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Study suggests targeting religious students with social justice rhetoric

A new study claims that highly religious college students would be particularly easy to recruit as social justice warriors, arguing for “educational” programs to promote their conversion to the cause.

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MSU students protest $8 million gift from pro-life donor

LGBT activists at Montana State University are protesting the school’s decision to name a building after Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte because of his stance on gay marriage.

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Students demand expulsion, unpaid leave to punish ‘hate speech’

Protesters at Bellevue College are calling for the “expulsion” of students found guilty of “hate speech” in response to an alleged string of insensitive messages that appeared on campus over the past several months.

Anthony Gockowski May 24, 2016 at
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Mizzou conducting 'diversity audit' to recommend new policies

After a tumultuous year of protests and the resignation of several officials, the University of Missouri system will conduct a “diversity audit” to assess current policies and suggest new ones.

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Yale says all-gender bathroom project ‘is about public signaling’

Yale University opened more than 300 gender-neutral bathrooms just days ahead of its annual commencement ceremony as part of a radical new "all-gender bathroom project."

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VIDEO: Students sign petition to allow man on women’s basketball team

Despite making no effort to exude femininity, it soon became apparent that students were more than willing to go along with the idea that I was a woman who had every right to play basketball with other women.

Cabot Phillips May 23, 2016 at
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Student's campaign suspended for criticizing gender-neutral bathrooms

A student at Southern Oregon University was forced to suspend his campaign for a senate seat on his school’s student government after an opposing candidate filed a grievance against him for refusing to use gender-neutral pronouns.

Anthony Gockowski May 23, 2016 at
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Jewish student forced into hiding by Muslim protesters

"I was just so lucky that someone recognized me and protected me when I ducked into that random room."

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Exam claims 'income redistribution' among 'main functions of government'

The role of government is to redistribute wealth, according to a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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The Weekly Roundup: Dangerously duplicitous

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

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Pomona College makes promoting diversity part of promotion, tenure criteria

Under pressure from student leaders, the Pomona College faculty voted last week to include a consideration of a professor’s “attent[ion] to diversity in the student body” in the College’s criteria for promotion and tenure.

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Ret. general returns to teaching following furor over firing

Lt. Gen. William Boykin announced Friday that he has been reinstated to his professorship at Hampden-Sydney College after the school initially terminated his contract for what Boykin attributed to his open criticism of the Obama administration’s “Bathroom Bill” dictate.

Anthony Gockowski May 20, 2016 at
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UPDATE: UT diversity office loses funding after Gov. allows bill to pass

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion resigned Thursday, the day before a bill stripping his department of state funding is due to become law barring an unexpected veto by Gov. Bill Haslam.

Anthony Gockowski May 20, 2016 at
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Prof. offers extra credit to demand free tuition from state legislators

"In a 1 to 2-page business letter, write your assembly member and/or state senator as to how the high fees and tuition of the California State University impacts you, and your family, not only financially but also psychologically and in other ways."

Anthony Gockowski May 20, 2016 at
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Muslim students disrupt pro-Israel event at UCI

Police officers were eventually compelled to escort the attendees—not the protesters—away from the event “for their own safety” as the protesters grew increasingly belligerent.

Peter Fricke May 19, 2016 at
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AAUP report: former Mizzou prof. was fired because of 'political pressure'

A new report argues that disgraced former University of Missouri professor Melissa Click was fired due to political pressure, not for assaulting a student journalist at last year’s protests.

Anthony Gockowski May 19, 2016 at
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House Dems fail to ban Confederate flag at The Citadel

"Cutting off Federal funding for a ROTC program [at] an institution [displaying the Confederate flag] raises First Amendment concerns."

Peter Fricke May 19, 2016 at
11:49 AM EDT

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Ret. general: college fired me for politically incorrect joke

"[T]he first man who goes in the restroom with my daughter will not have to worry about surgery."

Peter Fricke May 19, 2016 at
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UW-Madison suspends frat for alleged toleration of racial slurs

"[C]learly incidents such as these persist within SAE."

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UC students: $25M for illegal immigrants too little

"The university has a history of making budget decisions that seem incongruous with the needs of the students."

Jack Heaphy May 18, 2016 at
11:07 AM EDT

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Arizona bans colleges from restricting student speech

Unconstitutional "free speech zones" are now a thing of the past in the Grand Canyon State.

Peter Fricke May 18, 2016 at
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Illinois profs freak out over anti-union Higher Ed Board appointee

Professors are lashing out at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) appointment of a part-time lecturer to represent faculty on the Illinois Board of Higher Education, complaining the choice is anti-union.

Peter Fricke May 17, 2016 at
4:43 PM EDT

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Law profs. condemn fed overreach on sex harassment

According to the law professors, these OCR directives have had detrimental consequences for basic rights on college campuses.

Peter Fricke May 17, 2016 at
3:26 PM EDT

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After chaotic year, Mizzou restricts protests

Mizzou’s “Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Protests, Public Spaces, Free Speech, and the Press” will soon make public recommendations to campus administrators on how to enforce two policies “that went unused during November’s protests.”

Victoria Stroup May 17, 2016 at
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UC Irvine prof: if Milo is offensive, so is ‘Anti-Zionism Week’

"I ask why Jewish students do not get this kind of concern when, year after year, these anti-Israel events come to our campus."

Peter Fricke May 16, 2016 at
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VIDEO: Millennials reject ‘woman card,’ say they don’t trust Hillary

"I’ve had people come up and tell me straight out, ‘you’re a female. I can’t believe you would vote for a Republican candidate."

Peter Fricke May 16, 2016 at
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Socialist club denies ‘laziness’ responsible for poor popularity

"[A] revolution—which is what we’re advocating for—more or less threatens their comfortable life situation."

Elias Atienza May 16, 2016 at
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'Blue Lives Matter' display vandalized by BLM supporters at Dartmouth

A "Blue Lives Matter" display at Dartmouth College was completely removed and replaced with reproachful flyers bearing the signature "#blacklivesmatter."

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2:17 PM EDT

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The Weekly Roundup: Do words even have meanings anymore?

From melodrama to mendacity and back again

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‘Men in Literature’ course cancelled for ignoring women

Springfield College recently cancelled a “Men in Literature” course on the grounds that its inordinate emphasis on one gender creates a “hostile environment” for women.

Anthony Gockowski May 13, 2016 at
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Students worry free speech will make U of M ‘an unsafe place’

The University of Minnesota Senate has punted on a proposed affirmation of free speech principles, postponing the decision until fall amid concerns that the document includes protections for “hateful” speech.

Peter Fricke and Anthony Gockowski May 13, 2016 at
1:41 PM EDT

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PSU students stage ‘die-in’ to demand disarming of police

Hundreds of students at Portland State University shut down traffic Tuesday while staging a die-in to protest the school’s armed public safety officers.

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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Cal Poly student demands less tuition, more diversity

A California Polytechnic State University student claims she is thinking about selling off superfluous organs after learning of a proposed tuition increase.

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Seattle U. students demand curriculum that ‘decentralizes whiteness’

Students are occupying the dean’s office at Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College (MRC), demanding “a non-Eurocentric interdisciplinary curriculum” and other diversity measures.

Peter Fricke May 12, 2016 at
2:59 PM EDT

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UC system pledges $25 million for illegal immigrant scholarships

University of California system president Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday that her school will earmark $25.2 million to fund loan programs for undocumented students across the system’s 10 campuses over the next three years.

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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UW profs.: vandal's arrest contributes to 'oppressive,' 'threatening' campus

Professors at UW Madison condemned the recent arrest of a convicted serial vandal as the result of an “over-policed” campus, saying administrators ought to “limit the circumstances under which officers may enter the classroom.”

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
2:27 PM EDT

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Harvard law prof.: treat conservative Christians like Nazis

"The culture wars are over; they lost, we won."

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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Student forum demands 'sanctuary campus' free from Border Patrol

A group of “undocumented students and allies” hosted a “safe space forum” Tuesday to address the “psychological impact” of the presence of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) at a job fair last month.

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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Georgetown students blast 'laughable’ commencement speaker protest

"The idea that Georgetown’s commencement speaker cannot or should not be a ‘controversial figure’ is laughable and impossible."

Anthony Gockowski May 11, 2016 at
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UCLA students threatened online for claiming ‘there are only two genders’

Four University of California, Los Angeles students are facing a social media firestorm after posing for a photo with signs criticizing the the transgender bathroom movement.

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USA agrees to loosen restrictions on student speech in legal settlement

The University of South Alabama reached a settlement Tuesday with the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) in a lawsuit filed over two years ago protecting the free speech rights of pro-life students on campus.

Anthony Gockowski May 11, 2016 at
12:58 PM EDT

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DePaul petition: Milo ‘hurts’, ‘kills’ people with his opinions

An online petition is demanding that DePaul University cancel an upcoming appearance by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, claiming his speech “hurts” and “kills” people.

Peter Fricke May 11, 2016 at
10:59 AM EDT

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UCI Anti-Zionism week clashes with Holocaust Remembrance Day

The main feature of the event was a mock apartheid wall erected in the center of campus with a picture of convicted hijacker Leila Khaled, who is popularly credited as the first female to hijack an airplane.

Anthony Gockowski May 11, 2016 at
9:52 AM EDT

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Millikin allegedly threatens frats with sanctions for face-painting

Members of a fraternity at Millikin University will allegedly no longer be allowed to paint their faces during an annual recruitment event because the school’s office of inclusion deemed the tradition “cultural appropriation.”

Anthony Gockowski May 10, 2016 at
5:21 PM EDT

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OSU button campaign aims to make ‘trans-phobic’ students ‘uncomfortable’

In response to what they call “anti-transgender legislation,” students at Oregon State University are partnering with the school to provide transgender students with a companion to alleviate discomfort in “gender specific” situations.

Cabot Phillips May 10, 2016 at
5:08 PM EDT

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Herbivore sues Mizzou for allegedly violating new free speech law

Mizzou is being sued by an animal rights activist who is claiming that the university violated his First Amendment rights by preventing him from handing out literature on campus.

Victoria Stroup May 10, 2016 at
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Citadel refuses exemption for prospective cadet to wear hijab

The Citadel announced Tuesday that it will not allow an incoming female cadet to wear a Muslim head dress over her uniform, prompting the student to threaten legal action.

Anthony Gockowski May 10, 2016 at
2:43 PM EDT

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