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  • AT LAST! Mizzou Has Officially Fired Both Employees Who Bullied Students During Mob Protests

    07/26/2017 11:25:47 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/25/17 | Eric Owens
    Officials at the University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia have finally rid themselves of the administrator and the professor who physically and verbally attacked student journalists during the eruption of Black Lives Matter protests that rocked the school’s campus in November 2015. The firing of both taxpayer-funded employees — mass communication professor Melissa Click and senior associate director for Greek life Janna Basler — took 20 months. Basler, the Greek life director, shoved up against a lone student photographer Tim Tai as he attempted to capture images for a local newspaper. Scuttlebutt about Basler’s employment status began earlier this...
  • Professor Launches Black Lives Matter Youth Activist Camp

    05/31/2017 8:07:14 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 11 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 5/31/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    Cal State Los Angeles Pan-African studies Professor Anthony Ratcliff is one of the leading Black Lives Matter activists in Southern California. Hes a proponent of black resistance and political violence and regularly cites the studies of Frantz Fanon, a political radical and Marxist whose book The Wretched of the Earth focused on the necessary role Fanon thought violence must play in decolonization struggles.
  • MO School of Journalism Prof: NRA More Dangerous Than Islamic State

    04/21/2017 7:41:15 AM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 20, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Missouri School of Journalism professor emeritus George Kennedy suggests the National Rifle Association (NRA) is more dangerous than Islamic State. . . . Kennedy then claims the number of Americans killed by ISIS jihadists since 9/11 is nine. That is not a typo, he actually links to a Euronews source and claims only nine Americans have been killed by ISIS jihadists since the terror attacks on NYC in 2001.
  • White House refuses to OK rescue of American University professors kidnapped by Taliban

    09/10/2016 8:18:56 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 16 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | September 10, 2016 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Once again U.S. special operations forces attempted to rescue two American University professors kidnapped in Kabul last month. The Mission was unsuccessful because the White House withheld its approval despite Intelligence reports pinpointing the location at which the hostages were being held. The Two professors one American, the other Australian were kidnapped during the Taliban attack on the American University. Disguised as police, the attackers killed twelve people and likely kidnaped the educators for ransom. After the release of Bergdahl and the ransom payment to Iran, the Taliban or the Haqqani network seized on the opportunity to grab a...
  • Genocidal professor to students: Make it impossible for conservative to speak on campus

    03/29/2017 6:52:48 AM PDT · by kevcol · 17 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | March 29, 2017 | Pardes Seleh
    Ciccariello is infamous for his racist (and off-the-wall) remarks against white people, none of which seemed to warrant suspension from Drexel thus far. Last December, he said all I want for Christmas is white genocide. When he was confronted about it, he brushed it off as a joke and deflected, white isnt even a race. He seems to have forgotten that back in 2015, he said he wanted to abolish the white race because all white Americans secretly wish they can kill black people.
  • Californias past megafloods and the coming ARkStorm

    02/25/2017 7:47:01 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 54 replies
    Watts up with Thar? ^ | / 1 week ago February 17, 2017 | Guest Blogger
    Guest Essay By Larry Kummer. Posted at the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: To boost our fear, activists and journalists report the weather with amnesia about the past. Ten year records become astonishing events; weather catastrophes of 50 or 100 years ago are forgotten. It makes for good clickbait but cripples our ability to prepare for the inevitable. Californias history of floods and droughts gives a fine example if we listen to the US Geological Surveys reminder of past megafloods, and their warning of the coming ARkStorm. A 43-day storm that began in December 1861 put central and southern...
  • Proposed Bill Would Base University Hiring on Balance of Professors Political Ideology (Iowa)

    02/22/2017 1:18:51 AM PST · by kevcol · 11 replies
    WHOTV ^ | February 21, 2017 | Staff
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Senate Democrats are speaking out after a bill was recently introduced that would drastically change how state professors are hired. Republican Senator Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa's proposed bill would freeze professor hiring at state universities until the faculty is balanced in terms of political ideology. This means, for example, a professor registered as a Democrat would not be hired unless the amount of Democrat and Republican faculty members at the school is within 10% of each other.
  • College Professors Organize National Teach-In to Challenge Trumpism'

    01/16/2017 2:10:39 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/17 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Some 25 colleges and universities many of them public have answered a call by professors at UCLA to use their regular class time to teach, organize, and resist what they view as the discriminatory political agenda of President-elect Donald Trump. Slated for Wednesday, January 18, the teach-in, dubbed #J18, is taking place between the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and Trumps inauguration. The events planners say: Let it be known that on #J18 and beyond, universities, colleges, and high schools refused to bear silent witness to the politics of hate and fear; that in these times, these places...
  • Public University Professors Demand Sanctuary Campus to Shield Illegal Aliens

    12/09/2016 1:54:16 PM PST · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 9, 2016
    Comparing immigration enforcement to fugitive slave laws, professors at a taxpayer-funded university in south Florida are demanding that the school protect illegal aliens by creating a sanctuary campus. Students at colleges around the nation have made similar requests to protect undocumented classmates after president-elect Donald Trump vowed to increase deportations and reverse an Obama administration measure that shields those brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But the Florida professors are blazing the trail as the first faculty members to officially call for campus-wide sanctuary in the aftermath of the presidential election. They work at Florida International University (FIU), a...
  • Professors call Founding Fathers terrorists, founding ideals a fabrication

    11/20/2016 2:43:59 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 77 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 11-16-16 | William Nardi - Roger Williams University
    A humanities course currently taught at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs teaches that the Founding Fathers were hypocrites, terrorists and money-hungry barons who used hyperbole and fear to rile up the colonists to revolt against England. The Resistance and Revolution class is co-taught by history lecturer Jared Benson and sociology instructor Nicholas Lee, who also suggest that it was Mikhail Gorbachev not Ronald Reagan who brought down the collapse of the Soviet Union, and that wealthy CEOs deserve to be in a moral prison, among many other assertions. Calling the Founding Fathers terrorists, Benson and Lee voice...
  • UC Irvine Professors...Prepare Students For "Life Under An Avowed White Supremacist President"

    11/17/2016 6:57:57 PM PST · by blam · 37 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11-17-2016 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler DurdenNovember 17, 2016 For over a week now we have all sat grinding our teeth as we read story after story of our precious, millennial, snowflake children melting down at universities around the country over Trump's victory. Some took to the street to protest and destroy private property while others were just so distraught that they convinced professors to postpone tests or simply cancel classes altogether so they could stay in bed all day. Well, some professors at the University of California Irvine have decided to be a bit more proactive in addressing the psychological needs of their distressed...
  • Sources: US forces mounted unsuccessful mission to rescue kidnapped American U. in Afghanistan profs

    09/08/2016 12:02:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 8, 2016 | Lucas Tomlison
    EXCLUSIVE: U.S. special operations forces mounted an unsuccessful mission to rescue two American University of Afghanistan professors kidnapped in Kabul last month -- after an earlier mission was aborted when the White House withheld its approval -- defense officials with knowledge of the incident told Fox News. Fox News is told the operation, which took place a few days after their Aug. 7 kidnapping, killed seven enemy fighters. But when the firefight ended, there was no sign of the hostages. One of the hostages is American; the other is Australian. It was not the first attempt by the U.S. military...
  • Professors tell students: Drop class if you dispute man-made climate change ( Colorado )

    08/31/2016 6:00:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 87 replies
    The College Fix ^ | August 31, 2016 | Kate Hardiman
    We will not, at any time, debate the science of climate change Three professors co-teaching an online course called Medical Humanities in the Digital Age at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs recently told their students via email that man-made climate change is not open for debate, and those who think otherwise have no place in their course. The point of departure for this course is based on the scientific premise that human induced climate change is valid and occurring. We will not, at any time, debate the science of climate change, nor will the other side of the climate change...
  • Two professors kidnapped in Kabul: report

    08/07/2016 2:25:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 7, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Two professors, one of them an American citizen, were reportedly abducted at gun point near the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul this weekend, ABC News reported. The other man was Australian, according to ABC. Men wearing National Security forces uniforms reportedly kidnapped the men at about 8:30 p.m. Kabul time, according to the Voice of America. The Kabul police have begun an investigation into the incident. A U.S. State Department official said the department is "aware of reports of a U.S. citizen kidnapped in Kabul." "Due to privacy considerations, we have no information to offer," an official told Voices...
  • The True Story of a Conservative Refugee

    05/26/2016 6:54:41 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 26 May, 2016 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Trigger Warning: This is a 100% true story. No names have been changed to protect anyone. You may be disturbed. But I will not lie to you. On April 23, 2016, I declared my independence. The towers of the university where I work reflected the orange glare of L.A.'s sunset. It was Saturday, but I'd driven all the way to campus to do something, I realized, I should have done eight years ago. The office was empty, as one would expect. The security cameras probably captured becoming footage of my lone figure walking down the seventh floor hallway and throwing...
  • College Cancels Debate Between Conservative And Liberal because Conservative was participating

    04/16/2016 7:58:20 AM PDT · by kevcol · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 16, 2016 | Eric Owens
    At the last minute, officials at the State University of New York at New Paltz curtly canceled a planned campus debate between a notable left-wing media critic and a notable right-wing media critic because the right-wing media critic has right-wing views. . . . School officials had blasted out emails promoting the event as late as March 28. Then, on the afternoon of March 30, SUNY New Paltz student activities director Mike Patterson declared that the debate would not occur. "The intended purpose for our community would likely not be achieved," Patterson explained, according to The New Paltz Oracle, the...
  • Professor: Not Being a Red-Head Now a "Privilege"

    10/06/2015 8:31:58 AM PDT · by rightistight · 57 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 10/6/15 | Aurelius
    According to Professor Andrew Pegoda, not being a red-head is now a "privilege." Pegoda teaches at both the University of Houston-Clear Lake and at Alvin Community College. In an article titled "What Acknowledging Privilege Means To Me (and You), or Privilege Explained in 187 Words," Pegoda outlines what it means to acknowledge his "White (and cis-Male) Privilege." Pegoda writes that privilege means "that my accomplishmentsor perhaps more accurately, my access and opportunities to have said accomplishmentsare due in part (and probably a greater part than even I am able to or even comfortable articulating) to deeply-ingrained, institutional forces fully beyond...
  • UW Professor under fire for tweeting at incoming freshmen

    07/16/2015 1:58:31 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 32 replies
    The Milwaukee Journal ^ | 7-16-15 | Karen Herzog
    An outspoken University of Wisconsin-Madison professor is under fire for finding future Badgers on Twitter and allegedly harassing them as well as for comparing Scott Walker to Adolf Hitler. Sara Goldrick-Rab is a professor of educational policy studies and sociology with a national profile in both her field of research and the ongoing debate over faculty tenure in Wisconsin public universities. ~snip~ Goldrick-Rab acknowledges that she searched Twitter for individuals who identified themselves as future Badgers. The prolific Twitter-user says she wanted to inform them of changes to faculty tenure and shared governance that were about to become part...
  • Courts Find Academics Unexceptional

    05/27/2015 10:43:30 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 21 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 26, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    They may be the big men and women on campus but off campus they are just men and women. The claim of legal status depends on the prior claim that academics are special, even exceptional, and, because exceptional, exempt from the rules and regulations that apply to others, Stanley Fish writes in his book, Visions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism To Revolution, published last year. This thesisI call it academic exceptionalismhas been put forward in the courts, but, more often than not, it has been rejected. Fish is a professor of law at Florida International University. The logic of execeptionalism...
  • Professors: US flag symbolizes racism, should not be displayed on campus

    03/11/2015 1:39:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    A group of university professors has signed a letter showing their solidarity with students who tried to ban the American flag at the University of California, Irvine because they said Old Glory contributes to racism. U.S. nationalism often contributes to racism and xenophobia, and that the paraphernalia of nationalism is in fact often used to intimidate, read a letter obtained by the website Campus Reform. Hundreds across the nation have signed the letter including some U.C. Irvine professors, Campus Reform reported. "We admire the courage of the resolution's supporters amid this environment of political immaturity and threat, and...