Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Austin Community College is grading its departments with "Equity Report Cards"

Austin Community College To Distribute ‘Equity Report Cards’

Austin Community College is now distributing "Equity Report Cards" for departments to determine how inclusive they are. The report card, created by the school's Office...
state

UF President ‘Shocked’ That Public Universities Must Allow Free Speech

University of Florida President Kent Fuchs sent an email to students last week in which he said he was "surprised" to find that the...

Professor Thinks Students Shouldn’t Decide On Campus Speakers

An English professor at the University of Virginia said that students should be prohibited from contributing to "who gets to speak on campus," claiming...
culturally appropriated

WSU Holds Presentation On ‘Culturally Appropriated’ Halloween Costumes

As Halloween grows closer, Social Justice Peer Educators (SJPE) at Washington State University informed students about "culturally appropriated costumes" during a presentation titled “We’re...
week

5 Ways To Get Everything You Want This Week

A new week means it's time for a fresh start. We often look at Monday's negatively, but they can actually work as a time...
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Rutgers Refuses To Return $100K Weinstein Donation, Claiming It Will Benefit Women

Following allegations of sexual assault against Democrat donor and movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Rutgers University is refusing to return a $100,000 donation made by...
Trump

Trump Says ‘Millions’ Benefit From Obamacare Executive Order, Ending Dems’ ‘Windfall’

President Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to express confidence in his recent executive order on ObamaCare, which aims to lower premium costs for...
Clinton

Hillary Clinton: Trump Is ‘Sexual Assaulter,’ Dismisses Bill

Hillary Clinton attempted to move the spotlight away from Harvey Weinstein in an interview Friday, hypocritically calling Trump a "sexual assaulter" while dismissing her...
columbia

Columbia University To Funnel $100 Million To Create More ‘Diverse Faculty’

The Columbia University president has announced that the university will funnel an addition $100 million in funding to foster a more "diverse faculty." According to...
vegas shooting

WATCH: UNH Professor Says US Should Follow Australia’s Example, Ban All Guns

Shortly after the Las Vegas shooting, a University of New Hampshire professor told her class that the U.S. should ban all private ownership of...
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Diversity Training Uses Colored Beads and Bracelets to Teach Students

Texas A&M University's Department of Multicultural Services hosted a "Power and Privilege" training Tuesday to teach students about their privilege through making beaded bracelets. According...
A recent survey by FIRE showed college students' opinions on the First Amendment.

LATEST STUDY: College Students Don’t Fully Support First Amendment

A new study from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) shows that a large percentage of students don't fully support the First...
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Rutgers Student Claims They Don’t ‘Need Facts’ While Arguing Identity Politics

A Rutgers University students claimed they didn't "need facts" while other audience members continuously disrupted a black speaker on an identity politics panel last...
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Twitter Unblocks Marsha Blackburn’s Pro-Life Ad After Campaign Demands Apology

Only a day after Rep. Marsha Blackburn demanded an apology from Twitter for blocking her campaign ad, Twitter has reviewed and reversed its actions. Blackburn...
Georgetown University, hate crimes

Georgetown School Paper To Now Report On ‘Hate Crimes’ and ‘Bias Incidents’

Georgetown University's school newspaper is working with a national non-profit to add personal stories from students who have experienced bias, even to the point...
Texas State University, Mathematics

Texas State To Hire Math Professors With ‘Social Justice Commitment’

Texas State University is looking to hire two Math Education professors who have showed commitment to "social justice" and attention to topics such as...

New California Law Threatens Prosecution For Wrong Pronoun Use

California health care workers could face possible charges after "willfully and repeatedly" refusing to use a senior transgender patient's "preferred name or pronouns" per...
UNLV

WATCH: UNLV Professor Says Trump Is To Blame For Las Vegas Shooting

A University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) professor was caught on video during a class saying President Trump is to blame for the city's recent...
weekend

5 Ways To Get Your Life Together This Weekend

ADVICE The weekend is among us, and the pressure is finally off - until Monday. While the weekend is time for relaxation, it is also an...
sexist

Dem Candidate Admits To Being Sexist, Calls Female GOP Rep A ‘Child’

POLITICS New York Democrat running for the House of Representatives Steve Krieg is facing criticism after calling the female Republican incumbent in his district a...

SPU Physics Professors Want To Redefine Science To Include Social Justice

Two Seattle Pacific University (SPU) professors said "white male privilege" is why less women study physics in college. The SPU physics professors, Rachel Scherr and Amy Robertson, wrote in Race...
texas a&m university

TAMU To Host ‘Power And Privilege,’ ‘Microagressions 101’ Workshops

Texas A&M University's Department of Multicultural Services, a division of Student Affairs, will host four new diversity trainings this semester to hold "conversation about...
Harvard professor

Harvard Professor: NRA Is A ‘Terrorist Organization’ That ‘Desires’ Mass Murder

A Harvard professor called the National Rifle Associated a "domestic terrorist organization" at a Morning Prayers service, calling on Congress to enforce more gun...

Vegas Victims Saved By A Marine In A Stolen Truck

A U.S. Marine veteran helped save over a dozen people during the Las Vegas shooting on Sunday, which he accredited to his training in...
University of Wisconsin new freedom of speech policy

Freedom Of Speech Policy Could Expel UW Students Who Violate It

A new "Freedom of Expression" policy will be voted on Friday by The University of Wisconsin's Board of Regents, which could potentially expel students...
iraq

Iraq War Veteran Helped Police Locate Las Vegas Gunman

Tragedy in Las Vegas An Iraq War veteran staying at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday helped police find the gunman...
God Bless America

Ithaca Professor Says ‘God Bless America’ Is A ‘Warmongering Song’

An Ithaca College professor wrote in an op-ed that "God Bless America" is a "warmongering song" that should not be played at sporting events. "In...
racist

UMBC Called ‘Racist,’ Harshly Criticized For Liking Trump Tweet

CAMPUS CULTURE The University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) Women's Lacrosse team was attacked by the school's Black Student Union (BSU) for being racist after the team's...
Professor Stephen Asma tweeted out article, insinuating that the Las Vegas massacre was caused by "toxic masculinity"

White House Slams Clinton For Politicizing Vegas Shooting

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reprimanded Hillary Clinton and Democrats at the daily briefing Monday for politicizing the Las Vegas mass shooting to...

5 Healthy Habits To Adopt For Thriving On Campus

It's easy to blend into a college crowd when you're among thousands of other students. Instead if allowing yourself to get caught up in...
Berkeley Students

Berkeley Students Attempt To Protest Exam, Tell Professor To ‘Check His Privilege’

University of California, Berkeley students recently protested their midterm exam, demanding a take-home essay instead. A Youtube video of the scene shows the Berkeley students...
MAGA, Make America Great Again, freedom of speech, genocide, hat

Student Steals MAGA Hat, Calls Freedom of Speech ‘Genocide’

A University of California, Riverside student, stole a peer's Make America Great Again hat, asking administrators to prohibit him from wearing it again. A video...
uvm

UVM Protesters Demand Mandatory Diversity Training For All Staff, Greek Life

HIGHER EDUCATION Dozens of students at the University of Vermont (UVM) hand-delivered a list of demands to the President's Office, including mandatory diversity training for...
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama: ‘Any Woman Who Voted Against Clinton Voted Against Her Own Voice’

Former first lady Michelle Obama criticized women who voted for President Trump during a marketing conference Wednesday, where she discussed discrimination facing women today. According...

University of New England Student Tuition Funds Year-Long ‘Social Justice Program’

Tuition fees from University of New England students will now go to "Diversity Leadership Certificates," awarded to students for undergoing a 20-hour, year-long "social justice"...
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Cops Shut Down Turning Point USA Activists’ Free-Speech Ball Activity On Campus

Turning Point USA activists at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, were warned by police officers that their "free-speech ball" was "scaring" students. Police shut down free-speech...
Bob Corker

Republican Sen. Bob Corker Announces 2018 Retirement

BREAKING POLITICS Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said in a statement Tuesday he will retire from the Senate after...
contraceptive vending machine

Stanford Student Government Funds Contraceptive Vending Machine In Student Center

Stanford University has inducted emergency contraceptive vending machines, which includes My Way, a generic brand of Plan-B, in the student center outside of an...
mizzou

Mizzou Struggles With Lowest Enrollment Rates Since 2008

HIGHER EDUCATION The University of Missouri, or Mizzou, is taking in its lowest enrollment since 2008 after racially-motivated protests forced the school to close in 2015. Several...
Cyberbullied

Melania Trump Cyberbullied Over Her Dress After Anti-Bullying Speech

First lady Melania Trump was brutally attacked online after wearing a hot pink dress to a United Nations luncheon Wednesday, where she delivered an...

5 Things To Remember When Attending A Career Fair

As the school year has begun again, so have career fairs on campus. These are opportunities you should take advantage of, especially while looking...
Obamacare

Obamacare Overhaul Again Counts On 3 Key Republican Senators

The spotlight is on Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; and John McCain, R-Ariz., as the Trump White House works to secure support...
morning

Here Are 5 Ways To Become A Morning Person

CONSERVATIVE LIFE Some people are naturally morning-lovers, however, for others like me, that is not the case. I have never been a morning person but knew...
job

7 Interview Tips Every College Student Should Know About

If you're a college student, you're most likely looking for a job or internship in your chosen career field. While the interview process is...
Yale

Yale Moves To Eliminate ‘Freshman’ And ‘Upperclassman’ From Vocab To Be More Inclusive

This school year, Yale University is moving to eliminate the terms "freshman" and "upperclassman," and instead using more gender-neutral terms such as "first year"...
racist

Dem Rep. Says Bringing Up Sen. Scott’s Experience Working At Chick-Fil-A Is Racist

NATIONAL POLITICS Rep. Marcia Fudge (D., Ohio) claimed that Rep. Joe Wilson (R., S.C.) made racist remarks during a House committee debate Wednesday, regarding franchising...
healthy lifestyle

5 Simple Ways To Move Toward A Healthier Lifestyle Right Now

Having a busy schedule can truly weigh you down, whether you realize it or not. Use this simple checklist to move toward a healthier...
Soldiers injured Fort Bragg

8 Soldiers Injured In Fort Bragg From Training Exercise Explosion

Eight soldiers were injured on Fort Bragg in North Carolina from an explosion during a training exercise Thursday, according to officials. The soldiers are notably...
climate change deniers

‘The Nation’ Piece Links Climate Change Deniers To Murderers

Among Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, climate activists have begun pushing more than ever, and a recent piece in 'The Nation' is saying that climate...
resigned from law firm

Texas Professor Resigns From Law Firm After Saying He’d Be “Ok” With DeVos Sexual...

Texas community college professor and lawyer Robert Ranco has reportedly stepped down from his firm after posting a tweet saying he'd 'be ok" with...
post-college

5 Things Seniors Should Do To Prepare For A Post-College Career

The thing that probably scares you most about post-college life is job security. Making that transition from college to the "real world" can be...
Law School

6 Things You Should Ask Yourself Before Attending Law School

Law school is both expensive and a large time commitment, which is why it's vital to ensure that you're going to stick with it....
gang

Portland Police Reportedly Eliminate Gang Database To Avoid Labels

Portland, Oregon officials are reportedly eliminating their database showing suspected gang members to avoid labels which drastically affect minorities. According to The Oregonian, the database,...
gender identity

Government Grants $130K To Study Children’s “Internal Sense Of Gender Identity”

Over $130,000 is being spent on a study conducted by the National Science Foundation to ask children about their "internal sense of gender identity." The...
shoes

10-Year-Old Girl Donates 167 Pairs Of Shoes To Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

A 10-year-old Georgia girl, Brianne Martinez, recently donated a total of 167 pairs of shoes to victims of Hurricane Harvey. Martinez's parents have been saving...
Deputy shot photographer

News Photographer Shot By Sheriff’s Deputy While Setting Up Camera

Local news photographer Andy Grimm was shot by an Ohio sheriff's deputy Monday night while setting up camera equipment, however says he bears no...
homeless

Unidentified Secret Service Officer Provides Meal For Homeless Man Outside Church

An unidentified Secret Service officer was photographed giving a homeless man outside of St. John's Episcopal Church a hot meal Monday night in Washington,...
professional

5 Ways To Improve Your Professionalism In College

While school work can take a lot of time, it is important to keep your professional growth in mind while in college as well....
campus

6 Campus Resources That You Should Use

As a student, you may take a lot of your on campus resources for granted. You pay for them with your tuition regardless, so make...
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College Adds Safe Space For Students To Play With Dogs and Watch TV

The University of North Texas will be offering three new group counseling services which will include holding dogs, creating de-stressing art, and watching the...
drown

Rainforest Cafe Employee Fired After Saying Harvey Victims Should ‘Drown’

A Rainforest Café employee was fired shortly after publishing a Facebook post, stating that Harvey evacuees who have previously asked for discounts and not...
stress

5 Ways To Successfully Avoid Stress In College This Year

While college can be extremely stressful, the truth is that some students bring it upon themselves. For example, putting off assignments or not taking...
budget

5 Ways to Create and Maintain a Budget During the Semester

Making and saving money can seem nearly impossible during the school year. However, it may be necessary to afford everyday necessities, to pay back...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
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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...

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...

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...

University Creates Grant Program For Social Justice Projects

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) has announced a grant program to "encourage recipients to break new ground in the promotion of social justice." The "Bruce and...

MIT Provides ‘Privilege Checklists’ To Students

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has provided "privilege checklists" to students requesting them to accept that being oblivious of their privilege is a form...
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University Teaches Language ‘Through The Lens Of Social Justice’

The University of Minnesota's Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) will hold a program to teach language "through the lens of social...

Professor Blames Weinstein For Chaos At Evergreen

A Washington professor is accusing Bret Weinstein of being "dismissive" toward concerned students and causing the recent commotion at Evergreen State College. Whitman College professor Christopher...

Professor: Colleges Should Offer ‘White Middle-Class Studies’

A George Washington University Law School professor said colleges should offer "white middle-class studies" or "blue collar studies" during Donald Trump's presidency. The Daily Caller...

Attorney General Steps In to Protect Religious Icons in Chapel

Oklahoma's Attorney General has blocked several attempts to remove religious icons from an East Central University chapel. "My office stands ready to defend the religious freedom...

Professor: To ‘Make America Great’ You Must Be ‘Deeply Invested In White Supremacy’

A University of Kansas professor recently said that those who wish to "make America great" are "deeply invested in white supremacy" and the killing...

Student Thanks “Day of Absence” Professor

A student at Evergreen State student who identifies as "conservative-libertarian" has fled due to the recent controversy surrounding the school that made national headlines. In...

Professor Expresses Dislike For ‘Cis Het White People’

A professor at the University of Hawaii has said in the past that universities should "stop hiring white cis men," and is now conveying...

Professor: Math Skills Are ‘Essential For Social Justice’

A City of New York (CUNY) professor said in an online course that math skills are "essential for social justice." “Quantitative Reasoning (QR)/Quantitative Literacy (QL)...

Popular Conservative Professor Fired with Little Explanation

A conservative professor was recently fired from the University of California, Los Angeles after an "excellence review" was reportedly damaged by "politically-motivated" bias. Keith Fink...

Professor Fired After Saying Warmbier ‘Got What He Deserved’

Officials at the University of Delaware announced on Sunday that an adjunct professor who said Otto Warmbier "got exactly what he deserved" was fired...

University Looking for Social Justice Minister to Coordinate ‘Pilgrimages’

Lewis University is looking for a University Minister to "encourage students to live and understand social justice from a Catholic perspective." Duties of the “University Minister,...

Mizzou To Rent Out Dorm Rooms Due To Financial Blows

The University of Missouri will rent out vacated dorm rooms to make up for recent financial hits. According to a housing request form on the university's website,...

Safe Space Committee to Reduce ‘Homophobia, Transphobia, Heterosexism’ on Campus

The "Safe Space Committee" at Old Dominion University is aiming to acquire an environment of diversity by decreasing "homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism" on campus. The committee’s...

Students Accuse Professor of Using His Jewishness to ‘Invalidate Claims of Racism’

Students at Evergreen State College are reportedly claiming that Bret Weinstein used his Jewish background to "invalidate the claims of racism being raised against...

Trinity Professor: First Responders Should Let White People Die

A Trinity College professor appeared to support the concept of first responders letting victims at last week's congressional baseball practice shooting "fucking die" because they...

Georgetown To Divest From Companies That Violate ‘Human Dignity’

Georgetown University will begin divesting from companies that are engaged in "abortion services," prospectively having a large impact on the college's investments. A university press release stated...

Brown University to Create ‘Safe Spaces’ For Students to Discuss Privilege

Brown University is hosting a summer course for high school students to educate them on how "the racial hierarchy" and "white supremacy" effect the health...

Professor Blames Scalise Shooting On ‘Trumpism’

Following the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Wednesday, a Central Connecticut State University professor is putting the blame on President Trump and...

Professor Encourages Students To “Finish Off” Anti-Sharia Protesters

A Syracuse University professor encourages students and colleagues to help "finish...off" the "fascists" who were protesting against Sharia law. NPR reported that pressure built between the...

UC to Investigate School’s President For Audit Interference

The University of California is examining accusations that its president impeded with a survey of campuses managed by the state auditor. According to a report...

Professor: ‘White Marble’ In Artwork Causes White Supremacy

A professor at The University of Iowa said appreciation of "white marble" used in classical artwork has created "white supremacist ideas today." Professor Sarah Bond indicated...

Professor: ‘Stress’ of Trump Election Will Change Human Evolution

A University of Washington professor indicated that the stress from Donald Trump's election and presidency could produce an "evolutionary consequence." Peter Ward, a professor in...

Colleges Offer Social Justice Programs For High-Schoolers

Several colleges are holding month-long summer programs with the goal of teaching high-school students about social justice. The Social Justice Intensive summer program at Sarah Lawrence College...

Professor Upset Fox News Broadcasted Her Anti-Trump Speech

A Princeton University professor has called off appearances after receiving a negative reaction for calling Donald Trump a "megalomaniac" at a commencement address. Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor...