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  • In survey, teachers report a postelection surge in bullying

    11/30/2016 9:43:24 AM PST · by qaz123 · 24 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 30Nov16 | Caitlin Dickson
    High school students march in opposition to Donald Trump’s election victory in San Francisco. (Photo: Eric Risberg/AP) The day after the presidential election, high schoolers in Illinois reportedly yelled things like “terrorist” and “pack your bags” at their immigrant classmates on the school bus, while a Jewish student at the same school was reportedly told, “We’ll burn you.”
  • Mushy-headed AU students prefer Castro over Trump

    11/30/2016 8:59:57 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/30/16 | Matthew
    Another student described the Stalin of the Caribbean — whose cabinet member Che Guevara wanted to nuke New York City — as a “remarkable leader” and said his dictatorship “made possibilities for the Cuban people nearly endless.” An informal survey of American University students in Washington, D.C. reveals that they prefer dead Cuban tyrant Fidel Castro over President-elect Donald Trump. As Amber Athey of Campus Reform reports, In order to gauge millennial feelings on the passing of the authoritarian Cuban leader, Campus Reform asked students at American University which political figure they viewed more favorably: Castro or Trump.
  • Colleges delay classes and exams, offer stress-healing therapies after Trump victory

    11/27/2016 6:55:20 PM PST · by Innovative · 27 replies
    RT.com ^ | Nov. 12, 2016 | not stated
    As Americans comes to terms with the election results, students seem to need extra time and care to cope with Donald Trump’s victory. Colleges across the US have canceled classes and exams, offered disaster counseling and dog and coloring book therapies. ' Since Wednesday, schools have been trying to help students recover from election day, which for some ended in a shocking outcome. Classes were canceled or postponed the morning after the elections at some colleges due to understanding that students had stayed up late to wait for the results. Some professors even decided that holding exams would be counterproductive...
  • The Snowflake Meltdown and the Forgotten Man

    11/26/2016 3:47:51 PM PST · by huckfillary · 20 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | November 26, 2016 | Artful Dilettante
    The Democrats have a lot of fence-mending to do with a once-key constituency of their political coalition---the Forgotten Man---blue-collar voters who get up and go to work every day, obey the law, pay their taxes, and don't think responsibility is a four-letter word. The Forgotten Man has consistently been given the backhand by the party whose elites cynically and mockingly refer to them as "flyover country." It is The Forgotten Man who just handed the keys to the White House to a political neophyte who gave voice to their frustrations and connected with them as no one has since Franklin...
  • State of Michigan tells Detroit students 'Literacy is not a right'

    11/22/2016 9:15:30 AM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Fox 2 Detroit ^ | 11/21/16 | M. L. Elrick
    Attorneys for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder are asking a judge to toss out a lawsuit against the state of Michigan filed by students in the Detroit school system and claim that literacy is not a legal right in the state of Michigan. Seven children filed the lawsuit in September, saying decades of state disinvestment and deliberate indifference to Detroit's schools have denied them access to literacy. The plaintiffs say the schools have deplorable building conditions, lack of books, classrooms without teachers, insufficient desks, buildings plagued by vermin, unsafe facilities and extreme temperatures.
  • Mumps outbreak spreading at University of Missouri amid national surge (trunc)

    11/18/2016 5:42:44 AM PST · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 29 replies
    dailymail ^ | 11/17/16 | AP & Mia DeGraaf
    Escalating numbers of mumps infections being reported nationwide There are now 31 cases at University of Missouri, 27 more being tested Last week, State University of New York reported outbreak from swimteam Numerous Arkansas towns reported 427 mumps infections this summer Harvard University also battling an outbreak Mumps is an infection of the salivary gland, preventable by MMR vaccine The highly infectious virus is spread by saliva on cups, cutlery, plates Many do not experience symptoms but mumps can be devastating (copywrite restriction pervents further information; more information avaiable at source website)
  • 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...
  • VIDEO: Michigan middle school students chant "BUILD A WALL"

    11/11/2016 4:20:35 PM PST · by doug from upland · 11 replies
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  • “This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University!”

    11/11/2016 10:09:55 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 17 replies
    US Chronicle ^ | 11/11/16 | US Chronicle
    The President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University gave a lecture to students they’ll never forget. Recently a student complained about a sermon that made him feel guilty and blamed the school for making students feel uncomfortable. This is not uncommon. Many universities now are so afraid of offending even one student, that political correctness has run amuck. However, this University is based on religion and so one would expect that discipline, good character and personal accountability would be a big part of the curriculum.
  • Students march on SF’s Market Street to protest Trump election

    11/10/2016 11:56:00 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 30 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 10, 2016 | Sarah Ravani
    Hundreds of students from at least ten San Francisco public schools walked out of classes Thursday morning and clogged Market Street to protest the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States.
  • Minnesota students pick Trump in first statewide mock election

    11/01/2016 12:39:07 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 52 replies
    Minnesota high schoolers have spoken, and they’re choosing Donald Trump. Trump clinched a narrow win over Hillary Clinton in the first round of results in the inaugural statewide mock election for high school students, run by Secretary of State Steve Simon’s office. About 77,000 students from 213 high schools filled out ballots for U.S. President.
  • This Town’s EMT Services Are Run Entirely by High School Students

    10/26/2016 5:19:31 PM PDT · by GrootheWanderer · 38 replies
    Babble ^ | Oct. 25, 2016 | Samantha Wood
    Darien, Connecticut is a quaint little town that you could easily drive past on I-95 without noticing. And while it seems like a quiet place where nothing notable happens … every siren that goes off in the middle of the night disturbing the peaceful, tree-lined streets tells a different story. Every first responder in the town’s three fire departments and emergency medical services is a volunteer. All medical emergencies, from a fiery motor vehicle rollover on I-95 to a woman going into labor at home, brings the Post 53 ambulances wailing down the streets. And the EMTs who will treat...
  • More than 500 students protest Boston Latin dress code

    10/24/2016 7:36:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    WHDH (Boston) ^ | October 24, 2016
    A new dress code at Boston Latin School has sparked outrage by students. More than 500 students have signed an online petition protesting the school’s new dress code, which bans several things such as spaghetti straps and “gang-related clothing or colors.” Students say the policy discriminates against female students and minorities.
  • College Students Say 'Drunkorexia' Is More Than a Buzzword

    10/11/2016 12:52:16 PM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 11, 2016 | Rich McHugh and Ronan Farrow
    A growing number of college are banning hard liquor on campus in a move to curb extreme drinking — but students are still getting their party on, and some are adding an extra element of risk to their binges. A group of young people from the Chicago area spoke to NBC News, for TODAY's Campus Undercovered series, about the phenomenon dubbed "drunkorexia." "If I knew that I was going to be drinking at night, then I would not eat beforehand because of the calories," one student named Alyson said.
  • US school students of color: We want teachers who look like us

    10/09/2016 12:25:23 PM PDT · by BBell · 82 replies
    American school kids prefer teachers of color, a new study shows. As the demographic make-up of US students has tipped toward a minority-majority, much has been made of the contrast seen in the nation's predominantly white body of teachers. For the first time, educators now have a glimpse of what that racial imbalance might mean to middle and high school students, thanks to new analysis conducted by researchers at New York University. Using survey data compiled by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the researchers canvassed the thoughts of more than 50,000 students about 1,680 teachers. The survey data included...
  • Oregon school thinks students need a 'white privilege survey'

    10/04/2016 12:14:56 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/04/16 | Herman Cain
    No. I've experienced first-hand how racial tension is conquered. Here's how you really do it. So I see that a high school in Oregon thinks it’s a good idea to make students take a survey about “white privilege.” It asks them if they would agree to statements like “I can be in the company of people of my race most of the time,” or, “If I should need to move, I can be pretty sure of hassle-free renting or purchasing in an area in which I would want to live.” These are designed to make white students believe they are...
  • Teaching students hold police chief hostage, demand release of fellow students

    09/29/2016 9:58:24 AM PDT · by tekrat · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/29/2016
    Teaching students in western Mexico's Michoacán state are holding a police chief hostage, demanding the release of arrested fellow students, authorities said Wednesday. On Tuesday afternoon, in the indigenous village of Carapan, teaching students took Chilchota municipality police chief Alfredo Lucio Rios Chávez hostage after he approached them as they were setting fire to three vehicles - a passenger bus, a tractor trailer and a pickup truck - and having a confrontation with security forces. Rios approached the angry students to "try to calm the kids down and they grabbed him as a hostage and took him away," Chilchota Mayor...
  • Mob of Yale students encircling professor and angrily demanding an apology over Halloween costumes

    09/16/2016 8:41:34 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 91 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 September 2016 | By Dailymail.com Reporter
    New videos have surfaced of a Yale professor being protested and yelled at by students for sending an email telling them to ignore people dressed in offensive or racist Halloween costumes. The fallout of the email saw Nicholas Christakis, the master of Silliman College at Yale, and his wife Erika, a faculty member, resign from their positions at the university. The new videos, which appeared on The Federalist, give a greater insight into what the students were demanding from Christakis, and his defense that cultural appropriation on Halloween is permissible. Many students in the mob of almost 100 can be...
  • 'Adulting' Program Teaches College Students Coping Skills

    09/04/2016 6:46:51 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 43 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 4, 2016 | Susan Donaldson James
    A skyrocketing number of students are seeking crisis counseling at Eastern Carolina University, prompting the school to make sure it educates pupils not just on academics but also on how to cope with life's challenges. ECU reported a 16 percent increase in student counseling appointments in the past two years. Those involving a crisis were up 52 percent, according to a July report that shocked officials on the Greenville, North Carolina, campus. "It wasn't just the numbers, it was the intensity and severity," said ECU Director of Counseling Valerie Kisler-van Reede. "It felt like something very different was going on...
  • 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...
  • University of Chicago's warning to students following disruption by protesters

    08/25/2016 6:00:12 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 23 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 25 August 2016 | Patrick Lion For Mailonline
    Students at the University of Chicago have been warned not to expect safe spaces or trigger warnings in the wake of several disrupted events at the institution at the hands of protesters. University officials are said to have told first-year students starting in the fall of its commitment to freedom of expression, saying it wanted civility and mutual respect but that it would still seek out ideas or opinions that were unpopular. The move comes after three high-profile incidents this year in which speakers invited to the university were interrupted or shut down and amid a trend of increasing political...
  • Socially-engineering gives every student a passing grade

    07/09/2016 12:31:53 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/09/16 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Failing Is not an Option, but No-Zero Grading Is As if adding Common Core to the nation’s standardized education system was not damaging enough to our dumbed down indoctrination system, progressive academics are now pushing to eliminate a failing grade. Washington Post wrote that, in Maryland, “Prince George’s County is weighing in changes that would soften its stance towards late work and bar teachers from giving students zeroes for assignments.” l
  • Interns Fired for Petitioning for a More Casual Dress Code

    07/06/2016 8:19:15 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 47 replies
    Ask Manager ^ | July 6, 2016 | Alison Green
    The piece below was originally published at the advice column I run, Ask a Manager. After it was printed there, it went viral and turned into fodder for barbs about how young people today are overly coddled, immature, and entitled. Some commenters blamed college campuses for teaching students that anything they don't like can be solved with a petition for change--as if this generation was the first to have discovered protesting, and as if agitating for change is inherently a bad thing. My belief, as the advice columnist who answered the original letter, is that this isn't about "young people...
  • Angry Yale students petition to 'decolonize' the school's English department

    06/15/2016 6:42:07 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15 June 2016 | Anneta Konstantinides For Dailymail.com
    Yale University has found itself embroiled in controversy once again this year after English students complained that courses in the department were 'hostile' to students of color. Under the most fire is the Major English Poets course, a prerequisite for undergraduates in the major to study the works of at least seven major poets, all of whom are white men. An anonymous petition has demanded the department not only change the English 125/126 course, which has existed since 1920, but abolish it entirely. It also asks that the major's pre-1800/1900 requirements be changed to include literature relating to 'gender, race...
  • Trump promotes positive Trump University success stories

    06/01/2016 4:12:18 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 15 replies
    politico ^ | June 1, 2016 | By Nick Gass
    Donald Trump is turning to testimonials from former customers of his for-profit Trump University on Wednesday, as the presumptive Republican nominee faces renewed political scrutiny and ongoing litigation in separate cases.
  • Portland State Students Stage “Die-In” Because Cops Carry Guns

    05/19/2016 8:55:58 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    thefederalistpaper ^ | Robert Gehl
    This week, students at Portland State University decided to take a break from whatever studies they have and make fools of themselves. They staged a “die-in” to protest the fact that police carry guns. That’s right. They want officers unarmed. “So, I do believe I have mentioned the die-in before—what that entails is a lot of us who are abused so to say…we’re going to be laying down in the street outside so [the president] can see us so he knows what the Board of Trustees does to us, which is it kills us,” one protester explained. The video...
  • Program offers college scholarships to immigrant students

    05/11/2016 5:07:08 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 18 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/11/16
    Delaware State University is joining with a national scholarship program to increase college opportunities for immigrant students living in the United States without permanent legal status. Gov. Jack Markell joined school officials and former Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham on Tuesday to announce the historically black school's partnership with TheDream.US, a privately funded scholarship program co-founded by Graham. TheDream.US is also partnering with Eastern Connecticut University to offer Opportunity Scholarships for students who face barriers to higher education in 16 states. "In four states, they are banned from some or all state colleges," Graham said. "Even if they...
  • Scripps: The Most Racist College in America

    05/09/2016 8:37:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/09/16 | Matthew Vadum
    Students urged to feel good about hating white people White people are worthy of hatred and no one should feel bad for hating them, incoming freshmen are told at the all-female, ultra-politically correct Scripps College in southern California, making it probably the worst and most racist undergraduate school in the United States. “Anger is a legitimate response to oppression, as is sadness, fear, frustration, exhaustion, and a general distaste or hatred of white people,” write the student authors of the Unofficial Scripps College Survival Guide. The 217-page exercise in PC brainwashing is supposed to help new students adjust to Scripps...
  • You've Gotta Love Millennials - Humor

    05/01/2016 11:07:37 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/30/2016 | Micah Tyler
    This video was a parody that opened a talk at the Church Leaders Conference encouraging people to see past the stereotypes and recognizing the unique potential that millennials have!
  • Federal agents implicated in disappearance of Mexican students

    04/30/2016 6:02:16 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 5 replies
    dw.com ^ | 4/15/16
    Mexico's national human rights commission has said two federal police officers participated in the disappearance of 43 students in 2014. It's the first time national agents have been implicated in the case. The commission announced Thursday it had found an eyewitness who alleges federal officers were present at the scene of the abduction in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state. Jose Larrieta Carrasco, the commission member investigating the case, said the new evidence suggested the officers did nothing to stop local police from taking the youths away. The 43 student teachers disappeared in the city of Iguala on September 26, 2014. Investigators...
  • Students demand UW raise sports ticket prices to fund diversity efforts

    04/27/2016 3:49:43 PM PDT · by detective · 58 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Apr 26, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    University of Wisconsin Madison students demanded more funding for diversity initiatives at an open forum Monday night, even though the administration has already succumbed to many of their previous demands. One student at the forum, according to the Wisconsin State Journal, suggested that the university raise ticket prices for athletic events in order to help fund opportunities for disadvantaged students.
  • College students eat baby cookies to celebrate abortion

    04/21/2016 12:11:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | April 21, 2016 | Adam Peters
    “Nobody is pro-abortion.” You hear that line from abortion advocates a lot, and it makes sense. After all, abortion is always a serious, somber decision that is never taken lightly… …or it’s something to laugh about at a bake sale. That image was on pro-life activist Matt Walsh’s Facebook page recently. He explained… A reader named Carly posted this picture to my page yesterday. This is a pro-abortion display put together by the campus atheist club last week at the University of North Georgia. Yes, those are cookies in the shape of babies. Carly tells me the pro-abortion folks were...
  • Harvard Students Hurl Anti-Semitic Slurs at Liberal Israeli MK “A question about the odor of

    04/20/2016 12:40:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/20/16 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Just when you think once-prestigious Harvard could fall further from grace, Harvard students hurled anti-Semitic epithets at Israel's former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni during her recent talk at the University. Last Thursday, Harvard Law School hosted a panel discussion with guest speakers Dennis Ross and former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni. During a question and answer session a president of a student organization mocked the Israeli leader, asking her, “How is it that you are so smelly?” When his question drew stunned silence, he clarified his "question." “A question about the odor of Ms. Tzipi Livni, she’s very smelly, and I...
  • College Students Do Not Get Their Money’s Worth

    04/19/2016 4:24:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Phyllis Schlafly
    When I worked my way through college in the 1940s, tuition was $200 to $250 a year. My children’s tuition was $2,000 to $2,500 a year, and my grandchildren’s college education each cost $20,000 to $40,000 a year for tuition alone. College is so expensive that only about half of today’s college graduates think their degree was worth the cost, according to a survey by Gallup-Purdue. The more debt the student incurs, the more likely he is to doubt that he received his money’s worth. The total amount of student debt in the United States is a staggering $1.2 trillion,...
  • Florida man arrested in triple shooting that killed 2 Southern students at apartments near LSU

    04/10/2016 7:39:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) ^ | April 10, 2016 | Bryn Stole
    UPDATE, 9:15 p.m. April 10: Baton Rouge Police arrested a 22-year-old Florida man for his alleged role in a shootout at a party that left two Southern University students dead and wounded another man. Ernest Bernard Felton, of 3865 Day Ave., Miami, Fla., was arrested by Baton Rouge Police Sunday evening and booked into Parish Prison on counts of attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
  • Students ‘Afraid’ After Pro-Trump Chalk Messages Appear on Campuses Across America

    04/02/2016 1:05:20 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 02, 2016 | by ALLUM BOKHARI
    The trend began at Atlanta’s Emory University on March 21st, where a message entitled “TRUMP 2016” appeared in chalk on a campus sidewalk. Student immediately began protesting, telling campus officials that the pro-Trump messages made them feel “afraid” and “in pain.” Pro-Trump messages also appeared at the University of Michigan, in addition to a giant “STOP ISLAM” slogan scrawled in pink chalk. (This was presumably a reference to the #StopIslam hashtag which emerged on Twitter in the wake of the recent Brussels terror attacks). The most recent incident occurred at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Chalk messages included “Trump...
  • Q&A: Chicago teachers to strike over contract, budget

    03/31/2016 2:42:07 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 3/31/2016 | SARA BURNETT
    CHICAGO — Thousands of Chicago teachers plan to walk off the job for one day on Friday, shutting down schools in the nation's third-largest district in what could be an early glimpse of a more prolonged strike still to come. Some 27,000 Chicago Teachers Union members have been working without a contract since June. They've overwhelmingly authorized an open-ended strike like the one that closed schools for more than a week in 2012, though that would still be weeks away. The union and its allies say Friday's action is an attempt to draw attention to their fight for a new...
  • FBI Orders High School Teachers To Report Anti-Government Students

    03/10/2016 8:07:05 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 62 replies
    Your News Wire ^ | Mar 5 2016 | Sean Adl-Tabatabai
    The FBI have launched a new program forcing high schools across America to report students that display “anti-government” or rebellious behavior to authorities. The program is an attempt to prevent future terrorists from manifesting, in the governments ongoing “war on terror”. The FBI are urging school teachers to report any “suspicious behavior” to authorities in their new guidelines entitled “Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools“. Sputniknews.com reports: “High school students are ideal targets for recruitment by violent extremists seeking support for their radical ideologies, foreign fighter networks, or conducting acts of violence within our borders,” the FBI guidelines read. Labeled “Preventing...
  • University Forces Students To Share Sexual History Before Registering For Classes

    01/12/2016 3:08:03 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 94 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1-12-16 | The Federalist Staff
    The University of Southern California (USC) is forcing students to complete an online training course and fill out a questionnaire detailing their sexual history before they can register for classes. USC sent out a campus-wide email explaining that the course was "mandatory, and you must complete it by February 9, 2016. If you do not complete the training by this date you will receive a registration hold until the training is complete," according to Campus Reform’s Anthony Gockowski. Some of the questions are: 1) What percentage of your peers do you think has sex (including oral) at least once a...
  • Dershowitz: "I Need Armed Guards To Protect Me From Liberals" When I Give Pro-Israel Speeches

    01/12/2016 11:25:21 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    Real Clear Politics. ^ | January 12, 2016
    Harvard professor and legal eagle Alan Dershowitz talks about political correctness and 'safe spaces' on college campuses. Dershowitz tells college students to "stay home" if they want a safe space. ... they don't want to hear opposing points of view. They know everything they need to know about race, about gender, about rape, about you name it, climate control. They don't want to hear opposing points of view... ... We have to distinguish between safe spaces for ideas, where there should be none, and physically safe places where you're not intimidated or you're not threatened. And christian speakers, pro-Israel speakers,...
  • Alex P. B. Chalgren: I am now the South Carolina Director for Students for Trump

    01/09/2016 8:47:37 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 19 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/9/2016 | Alex P. B. Chalgren
    Alex P. B. Chalgren: I am now the South Carolina Director for Students for Trump.
  • Remy: Students United (Tuition Protest Song)

    12/22/2015 7:20:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/22/15 | Reason TV
    Collegians everywhere are asking tough questions: Why is our tuition so high? Where are our jobs? Can't you see your words hurt me, you dumb piece of sh*t? Approximately 2 minutes. Written and performed by Remy. Video and graphics by Austin Bragg. Music tracks by Ben Karlstrom. Go to https://reason.com/reasontv/2015/12/2... for downloadable versions and subscribe to ReasonTV's YouTube Channel to receive notifications when new material goes live. LYRICS: We're the students united and nothing can tamp us! we're taking our message to all parts of campus! The administration's who we're trying to find we want to know why our tuition's...
  • Miami Jackson High student struck 7 times in shooting

    12/19/2015 9:06:17 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    WSVN ^ | December 19, 2015
    MIAMI (WSVN) -- Gunfire erupted in a Miami neighborhood, Saturday afternoon, sending a teenage boy to the hospital with seven gunshot wounds, the latest in a string of shootings involving local students. Miami Police said 30 to 40 rounds were fired at 16-year-old Jamal Pieze in the area of Northwest 39th Street and 17th Avenue in Miami, at around 2:45 p.m. Investigators said the victim was walking down the street when the shots rang out. "Suddenly, two other black males approached and started shooting at him," said Miami Police Officer Rene Pimentel. "The victim ran."
  • Students at Pennsylvania college demand building - be renamed because of racial overtones

    12/10/2015 1:10:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/08/15
    Students at Pennsylvania college demand building called 'Lynch Memorial Hall' be renamed because of racial overtones Students at a small Pennsylvania college are demanding that administrators rename a building called 'Lynch Memorial Hall' because of the racial overtones of the word 'lynch.' The building is named after Clyde A. Lynch, who was president of Lebanon Valley College from 1932 until his death in 1950. Students want school officials to either rename the building entirely or add Lynch's first name and middle initial, saying the word recalls the public executions of black men by white mobs in the late 1800s and...
  • Squandered Resources on College Education

    12/09/2015 5:01:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 9, 2015 | Walter E. Williams
    Most college students do not belong in college. I am not by myself in this assessment. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson said, "It's time to drop the college-for-all crusade," adding that "the college-for-all crusade has outlived its usefulness." Richard Vedder, professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University, reports that "the U.S. Labor Department says the majority of new American jobs over the next decade do not need a college degree. We have a six-digit number of college-educated janitors in the U.S." Vedder adds that there are "one-third of a million waiters and waitresses with college degrees." More than one-third of...
  • U. of Missouri “Day Care” students learn what a real college is

    12/03/2015 10:16:20 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/3/15 | Doug Book
    Just for fun, imagine a gang of disgruntled whites stopping and surrounding let’s say, Jesse Jackson’s car in the middle of a parade route, insisting he address their every complaint about “justice,” while demanding he respond satisfactorily to every question/accusation put to him. Then imagine the media siding with the “protesters,” because reporters could find no reason to criticize a group whose unlawful actions were prompted by racism. Well this is exactly what happened on the University of Missouri campus a few weeks ago, except it was University President Tim Wolfe’s car that was surrounded and stopped during the school’s...
  • ‘This Is Not a Day Care’: Read College President’s Scathing Open Letter...

    11/30/2015 5:00:50 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/28/2015 | Dave Urbanski
    In the face of college students far and wide complaining about emotional “triggers” they see and hear, annexing “safe spaces” where opposing views can’t hurt their feelings and even threatening free speech, Everett Piper is seemingly fed up with it all. The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University began his recent open letter to students with a story it appears he could hardly believe himself. “This past week, I actually had a student come forward after a university chapel service and complain because he felt ‘victimized’ by a sermon on the topic of 1 Corinthians 13,” Piper explained in his letter...
  • Time to bring back the draft

    11/28/2015 1:18:55 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 78 replies
    [Snip]...I think it might be time to bring back the draft. We have become a society of ungrateful, horrid little greedy, grabby whiners. Everybody wants something for nothing. And it is most evident on our college campuses. College students today are thin-skinned, navel-gazing crybabies so desperate to be victims they create elaborate hoaxes and whine over “micro-aggressions” while they scamper to their safe spaces. But it’s nothing that six weeks with a drill sergeant screaming in your face couldn’t fix.
  • Rebels without a Cause - The Ungrateful Generation

    11/26/2015 3:31:56 PM PST · by pboyington · 19 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | November 26, 2015 | Ray Starmann
    In the last two weeks, the news has been inundated with stories concerning the Paris attacks, the manhunts in Belgium and France, the subsequent ISIS threats to US and NATO and Russian interests across the globe and the seemingly infinite bad news from the Middle East. The story of campus protests across this country, which had been in the forefront of media coverage, has taken a back stage to much more important things. Nevertheless, the story is still there and the question of why college students are protesting at all, is mystifying. It is important to examine this on Thanksgiving,...
  • Students interrupt race meeting at UNC with lengthy demands ('...Response to Anti-blackness')

    11/20/2015 3:14:56 PM PST · by Libloather · 26 replies
    ABC 11 ^ | 11/19/15 | Angelica Alvarez
    CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) - A UNC town hall meeting on race relations on college campuses was disrupted Thursday evening by a group of students who took over the event and read off a lengthy list of 50 demands. The list of demands titled "A collective Response to Anti-blackness" labels UNC Chapel Hill as an "unethical institution" which exploits labor, runs an "athletic industrial complex", and treats people of color as "less than essential to the everyday running of UNC." The demands rang from the removal of the new system president, mandatory training for students and staff on the "historical racial...