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  • Drain the Real Swamp: Academia

    02/18/2017 11:46:36 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 33 replies
    ricochet ^ | February 16, 2017 | Marvin Folkertsma
    The “swamp” in question of course is Washington DC, but also includes much of the bureaucracy, judiciary, and cultural command posts of the country, such as the media and entertainment industries. The tributaries comprise America’s educational system, long dominated by the radical left and protected by tenure and union power. It is this ideological effluent center that has done so much to poison the discourse of American politics, smearing every institution that contributed to the country’s greatness, and radiating hatred of all things most citizens hold dear—family, patriotism, free enterprise, free speech, freedom of religion, the Bill of Rights generally,...
  • UNC condemns flyer inciting violence against Trump supporters

    02/17/2017 10:35:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | February 17, 2017 | Will Rierson
    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill administrators condemned a flier found on campus encouraging violence against Donald Trump supporters, calling it antithetical to free speech. The flier, which WRAL reports was found on a distribution box of The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper, featured a political cartoon captioned, “If you see something… Do something!”
  • Jefferson Statue Smeared With ‘Blood’ At William & Mary

    02/15/2017 8:16:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2017 | Rob Shimshock
    A William & Mary student posted two pictures of a Thomas Jefferson statue stained with fake blood and a message reading: “Overseen: TJ caught with the blood of all the people he owned on his hands.”
  • California Community College suspends student who recorded professor’s anti-Trump rant

    02/15/2017 5:16:49 PM PST · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2/15/17 | John Sexton
    A student at an Orange County, California community college has been suspended after he recorded one of his professors telling her class the election of Donald Trump was an “act of terrorism.” From the LA Times: In a Feb. 9 letter, Victoria Lugo, interim dean of students at the Costa Mesa college, informed Caleb O’Neil of the suspension for one “primary (fall/spring) semester in addition to the summer” and other disciplinary actions against him, including that he submit a written apology to the professor, Olga Perez Stable Cox, and a three-page essay asking him to examine why he filmed Cox’s class,...
  • Georgetown prof defends Islamic slavery, rape

    02/14/2017 9:27:58 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/14/17 | Daniel Greenfield
    It seems many in progressive media are too PC to call out a Musim professor even when he's advocating rape and slavery? Two things: This comes from the account of Umar Lee, a Muslim student who was offended by how far Jonathan Brown went in defending slavery and rape. In the era of the campus trigger warning, rape culture and renaming buildings named after slave owners, Brown offered a spirited defense of slavery and rape.
  • Professor Promotes ‘Queer Christ’ Concept To Students

    02/14/2017 8:49:59 AM PST · by detective · 133 replies
    The College Fix ^ | February 11, 2013 | Jennifer Kabbany
    A recent guest lecture at Swarthmore College by a prominent homosexual seminary professor highlighted a growing argument among the so-called queer community that Jesus was bisexual. In particular, the Rev. Patrick Cheng, a professor at the Episcopal Divinity School in Massachusetts, told the students that Jesus was a subversive person and God’s way of “queering the world,” so to speak. Cheng said Christ was “always coming out in the gospels” and that “Christ is God coming out.” “At its heart, Christianity is queer,” Cheng told the students during the Feb. 7 talk. “It’s not just a matter of being tolerant....
  • Study: The Liberal-to-conservative faculty ratio in academia will blow your mind

    02/11/2017 8:09:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/11/2017 | Petr Van Derzwet
    Multiple studies released by statisticians and psychologists have revealed evidence for potential professional and personal harm to academics and students expressing conservative political leanings in universities across America. As the largely conservative "Greatest Generation" faded into retirement in the 1990s, "Baby Boomers" holding increasingly liberal worldviews came to dominate university faculty.  Studies released by the Heterodox Academy, tasking themselves with studying the evolving hegemony of "progressives" in academia, have revealed a significant lack of diversity in political thought encompassing various universities and academic departments. So dominant is leftist ideology that across university departments in nearly all states, an average...
  • Principal Says Trump is Worse than 9-11 Terrorist Attacks

    02/11/2017 6:20:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 11, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    The principal of a fancy New York City private school says the election of President Trump is worse than the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.Steve Nelson, principal of The Calhoun School, fired off a hate-filled email to parents blasting the president. He also said Trump's election would be more devastating than Vietnam, Watergate and the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Junior.Click here to get your copy of Todd’s new book – “The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again!” Liberals say it is truly deplorable!“I walked the complex inner-city streets of Cleveland during the racial unrest of the...
  • Parent Outraged After 6th Grader Forced To Learn Islamic Conversion Prayer In Class

    02/11/2017 5:26:46 AM PST · by davikkm · 69 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    South Carolina-A parent is outraged after her 6th grade child was indoctrinated on Islam and was forced to learn about the Islamic conversion prayer (Shahada)! WCSC reports: In worksheets provided to Live 5 News, sixth graders at Alston Middle School were asked to fill in blanks about Islam and match up statements from the Quran with the five pillars of the religion. The mom says she is infuriated and that others agree with her. “Our concern is that if the need permission to teach sexual education, they should be getting permission to teach religious values,” she said.
  • Snowflakes at Santa Clara U. say conservative group would make them feel 'unsafe'

    02/07/2017 6:47:00 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/7/2017 | Rick Moran
    The delicate liberal souls in the student senate at Santa Clara University have turned down a petition by a conservative group to form a campus chapter of Turning Points USA. The reason for the rejection is that the group would make them feel "unsafe."
  • 'Leftist Fight Club' trains UCF students to fight Republicans

    02/07/2017 5:59:56 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 48 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Feb 06, 2017 | Lauren Cooley
    The “Knights for Socialism” group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a workshop Sunday to teach left-wing students how to “BASH THE FASH” with a “Leftist Fight Club” open to everyone but Republicans.
  • Anti-Trump activists vandalize ‘racist’ art at Evergreen State College

    02/06/2017 6:47:33 PM PST · by markomalley · 19 replies
    KIRO ^ | 2/6/17 | Jason Rantz (yes, really)
    The Evergreen State College campus in Olympia is in turmoil over the election of President Donald Trump and they’ve taken to vandalizing “racist” art as a means to express themselves. Only, the art isn’t racist: they were simply pictures of Trump. In fact, they were critical of him.More photos from the art exhibitAdjunct faculty member Steve Davis is the campus’ Coordinator of Photography. He put together an exhibition of work from Mark Peterson, a photographer who spent the last couple years on the campaign trail. His photographs have appeared in TIME, Rolling Stone and on MSNBC, according to Davis.“His work...
  • Berkeley Republicans 'Doxxed,' Harassed After Protest

    02/06/2017 6:35:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 2/6 | Gillian Edevane
    Members and people with loose affiliations to the group have had their contact information stolen.Members of the student group that invited alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to UC Berkeley say they have been physically assaulted and targeted online in the days since Wednesday’s fiery protests. “We’re probably the most harassed group on campus right now,” said Naweed Tahmas, a member of the Berkeley College Republicans. He noted that the club needed a security detail for a meeting last Thursday, a sign that tensions between the group and the area's liberal-leaning majority may have hit an apex. “I’ve been spit on, my...
  • Virginia University Publishes ‘LGBTQIA+ Terminology’ Handout

    02/06/2017 2:32:05 PM PST · by Ray76 · 56 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Feb 6, 2017 | Rob Shimshock
    A Virginia university has published an “LGBTQIA+ Terminology” handout defining terms like “cisgender privilege,” “demisexual,” “heterosexism,” and “polyamorous” relationships.
  • School Suspends 12-Year-Old Boy Attacked on Bus for Wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat

    02/06/2017 8:11:24 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Katherine Rodriguez
    A 12-year-old boy in Missouri was attacked on a school bus by his peers for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat—and was suspended from school as a result. A cellphone video of the incident shows Gavin Cortina of St. Louis being bullied physically and verbally by his peers for expressing his political beliefs on a hat Wednesday, the Daily Mail reports. “You want to build a wall?” one student yells in the clip. “You want to build a f—king wall?” Things escalated quickly after that, according to Gavin. “At one point, he just got so frustrated he pushed me,”...
  • Why UC police let anarchists run wild in Berkeley

    02/05/2017 8:45:47 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 49 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 5, 2017 | Matier & Ross
    When it comes to its treatment of anarchist protesters like the ones who trashed Sproul Plaza the other night, UC Berkeley’s attitude amounts to this: We’d rather deal with broken windows than broken heads.
  • Milo Yiannopoulos is trying to convince colleges that hate speech is cool

    02/04/2017 7:49:00 AM PST · by Drew68 · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | 02 Feb 17 | Dan Lieberman
    Sacramento, California (CNN)It's a recent Friday night in downtown Sacramento, and there's a man in a hotel lobby wearing a fur vest and sunglasses. He has a British accent. A line of college-age fans stretches out the door. They're waiting for autographs and selfies. Some are wearing "Make America Great Again" caps. "Milo I love you! Oh my god, thank you -- I love what you do," says one woman to the man in the fur vest. "Thank you for what you're doing," says another college student wearing a Donald Trump hat. The subject of their adulation is not a...
  • MILO Security Coordinator: Berkeley Police Had a ‘No Arrests Policy’

    02/03/2017 5:16:32 PM PST · by grundle · 15 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | February 3, 2017 | Lucas Nolan
    “It just fuels the fire,” replied Tej, “the no arrest thing, hands off policy, every time they do this and they do it successfully with no arrest, no trouble, there’s no consequences and if there’s no consequences why stop? Each time they’re gonna get stronger and stronger.” “So how do we deal with this? What is the recourse that we have in order to try to start stemming this really rising movement of totalitarianism from the left?” asked Marlow. “It’s simple, enforce the law. That’s it. Just enforce the law. When we go to the conservative campuses the police departments...
  • Harvard Prof Cornel West- Behind Violent Berkeley Protests

    02/03/2017 1:59:06 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/17 | Mitch Wolfe
    Shame on Cornel West, his Refuse Fascism fascists, and the academic and liberal elites for failing to preserve and protect freedom of speech on this campus and on most American campuses At Harvard, I had a diverse group of friends and acquaintances. From Ayn Randists, Young Republicans, bleeding heart liberals to radical militant feminists, socialists and further to the left- militant Black Panther- loving Marxists. Cornel was a member of the latter group. After Harvard, Cornel secured a Ph.D from Princeton in Philosophy. He then successfully scored professorships at Harvard, Princeton, Union Theological Seminary and now is returning to be...
  • Protesters storm NYU over conservative speaker’s seminar

    02/02/2017 7:27:45 PM PST · by OddLane · 54 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 2, 2017 | Chris Perez and Gina Daidone
    The NYPD was out in full-force at NYU on Thursday night as protesters gathered to voice their disgust with conservative actor and Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes, who was inside holding a seminar for the school’s College Republicans. “Just saw 4 vans of cops unload outside of the NYU Anti-Fa protest of Gavin McInnes’ talk,” Jason Miller tweeted at around 7 p.m. Thursday...
  • Breaking: Leftists riot at Berkeley over Milo speech

    02/01/2017 7:29:29 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/01/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos was at Berkeley to speak against sanctuary campuses Protesters upset over a planned speech today (Feb. 1) by Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos are burning down parts of the UC Berkeley campus. The rioting protesters have been ordered to disperse, according to Fox News Channel. Berkeley, ironically, was the home of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s.
  • Live On CNN - Violent Protests UC Berkeley For Milo Speech

    02/01/2017 6:35:31 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 140 replies
    CNN Live | February 1, 2017 | Pinkbell
    Milo's event was cancelled, and he is off the property. They have toppled barricades, smashed windows, a big fire, and are cheering and burning American flags. They are setting off firecrackers and fireworks. A tree caught on fire. They are of course protesting Trump and chanting, "No KKK, No Fascist USA, No Trump!" They have signs that say "Resist!" and "This is War!" The police asked them to leave, but they are sticking around, and the crowd is growing. They are cheering because they stopped Milo.
  • Women’s studies professors divided over whether women’s studies is too vagina-centric

    02/01/2017 7:27:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 48 replies
    College Fix ^ | January 31, 2017 | Jennifer Kabany
    Women’s studies professors are now divided over whether women’s studies is too vagina-centric. The controversy centers on a planned panel called “Pregnancy Without Women” slated for an upcoming National Women’s Studies Association conference.
  • Connecticut Town's Sponsored 'White Privilege' Student Essay Contest Brews Controversy

    01/31/2017 5:24:14 AM PST · by Puppage · 37 replies
    4 New York ^ | 1/30/2017 | By Michael Melia
    When the town sponsored a student essay contest on the topic of white privilege, it was intended to provoke discussion in this wealthy, overwhelmingly white community on Connecticut's Gold Coast. It did, along with no small amount of outrage. Contest organizers have been surprised by the reaction from some who say the question wrongly suggests race plays into the good life enjoyed in Westport. Residents like Bari Reiner, 72, say the question is offensive because the town welcomes anybody who can afford to live here. "It's an open town," Reiner said. "There are no barricades here. Nobody says if you're...
  • Milo Events Exposing The Violent Core Of The Left-Destroying the facade of "tolerance"

    01/27/2017 4:20:49 AM PST · by SJackson · 14 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 27, 2017 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Milo Events Exposing The Violent Core Of The Left Destroying the facade of "tolerance" one campus at a time. Last year Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos launched his “Dangerous Faggot Tour” on campuses across the United States. As it turned out, the tour did prove dangerous for Yiannopoulos and all supporters of free speech. At Rutgers, where Yiannopoulos titled his lecture “How the Progressive Left Is Destroying American Education,” protesters smeared themselves with fake blood. “What they’ve demonstrated,” Yiannopoulos said, “is that they are incapable of being exposed to new ideas.”  At DePaul University, Black Lives Matter literally took over the event....
  • Dallas High School Teacher Posts Video "Shooting" Trump With Squirt Gun In Classroom

    01/26/2017 6:19:28 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 79 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 01/25/17 | Christine Rousselle
    A high school art teacher in Dallas posted an Instagram video of herself "shooting" an image of Donald Trump with a squirt gun and screaming "die" during Friday's inauguration. A copy of the video went viral on Twitter before the original source was identified.   The teacher has since deleted the video, but here's a copy:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp1A3VB6Fg8    
  • Universities Cave to Snowflakes (Walter Williams)

    01/23/2017 3:25:36 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | January 25, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    One wonders just how far spineless college administrators will go when it comes to caving in to the demands of campus snowflakes. For those unfamiliar with the term "snowflakes," it is increasingly being used to characterize college students easily traumatized by criticism and politically incorrect phrases. They demand safe spaces and trigger warnings so as not to be upset by views that challenge their own. Snowflakes feel as though they must be protected against words, events and deeds that do not fully conform to their extremely limited, narrow-minded beliefs built on sheer delusion. This might explain their behavior in the...
  • Georgetown University hosts “self-care night” to deal with the trauma following Trump’s inauguration

    01/22/2017 4:00:04 PM PST · by simpson96 · 37 replies
    640Toronto ^ | 1/20/2017 | Heather Purdon
    Students at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. are hosting a “self-care” night for those who need to recuperate after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. A Facebook event page for “GUPride Self-Care Night” says the event, hosted by the Georgetown LGBTQ student organization GUPride, will have everything needed to deal with the trauma of a president they don’t support. Stuffed animals, Legos, and juice boxes to comfort those in need. Do you know anyone who suffers from Donald Trump derangement syndrome? Do you avoid talking about Trump in front of them?
  • Seriously? Schools to black out Trump's inaugural address

    01/19/2017 3:01:10 PM PST · by jazusamo · 126 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 19, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    Students at Independence High School in Williamson County, Tennessee, will not be allowed to watch President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration during class on Friday. Senior Olivia Roberts was so surprised by the ban she decided to write a Facebook post that has since gone viral: “To preface this, I am not one to post or debate anything political on Facebook but wanted to hear thoughts on this: I go to public school and we are not allowed to watch the inauguration tomorrow... Teachers are banned to show it. Teachers are also not allowed to discuss anything about politics or religions which...
  • Seriously? Schools reportedly to black out Trump's inaugural address

    01/19/2017 7:34:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/19/17 | Todd Starnes
    Students at Independence High School in Williamson County, Tennessee, will not be allowed to watch President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration during class on Friday, according to one student and her mother. Senior Olivia Roberts was so surprised by the ban she decided to write a Facebook post that has since gone viral: “To preface this, I am not one to post or debate anything political on Facebook but wanted to hear thoughts on this: I go to public school and we are not allowed to watch the inauguration tomorrow... Teachers are banned to show it. Teachers are also not allowed to...
  • Betsy DeVos is scarier than the KKK, says DC teachers union head

    01/19/2017 6:17:41 PM PST · by 198ml · 63 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/19/17 | Multiple authors
    Speaking at an event organized to oppose President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda in Washington, D.C. Thursday, American Federation of Teachers President Elizabeth “Liz” Davis said that Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, is more frightening than the Ku Klux Klan. “Of course, you know that there are some scarier things that are coming up … one of them is Betsy DeVos,” Davis said. “That frightens me more than the Klan, because Betsy DeVos is a multi-mega millionaire who has managed to buy her way to a position of influence that could actually change the face of what we know...
  • Michigan Teacher Won’t Let Students Watch Trump’s Inauguration Speech

    01/18/2017 4:14:56 PM PST · by bigbob · 71 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | 1-18-17 | Emily Zanotti
    Fourth-grade students in Williamston, Michigan, won’t be watching Donald Trump’s Inauguration speech during class time on Friday because their teacher feels Trump’s statements during the campaign compromise the historic event. According to radio host Steve Gruber, Brett Meteyer, who teaches the elementary school students, sent a letter to parents explaining that students would watch the 2005 and 2009 inaugurations instead, and will cut off viewing of Trump’s inauguration right before the President-elect speaks.
  • Report: Schools Are Teaching Kids To Hate America Under The Guise Of ‘Civics’

    01/17/2017 9:46:30 AM PST · by doug from upland · 49 replies
    federalist ^ | 1-17-17 | Joy Pullman
    Report: Schools Are Teaching Kids To Hate America Under The Guise Of ‘Civics’ The New Civics sweeping colleges and K-12 teaches that citizenship means looking for grievances, then agitating for bigger government to address them. Joy Pullmann By Joy Pullmann January 16, 2017 U.S. civics education, if it exists at all, is being transformed into a political machine to push left-wing causes, undermine American government, and incite civil unrest, finds a 525-page report from the National Association of Scholars. The “New Civics” uses attractive, bipartisan-sounding words like “civics” and “service learning” to trick Americans and their representatives into allowing progressive...
  • TANCREDO: REPORT REVEALS MASSIVE INDOCTRINATION OF STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES THROUGH TRANSFORMATIVE C

    01/14/2017 9:34:05 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 53 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 14 JANUARY 2017 | by TOM TANCREDO
    Students at hundreds of colleges and universities are being systematically indoctrinated into the “New Civics” of social justice activism, according to a report released this past week by the National Association of Scholars. The report’s findings suggest that the suppression of free speech on college campuses that is making headlines is only the tip of a very large iceberg. What lies beneath the surface is a massive, publicly funded program of indoctrination through a remaking of the curriculum as a vehicle for advancing the political agenda of progressivism. The full NAS report, MAKING CITIZENS: HOW AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES TEACH CIVICS, can...
  • LIBERAL PROFESSORS TO ABANDON ‘REGULAR CLASS TIME’ TO PROTEST TRUMP

    01/14/2017 3:57:40 AM PST · by dontreadthis · 42 replies
    milo.yiannopoulos.net ^ | JANUARY 13, 2017
    A group called “Teach, Organize, Resist” has released a call to action asking for students and professors to use January 18th or “#J18” to protest against Trump. “January 18, 2017, is a day to Teach, Organize, Resist. Poised between Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the presidential inauguration, J18 is an opportunity to affirm the role of critical thinking and academic knowledge in challenging Trumpism.” The group claims that they want to use higher education to resist against Trump. Teach, Organize, Resist has a long list of partners mostly from UCLA.
  • If colleges keep killing academic freedom, civilization will die, too

    01/11/2017 2:48:42 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 10, 2017 | José A. Cabranes
    Sixty years ago, Chief Justice Earl Warren warned our nation that we had a choice. Either “teachers and students must always remain free to inquire, to study and to evaluate,” or “our civilization will stagnate and die.” There was no third option. Today, we face this choice again. Recent attempts to shame professors for unpopular views and to curtail the due process rights of those accused of misconduct are cause for alarm. Especially when academic freedom is endangered at places such as Yale — long celebrated as a leader on freedom of expression — we know that the erosion of...
  • Catholic Public School Teacher Forced to Facilitate Planned Parenthood Program

    12/30/2016 6:54:17 PM PST · by Coleus · 14 replies
    life news ^ | 12.28.16
    We recently received a disappointing ruling in the case of Bill Diss, a Portland, Oregon public school teacher who was fired after he objected to facilitating a Planned Parenthood sex education program in his classroom. The judge granted the defendant’s motion for summary judgment, which means the case cannot go before a jury. Life Legal is appealing the decision.Bill Diss became “enemy number one” with his local Planned Parenthood affiliate when he led opposition to a new PP mega-facility in downtown Portland.When Planned Parenthood employees wanted to come into Diss’ classroom to recruit students for their “Teen Outreach Program,” or...
  • Harvard Launches Fellowships in Islamic Law to Sway U.S. Policy [Heads Up!]

    12/28/2016 4:03:59 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 40 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 25, 2016 | Thomas D. Williams, PhD
    [Undermining the Constitution and the US legal system -Sharia Step #1 (my comment)] Harvard Law School has announced the launch of a series of paid fellowships for research on issues of Islamic law during the 2017-2018 academic year, aimed at influencing public discourse and U.S. policy on Sharia. According to.... Harvard’s Islamic Legal Studies Program, Intisar Rabb, the launch of the new program comes “just in time” for the beginning of the Trump administration and has the goal of “building a community of Islamic law scholars in the academy” as well as informing “policy and media discourse about Islamic law.”...
  • **** YOU! GO TO HELL: Georgetown Prof Loses It On Muslim Trump Voter

    12/27/2016 8:00:32 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 39 replies
    Daily caller ^ | 12-27-2016 | Katie Frates
    A Georgetown University associate professor had a month-long meltdown after a Muslim woman explained why she voted for President-elect Donald Trump. Asra Q. Nomani, a former Georgetown journalism professor and Wall Street Journal reporter, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post Nov. 10 explaining why she, as a Muslim woman and “long-time liberal,” voted for Trump. “I support the Democratic Party’s position on abortion, same-sex marriage and climate change,” Nomani wrote. “But I am a single mother who can’t afford health insurance under Obamacare.” C. Christine Fair, a previously “friendly colleague,” went on a 31-day screed against Nomani spanning across Twitter...
  • Maryland Students Demand Ban of ‘American Sniper’

    12/27/2016 5:05:47 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 57 replies
    Lifezette ^ | December 14, 2016 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    A coalition of 25 student groups at the University of Maryland have issued a letter to the school’s administrators containing 64 demands to help “marginalized student populations” feel more welcome on campus. Among the demands is a ban on public screenings of the film “American Sniper.” The group, who call themselves ProtectUMD, sent the letter in the wake of President-Elect Donald Trump’s victory, according the Diamondback student newspaper Monday. In response to Trump’s election, the student coalition demanded additional support and protection for minority groups — particularly the Muslim, illegal immigrant, pro-Palestinian, and LGBT communities. The Muslims students especially wished...
  • The CIA-Media-Academia Axis

    12/27/2016 9:07:47 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 11 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | December 27, 2016, | Cliff Kincaid
    As controversy swirled around President-elect Donald J. Trump's battle with the CIA concerning its questionable intelligence product on Russian hacking, a strong defense of the agency and an attack on Trump came from Joshua Rovner of Southern Methodist University (SMU). Professor Rovner declared in a press release, "By ignoring intelligence, Trump risks policy tunnel vision." But the idea that the CIA’s "intelligence" was sacrosanct was put in question when it was suggested that Obama's CIA director John Brennan was orchestrating what Rep. Peter King (D-NY) called a "hit job" on Trump. King said, "We have John Brennan--supposedly John Brennan--leaking to...
  • Professor: 'All I Want For Christmas Is White Genocide'

    12/27/2016 6:59:40 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 60 replies
    wnd.com ^ | Dec. 21, 20166
    A professor who made an alarming statement on social media that “All I want for Christmas is white genocide” now is blaming everyone, except himself, for the criticism that erupted from the apparent inducement to violence. The statement came from Drexel University’s George Ciccariello-Maher and came to the public through Twitter, on Christmas Eve. Here is it: The College Fix reported there were a number of reactions, including that from Drexel officials who said they were seeking a meeting with Ciccariello-Maher because, while the professor certainly has the right “to freely express their thoughts and opinions in public debate,” his...
  • Professor tweets ‘all I want for Christmas is white genocide’

    12/25/2016 12:34:17 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 151 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 25, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    The Caucasians among the tender young minds exposed to Professor George Ciccariello-Maher at Drexel University are on notice that their teacher wants them exterminated because of their race. Not exactly a welcoming atmosphere. I wonder if any of them might be “triggered” by this tweet the good professor offered in the spirit of the holiday?
  • Bryn Mawr student hounded after asking to share ride to Trump event

    12/23/2016 12:14:24 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 15 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 12/23/2016 | Susan Snyder
    Andi Moritz couldn't get the comments out of her head. A Facebook post the Bryn Mawr College freshman made on the school's ride share page earlier that September day had drawn harsh backlash from dozens of other students, most of whom she didn't know. She was looking for someone to share a ride to a campaign event for Donald Trump. ---SNIP--- Being a young Republican and Trump supporter on a largely liberal college campus can be a rough road. "People did say things to us that you would call insulting," said Sean Egan, 20, president of the University of Pennsylvania...
  • George Washington University Removes U.S. History as a Requirement for History Majors

    12/23/2016 11:35:40 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 49 replies
    HeatStreet ^ | 12/22/2016
    George Washington University has changed its course requirements for history major to no longer include U.S. history, the College Fix reports. The university’s history department recently introduced new requirements with the stated aim of giving students greater flexibility to pursue their interests, and to “better reflect a globalizing world,” according to faculty. Requirements in U.S., North American, and European history were eliminated, along with foreign language. Incoming history major will be required to take at least one introductory course, and may choose U.S. history as option. However, like many other universities, GWU allows incoming students to place out of the...
  • Why the Education Establishment Hates Cursive

    12/23/2016 5:03:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 182 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 23, 2016 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Modern educators are dismissive of cursive. Indeed, many are hostile to such a degree that you should immediately suspect that they are up to something. Here is an education journalist providing the Party Line: "Cursive writing is an anachronism. Spending any classroom time on it is comparable to teaching how to use an abacus: it's interesting as a history lesson, and probably offers some side benefits, but it is not at all practical as a day-to-day skill in the modern, connected world." A professor of education argues: "Cursive should be allowed to die. In fact, it's already dying, despite having...
  • Anti-Semitism 'is turning some of Britain's top universities into no-go zones for Jewish students'

    12/22/2016 9:36:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 19:27 EST, 22 December 2016 | Gareth Davies
    Anti-Semitism is turning some of Britain’s top universities into no-go zones for Jewish students, according to a top peer. Baroness Ruth Deech, who once held the highest office for dealing with student complaints, said the situation stems from institutions failing to curb a perceived hatred of Jews because vice chancellors are afraid of offending potential investors from the Gulf. As a result, the peer said Jewish students are gradually getting a feeling universities such as Manchester, Exeter, SOAS and Southampton are places they should avoid, which could be perceived as anti-Semitic. …
  • UW Funding in Jeopardy Over 'The Problem of Whiteness' Course

    12/22/2016 9:51:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 09:35 PM | Cathy Burke
    GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin are reportedly threatening to block additional state funding unless a new course at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, called “The Problem of Whiteness” is canceled. State Rep. Dave Murphy told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel he has told his staff to pore over university course offerings to make sure “they’re legit.” “We are adding to the polarization of the races in our state,” Murphy told the newspaper about the course. Murphy planned to push for more funding for the UW system in the next state budget, but said he would rethink that support if the university chose to...
  • Student reaction to Trump election in art project: ‘FULL COMMUNISM NOW!!’

    12/21/2016 7:01:21 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 42 replies
    The College Fix ^ | December 16, 2016 | Toni Airaksinen
    The student group behind Barnard College’s “trigger warning wall” is back with a new art exhibit that invites student to write their thoughts about the election on Post-it notes. The project, called “Reacting to the Election,” asks students to answer the questions “How are you?” “What do you need?” and “Where do we go from here?” on notes and post them on the wall. About 200 have been posted since the exhibit went up last month.
  • VIDEO: UVA students sign petition to ban Christmas

    12/19/2016 9:20:25 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | December 18, 2016 | Amber Athey and Cabot Phillips
    In this season’s most anticipated holiday spin-off, Campus Reform visits the University of Virginia dressed as “The Hipsters Who Stole Christmas.” With schools across the country outright banning even such innocuous Christmas decorations as evergreen trees and images of Santa because they could be interpreted as being “non-inclusive,” Campus Reform wanted to find out what students think of the idea.