conservatives (Press Release from website)
    The Network of College Conservatives (N.C.C.) is gaining prominence and recognition throughout the nation. Three weeks after its Internet launch, the N.C.C. has registered students from more than 60 schools across the nation including those from Ivy League, state and private institutions, as well as several community colleges.
  • Bowdoin College Student Elected Maine Republican Party Vice Chairman

    11/22/2005 12:22:18 PM PST · by nywalton · 18 replies · 619+ views
    Maine College Republicans ^ | 11/21/05 | Maine College Republicans
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bowdoin College Student Elected Maine Republican Party Vice Chairman College Republican National Secretary Daniel Schuberth is Nation’s Youngest State Party Officer AUGUSTA - Daniel Schuberth was elected Vice Chairman of the Maine Republican Party on Saturday, November 19. Schuberth, 21, a three term state chairman of the Maine College Republicans and College Republican National Secretary, is the youngest state Republican Party officer in the United States. The Maine Republican State Committee met on Saturday to elect a new Vice Chairman in addition to its other business. The seat was previously held by Mark Ellis, who assumed the...
  • Network of College Conservatives Makes Great Strides in First Weeks

    11/22/2005 3:20:20 PM PST · by KeystoneGirl · 9 replies · 686+ views
    The Network of College Conservatives (N.C.C.) enters its second week receiving much attention. The N.C.C. has only been online since November 9, 2005, but a number of significant accomplishments have befallen this institution of higher conservative thought. · Students from across the nation have logged-on to www.conservativesoncampus.com and joined the N.C.C. · Leftwing websites and blogs have voiced their absolute hatred for the N.C.C. and Dean Christopher Flickinger. · The N.C.C. has received two major endorsements: Peter Hannaford (former aid to Governor and President Ronald Reagan) and Dr. Richard Vedder (renowned economist and college professor). · N.C.C. founder Christopher Flickinger...
  • BRAVE NEW SCHOOLS: Prof urges fragging of U. S. Officers

    11/18/2005 5:26:58 AM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 110 replies · 2,059+ views
    World New Daily ^ | 11/18/2005 | WND Staff
    'Real freedom will come when American soldiers murder superiors' When Rebecca Beach, a freshman at Warren Community College in New Jersey e-mailed faculty announcing a campus program yesterday featuring decorated Iraq war hero Lt. Col. Scott Rutter, the response she got from one English professor took her aback. English professor John Daly replied: "Real freedom will come when soldiers in Iraq turn their guns on their superiors." Daly added that he would ask his students to boycott the event and also vowed "to expose [her] right-wing, anti-people politics until groups like [Rebecca’s] won’t dare show their face on a college...
  • Warren Community College President Defends Professor’s Harassment of Young Conservative

    11/18/2005 12:08:27 PM PST · by txradioguy · 198 replies · 5,389+ views
    The Voice Of Freedom On Campus ^ | 18 November 2005 | Staff Reporter
    Warren Community College President Defends Professor’s Harassment of Young Conservative Professor Admits Radical Diatribe Student Fights Back HERNDON, VA –Young America’s Foundation exposed Warren Community College’s radical Professor John Daly, who in an email to student Rebecca Beach, vowed to intimidate those students who host conservative speakers and called for American soldiers in Iraq to murder their superiors. Instead of admonishing the professor’s intemperate attack on a student’s right of free expression, Warren Community College President William Austin said Prof. John Daly has “first amendment rights” to harass Rebecca. Furthermore, the President is trying to bully Rebecca into silence. He...
  • College Guide Helps Steer Values-Oriented Students Toward Best U's (No to Brown,Wesleyan & Colgate)

    11/17/2005 10:12:55 AM PST · by truthandlife · 49 replies · 2,284+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 11-17-05 | Jim Brown
    The editor of a new college guide is warning parents against sending their children to what he calls some of the scariest university campuses in America -- schools across the country that are the most secular or the most hostile to Christian values. John Zmirak is the editor of Choosing the Right College: The Whole Truth About America's Top Schools (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2005). And near the top of his list of schools not to attend is Brown University, with its renowned drug culture. Another institution to avoid, he says, is Colgate University in New York, where the university president,...
  • Conservatives form college counter-culture

    11/03/2005 12:46:43 AM PST · by Roots · 22 replies · 880+ views
    UCR Highlander ^ | November 1, 2005 | Curtis Miller
    Young Republicans buck conventional campus wisdom By Curtis Miller In the 1960s, pot-smoking, tie-dyed hippies made up the university alternative lifestyle of an era. Today, staunch young conservatives are looking to find a similar niche on the other side of the political spectrum. In a country run by Republicans, college conservatives are steadily becoming a counter-culture to be reckoned with and more than the footnote they formerly were presumed to be. According to one study from the Harvard Institute of Politics, before the 2004 election, as many as 31 percent of college students were identifying themselves as Republicans, in comparison...
  • Campus Paper's Publications Targeted by Anti-Conservative Vandals

    10/25/2005 5:09:57 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 899+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 10/25/05 | Jim Brown
    The publisher of a conservative student newspaper at the University of Georgia says he finds it ironic that liberal students who champion tolerance on campus have apparently demonstrated extreme intolerance by vandalizing his fliers and newspapers. David Kirby, publisher of the campus paper the Georgia Guard Dawg, says he recently put up 30 flyers advertising "Conservative Coming Out Day," a national holiday that recognizes how conservative views are often kept out of classrooms. But within a day of posting his flyers, he reports, all but three had been torn down. In addition, Kirby says he discovered about 25 copies of...
  • Young Women Challenge NOW's Campus Turf (NEW challenges NOW)

    09/10/2005 7:57:49 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 18 replies · 1,111+ views
    Women's Enews ^ | 08 September 2005 | Allison Stevens
    It has far fewer campus chapters than NOW, but a fledgling group called NeW is mounting a cultural challenge to the National Organization for Women and joining a growing attack on the progressive culture of U.S. universities. ___ WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOMENSENEWS)--"Out with the NOW, in with the NeW!" That is the motto of the Network of Enlightened Women (NeW), a fledgling college group in Virginia that wants to change the campus culture of feminism and challenge the agenda of groups such as the National Organization for Women, which has more than 100 official and unofficial campus chapters in the nation....
  • Lessons for liars (Andrew Bolt)

    08/26/2005 1:25:19 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 1 replies · 365+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 26th August 2005 | Andrew Bolt
    How do students who reject their teachers' Leftist propaganda avoid ridicule? They lie and pretend to agree with them. STUDENTS tell me Treasurer Peter Costello is right -- too many teachers do preach Left-wing politics. Few dare say so openly, but at least 100 have sent me emails saying how much they hate this hectoring. So let's go through my mailbag of classroom samizdat -- the secret testimony of students who demand the right to speak and write free of political censorship. Not that you need to read it to know the sad truth, of course. What we've heard from...
  • Liberals' campus envy: Kevin McCullough on the amazing Young America's Foundation

    08/12/2005 3:09:43 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 3 replies · 529+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, August 12, 2005 | Kevin McCullough
    Friday, August 12, 2005 Liberals' campus envyPosted: August 12, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern By Kevin McCullough © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Why do the university campuses in America need millions of dollars donated from George Soros and some 80 additional extremely wealthy liberals to fund Campus Project? Why do they need Campus Project to schedule speakers like Bill Clinton, Paul Begala, Al Gore, and many of the less temperate liberal icons to come to their locations and make speeches to university students? Isn't it redundant on the secular college campus? Nonetheless, just this week the Washington Post reported that a minimum of 80 well-to-dos...
  • Left-Wing Prof Flunks Student

    07/28/2005 5:37:14 PM PDT · by Asphalt · 111 replies · 3,059+ views
    E-mail | 7/26/05 | David Horowitz
    Like so many -- too many! -- young conservative students in America, Ruth found herself being singled out for abuse by a professor who simply hated Ruth's political views. Ruth -- an A-student at Georgia Tech -- mentioned to her professor that she was going to attend the conservative conference sponsored by C-PAC in Washington, D.C. Without batting an eyelash, the professor told Ruth "Well, then, you will probably fail my course." Can you imagine the arrogance and sense of superiority this professor must have assumed when she unflinchingly told Ruth she was going to see to it she failed?...
  • Left Follows the Right on Campus Outreach Path

    07/24/2005 8:26:12 AM PDT · by mathprof · 19 replies · 667+ views
    LA Times ^ | 7/24/05 | Cynthia H. Cho
    When Kimberly Teplitzky and Geoff Aung attended the College Republican National Convention in Arlington, Va., last month, they avoided talking about political issues with their fellow conventioneers. "We didn't want to scare them away," Teplitzky said. Teplitzky and Aung — who voted for Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) in the 2004 presidential election — are interns at Campus Progress, a new division of the Center for American Progress, a liberal Washington think tank. They were, to say the least, out of place at the GOP event. "We didn't want to give ourselves away right away," Teplitzky said. "But when they...
  • Campus Conservatives Start Blog

    06/17/2005 8:37:28 AM PDT · by sdk7x7 · 3 replies · 280+ views
    Fresh Politics ^ | me (vanity)
    I am taking this opportunity to invite all FReepers to check out http://freshpolitics.us, a blog run by libertarian and conservative college students. Many of you have enjoyed my letters to the editor and FoxNews.com articles that I have posted from time to time, so I thought you might be interested in this blog. Most of the students, like myself, go to the University of Pennsylvania, although we've got a few other colleges represented. I've got some recent posts there about illegal immigration and the Iraq War that I think you would all enjoy. Any comments or feedback, feel free to...
  • Suspended Wells College GOP Leader Scheduled to Appear on Hannity & Colmes Tonight!

    05/19/2005 12:26:32 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 84 replies · 2,042+ views
    Nicole Krogman | May 19, 2005 | governsleastgovernsbest
    For Immediate Release: Nicole Krogman Scheduled to Appear on Hannity & Colmes Tonight Student GOP Leader will Discuss Her Suspension from Wells College Three Weeks before Graduation “This has everything to do with my being an outspoken conservative leader on campus” Ithaca, NY May 19th, 2005: Nicole Krogman, a resident of Newfield in Tompkins County, NY, is scheduled appear tonight on the leading national television show “Hannity & Colmes” to discuss her recent suspension by Wells College. The show airs from 9-10 PM EDT on Fox News Channel. Krogman is the Co-Chairman of the Wells College Republicans and an editor...
  • Need Title/Ideas For a College Conservative Newspaper (VANITY!)

    05/16/2005 8:39:47 PM PDT · by Roots · 43 replies · 745+ views
    Vanity | Matt Nelson
    A group of us are in the works of putting together a Republican newspaper that will be distributed monthly to a few college campuses in Southern California and hopefully by mail too. We plan to give in-depth analyses according to a more conservative perspective normally repressed by our professors. It will be written by Republicans (to which we are not going to mask that fact (*cough*DanRather*cough*), but it won't be an "in your face, liberals suck" paper that is often published by the leftists on campuses ("conservatives suck" in these cases). Prduction will start next Fall quarter and will include:...
  • Staggering turnout: Bruins United wins UCLA council majority [ends decade of liberal domination]

    05/06/2005 7:44:22 PM PDT · by RonDog · 26 replies · 2,021+ views
    www.dailybruin.ucla.edu ^ | May 6, 2005 | Melinda Dudley, DAILY BRUIN CONTRIBUTOR
    . Staggering turnout, turnoverRunoffs to decide top offices; Bruins United wins council majority MICHAEL SUN/daily bruin staffAlex Gruenberg (left) and Brian Neesby celebrate the success of the Bruins United slate, which took majority on council. Neesby won a general representative position, and Gruenberg is in a runoff with Jenny Wood of Student Power!, for president. By Melinda DudleyDAILY BRUIN CONTRIBUTORmdudley@media.ucla.edu Results for the Undergraduate Students Association Council elections were released Thursday night, with the opposition slate Bruins United winning council majority – the first time the Student Power! slate and its predecessors will not control council in over a decade....
  • a new chapter for ucla

    05/06/2005 4:31:24 PM PDT · by PowerBruin · 8 replies · 888+ views
    Hi all this is my first and hopefully longest post http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=33203 A great thing happened at UCLA today. The same UCLA that has been labeled “liberal” and considered by many to be liberal bastion. Bruin United easily swept into power winning 7 of the 11 voting spots on the student council with 2 more to be determined in runoffs next week (president and external vice president). This victory ended the Student Power/First 11 year’s reign of terror on our student body. With the potential to win 9 out 11 spots and cement an unstoppable voting block, I will be first...
  • Stefan Beck:Time in the Trenches - Campus conservatives need to toughen up

    04/13/2005 9:21:18 PM PDT · by NutCrackerBoy · 5 replies · 424+ views
    National Review Online ^ | April 13, 2005 | Stefan Beck
    When I picked up the April 4 issue of The Nation, I had a Rod Serling moment: I was in total sympathy with one of its headlines. "The New PC," it announced, was the keening of "Crybaby Conservatives"-- particularly on college campuses. My alarm had less to do with the magazine's left-wing orientation than with its usual "radical" posturing and ritual straw-man immolations. I agreed with these guys? If these guys get it, we're really in trouble. Folks, meet the crybabies. Time was when conservatives complained about academia's liberal atmosphere-- fog, let's call it-- the way one does about persistent...
  • April issue of UCLA's conservative paper, the Bruin Standard, is out!

    04/12/2005 4:26:15 PM PDT · by Nibblesworth · 1 replies · 361+ views
    Check it out folks! The third issue is hot of the press, and also available online at www.bruinstandard.com ... take a gander! Keep in mind that this paper is privately funded, and in dire need of support. If you feel so inclined, donate (via the homepage) or advertise in it. We need to keep a conservative voice on UCLA's left-leaning campus.
  • On Campus, Conservatives Talk Back (Long article)

    03/21/2005 5:40:19 PM PST · by Vision Thing · 7 replies · 753+ views
    City Journal ^ | Brian C. Anderson
    Throughout 2003 and into 2004, a surge of protests roiled American campuses. You probably think the kids were agitating against war in Iraq, right? Well, no: students at UCLA, Michigan, and many other schools were sponsoring bake sales to protest . . . affirmative action. For white students and faculty, a cookie cost (depending on the school) $1; blacks and Hispanics could buy one for a lot less. The principle, the protesters observed, was just that governing university admission practices: rewarding people differently based on race. Indignant school officials charged the bake-sale organizers with “creating a hostile climate” for minority...
  • America's One-Sided Campus Media

    03/20/2005 2:43:20 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 10 replies · 880+ views
    The American Enterprise Online ^ | 3/05 | Garin Hovannisian
    It has become almost a rite of passage for the beleaguered conservative journalist to quit the media and pen an expose. The story is usually frightening, but rarely valuable--because though it always exposes, it seldom explains. My own expose aims to do just that, and to do so in new territory as well--on America's college campuses. For the past sixteen months I have been a weekly opinion columnist for UCLA's newspaper, the Daily Bruin, and have seen exactly how media bias works. Last year, the Viewpoint editor for the Daily Bruin, who was my boss at the time, confided to...
  • The Conscience of a Campus Conservative

    03/20/2005 10:56:55 AM PST · by freeholland · 4 replies · 696+ views
    GOPUSA,COM ^ | MARCH 15, 2005 | JOHN PLECNICK
    My last column, "Forget Free Speech, Liberals Don't Tolerate Campus Conservatives," drew the ire and attention of thousands. Published online by GOPUSA and the Washington Times, it sparked still more debate on the issue of liberal bias on campus. Conservative professors from North Carolina, Wisconsin and across the country e-mailed their support. One celebrity endorsement came from former U.S. House Historian Christina Jeffrey, who currently presides over the South Carolina Association of Scholars. In her words, this past column was my "best ever." Still more students, parents and alumni stepped up, sending e-mails and notes, while weighing in on countless...
  • High School Censors Conservative Paper

    03/18/2005 12:01:02 PM PST · by kc8nsb · 32 replies · 2,759+ views
    The State News ^ | 5/17/05 | Tyler Whitney
    East Lansing High School Censors Student Newspaper Distribution of independent publication prohibitted EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing High School student Tyler Whitney denounced the censorship of the Right Way, an independent conservative newspaper that students were barred from distributing. “Our paper featured respectful opinions from well-informed and open-minded moderates, libertarians, and conservatives. It was not disruptive,” explained the Right Way’s editor Tyler Whitney. Whitney faced punishment for distributing a paper, which he considered to be a part of his constitution rights to free expression. Before the administration halted the distribution of their publication, the writers stood in the hallway...
  • Sager on CFR SCANDAL! Islamists in America! The Campus Gulag! Melee in LA! Fri(3-18) on RIGHTALK!

    03/18/2005 9:06:29 AM PST · by Bob J · 691+ views
    RIGHTALK.com ^ | 3-18-05 | Bob J
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 23 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number - 866-884-TALK (8255) Heating the EDGE of a New Media! 1pm EST - : Paul Sperry has written an alarming account of how radical Islamists have permeated every layer of American society from children’s classrooms to the highest levels of our federal government called, “Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives Have Penetrated Washington.” The lies used by Muslim leaders and terrorists to conceal their agenda, the threat posed by the 20,000 Muslims who are...
  • The New Radicals: How Liberal Campuses Harass Conservatives

    03/05/2005 2:35:01 PM PST · by NYer · 21 replies · 925+ views
    CBN ^ | March 4, 2005 | Paul Strand
    BERKELEY, California - The latest elections show a country divided half and half between red and blue, but you would not know it to look at today's public universities. They have become a haven for 1960s-style radicals. So when University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill said the Americans killed on 9-11 deserved it, his words did not seem all that shocking on many campuses. Churchhill is not the only radical Left professor who spews anti-American statements on campus these days. In fact, Dan Flynn says nearly every public university in the U.S. is dominated by the Left and an overwhelming...
  • Guilt By Conservative Affiliation: Berkeley Student Pol to be Stripped of Office...

    03/05/2005 4:05:24 AM PST · by Amaury · 23 replies · 1,278+ views
    California Patriot ^ | 03/05/2005 | Amaury Gallais and Andrew R. Quinio
    Fighting for the right to be right Political affiliation jeopardizes conservative student's office The intolerant atmosphere that conservatives at Cal face has, once again, been blatantly demonstrated by our elected officials. Judicial Council nominee Amaris White appeared before the ASUC Senate last Wednesday, for her confirmation hearing. After the Senators voted in favor of White’s appointment, they found out about her conservative affiliation. This prompted senators who had confirmed her to seek a reversal in their decision. As elected officials, it is the ASUC's responsibility to represent the student body and as such must allow Amaris White to serve on...
  • Forget Free Speech, Liberals Don't Tolerate Campus Conservatives

    02/22/2005 9:13:41 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 1 replies · 494+ views
    CFP ^ | February 22, 2005 | John Plecnik
    Regardless of age, we have all heard the phrase, "First Amendment Rights," bandied about. Free speech has been the rallying cry of the liberal elite since the 60s, and every time violent protesters are beaten back by police or cordoned off from a rally, the ACLU comes a calling. However, the same team of trial lawyers, rebel billionaires and Deaniacs turn a blind eye toward the abuses of their academic brethren. America’s colleges and universities are anything but free speech zones. Contrary to their mantra of universal tolerance, Stalinist professors and administrators see intellectual diversity as a disease. Unpopular viewpoints,...
  • Forget Free Speech, Liberals Don't Tolerate Campus Conservatives

    02/21/2005 8:49:34 AM PST · by 82Marine89 · 18 replies · 1,160+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | 21Feb05 | John T. Plecnik
    Regardless of age, we have all heard the phrase, "First Amendment Rights," bandied about. Free speech has been the rallying cry of the liberal elite since the 60s, and every time violent protesters are beaten back by police or cordoned off from a rally, the ACLU comes a calling. However, the same team of trial lawyers, rebel billionaires and Deaniacs turn a blind eye toward the abuses of their academic brethren. America's colleges and universities are anything but free speech zones. Contrary to their mantra of universal tolerance, Stalinist professors and administrators see intellectual diversity as a disease. Unpopular...
  • Teens worry about peers who give failing grades to free speech

    02/20/2005 6:10:28 PM PST · by Ender Wiggin · 4 replies · 510+ views
    Metrowest Daily News ^ | February 20, 2005 | Jennifer Kavanaugh
    Making his way through Framingham High School's construction zone, Dan Devlen heads from the old, dark Flyer News television studio to its future: a new, more expansive headquarters in another school wing. The school's administrative media director said the new location will give the television production and live morning news program more breathing room, with a new studio, a classroom and office space. "I like to say that we've been working in the Millennium Falcon of Han Solo, and now we're moving into the Enterprise," Devlen said, describing the move to larger digs. "All brand new and nice, and I'm...
  • HHS Teachers Getting Bad Rap over Conservative Issue

    02/03/2005 5:53:21 PM PST · by Ender Wiggin · 61 replies · 2,070+ views
    The Marlborough Enterprise/Hudson Sun ^ | 2-3-2005 | Lindsay Corcoran
    Recently, a group of Hudson High School students and parents have charged that some teachers at HHHS, specifically in the Social Studies department, are teaching with a liberal bias and stifling the conservative students' opinions. In addition, these students have criticized the administration for violating their commitment to allow students their First Amendment rights. This issue began with the creation of a Conservative Club at Hudson High School. The co-presidents of the new club, Chris Bowler and James Mellilo, hung posters around the school associating themselves with the High School Conservative Clubs of America (HSCCA), and included the Web site,...
  • Arrogant censorship (No Conservative Club at High School in MA)

    02/11/2005 5:53:30 PM PST · by Coleus · 49 replies · 1,765+ views
    townhall ^ | 02.11.05 | David Limbaugh
    Arrogant censorshipDavid Limbaugh (archive) February 11, 2005 | Print | Send An incident at Hudson High School in Massachusetts provides an object lesson in the occasional arrogance of liberal bias. A group of students decided to form a conservative club as "a counterweight" to the majority political viewpoint at the school. Student Chris Bowler put up posters to publicize the club's first meeting in December. Within hours, school administrators reportedly removed the posters because they contained a link to the Website of High School Conservative Clubs of America (HSCCA), a national organization for high school conservative clubs. HSCCA's Website included links...