Friday, August 18, 2017

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This University Has 87 Different Ways To Fight ‘Against Bias’ on Campus

The modern American college has made a name for itself by fighting perceived biases, but how many methods are needed to accomplish that goal?...
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Online Program to Provide (Almost) Free Tuition for Freshman

Without question, one of the biggest issues with going to college is finding some way to afford it. A new online program will offer...
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Rescinded By College: How to Avoid Losing Your Spot at School!

They say there is no such thing as security, and when you finally get accepted into the school of your dreams, you can often...
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Student Bullied by Classmates After Photograph with VP Mike Pence

A student at a private women's college found herself the victim of bullying and harassment after a photo she took with Vice President Mike...
UCLA Professor

UCLA Students Rally to Support Terminated Professor

A terminated UCLA professor known for his communications lectures, and for publicly advocating the importance of free speech, has filed a grievance with his...
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Professors: Lack of Education is Behind the #NoConfederate Controversy

Two academics, Kelley Fanto Deetz of Randolph College and Al Brophy of the University of Alabama, have come up with a simple explanation for...
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Fired Professor Fights School’s ‘Extreme P. C. Agenda’ After Termination

A fired professor has decided to fight back against her former school's "extreme political correctness agenda" that she believes cost her employment. The professor, who...

NYC School Publishes List of Ways You Can Commit ‘Microaggressions’

The New School, a university in New York City, has published a list of "microaggressions," with even normal sized seats being a problem. Reportedly, 'microaggressions'...
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Students Demand Day Off for Better View of Solar Eclipse

Students at Missouri State University are demanding that classes be canceled for a whole day in order to get a better view of the...

UW Seeks Crossroads Coordinator to ‘Serve Students of Particular Backgrounds’

The University of Wisconsin-Madison -- a place of higher education not a stranger to controversy -- is now looking for candidates to fill a...
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University of Utah Under Fire For Racist Posters on Campus

Controversy had arisen concerning the University of Utah after two racist posters, which have since been removed, had been posted around the campus. The posters...
Canada

International Students Favor Canada Over U.S. Schools

American universities are known for hosting a good number of international students, but a close neighbor is starting to take the country’s place as...
fat studies

Oregon State University to Offer ‘Fat Studies’ Course

Oregon State University will offer a course on fat studies next spring. “Fat Studies” looks at “body weight, shape, and size as an area of...
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School Board Votes to Drop ‘Lynch’ from School Names

The Centennial School Board in Oregon voted on Wednesday to drop 'Lynch' from the name of two schools because they believe that the family...

Recent Grad Gets 100 Days in Jail For Registering Deceased as Democrats

If you don't want to end up in jail, it's usually good advice not to commit fraud. In the end, the lies eventually catch...

Stanford University Course Will Study Abolishing ‘Whiteness’

During the upcoming fall semester, Stanford University will reportedly offer a course called "White identity Politics," leading to the study, and hopeful abolishment, of...
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BUSTED! Major Scholarship Granter Attacks Conservative Student Groups in Private Email

The left’s near complete dominance of the American higher education system does not cease with teachers, counselors, deans and bellicose student groups. Institutional progressivism...

Pew Survey: Republican Views on College Have Changed

Parents might be turned off from sending their children to college due to conservative suppression on American campuses, according to a recent study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PCOrAMycEA A survey,...

Professor Fears that Free Speech Bills Will Hurt the Left

In a recent op-ed for The Detroit News, a professor blasted the Michigan State Legislature as a “safe-space for right-wing groupthink” in response to...
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Professor Believes Math is ‘Too Masculine’

A professor at Vanderbilt University recently wrote in a scholarly article that he found the field of mathematics to be a "white and heteronormatively...
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Study: Men Likely a Permanent Minority on College Campuses

While it is common knowledge that males have become a minority on college campuses, a recent study by the Department of Education forecasts their...
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Professor Wears Bulletproof Vest to Class After Campus Carry Passed

A professor at San Antonio College showed up to his class in a helmet and bulletproof class after concealed campus carry was passed. Charles...
stress reduction policy

‘Stress Reduction Policy’ Allows Students to Grade Themselves

A University of Georgia professor, Dr. Richard Watson, will soon allow his students to choose their own grades. This fall, his 'stress reduction policy'...

University to Hire Admin for ‘Cultural Appropriation Prevention’

The University of Michigan is seeking out a new admin to combat "students of concern" and "enact cultural appropriation prevention initiatives." According to a job...
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College Republicans Minnesota State Chair Harassed

This article comes courtesy of The Raging FreedomThe following incidents are a compilation of direct witness testimony alleged by the State Chair of Minnesota...
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LGBTQIA Program Bans Straight and White Students

The University of Minnesota recently announced a new program called Tongues United. The program aims to connect People of Color who identify as LGBTQIA....

University Offers $500 Scholarships for Social Justice Conferences

Case Western Reserve University is now offering $500 scholarships for students "interested in attending conferences with a focus on social justice" to encourage them...
Social Justice

KU Offers ‘Advanced’ Social Justice Conference

The University of Kansas recently put on a four-day conference for a group of undergraduate students with "advanced experience" with social justice issues. Called the...
gender fluidity

University of Texas Promotes “Fluid Sexuality”

The University of Texas at Austin is offering a workshop that teaches students that pansexuality, bisexuality, and "fluid sexuality" should be embraced universally and...
microaggressions

Professors Warn of “Dire Consequences of Microaggressions” in Grade School

Three professors are arguing that school social workers need to work harder in kindergarten through eighth grade to protect against the “dire consequences of...
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Conference Drops Gendered Dress Code After Professors Complain

After professors were offended, the organizers of an upcoming arts and humanities conference dropped the “unacceptable” dress code for the closing banquet. Organized by...
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North Carolina Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

North Carolina recently passed a campus free speech bill, aimed at punishing students who violate the first amendment rights of other students on campus....
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Adam Carolla on College Safe Spaces

Adam Carolla testified before a House Committee regarding the increased resistance to free speech on college campuses. What do you think of Carolla's thoughts...

Students ‘Dismantling Whiteness’ in University Archives

Panelists at a six day conference in Portland, Oregon have a goal in mind: 'dismantling whiteness' in university archives. Attendees at the ARCHIVES 2017...
Dennis Prager Symphony

Professors Try to Stop Dennis Prager from Conducting Symphony

Typically, music is something that transcends political differences. However, two University of California-Los Angeles professors are trying to shut down a symphony that will...
Senator McCain Cancer Diagnosis

Professor “Annoyed” at Good Wishes for Sen. McCain

A political science professor at San Diego State University expressed that he was annoyed by all of the well wishes for Sen. McCain after...
Professors Call for Redistribution of Opportunities for Minoritized Faculty

Professors Call for ‘Redistribution of Opportunities’ for Minoritized Staff

Professors Jessica C. Harris (UCLA) and Z Nicolazzo (Southern Illinois) are calling for “redistribution of opportunities” in order to favor “faculty who hold minoritized...
Teachers Combat Whiteness in Schools

Teachers Combat ‘Whiteness in Schools’

Columbia University recently hosted the "Reimagining Education Summer Institute" conference this past month. It offered workshops that taught participants how to fight white privilege...
White Priority the new White Privilege

Is “White Priority” the Next Step from “White Privilege”?

A philosophy professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte argues that white people have a "sense" of importance called "white priority." This essentially...
Professor Condemns Preschools for Being Rife with 'Heteronormativity'

Professor Condemns Preschools for Being Rife with ‘Heteronormativity’

A professor at the University of Michigan recently made the claim that preschools are rife with “heteronormativity” that perpetuates “inequalities related to gender.” Heidi...
Trump Students Not Welcome at University

University’s Diversity Chair Says Trump Supporters ‘Not Welcome’

The University of Central Florida’s student government has a newly appointed 'Diversity Chair,' and conservative students on campus are already having problems with the...
Professor Calls for Assassination of President trump

Professor of Beyoncé Calls for Assassination of President Trump

Women's Studies and Beyoncé Professor, Kevin Allred called for the assassination of President Trump on Friday, tweeting that he wished someone would "just shoot...
Young Americans for Freedom 9/11 Memorial

SMU Declares 9/11 Memorial “Triggering, Harmful, and Harassing”

A recent request from the Young Americans for Freedom to hold their annual 9/11 memorial display on the Dallas Hall Lawn at Southern Methodist...
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University of Iowa Newspaper Introduces “Cognitive Privilege”

The University of Iowa's newspaper, the Daily Iowan, recently published an opinion piece about "cognitive privilege." Daily Iowan writer, Dan Williams, wrote about different...

Professor: Euthanizing Newborns Should be Legalized

University of Chicago professor Jerry Coyne recently wrote a post on his blog entitled, “Should one be allowed to euthanize severely deformed or doomed...

Minnesota to Isolate Students Feeling Uncomfortable from Transgender Students

The Minnesota Department of Education recently came out with a "toolkit" instructing state schools on how to handle transgender students. K-12 schools are directed...

5 Ways to Prepare for the Move Back to School

Moving is typically a terrible experience. It can be even worse when you know you’re moving back into a space just to move out...

Professor Resigns After Enduring LGBT Students Harassment

A group of "militant" students drove away an art professor at the School of Art Institute of Chicago through accusations of "racism" and "homophobia."...

Student to Sue College Over Off-Campus Gun Ban

An Evergreen State College student is set to sue his school for banning him from carrying his licensed firearm on campus or at school...

Princeton University in Search of Mens Engagement Manager

Princeton University is in search of a "Mens Engagement Manager" to combat male's hyper-masculinity, violence and sexual harassment problems on campus. The official position is...

Chancellor of Community College Says Algebra is a’ Civil Rights Issue’

The chancellor of California's community college recently claimed that colleges algebra requirement is an issue of civil rights. Eloy Oritz Oakley told NPR that colleges...

Professors Ask White Workers Check Their ‘Privilege and Microaggressions’

Two professors at Tarleton State University argue that more needs to be done to combat racism in addition to teaching white social workers about...

Survey: Conservative Students Fear Consequences When Expressing Their Views

A recent poll conducted suggests that liberal college students feel more comfortable expressing their political views on campus over conservative and moderate peers. The survey...

Professor: “All White People Are Racist” and “All Men Are Sexist”

In a recent social media post, a Georgetown University law school professor claimed that “all white people are racist” and “all men are sexist”....

College Allows Disciplinary Proceedings Against Offensive Language

Students at Carl Sandburg College may have to be extra careful with their words when they return to school this fall as the College’s...

University Pays Students $11 Dollars an Hour to “Advance Social Justice”

Washington State University is now offering students $11 dollars an hour to “promote equity and advance social justice.” These new jobs will go to students...

Free Speech Advocates Warn Against Comparisons of Speech to Violence

What is the consequence of teaching students to view speech as ‘violent’? Two leading free speech advocates say that such a path encourages students...

Student’s Op-Ed States ‘Manspreading’ is Sign of a ‘Sexist Environment’

According to one student at the University of North Texas, ‘manspreading’ on campus buses is the indicator of a larger culture of campus sexism....

Petition Started to Kick ‘Homophobic’ Chick-fil-A Off Campus

A Change.org petition has been started to remove Chick-fil-A from the campus of Youngstown State University. The reason? Apparently, the presence of the restaurant...

5 Campus Groups to Join This Fall

Whether you’re a new freshman on campus this fall or a returning senior, chances are you’re still looking for more opportunities to get involved....

Professor Thinks Brain Cancer is a Partisan Issue

Rutgers University professor, Kevin Allred, tweeted that he doesn't have sympathy for John McCain, because he thinks the senator is going to "take away...

“Huge Leftist” Professor Fired After Pro-LGBT Facebook Post

Ruthie Robertson, an instructor at BYU-Idaho, a private university owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was recently fired after...

Community College Offers $100,000 Salary For ‘Chief Diversity Officer’

Westchester Community College is searching for a "Chief Diversity Officer," who will start with a salary of at least $102,296 and receive a generous benefits...

College Suspends Students for Free Speech Violation

Claremont McKenna College recently cracked down on student protests against conservative speakers. The university announced that 3 students will receive disciplinary action for creating...
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African American Trump Supporter Forced Out of Dorms ‘For Her Safety’

This is a direct testimony from Kalasia Richer: I am going to be a sophomore at my college this year. I came into my school...

Berkeley Adds Transgender Services to Student Health Plan

The University of California Berkeley recently announced that they will add two new services to their University Health Services. UC Berkeley requires students to...

Anti-Trump Professor Set to Lecture on ‘Navigating Hate’

A Trinity University professor who tweeted out a picture of himself flipping off Trump Tower is set to lecture on “navigating hate and xenophobia...

Professor at John Hopkins Fired Over Joke

One professor learned that jokes made in class may result in termination, after a professor at John Hopkins university told a joke that students...
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Berkeley Spent HOW MUCH on Protest Control?!?

As previously reported, UC Berkeley spent a considerable amount more on police patrols compared to last year due to the increase in protests and...

Vanderbilt Hosts Workshops To Confront ‘Unconscious Bias’

The Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Vanderbilt University will host several workshops this month to educate attendees on "Inclusive Excellence," with the focal...

Maine Grants In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

Illegal immigrants living in Maine recently became eligible for schools in the University of Maine System. The The Bangor Daily News reported that the policy could prompt...

University Receives Award for “Tunnel of Oppression” Event

Every year, Wright State University hosts an event called the “Tunnel of Oppression”. This event is supposed to reveal different forms of oppression like...

WATCH: Students ‘Love’ Socialism, Can’t Define It

If you were to poll any random college campus, you would most likely find many students that would praise socialism. However, would these same...

Professors: Remove Trump From Office Due To ‘Alarming Psychological Instability’

Five psychiatry professors from several universities are asking Congress to proclaim President Donald Trump unsuitable for office due to his mental state. Following Trump's election,...

#LetThemF*ckingDie Professor to Resume Teaching

Trinity College President, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, released a statement Friday that Professor Johnny Williams will resume his teaching responsibilities in January 2018. Last month, Williams was...

Columbia University Settles “Mattress Girl” Case

Columbia University recently settled a gender bias lawsuit brought upon by the male involved in the "mattress girl" sexual assault case. A Columbia female...

NYU Librarian Expresses ‘Racial Fatigue in the Presence of White People’

A New York University librarian expressed the "racial fatigue" she feels "in the presence of white people"  after attending the  annual American Library Association...

Suffolk University Offers Freshmen Social Justice ‘Academy’

Suffolk University in Boston is now offering first year students “an extended transition program.” Taking place right after orientation, this program teaches students about...

Feminist Professors Say That Citing Sources Perpetuates ‘White Heteromasculinity’

In a recent article published in the Feminist Journal of Geography, two professors made the claim that citing sources in scholarly work contributes to...

Forge Leadership Trains Next Generation Conservative Leaders

The Forge Leadership Summit, hosted by the Forge Leadership Network, is held annually at Ohio Christian University in Circleville, Ohio. It is a five...

College Offers All-Expenses Paid Minority Recruitment Trip

High school students from “historically underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds” are being offered an all-inclusive, all-expenses paid recruitment trip by Reed College in Oregon....

Georgia State Sponsors Hip-Hop and Social Justice Conference

This past week, Georgia State University hosted a conference that explored the role of ‘rap and hip-hop culture’ in education, politics, and social justice....
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Professors Create Video Games To Teach Students About ‘White Privilege’

Two Illinois professors are using "social justice video games" created by high school students to teach about "white privilege" and "police misconduct" in their...

Purdue Hands Out “Privilege Scorecards” to Students

Students at Purdue University walked away from class with a little more than they were expecting when a scorecard was handed out to help...

On Point News July 14

University to hire professor to teach Shakespeare through social justice lens AirBnB host forced to take Asian-American studies class as part of settlement Emory professor uses...

Professor: DeVos Is ‘A Powerful Handmaiden’ to the Patriarchy

After Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, met with a men's’ rights group, a professor at University of Kentucky went on the attack,...

Why All Minorities Should Be Patriotic

Last weekend I saw so many posts on Facebook on why minorities should not celebrate the Fourth of July. People were saying that because...

Berkeley Spent Nearly $900,000 on Protest Patrol Last Year

University of California Berkeley spent nearly $900,000 on protest patrol in the 2016-2017 school year. The campus typically allocates $200,000 a year to manage...

Harvard University Proposes Banning Social Groups On Campus

Harvard University faculty recently proposed banning all social groups on campus, including fraternities and sororities. Banning students from joining social groups is step one...
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Weinstein Spoke to Evergreen State Trustees About Recent Protests

Professor Bret Weinstein provided some harsh words to the Evergreen State College Board of Trustees while discussing recent campus incidents. Part of the Board's regularly-scheduled meeting Wednesday...

On Point News July 13

Average diversity officer makes $175K Harvard to delete 'Puritans' from alma mater song Muslim Student Association affiliated-group kicks out LGBT Muslim group from conference University sponsors 'Hip-Hop...

Betsy Devos to Meet Victims of Campus Sexual Assault

Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, will meet with victims of sexual assault, those accused of sexual assault and university officials regarding sexual assault on...

Syracuse Receives $4 Million in Federal Funding to Recruit Minorities

Syracuse University received $4 million dollars in federal funding from The National Science and Foundation for research regarding students in STEM. The allocated money...

Cornell Group Creates App for Illegals to Combat “Wage Theft”

The Worker Institute at Cornell University took part in creating a mobile app which helps illegal immigrant day laborers report "wage theft" and send...

UC San Diego Students Protest Dalai Lama Speech

Students at the University of California San Diego protested last week in hopes that the university would cancel an appearance by the Dalai Lama....

Professor: Democrats Should Worry About Gen Z

A professor at Keystone College says that Democrats should be worried about Generation Z, because unlike their liberal Millennial predecessors, Gen. Z has a...

University Charges $250 For ‘Microaggressions Training’ at Orientation

Diversity training is now incorporated into a Frosh Orientation and will cost $250 for freshmen at San Jose State University. The decision to include microaggressions...

Professors Cancel Class For ‘Power And Privilege Symposium’

Whitman College will hold its annual social justice conference, the topic this year being  "power and privilege symposium." The tradition began in February of 2013,...

Seminary Asks People To Look Through ‘White Privilege Glasses’

The Chicago Theological Seminary is encouraging individuals to inspect their privilege by wearing a pair of "White Privilege Glasses." The seminary, which is part of...

Winthrop Proposes Gender-Neutral Homecoming Court

Turning Point News has uncovered an email sent out to students of Winthrop University that states the university may soon be making some changes...

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