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  • The Re-Education Camps We Call Universities

    04/15/2016 8:54:45 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 26 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 15, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    The totalitarian attitude on campus hit me in a very personal way on March 30 as I was sitting on an airplane at Reagan National Airport on my way to Albany, New York. I was informed that a campus debate I was scheduled to participate in later that day had been cancelled. I was told to get off the plane and go home. I believe this is the first time on a college or university campus that a left-right debate has been cancelled because of objections to one side of the debate. It appears the totalitarian left is so determined...
  • Targeting Jews in the Ivory Sewer--A safe space for Jew-hatred

    04/15/2016 7:19:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | April 15, 2016 | Kenneth Levin
    Targeting Jews in the Ivory Sewer A safe space for Jew-hatred. April 15, 2016 Kenneth Levin    Reports of anti-Semitic acts on American campuses suggest that the nation’s universities and colleges are likely today the chief institutional repository of anti-Semitism in the United States.   As one recent study notes: “A survey of U.S. Jewish college students by Trinity College and the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law revealed that 54% of surveyed students reported experiencing or witnessing instances of anti-Semitism on campus during the first six months of the 2013-2014 academic year. Another survey by...
  • Politically Correct College Tour

    04/14/2016 7:04:02 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 8 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 14, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    You cannot walk through a tour of most colleges without getting lectured about the need for "diversity" and the prevalence of women's and even queer studies. My youngest son and I took a tour of Columbia University in New York City recently and were told that the contributions of the great Western thinkers to our civilization would be "updated" in various classes with reference to the involvement of feminists and homosexuals. There is even a "Queer House" or "Q House" on campus. A 28-page guide is available on "Resources and Programs at Columbia University related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...
  • Student says high school faculty mocked his Donald Trump hat

    04/12/2016 6:40:52 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 30 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | 12 April 2016 | WTOP News (Washington DC)
    SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school student says he was ridiculed by faculty members when he wore a red baseball cap bearing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign slogan. South Portland High School student Connor Mullen says he expected students to taunt him when he started wearing the hat to school three weeks ago. But the 16-year-old sophomore says he alerted school administrators on Friday when two adults who worked in the school made fun of him, including a teacher who allegedly said, “Thank God you can’t vote.”
  • Wisconsin school district to discipline students for 'Trump' taunts

    04/11/2016 5:11:29 PM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/11/16 | Brendan O'Brien
    A Wisconsin school district said on Monday it would discipline several students who taunted an opposing team's fans and minority players with chants of "Trump, build a wall" and "Trump" during a high school soccer game. The incident occurred on Thursday during a girls' varsity soccer game between Elkhorn Area High School and Beloit Memorial in southeastern Wisconsin, said Jason Tadlock, the administrator of the Elkhorn Area School District, in a statement posted on the district's Facebook page. During the game, three elementary school students who were sitting near Beloit fans said: "Trump, build a wall," and two high school...
  • Student Leaders At Ohio University Condemn Trump Drawing As Racially Offensive

    04/11/2016 5:01:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/11/16 | Scott Greer
    The governing bodies for fraternity and sorority life at Ohio University (OU) have collectively denounced the drawing of a message supporting Donald Trump on campus because it was “offensive” to Hispanics and didn’t promote “inclusion.”In a joint letter sent out to students affiliated with Ohio’s Greek Life, the student-led executive councils said that they have made a concerted effort to include everyone in this year’s Greek Week activities, but an illustration of a wall — captioned “Build That Wall!” — on a part of campus specifically designed for free expression have jeopardized those efforts.While not identifying specifically who drew the...
  • ‘Like 1984’ — Politician Admits To Bussing Migrants To Schools To Guilt Students Away From...

    04/11/2016 2:21:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 4/11/16 | Oliver JJ Lane
    A Swedish member of parliament has expressed his frustration after revelations a Swedish school engaged in social engineering to change the political views of their young pupils. Sweden Democrat (SD) member of parliament Kent Ekeroth said the actions of the school showed the political establishment in his country had all-but succeeded in turning the country into an Orwellian “1984-society”. The deliberate, and apparently successful reprogramming of Swedish school children’s political views was revealed by a boastful Social Democratic Party party member in the nation’s left wing, best-selling newspaper Aftonbladet. Speaking for an article celebrating the arrival of migrants at one...
  • Yes, college should be free

    04/11/2016 1:03:32 PM PDT · by pabianice · 192 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 4/11/16 | Civitarese
    My student debt surrounds me like the construction on the University of Massachusetts campus; no matter how hard I try to avoid it, it shows up everywhere. It keeps me from getting to class on time, it ripped a hole in my backpack and it just puts me in a terrible mood. Like the construction, my student debt affects my every decision: what books I buy for classes versus which ones I can access for free, the amount of hours I work to pay my rent and if I can even continue my education at UMass. You can get rid...
  • Principal Holly Ray Says Parents Will be Arrested if they Walk Kids To or From School!(?)

    04/08/2016 11:29:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 68 replies
    joeforamerica.com ^ | 4/7/2016 | Scott Osborn
    Holly Ray, principal of Bear Branch Elementary in Magnolia Texas has new rules this year and they are making parents and teachers furious! Already well known to be an overbearing gestapo, Holly Ray removed the bike rack, and made the new rule at the beginning of the school year and reinforced it in March. Only way you can get to and from school is in a car or bus! Parents stay in your car! Holly Ray demands!
  • Planned Lessons on LGBT Tolerance at San Ramon School Spark Outrage

    04/01/2016 11:15:27 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Mar 31, 2016 | Iab Gull
    Some parents have launched a petition and are threatening a student walkoutPlanned lessons on LGBT tolerance at a San Francisco Bay Area middle school have sparked outrage from parents who call the material inappropriate or insensitive to "those with religious, cultural and personal convictions not in agreement or acceptance with the promotional campaign." Some parents whose children attend Windemere Ranch Middle School in San Ramon have launched a petition seeking to have the lessons limited to one day. Parents are also threatening a student walkout April 11, the day lessons are set to begin, if changes are not made. "Inequalities...
  • Prof defiant as Marquette moves to fire him for outing pro-gay intolerance

    03/31/2016 7:18:28 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | March 31, 2016 | Lisa Bourne
    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, March 31, 2016 – The Wisconsin Jesuit university that suspended a tenured professor after his blog post exposed a student’s apparent harassment by a graduate assistant for not supporting homosexual “marriage” has moved closer toward firing the instructor. Marquette University suspended Political Science Professor John McAdams without pay during Holy Week and said it intends to terminate him if he doesn’t apologize for the 2014 blog post. The suspension is effective April 1, extending through the fall 2016 semester.
  • Shocker: University of Missouri facing budget shortfall after political correctness engulfed campus

    03/28/2016 4:34:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/28/2016 | Matt Vespa
    So, after the whole mess surrounding the poop swastika; instances of harassment that were allegedly racially-motivated, though unverifiable since they occurred off campus; and a professor who was charged with assaulting a student reporter at protests over said events has a caused a budget shortfall at the University of Missouri. I know, totally shocking, right? (via Daily Caller): The University of Missouri (MU) is losing about 1500 students and is facing a huge $32 million budget shortfall four months after it attracted national attention as the site of massive race-based campus protests.“I am writing to you today to confirm...
  • Mizzou will now require ‘diversity intensive’ courses for graduation

    03/24/2016 4:36:31 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 53 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 3/24/2016
    The school took action this week on two diversity demands, hiring a chief diversity officer and requiring students to complete diversity-themed courses. Still reeling from last year’s student protests, the University of Missouri took action this week on two more diversity demands, hiring a chief diversity officer and requiring students to complete diversity-themed courses. The College of Arts and Science at Mizzou announced Wednesday that undergraduates will now have to complete three credit-hours of “diversity intensive” (DI) courses in order to graduate, saying the courses will focus on “understanding differing social groups” and “will explore at least one form of...
  • Emory University Students Think Donald Trump Is Out to Kill Them

    03/24/2016 4:07:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | March 24, 2016 | Lizzie Crocker
    After the GOP frontrunner's name was written in chalk on a campus wall, students said they 'feared for their lives.' The school vowed to identify the taggers. But professors at the school are now pushing back. Support for Donald Trump in the form of chalk markings on campus at Emory College sent the university into a tailspin this week, with the administration scrambling to appease students who felt threatened by the sudden scourge of pro-Trump scribblings on school grounds. Early Monday, students say, they were "attacked" by Trump's name in large, pastel letters on campus walkways and buildings. "Vote for...
  • Emory University students scared by 'Trump 2016' chalk signs

    03/23/2016 4:27:47 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 66 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Mar 23rd 2016
    Emory University president says students are scared and 'in pain' after someone wrote 'Trump 2016' in chalk on campus - President Jim Wagner said students viewed graffiti as intimidating - Officials arranged a meeting for those offended to address concerns - University organizations also offered counselling to those affected - But some commentators have told the students to grow up - Republican frontrunner won the Georgia primary earlier this month The president of Emory University has spoken to demonstrators who said they were frightened after someone wrote 'Trump 2016' in chalk around campus. Students at the Atlanta school, which has...
  • American Univ. profs: saying ‘all lives matter’ is ‘white supremacy’

    03/23/2016 6:59:27 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 29 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Mar 22, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    Dozens of professors from American University’s Washington College of Law (WCL) openly condemned an unknown student as a white supremacist for posting a sign with the catchphrase “All Lives Matter” on a faculty member’s door. “The ‘All Lives Matter’ sign might seem to be a benign message with no ill intent, but it has become a rallying cry for many who espouse ideas of white supremacy and overt racism, as well as those who do not believe the laws should equally protect those who have a different skin color or religion,” the professors wrote in a statement to the WCL...
  • Female Researcher: We Must Make STEM Courses ‘Less Competitive’ to Be More ‘Inclusive’ of Women

    03/23/2016 7:01:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    National Review ^ | March 22, 2016 | Katherine Timpf
    A doctoral candidate at the University of North Dakota published a paper suggesting that we should make Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses more “inclusive” of women by making then “less competitive,” which is about the most sexist thing I’ve ever heard. “There is an opportunity for STEM courses to reduce the perception of courses as difficult and unfriendly through language use in the syllabi, and also as a guide for how to use less competitive teaching methods and grading profiles that could improve the experience of female students,” Laura Parson wrote in the paper.
  • Emory University Erupts In Protests After Someone Writes "Trump 2016" In Sidewalk Chalk

    03/22/2016 3:44:21 PM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 90 replies
    Barstool Sports ^ | 3/22/2016 | Kmarko
    Hey, I am a student at Emory and yesterday, March 21st, someone had written Trump in chalk hundreds of times on campus. Some people apparently were OFFENDED that someone wrote Trump 2016 in CHALK so these 50 people were protesting in the DUC…absolutely ridiculous. Today the president sent this email. Really hoped shit like this wouldn’t happen here but this is why nobody respects college students I guess. *snip* Dear Emory Community,Yesterday I received a visit from 40 to 50 student protesters upset by the unexpected chalkings on campus sidewalks and some buildings yesterday morning, in this case referencing Donald...
  • When School “Tolerance” Stifles the Christian Conscience

    03/22/2016 1:59:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | March 22, 2016 | KRISSIE ALLEN
    People often speak of places of sanctuary, where they feel most free and where they can “breathe.” One such place for me—a former high school teacher—is within the walls of a school. There is something invigorating and God-inspired in having people of different ages, backgrounds, and experiences exercise their minds around common subjects and principles, learn the facets of the world, and seek answers about their place in it. Whether in the context of a public or private educational institution, this wide-open breath of a school community has always provided me a true sense of freedom.Presently, however, the air...
  • How Political Correctness Limits the Free Exchange of Ideas on Campus (THE SAAD TRUTH_129)

    Published on Feb 2, 2016 I cover the language police, the rejection of intellectual diversity, identity politics, micro-aggressions, trigger warnings, safe spaces, cultural appropriation, among other topics. This is a recording of an invited lecture organized by the Institute for Liberal Studies and hosted at the University of Ottawa. Credits: Shot and edited by Colin Snelson (www.youtube.com/csptech) AC: Kevin Saunders Notes: 1) Typos and other possible errors in the transcription of questions and comments in the Q&A portion of the clip do not originate from me! 2) The original Q&A period contained a greater number of questions and audience statements...
  • Rutger Students Melt Down After Listening to a Conservative Speaker on Campus

    02/20/2016 6:21:04 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 2/19/2016 | Rick Moran
    Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos made an appearance at Rutgers University, and his ideas and rhetoric so traumatized the delicate flowers who heard him that many of them attended a "group therapy" session afterward. You are not going to believe what happened next: According to the paper, students and faculty members held a wound-licking gathering at a cultural center on campus, where students described "feeling scared, hurt, and discriminated against."
  • University Staffer Who Threatened to Rape Pro-Life Women Resigns, Refused to Apologize

    02/15/2016 12:50:53 PM PST · by Morgana · 33 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 15, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Purdue University staffer who allegedly threatened online to rape pro-life women handed in his resignation Monday after refusing to apologize for his comments. Jamie Newman quit Monday morning amid outrage from students, the local community and pro-lifers across the nation, according to the Lafayette Journal & Courier. “Yeah, I just quit,” Newman wrote in an email to the newspaper. “Tell the world.” Purdue spokeswoman Julie Rosa said they accepted Newman’s resignation, which they believe is “the appropriate outcome” to the situation. Last week, Students for Life of America reported discovering Newman’s violent comment while monitoring online discussions about its...
  • Colleges Are Cultivating America's First Truly Authoritarian Generation

    02/13/2016 4:48:22 PM PST · by Benny Huang · 21 replies
    Wounded American Warrior ^ | February 13, 2016 | Benny Huang
    "It's illegal to offend people," said the UT-Austin police officer to a Christian evangelist. The officer then proceeded to write the evangelist a citation. Yes, that actually happened in America. Thankfully, the citation was later voided and the officer received re-training. The event occurred just off campus where two evangelists were preaching against homosexuality. According to the police officer, a student complained that he was being "verbally harassed" which in fact he was not. The whiney student, if he exists at all, was simply being exposed to words and ideas that offended him. The accusation of "verbal harassment" is the...
  • Students at Lena Dunham’s college offended by lack of fried chicken [Oberlin]

    12/19/2015 7:30:47 AM PST · by SES1066 · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/18/15 | Melkorka Licea and Laura Italiano
    Students at an ultra-liberal Ohio college are in an uproar over the fried chicken, sushi and Vietnamese sandwiches served in the school cafeterias, complaining the dishes are "insensitive" and "culturally inappropriate." Gastronomically correct students at Oberlin College — alma mater of Lena Dunham — are filling the school newspaper with complaints and demanding meetings with campus dining officials and even the college president.
  • Politically Correct Universities 'Are Killing Free Speech'

    12/19/2015 12:47:56 PM PST · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | December 18, 2015 | Javier Espinoza, and Gordon Rayner
    Politically Correct Universities 'Are Killing Free Speech' British universities have become too politically correct and are stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone, academics argue Javier Espinoza, and Gordon Rayner 18 Dec British universities have become too politically correct and are stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone, a group of leading academics warns on Saturday. A whole generation of students is being denied the “intellectual challenge of debating conflicting views” because self-censorship is turning campuses into over-sanitised “safe spaces”, they say. Their intervention comes as an Oxford...
  • Shocking college poll: students reject gender pronouns, BLM

    12/19/2015 1:22:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 19, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Our own Katie Pavlich over at Town Hall came across a poll of college students taken back in September which is either a hopeful sign for the future or some “too good to be true” sampling errors run wild. A survey conducted by Inc./Woman Trend of one thousand college students age 18-24 sought to capture their feelings about Social Justice Warrior issues currently driving protests on campuses around the nation. The results, as I already implied, are shocking to say the least. A new scientific poll sanctioned by Young America’s Foundation and conducted by Inc./Woman Trend shows the majority of...
  • Oxford College To Remove ‘Racist’ (Cecil) Rhodes Plaque: Statue is Next

    12/18/2015 7:46:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 18, 2015 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Students at Oxford University have succeeded in persuading Oriel College to remove a plaque in honour of Cecil Rhodes, an imperialist the university has deemed racist. The College has also applied to the local council for permission to remove a statue of him from their grounds. Earlier this year, the University of Cape Town was forced to remove a statue of Rhodes from their campus, after students attacked the statue repeatedly with excrement and wrapped it in black bin bags.
  • School principal bans Santa, Thanksgiving and Pledge of Allegiance

    12/13/2015 9:44:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 96 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 13, 2015 | Susan Edelman
    Santa Claus is banned. The Pledge of Allegiance is no longer recited. "Harvest festival" has replaced Thanksgiving, and "winter celebrations" substitute for Christmas parties. New principal Eujin Jaela Kim has given PS 169 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a politically correct scrub-down, to the dismay of teachers and parents. "We definitely can't say Christmas, nothing with Christmas on it, nothing with Santa,"PTA president Mimi Ferrer said administrators told her. "No angels. We can't even have a star because it can represent a religious system, like the Star of David." Kim, 33, did not return a call or e-mail seeking comment.
  • Universities: Avoid Basically Anything Holiday-Related to Be ‘Inclusive’

    12/04/2015 1:14:52 PM PST · by markomalley · 70 replies
    National Review ^ | 12-4-15 | Katherine Timpf
    Universities across the country are telling students and staff that they should avoid basically anything holiday-related in their seasonal displays and parties -- including even certain color combinations -- in order to ensure "inclusivity." It's bad -- and these three schools may be the worst:
  • EXCLUSIVE: The Media Is Wrong, White Student Unions Are not ‘Hoaxes’ Created by Racists

    11/25/2015 2:19:12 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/24/2015
    The chaos that erupted across college campuses earlier this month escalated racial tensions among students to levels not seen since the 1950s and 60s, as radical activists sought to enforce a new orthodoxy of ‘white privilege’ across universities. The inevitable consequence — a newly-racialized American campus — is beginning to emerge. In the space of a few days, Facebook pages for “White Student Unions” have sprung up on dozens of campuses across North America. The pages adopt the language of campus activists, promising a “safe space” for white students and condemning alleged anti-white racism on campus. Mainstream media outlets have...
  • College of William & Mary Students Want Statue of ‘ Rapist’ And ‘Racist’ T Jefferson Removed

    11/25/2015 2:26:50 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/23/2015
    Students at the College of William & Mary want Thomas Jefferson’s status removed from campus because they call him an “incestuous rapist” and a “racist.” The Jefferson statue there is now covered in yellow notes that say things including: “he knew it was wrong,” “racist” “rapist,” “black lives matter,” and ” stop worshiping racists.” The College of William & Mary, Jefferson’s alma mater, is one of many schools in America where student activists are debating the legacy of the Founding Fathers and demanding the removal of anything that commemorates them. At Princeton University, student activists held a sit-in inside the...
  • Northern Illinois University removes Bibles from campus hotel after complaint

    11/24/2015 3:55:24 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/24/15 | Manya Brachear Pashman
    Guests seeking a Bible at Northern Illinois University's campus hotel now must call the front desk after a secular group complained that the sacred scripture had no place in the nightstand.Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, discovered a Bible in a drawer last month during a stay on the DeKalb campus where she had been invited to speak by the Secular Student Alliance. Upon her return home, the foundation's lawyer wrote a letter to the Holmes Student Center director requesting the books be removed."It sends a message of endorsement — 'We think it's so important you...
  • AMAZING: Comedian Hilariously Sums Up How Political Correctness Is Strangling Our Country

    11/22/2015 5:49:35 PM PST · by beaversmom · 35 replies
    BuzzPo ^ | November 9, 2015 | Neel Kolhatkar
    Comedian Neel Kolhatkar's video titled "Modern Educayshun" pins the nail on the head in his video on everything that's wrong with education, entitlement and social justice movements in America. This video is a must see for anyone who thinks too many Americans are drinking the self-righteous Kool-Aid infecting our college campuses.
  • The Campus Purges are Only Going to Get a Lot Worse

    11/13/2015 6:40:56 AM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 11/12/2015 | Michael Ledeen
    Universities can’t withstand mobs, as countless assaults have proven. I’ve lived through two: at Washington University in St. Louis, in 1968, and then about a decade later at the University of Rome. In the summer of ’68 I saw a good deal of the French “Revolution,” which took over most of Paris for a week or so. Its headquarters were at the Sorbonne. It’s in the nature of campus revolts that the leaders aren’t going to be satisfied with limited reforms to the school; they are inspired by inflated rhetoric, and they see themselves at the center of a great...
  • O’Keefe Video: Cornell Administrator Shreds Constitution Because it is ‘Triggering’

    11/06/2015 4:21:52 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 41 replies
    Cornell Review ^ | November 5, 2015 | Casey Breznick
    Video from investigative journalism outfit Project Veritas (PV) released Thursday morning shows a Cornell administrator shredding a copy of the U.S. Constitution after a PV journalist posing as a student told the administrator the document is triggering. Elizabeth McGrath, Cornell’s Lead Title IX Investigator, is seen in the video feeding pages from a pocket-size Constitution through a paper shredder after the undercover journalist says it would be therapy for her. McGrath asks the journalist if she would like to participate, an offer she declines. I have my own personal reasons why the Constitution is very triggering for me, the PV...
  • Cornell University kicks Fox News off campus after questions about 'liberal bias'

    10/27/2015 6:47:41 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 49 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse, New York ^ | October 27, 2015 | Geoff Herbert
    A Central New York college is under fire for kicking Fox News Channel off campus after questions about the school's alleged "liberal bias." Bill O'Reilly spoke Monday night about a recent Cornell Sun newspaper report that claimed 96 percent of the more than $600,000 in political donations from Cornell University faculty went to Democratic candidates. Only 15 of 323 donors gave money to "conservative" politicians, the Fox News host said. O'Reilly complained that it didn't seem diverse enough, so he sent "O'Reilly Factor" producer and reporter Jesse Watters to ask professors and students if they thought there was a liberal...
  • High school football player penalized for pointing to sky after touchdown October 26, 2015

    10/27/2015 9:34:39 AM PDT · by bushwon · 71 replies
    Eagnews.org ^ | October 26 | Victor Skinner
    MEXICO, N.Y. – Mexico High School quarterback Dante Turo believes it’s God who gives him the strength and abilities to be successful on the football field. The junior team leader often points skyward after big plays as a tribute to the Almighty, and his 73-yard run for a touchdown against Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Oct. 17 was no exception, Syracuse.com reports. The solemn celebration, however, apparently didn’t sit well with one referee, who flagged the teen for unsportsmanlike conduct and assessed a 15-yard penalty that ultimately cost his team the game. “I was just trying to give glory to God,” Turo told the...
  • Cornell Faculty Donations Flood Left, Filings Show

    10/15/2015 7:02:12 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 8 replies
    Cornell Daily Sun ^ | OCTOBER 15, 2015 12:06 AM | By PHOEBE KELLER and EMILY FRIEDMAN
    Of the nearly $600,000 Cornell’s faculty donated to political candidates or parties in the past four years, over 96 percent has gone to fund Democratic campaigns, while only 15 of the 323 donors gave to conservative causes. The Sun’s analysis of Federal Election Committee data reveals that from 2011 to 2014, Cornell’s faculty donated $573,659 to Democrats, $16,360 to Republicans and $2,950 to Independents. Each of Cornell’s 13 schools — both graduate and undergraduate — slanted heavily to the left. In the College of Arts and Sciences, 99 percent of the $183,644 donated went to liberal campaigns. The law school...
  • High school students engage in mass disobedience after principal cancels 'America Pride Day'

    10/05/2015 7:16:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/5/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Jackson Hole High principal Scott Crisp blamed the results of a student survey and his concerns that some students may feel excluded if they see an American flag for the administration’s decision to cancel “America Pride Day.”
  • Summer reading list with gay theme stokes controversy at elite university

    09/04/2015 4:10:33 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/25/15 | none listed
    A gay and lesbian-themed graphic novel on an elite university reading list for some incoming college freshmen is generating pushback among Christian students who feel the material is “pornographic.” “Fun Home,” a best-selling story that features a girl coming out as a lesbian and discovering her father was gay, is among several books selected by Duke University “to give incoming students a shared intellectual experience with other members of their class.” Instead, the racy reading material -- which is recommended, but not required -- seems to have stirred up controversy.
  • PHOTOS: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS REMOVES JEFFERSON DAVIS STATUE

    08/30/2015 12:11:41 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 66 replies
    abc13.com ^ | august 30, 2015
    A statue of Jefferson Davis has been removed from its place on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin after a failed appeal by a Confederate heritage group. Crews could be seen Sunday morning removing the statue of the Confederate president from its place near the university's iconic clock tower.
  • University removes ‘bias-free language guide’ from website

    07/30/2015 4:36:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 30, 2015 4:45 PM EDT | Holy Ramer
    The University of New Hampshire has removed from its website a “bias-free language guide” that warned against using the word “American” because it fails to recognize South America. The guide was developed in 2013 by several advocacy groups whose members are appointed by the university president. It was mentioned in an annual report submitted by at least one of those groups in 2014, but the university said administrators did not know about it until this week, when it was criticized in the media. […] It suggested replacements for common terms, such as “person of material wealth” instead of rich and...
  • Professor Says Ivy League Stiffs Conservative Justices

    07/29/2015 7:54:07 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 9 replies
    National Law Journal ^ | 07.28.15 | Marcia Coyle
    Are the nation’s Ivy League schools giving short shrift to conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices when they confer honorary degrees? A survey by one professor suggests the answer is yes, and that the reason is ideology. Of the 14 honorary degrees bestowed by Ivy League institutions to living justices, 12 went to those on the high court’s left side, said ...legal scholar John McGinnis of Northwestern University School of Law. The two exceptions, from Brown and Yale, went to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, a moderate... Ginsburg, perhaps the court’s most liberal justice, is the record holder with honorary degrees from...
  • Gay Teacher Promotes Homosexuality to Little 3rd Graders, Says He Didn’t Care What Parents Thought

    07/09/2015 4:28:07 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 46 replies
    thepcmdgazette.com ^ | july 8, 2015
    A North Carolina elementary school teacher has resigned after his decision to read a gay-themed children’s book to his third-grade class led to controversy in the small town of Efland. Omar Currie said he read his students the book “King and King,” a fairy tale about two princes having a “love” encounter, after he perceived negative gay stereotyping in his class. Currie said that he was inspired to teach the little kids about two men “hooking up” because a boy in his class acted a little feminine. “When I read the story, the reaction of parents didn’t come into my mind,”Currie, 25, said...
  • Movement To Rename Schools Widens To Reach Progressive Woodrow Wilson

    07/05/2015 6:02:01 AM PDT · by Samurai_Jack · 32 replies
    The growing movement to find new appellations for buildings, landmarks and even bodies of water named after Confederate leaders has finally expanded to reach Woodrow Wilson, America’s 28th president, a model progressive Democrat and a world-class racist scumbag.
  • Seattle Schools to 6th Graders: No Soda For You, But Here's An IUD

    07/03/2015 7:15:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    From mandates about what food children can eat to draconian attendance policies, it’s becoming increasingly clear that parental rights do not exist when you send your child to public school, as The Blaze’s Matt Walsh has argued before. But in Seattle, it’s even worse. In at least 13 public schools in the area, where kids are banned from even having soda or candy, middle and high school-aged girls can get a taxpayer-funded IUD without their parents’ consent. CNS News reports: [Long-acting reversible contraceptives] are associated with serious side effects, such as uterine perforation and infection. IUDs, specifically, can also act as abortifacients by...
  • Illinois teacher fired from school after stepping on American flag in class, report says

    07/01/2015 7:31:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | July 1, 2015
    An Illinois school board reportedly fired the teacher who stepped on an American flag in class on May 15 at a local high school. The Mattoon Journal Gazette reports that the Martinsville school board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss English teacher Jordan Parmenter, effective immediately. Parmenter, 26, told the paper Sunday he was present in the meeting, where he was addressed by the board and answered questions from all six of the board members. Parmenter didn’t speak further into the matter until he had a chance to speak with a union representative.
  • The University of California’s Insane Speech Police

    06/23/2015 8:44:05 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 23 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Jun 22, 2015 | Robby Soave
    Fifty years after the birth of the free speech movement at the University of California, Berkeley, officials across the UC system are encouraging faculty and students to purge mundane, potentially offensive words and phrases from their vocabularies. Administrators want members of campus to avoid the use of racist and sexist statements, though their notions about what kinds of statements qualify are completely bonkers. “America is a melting pot,” “Why are you so quiet?” and “I believe the most qualified person should get the job,” are all phrases that should raise red flags, according to the UC speech police. Requests for...
  • Teacher: I Don’t Teach Shakespeare Because He’s White

    06/15/2015 9:13:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 127 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/15/2015 | Blake Neff
    The Washington Post has published a guest article by a California teacher arguing that American high school students shouldn’t read Shakespeare because he’s a dead, white man. Dana Dusbiber, who teaches English in Sacramento, says she avoids Hamlet and all the rest because her minority students shouldn’t be expected to study a “a long-dead, British guy” (Dusbiber herself is white). And while Shakespeare is widely regarded as the premier writer of the English language, able to timelessly portray themes central to the human experience, Dusbiber says he only is regarded that way because “some white people” ordained it and he...
  • UC Faculty Training: Saying ‘America Is the Land of Opportunity’ Is a Microaggression

    06/11/2015 4:53:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/11/2015 | By Katherine Timpf
    The phrase is just one of many that faculty were advised not to use. A University of California faculty leader-training handout instructed professors not to say that “America is the land of opportunity” because that’s a racist, sexist microaggression. According to the handout, called “Tool: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages they Send,” the statement “assert[s] that race and gender [do] not play a role in life successes” — despite the fact that saying opportunities exist and saying that opportunities are more easily attainable for some people than others are not mutually exclusive assertions. Other microaggressions listed on the document include...