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  • My New Victim Centered Tuition Proposal

    07/07/2017 5:35:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 7, 2017 | Mike Adams
    Dear UNC President Spellings:For years, my opposition to UNC diversity initiatives has been a source of controversy across our seventeen-campus system. Many have assumed that my opposition has been a function of personal prejudice or insensitivity to the needs of various “disenfranchised” groups. In reality, it is a function of my belief that people should be judged according to individual character traits, not group stereotypes. However, despite years of opposition to UNC’s victim centered diversity movement, it appears that my side has lost. Accordingly, I write to you today with an offer to join the war against white privilege and...
  • UNC's women's and gender studies department waves in 40-year anniversary

    04/20/2017 8:01:30 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 7 replies
    Daily Tarheel ^ | April 10, 2017 | Alexis Bell
    Male professors teaching male students from textbooks written by men — this is largely what UNC looked like for over 150 years, before the establishment of what is now the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. This year marks the department’s 40th anniversary. Silvia Tomášková, the department chairperson, said when the program began in 1977, it yielded immediate results. “That very first year they had 50 undergraduates, so that was rather impressive considering this was the 1970s," Tomášková said. "Even today, 50 would be seen as an impressive class size.”
  • UNC ‘Bias Response Team’ Shut After Heat Street Report

    09/09/2016 11:21:36 AM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies
    http://heatst.com ^ | 9/8/16 | Louise Mensch
    Our core mission here at Heat Street is to protect and defend free speech from social justice warriors who want to silence it. So I’m particularly proud to be able to report that, after a series of stories and FOIA requests by Heat Street political editor Jillian Melchior, the University of Northern Colorado has closed its ‘Bias Response Team’—for good. University President Kay Norton, in her ‘State of the Union’ college address, announced she was throwing in the towel: “We will no longer have a separate process for bias-related concerns,” Norton said in her prepared remarks.Jillian’s reports on the free-speech...
  • LGBT activists lose it over North Carolina university rule forcing men to use male bathrooms

    04/10/2016 11:41:08 AM PDT · by kevcol · 64 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 10, 2016 | John Binder
    A common sense bathroom guideline that men use men’s restrooms and women use women's restrooms has LGBT activists up in arms. The University of North Carolina (UNC) announced last week that it would comply with state law which requires students to use the correct biological bathroom, rather than choosing which bathroom best suits them, according to a report by the Daily Caller. UNC President Margaret Spellings confirmed in a memo to the university that the law would be followed on the college campus. This is what has caused backlash from the LGBT group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The organization...
  • University Of North Carolina Diversity Workshop Brands Beige Band-Aids As ‘White Privilege’

    04/01/2016 6:13:07 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/1/16 | Eric Owens
    A “cultural competency workshop” at the taxpayer-funded University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is assigning scores to students based on how much “white privilege” they allegedly have. The “cultural competency” workshop, which appears to be mandatory for certain students, requires participants to “examine white privilege and how it is more powerful than other types of benefits afforded by society” by completing surveys, reports Campus Reform. “I can choose blemish cover or bandages in ‘flesh’ color and have them more or less match the color of my skin,” one statement on the surveys says. Special: Melissa McCarthy Stuns Hollywood by...
  • The Faculty Backward Network

    02/16/2016 5:12:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2016 | Mike Adams
    Author's Note: The email referenced in this column was composed by Chris Moore of East Carolina University, Michael Behrent of Appalachian State University, Jason Sturdevant of North Carolina State University, and Altha Cravey of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Please feel free to email these public servants with your thoughts.Dear Faculty Forward Network (info@facultyforwardnetwork.org): I received your recent email on educational inclusiveness and diversity with great interest. I have written three books, spoken on 88 university campuses, and written approximately 1000 columns on the subject in the last 13 years. This was the first time I've ever...
  • Hell Freezes Over

    01/01/2016 5:04:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 1, 2016 | Mike Adams
    Some readers may have noticed that six months have passed since I wrote a column criticizing the whacky leftist administration at my university, UNC-Wilmington. I am happy to report the reason for the silence is that the wacky leftist administrators are now gone. In addition to that, on July 1st of this year our university got its first out of the closet conservative chancellor. You heard that right. UNC-Wilmington is now under the leadership of a conservative chancellor. And he makes no effort to hide it. Jose "Zito" Sartarelli is just the man we have been looking for. Unlike me,...
  • ALERT CAROLINA TIMELY WARNING: Unconfirmed report of armed person (UNC Chapel Hill)

    12/02/2015 6:14:05 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 13 replies
    Univ of North Carolina ^ | December 2 | Staff
    12/02/2015, 8:57 a.m. Unconfirmed report of armed person near ROTC Building / Venable Hall ALERT CAROLINA TIMELY WARNING: Unconfirmed report of armed person near ROTC Building / Venable Hall UNC Chapel Hill Police are investigating the report of an armed individual near the campus NROTC Building and Venable Hall. The report is unconfirmed at this time, but the campus is asked to shelter in place. Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website (alertcarolina.unc.edu) for any updates into this incident. UNC Police are asking anyone with information to call the UNC Police Department at 9-1-1 or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers...
  • Students interrupt race meeting at UNC with lengthy demands

    11/21/2015 10:28:12 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    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.
  • 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...
  • The model minority is losing patience

    10/07/2015 2:13:41 PM PDT · by MadIsh32 · 35 replies
    The Economist ^ | 10/07/2015
    MICHAEL WANG, a young Californian, came second in his class of 1,002 students; his ACT score was 36, the maximum possible; he sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration; he got third place in a national piano contest; he was in the top 150 of a national maths competition; he was in several national debating-competition finals. But when it came to his university application he faced a serious disappointment for the first time in his glittering career. He was rejected by six of the seven Ivy League colleges to which he applied. “I saw people less qualified than me get better offers,”...
  • Mobile 9/11 Exhibit Will Visit University That Teaches Students the US is to Blame for Attacks

    09/20/2015 7:35:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 20, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    Earlier this month Townhall reported that on a number of colleges campuses throughout the U.S., hundreds of freshmen are taking a course about 9/11—one that happens to be taught from the perspective of the terrorists. “The Literature of 9/11,” which teaches students that that the US was to blame for the attacks and the jihadists who killed nearly 3,000 people that day were in fact freedom fighters, has students reading books like “Poems from Guantanamo: Detainees Speak.” Thanks to uproar from the College Republicans at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, which is among the schools where the course is being taught,...
  • UNC’s ‘Literature of 9/11' Course Indoctrinates Students to Love Jihad Terror, Hate America

    09/10/2015 10:43:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 10, 2015 | Robert Spenser
    UNC spokesman claims they "challenge students," and don't "advocate one viewpoint over another." So, will they accept my offer to come debate any professor on the topic, free of charge? Alec Dent, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, broke the story in The College Fix: An English class offered at UNC Chapel Hill this fall called “Literature of 9/11″ explores the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from the perspective of radical Islamists and those who view America as an imperialist nation. The course represents virtually everything wrong with American academia today. The reading list consists entirely...
  • UNC’s ‘Literature of 9/11; Course Indoctrinates Students to Love Jihad Terror, Hate America

    09/10/2015 9:33:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/10/2015 | Robert Spencer
    Alec Dent, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, broke the story in The College Fix [1]: An English class offered at UNC Chapel Hill this fall called “Literature of 9/11″ explores the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from the perspective of radical Islamists and those who view America as an imperialist nation. The course represents virtually everything wrong with American academia today.The reading list consists entirely of writings by Leftists who view the War on Terror as a massive exercise in American racism and imperialism. Most of the other writings are by Muslims who …...
  • Get Out of My Class and Leave America (Prof. Mike Adams)

    08/28/2015 6:13:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 8-28-2015 | Mike Adams
    Author’s Note: The following column is comprised of excerpts taken from my first lectures on the first day of classes this semester at UNC-Wilmington. I reproduced these remarks with the hope that they would be useful to other professors teaching at public universities all across America. Feel free to use this material if you already have tenure.Welcome back to class, students! I am Mike Adams your criminology professor here at UNC-Wilmington. Before we get started with the course I need to address an issue that is causing problems here at UNCW and in higher education all across the country. I...
  • 'SILENT SAM' STATUE AT UNC CHAPEL HILL VANDALIZED

    07/06/2015 7:48:15 AM PDT · by CodeJockey · 26 replies
    WTVD Eyewitness News ^ | 07/05/2015 | Angelica Alvarez ABC11
    CHAPEL HILL, NC (WTVD) -- Police are investigating after someone spray-painted the words "murderer" and "black lives matter" on the "Silent Sam" Confederate memorial on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. The statue of a Confederate Army soldier was erected on campus in 1913 as a memorial to the more than 300 UNC students who died in the Civil War. The overnight vandalism came as no surprise to the local chapter of the Sons of the Confederacy. One of its members told Eyewitness News he was actually keeping watch over the statue until about 11:00 p.m. Saturday night, expecting someone...
  • Mock Trials at UNC

    06/22/2015 5:40:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 22, 2015 | Mike Adams
    The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has just made an enormous political mistake. Just days after being put on accreditation probation in the wake of a massive academic fraud scandal, they decided to fire wrestling coach C.D. Mock. His firing comes under suspicious circumstances and has serious First Amendment implications. The university is claiming that C.D. Mock was fired because of his teamÂ’s performance. It is true that his team has not finished higher than fourth at the ACC Championships since 2008. But there is more to the story. Coach Mock is not your ordinary wrestling coach. He is also...
  • The KKK Took My Building Away

    04/01/2015 10:37:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 1, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Recently, some University of North Carolina (UNC) students went to a Board of Trustees meeting armed with signs saying “Black Lives Matter” and “Kick Out the KKK.” Who knew that the KKK was still a presence on the UNC flagship campus in Chapel Hill? Of course, the answer is that no one knew. That is because they aren’t. Since there are not any Klansmen at UNC, a group called the Real Silent Sam Coalition is focusing on a building, Saunders Hall, which was named after a former Klansman. Decades ago, UNC named its Department of History building after Saunders, not...
  • The “Political” Firing of Tom Ross

    03/06/2015 5:31:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Dear University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors (BOG): I am writing you today for two reasons. First, I wish to congratulate you for having the courage to fire Chancellor Tom Ross and select a new leader for the UNC system. Second, as you endure a barrage of criticism for doing the right thing, I wish to offer you some insight into the true motives of your critics. Those who are criticizing you for firing Tom Ross are trapped in a logical contradiction. On the one hand, they are claiming that political leftists do not dominate the UNC system....
  • UNC board votes to kill poverty center, protesters led away (NC)

    03/01/2015 8:12:41 AM PST · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    WRAL ^ | 2/27/2014 | Emory Dalesio
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina public university leaders decided Friday to kill an anti-poverty center headed by a sharp critic of Republican lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory, taking their vote after protesters disrupted their meeting and were led out by campus police. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors, which consists almost entirely of Republican appointees, voted to disband the think-tank created to help launch John Edwards' presidential campaign and run by a law professor and former Democratic candidate for Congress from Colorado. [snip] The center provided Edwards a platform to travel the country discussing poverty, which he had...