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College presidents endorse safe spaces following UC letter

Two college presidents published an op-ed glorifying campus protests just one day after the University of Chicago cautioned incoming freshmen not to expect safe spaces or trigger warnings.

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Schools settle on 'toilet' as most 'inclusive' bathroom sign

As universities scramble to accommodate transgender students, some are struggling to please student activists who are complaining that updated bathroom signs are still not inclusive enough.

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Stanford deletes 'victim-blaming' primer on how alcohol affects women

Stanford University has taken down a webpage titled Female Bodies and Alcohol after students complained that “protects campus rapists” by taking “victim-blaming to a whole new level.”

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VIDEO: young voters see double standard in Clinton Foundation

"If Trump was doing the same thing Clinton was doing, he’d be in a lot more trouble."

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EXCLUSIVE: UT prof mocks NRA, Christianity with satirical prayers

A University of Texas, Austin professor contributed a mock version of the Lord’s Prayer during Wednesday’s campus carry protest, calling the NRA “heartless” and saying “Jesus is not conservative enough for Texas.”

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Enrollment drop from Mizzou protests worse than feared

As predicted, last year’s racial uprising has cost the University of Missouri close to a quarter of its freshmen class, leaving the school worse off than it had initially anticipated.

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Cal Poly expands gender-inclusive housing to satisfy student activists

California Polytechnic University is expanding its “gender-inclusive” housing program this year in response to a student group’s complaints about classmates exercising free speech.

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Study: minority faculty increasing, not getting tenure

Nearly 50 years after the implementation of Title IX and affirmative action policies, university faculty demographics are more diverse, but perhaps in an undesirable way.

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Grad students waste no time unionizing after NLRB ruling

Graduate students at several universities are rushing to take advantage of a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling granting them the right to unionize.

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Binghamton apologizes for '#StopWhitePeople2K16' event

After initially defending an RA training titled “#StopWhitePeople2K16,” Binghamton University’s Vice President for Student Affairs, Brian Rose, sought to “provide additional perspective” in a letter to students.

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KU library pushes BLM propaganda on students

The University of Kansas is encouraging its students to get involved with the Black Lives Matter movement by providing a pool of student resources on the topic in its campus library.

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Ithaca students want profs to teach diversity in every class

Student journalists at Ithaca College want their professors to incorporate diversity and inclusion into class discussions “in every area of academia.”

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Dems dominate academia because Republicans are 'anti-science,' UNC prof claims

A University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill professor claims that the lack of Republicans among UNC faculty is due to their “anti-science” positions on evolution and climate change.

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Gender-neutral bathroom signs threaten our 'safe space,' UNC students complain

Social justice advocates at the University of North Carolina are outraged over new gender-neutral bathroom signs, saying they prefer the signs put up by students years ago.

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Binghamton defends '#StopWhitePeople2K16' event for RA's

An event entitled “#StopWhitePeople2K16” was an official part of Binghamton University Residential Assistant training on August 12.

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UNC LGBTQ advisor leaves over bathroom law

"It made me feel unsettled and unsure about the longevity and security of in my position and my job."

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BU health school faculty 'strongly encouraged' to take bias training

The Boston University School of Public Health (SPH) is offering four “Bias Training” classes this year for faculty and staff as part of an 11-point plan for promoting diversity and inclusion.

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You won't find safe spaces here, UC dean tells freshmen

One college administrator has taken a bold stance against the demise of free speech on America’s campuses, warning newly admitted students that they will find no “safe spaces” at his school.

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Dildos descend upon Austin for 'Cocks not Glocks' protest against campus carry

Thousands of students descended upon the University of Texas’ campus Wednesday with sex toys strapped to their backpacks in protest of the state’s new campus carry law.

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UF offers in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

The University of Florida (UF) will now offer waivers enabling illegal immigrant students to receive in-state tuition.  

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College offers courses on 'white privilege,' race/diversity in sports

Hamilton College is offering courses this year exploring concepts such as “white privilege” and the role of masculinity, power structures, and global capitalism in competitive athletics.

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TX judge strikes down UT profs' challenge to campus carry

A Texas judge has struck down a lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by three of its professors who requested exemption from the state’s new campus carry law.

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NLRB: Graduate students at private universities can unionize

Graduate students across the country who have been demanding higher wages for on-campus jobs were handed a victory by the federal government, which is now allowing them to unionize.

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Stanford takes shots at alcohol, Pres. Hennessy bans liquor

Stanford University has banned all hard liquor at undergraduate parties in an effort to reduce binge drinking on campus.

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New campaign helps students demand free speech, intellectual diversity on campus

A non-partisan interest group is spearheading a campaign against the intellectual homogeneity on America’s college campuses with a new program that helps students “reduce political orthodoxy” at their schools.

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Calling Hillary ‘Mrs. Clinton’ is sexist, say Georgetown Dems

A recent post in the Georgetown University College Democrats' blog asserts that referring to Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as "Mrs. Clinton" is sexist.

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Berkeley prof: workfare law is "a war on our nation’s children"

A University of California, Berkeley professor says work requirements for welfare amount to a “war on our nation’s children and their mothers,” and wants a return to a no-strings-attached dole.

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WVU equity office calls improper pronoun use a Title IX violation

West Virginia University’s website says calling someone by the wrong gender pronoun could be a Title IX violation, but a university spokesperson asserts that the page does not represent WVU policy.

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PC culture abounds at Trump’s alma mater

Students at Donald Trump’s alma mater have already openly denounced the GOP candidate, and some are now working to cultivate a pro-diversity “brand” at odds with Trump’s rhetoric.

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OSU course weaves 'critical animal studies' into feminism, social justice

The Ohio State University will be offering a course on “critical animal studies” this fall to explore how societal structures “facilitate and underpin animal subjection in its various levels and forms.”

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UW budgets $4 million for system-wide diversity program

The University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents approved a $42 million budget proposal Thursday, a good portion of which will go to its already-failing diversity programs.

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Clinton's free college plan takes flak from Left

Hillary Clinton is even taking fire from the left over her tuition-free college proposal, with some liberals predicting that it would only exacerbate existing income-based disparities.

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Ole Miss not just whistling 'Dixie,' bans song from games

The University of Mississippi marching band will no longer play the song “Dixie,” a long-standing tradition at football games that has received extensive criticism.

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The Weekly Roundup: Because otherwise we'd have to cry

The headlines we were tempted to run, and the commentary we couldn’t

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Utah college formally allows men on women's sports teams

“Westminster College is committed to protecting the rights of all students, and the purpose of this message to inform you of the newly-affirmed rights of transgender students under the DCL.”

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Hollins pursues diversity through 'experimental dance,' liberal lecturers

Hollins University is marking its 175th anniversary by redoubling its commitment to social justice, implementing a wide range of initiatives and hosting lectures by well-known liberals.

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Iowa mothballs bias team, citing 'high failure rate' at other schools

The University of Iowa (UI) has abandoned plans to establish a bias assessment response team (BART) due to concerns about academic freedom.

Amber Athey Aug 19, 2016 at
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