Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Kelvey Vander Hart

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Kelvey Vander Hart is passionate about Jesus, conservatism, fitness, and fantastic coffee. Along with being a Staff Writer at Turning Point News, Kelvey is the Associate Editor at Caffeinated Thoughts. Kelvey calls the great city of Des Moines, Iowa her home. Follow her other work at kelveyolivia.com or follow her on Twitter @kovanderhart.
antifa

WATCH: Students Think “Beating Up Fascists” is Good

Campus Reform recently went on campus at American University in Washington D.C. to talk to students. The goal was to find out what these...
workouts

5 Ways to Make Early Morning Workouts Happen

ADVICE When my early morning alarm goes off, it’s hard not just to groan, hit snooze, and go back to sleep for a while. Mornings...
technology

The Guide to Keeping Technology from Consuming You

ADVICE I am a young politico, reader, writer, and daughter of a social media and tech guru. How do these things connect? They add up...
college

5 Simple Ways to #OptOutside While at College

CONSERVATIVE LIFE When you’re a college student, it can be difficult to get outside. Between all the frantic library studying and the Netflix binging, sometimes...
Constitution Day

10 Quotes to Celebrate Constitution Day

CELEBRATING CONSTITUTION DAY September 17th, 2017, is Constitution Day in the United States. No other document has been as important to the formation and foundation...
hospitality

A Common Table: The Lost Art of Hospitality

If you’re a college student, it’s likely that you rarely open up a magazine geared toward women in their 40s. However, if you did,...
marks

7 Marks of Great Leadership

I have had amazing opportunities in my life to learn from great leaders. Whether they were leaders in the church, in politics, or in...
Ohio

Ohio University Bans Indoor Protests

HIGHER EDUCATION In response to a disruptive demonstration that occurred earlier this year, Ohio University has now banned protests from happening within buildings. The demonstration...
brave spaces

Harvard Students Get Paid to Host ‘Brave Spaces’

Are you a student at Harvard University who would like to get paid $11 dollars an hour? Talk to the administration-they’re looking for students...
office supplies

7 Fresh Takes on Classic Office Supplies that You NEED On Your Desk

I am an office supplies addict. Granted, I’m in recovery, but that doesn’t mean I still can’t scroll endlessly through lifestyle blogs and make...
DACA

CUNY Professors Use Syllabi to Support Illegal Immigrants

Several professors at the City University of New York (CUNY) are steadfast supporters of DACA. In fact, several have gone so far as to...
september

Never Forget: 7 Videos Capturing the Events of 9/11

Today is the 16th anniversary of the deadliest attack on America to date: September 11th, 2001. Although we may be tempted to push the...
Amherst College Republicans

Amherst College Republicans Met with “KKK” Flyers

The first meeting of the Amherst College Republicans got off to quite the start; flyers were taped into the windows of their meeting space...
Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro Accused of “Intellectual Thuggery”

Ben Shapiro has, apparently, now become the face of “intellectual thuggery” at the University of California-Berkeley. The conservative speaker is scheduled to come to...
Indiana University

Indiana U Student Paper Calls for “Higher Density of Sex Shops”

The editors at Indiana University Bloomington’s student paper, The Indiana Daily Student, have endorsed a city proposal to expand the land that is currently...
Israel

Violence Toward Zionists Encouraged by Anti-Israel Group

If you support Israel or are a Zionist, you’re now equivalent to fascists and white supremacists and need to be stopped, no matter the...
decompress

7 Ways to Decompress

Do you ever go through your day and feel like life is pressing in on you from all sides? Like you’re being compressed? I...

Bryn Mawr College Pays Students to “Celebrate Diversity”

Want to get paid $10 an hour to “celebrate diversity” at Bryn Mawr College? Great! The school is looking for “Community Diversity Assistants” to...
campus carry

Here is Why We Need More Guns on College Campuses

Campus carry makes people nervous. A recent example of this is Professor Kevin Willmott; he decided to wear a bulletproof vest on campus for...
politics

“I’m Tired of Politics” is Not an Excuse To Do Nothing

For political go-getters, and even for the population at large, the past two years have been absolutely exhausting. We’ve gotten through one of the...
toughest

How To Take On Your Toughest Class

We all have that one class that is just the absolute toughest. You know what class I’m talking about—it’s the one where the professor...
Speech

Ivy League Professors Encourage Students to ‘Think For Yourself’

In a world where many schools are encouraging students to all think one way, several Ivy League professors and scholars have a different message...
campus carry

Prof Vows to Wear Bulletproof Vest Entire School Year Over Campus Carry

A University of Kansas professor has vowed to wear a bulletproof vest for the entire school year in protest of Kansas’ campus carry law....
cornell safe place

Cornell: Report Students Who Have ‘Negative Reactions’ to ‘Safe Place’

Cornell University is encouraging students to turn in their peers by filing bias reports against fellow students who show “negative reactions” to “Safe Place”....
Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo College Pays Students for Protesting

Kalamazoo College is now offering the “Social Justice Leadership Fund” to students in order to cover the cost of “social justice leadership projects” such...
pragerU

Investigation Launched Over Use of a PragerU Video in RA Training

Fordham University’s administration is launching an investigation into the use of a PragerU video in a Resident Assistant training after RAs were “reduced to...
ignorant generation

This is Why We Are the Ignorant Generation

Can you picture what somebody who passed away in the 1950s would think of the United States today? Their shock at hearing a man...
knowledge seeker

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Knowledge Seeker

Far too often, college students fall into a trap of simply accomplishing what must be finished and never pushing themselves further. It is wonderful...
college freshmen

10 Tips From a College Senior for New Freshmen

Your freshman year of college can be intimidating, and looking back, there was a lot I was unsure of walking onto campus the first...
school

Five Things to Do Once You’re Back to School

Whether you’re a returning student or a new freshman, I’m sure you have a to-do list running through your head for when you first...
planned parenthood

Princeton Helps Raise Money for Planned Parenthood

Princeton University’s Office of Religious Life (ORL) is raising money for a rather contradictory organization: Planned Parenthood. The ORL posted on its Facebook page...
syllabi

How to Make Your Syllabi Work for You

The first day of any class is typically known for one thing: the class syllabus. Most instructors (excluding the cruel ones) will take the...
pack for college

7 Unthought of Things to Pack for College

I spent the first two years of school as a commuter student at a community college, so when it came time to pack for...
abortionists

Professors to Abortionists:Take Pride in the ‘Gruesomeness’

Professors from the University of Michigan are encouraging abortionists to be more open about the “gruesomeness of their jobs”. Professor Lisa A. Martin and...
freedom of expression

Chicago Defends Freedom of Expression on Campus

Dean of Students Dr. John (Jay) Ellison wrote a welcome letter to incoming freshmen that may leave some of them shocked, because in it,...
students

Let’s Stop Expecting So Little of College Students

“Wow. I got up at EIGHT this morning, showered, got ready, made coffee, AND got to class at nine ON TIME. I feel like...
college

7 Things You SHOULDN’T Bring to College

When you start packing for school, especially if it’s your first time moving to a college campus, it’s tempting to want to buy and...
weightism

Students Earn College Credit by Opposing ‘Weightism’

Want to have an unpaid internship where you can earn college credit by fighting “weight bias, fatphobia, and body-policing”? Look no further than the...
textbooks

How to Get College Textbooks for Cheap!

It’s that time of year again folks! If you’re a college student like me, your list of needed textbooks is probably dreadfully long, and...
solar eclipse

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...
free speech

Are Conservatives Becoming Snowflakes Too?

There is something I must admit: I HATE the term ‘snowflake’. I get that it is 100 percent accurate; after all, snowflakes and liberals...
speech

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...
open concealed carry protest

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...
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...
gendered dress code

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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....

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...

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...
Medicare

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

Law Professor Suggests ‘Blue Collar Studies’ Discipline

In this day and age, college students can major in all sorts of studies dealing with specific people groups: women, African American, and LGBTQ,...

University Now Offers LGBTQ Student Certification Program

Hoping to end the exodus LGBTQ students, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay now offers a ‘Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Students Certificate’. An...
antifa

Op-Ed States Higher Education is Responsible for Training SJWs

According to a recent op-ed written by two academics, higher education has “a special mission to educate the next generation of Social Justice Warriors.”...

Title IX Advocacy Group Publishes Playbook for State Legislators

An advocacy group called Know Your IX just released a book full of recommendations for state legislators, urging the focus to be on combatting...

UCLA Course Blames Highways for ‘Spatial Injustice’

This summer, the University of California-Los Angeles is offering a technology class with a different type of focus: the class will be discussing how...

Turning Point News’ Official Independence Day Playlist

What do you need to make your celebration of America absolutely complete? A rocking playlist! Luckily, Turning Point News has you covered this Independence...

5 Creative Ways to Celebrate America on Independence Day

Independence Day is tomorrow, and chances are that your day’s schedule currently includes some sort of barbecue and fireworks. That’s absolutely wonderful, but why...

Louisiana Governor Vetoes ‘Overly Burdensome’ Free Speech Bill

Are you a student who wants to see your First Amendment rights protected? Well, if you’re on a campus in Louisiana...too bad. Governor John...

America Doesn’t Need ‘Nasty Women’

“Such a nasty woman.” President Donald Trump spoke these words to Hillary Clinton at the end of a debate, following a cutting remark coming...

USD Removes Social Media Guidelines

After receiving much criticism, the University of South Dakota has removed new guidelines aimed to ‘limit feelings of hatred’ on social media from their...

University Tries to Shut Down Campus Carry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is using the proximity of a local high school in an attempt to get around Arkansas’ new...

Northwestern Seeks ‘Social Justice Education’ for Greek Life

Northwestern University wants Greek Life to go through ‘social justice education’; they even created a position to assist in this desire-  “Assistant Director, Fraternity...

Course Claims ‘Environmental Inequity’ Caused by Colonialism

Brown University is offering some unique summer courses this year: they’re designed for students to ‘unpack’ their understanding of race and view pollution and...

UPDATE: Evergreen State President Asks for Police Protection

Turning Point News previously reported on the rioting and misconduct of students on the campus of Evergreen State College. The action on campus has...

Professor Attacked for Promoting ‘Conservative Propaganda’

A graduate student at the University of St. Francis attacked her professor over Twitter for suggesting she read ‘conservative propaganda’. The material in question?...

GVSU Offers Scholarships for Students to Attend ‘White Privilege Conference’

Grand Valley State University is providing scholarship opportunities for students who attend the 19th Annual White Privilege Conference occurring in Grand Rapids, MI in...

Student Editor Says All White People Are ‘Probably Racist’

In a recent piece written for The Crimson White, University of Alabama Opinions Editor, Marissa Cornelius, let her white classmates know that because they...

The Guide to Handling Liberal Campus Discrimination

It isn’t a secret that conservatives, with the exception of a few select campuses, often find themselves discriminated against on campus. Whether you’ve had...

5 Ways to Be a Classy Conservative

As a Millennial woman, I am constantly reminded of the fact that culture has lost its class. Especially within the feminist movement, class is...

What To Be Expecting for Day Three of YWLS 2017

Day Two of Turning Point USA’s 2017 Young Women’s Leadership Summit didn’t disappoint! We heard from speakers such as Carly Fiorina and Wayne LaPierre,...

Franklin Pierce University Brings ‘Safe Space Pledge’ to Campus

Located in Rindge, New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce University has now listed a ‘Safe Space Pledge’ on their website, geared toward students and ‘community standards’....

YWLS 2017 Crushes Liberal Stereotypes About Women

This week, hundreds and hundreds of young, conservative women will swarm Dallas for Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit. As a young, conservative...
ywls

5 Things To Do During Free Time at YWLS 2017

The schedule for the Young Women’s Leadership Summit is pretty packed-you’ll definitely be kept busy! You’ll still have free time though, and it’s important...
Clinton

WATCH: Young Voters Tell Hillary to ‘Move On’

In a recent video from Campus Reform, it is clear that young voters have one clear message for Hillary Clinton: MOVE ON. In the...

15 Reasons to Get Hyped for YWLS 2017

Ladies, get ready: the 2017 Young Women’s Leadership Summit is right around the corner! Is the world prepared to handle hundreds and hundreds of...

Pepper Sprayed Student Sues Berkeley for $23 Million

Kiara Robles, a student at the University of California Berkeley, has filed a lawsuit against her school for $23 million dollars for failing to...

New App Warns Students About ICE Agents on Campus

Freedom University, an unaccredited college for illegal immigrants, has gone a step further in their fight to help people break the law in the...

White Feminists Told to ‘Confront Their Privilege’ by AAUW

Are you a white woman who considers herself to be a radical or 3rd wave feminist? Sorry, the American Association of University Women (AAUW)...

Professor: Ariana Grande Has Better Counter-Terrorism Strategy Than Mattis

Who better to design counter-terrorism strategies than Secretary of Defense James Mattis? Well, according to one professor, pop star Ariana Grande is the better...

6 Creative Things To Do This Summer

I think it’s extremely easy for college students home on break to fall into the trap of doing exactly the same thing they normally...

LSU Tigers Mascot Deemed a Symbol of White Oppression

An online petition is demanding Louisiana State University change their mascot, the Tigers. Why? Because, the LSU Tigers are apparently a symbol of white...

Sanders Slams GOP During Commencement Speech

Senator Bernie Sanders gave the commencement address at The City University of New York-Brooklyn College on Tuesday, and took advantage of the time on...

Professor of Psychiatry: “Trump Is Mentally Unfit for the Presidency”

In a questionable display of ethics, Bandy Lee, a professor in Yale’s Department of Psychiatry has declared that President Trump has a ‘mental impairment’...

The College Student’s Guide to Summer Meal Prepping

Summer means that it’s time to undo the damage that busy schedules and bad cafeteria food did to our bodies. The most important way...

1/3 of Millennials Think Safe Spaces are Necessary

In a recent LendEDU survey, 36 percent of the 1,659 polled Millennials think safe spaces are ‘absolutely necessary’. This survey falls in line with...

Girls Face Hate Crime Accusations for Pictures of Facial Masks

Four white high school girls in Birmingham, Alabama are being accused by a local civil rights group of committing a hate crime, and are...