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  • I Didn’t Need A Day Off For Biden’s Inauguration. Instead, I Had A Fulfilling Day

    01/21/2021 10:57:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 21, 2021 | Elle Reynolds
    I didn't walk out of my classes or forsake my responsibilities as an act of defiant protest. I will perform my daily duties to the best of my ability, as a sign of commitment to the values I hold dear.Four years ago, students across America walked out of class (if they had shown up in the first place) in protest of the perceived horror that was the inauguration of President Donald Trump.Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill walked out of class to protest Trump’s inauguration. More than 100 students at Boston’s Northeastern University walked out of...
  • UW ‘surprised’ to find that most students aren’t racist(BREAKING?)

    11/14/2020 9:57:44 AM PST · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 11/5/2020 | Benjamin Zeisloft
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison discovered — to its surprise — that most of its students are not discriminatory. UW psychology professor Markus Brauer, who led the study, said that students from marginalized backgrounds “are very frequently the target of discrimination or offensive comments.” To test students’ habits around inclusivity, Brauer and his team hired actors over the course of several years to represent students from marginalized backgrounds — Black, Asian American, and Muslim, as well as a male who wore a “gay pride” shirt — to participate in behaviors that could elicit discrimination from other students. The researchers, who expected...
  • Axios Poll: More Than a Third of College Students Say They’ll ‘Likely’ Protest If Trump Wins Election, Survey Says

    10/16/2020 8:40:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    Conservative Daily News ^ | 10/16/2020 | Mary Rose Corkery
    Around 40% of college students said they will likely or certainly protest if President Donald Trump wins the election, according to an Axios poll released Friday. Exactly 22% of students surveyed said they are ‘likely’ to protest and 17% said they will ‘certainly’ protest should Trump win the 2020 election, the College Reaction/Axios survey found. More students, 30%, said they would not protest if Trump won and 31% said they are not likely to protest a Trump victory. “The dissatisfaction with the status quo is also reflected by the number of students who are willing to protest Trump reelection with...
  • College students may be intentionally getting COVID-19 to sell plasma, school says

    10/14/2020 7:27:04 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 17 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | October 14, 2020 | Nexstar Media
    REXBURG, Idaho (NEXSTAR) – Officials at Brigham Young University’s Idaho campus are warning students that intentionally contracting COVID-19 is grounds for possible permanent dismissal, according to a statement on the school’s website. “BYU-Idaho is deeply troubled by accounts of individuals who have intentionally exposed themselves or others to COVID-19, with the hope of getting the disease and being paid for plasma that contains COVID-19 antibodies,” according to the statement. The university warned on Sept. 25 that it might have to close the campus if the school failed to stay under coronavirus thresholds laid out by Eastern Idaho Public Health. That...
  • Open Letter to Pro-choice College Students

    01/05/2020 7:35:00 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Human Defense ^ | Dec, 13, 2019, | Maggie Sayers
    Dear Pro-Choice College Students, Something has been bothering me for a while. As the president of my college’s pro-life group, I encounter many of you. While I disagree with your position on abortion, we have often had wonderful conversations. Due to your willingness to dialogue about this issue, some of you are now a part of the pro-life movement, having seen the error of the pro-choice view. But, there is a faction of pro-choice students I have encountered who are radical bullies, and it is these who frustrate me more than anything else. Both I and the group’s vice president...
  • Students Say Impeach Trump... But Can't Give Reason Why

    09/28/2019 11:49:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    Youtube ^ | 09/25/19 | Campus Reform
    College students in Virginia were quick to say President Trump should be impeached... They weren't as quick to give reasons why though. Watch their interviews with Campus Reform Editor-in-Chief Cabot Phillips: 
  • George Mason University To Angry Students: Kavanaugh’s Teaching A Course For Us Whether You Like...

    04/20/2019 9:09:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 6:41 pm on April 19, 2019 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    FULL TITLE: George Mason University To Angry Students: Kavanaugh’s Teaching A Course For Us Whether You Like It Or Not First Camille Paglia’s university stands up to students on her behalf, now this. Since when do universities resist the whims of the woke brigades? SEE ALSO: NY Times: Say, this Steele dossier appears to be false (and maybe was a Russian disinformation effort) If you find it gross that college students would support blackballing someone on the basis of a bare allegation, remember that that’s how students themselves are treated on campus under Title IX. Guilty until proven innocent is...
  • ‘The calls just stopped coming’: Uber drivers hit hard by record shutdown

    01/13/2019 8:38:36 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 56 replies
    WTOP ^ | Jan 12, 2019 | Mellisa Powell
    WASHINGTON — Federal workers are some of the hardest hit by the partial government shutdown, but those who depend on their business, including rideshare drivers, are also feeling the impact. Luke Cho, a student at George Mason University majoring in Russian Studies, is an Uber driver in Fairfax County. Driving for Uber during the evening rush has helped Cho pay the bills. “Before the shutdown, we were seeing high demand all across the District,” said Cho. But lately, he’s been feeling the impact of the shutdown. “The riders just started disappearing and the calls just stopped coming,” said Cho. Instead...
  • Snacks on wheels: PepsiCo tests self-driving robot delivery

    01/03/2019 10:41:48 AM PST · by bgill · 13 replies
    AP ^ | Jan. 3, 2019 | Joseph Pisani
    Forget vending machines, PepsiCo is testing a way to bring snacks directly to college students. The chip and beverage maker says it will start making deliveries with self-driving robots on Thursday at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Students will be able to order Baked Lay's, SunChips or Bubly sparkling water on an app, and then meet the six-wheeled robot at more than 50 locations on campus... Three workers on the campus will be refilling the robots with food and drinks and replacing the batteries with recharged ones when they go dead... PepsiCo says it's testing this way...
  • Do Millennials Really Love Socialism?

    05/11/2018 6:32:46 AM PDT · by 1BadgerStater · 17 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | May 11, 2018 | 1BadgerStater
    The millennial generation is taking a lot of heat lately, with even some of its members a bit shame-faced about their values, habits, and much else. Most troubling to the economically literate are surveys revealing millennials’ high level of comfort with socialism: at least one poll suggests a majority might prefer to live in a socialist or communist society. Since many in this age group are also OK with using physical force to silence those with whom they disagree, it’s not unreasonable to fret they’ll transform America into something like Venezuela if given the chance. But I spend my work...
  • Think college students are privileged? Nearly a third are hungry and homeless

    04/05/2018 3:16:33 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 91 replies
    KC Star ^ | April 5, 2018 | MARÁ ROSE WILLIAMS
    Sarah Barrett didn't need a grand study to tell her a bunch of students on Kansas State University's campus had been going without food. As an assistant dean of students, she had heard enough of them talk about choosing books or housing costs over food to know that the university needed to do something to help its hungry students. K-State students are not alone. The problem of college students' inability to afford food is common on campuses across the country. According to a first-of-its-kind survey of two- and four-year private and public schools, 36 percent of students on college campuses...
  • Save The Snowflakes: Stop Triggering Snowflakes! (Video)

    12/20/2017 6:42:55 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 12/19/2017 | Eric Scheiner
    A special message from We sent crayons to help soothe your wounded soul, but we forgot to remove the offensive privileged colors. We sent bubbles to surround you, but their rainbow prism reflections didn’t accurately correspond to the diversity of the entire gender rainbow. We tried to distract you from political realities by using fairy tales – not realizing the hurt that would cause to those that identify as fairies. We worked to cover up statues of historical figures that offended you, but sometimes we did it with white sheets. And that was wrong.
  • ‘I could punch her in the face’: Libertarian student draws ire for exposing biased UWisc classes

    05/25/2017 5:40:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 5/25/2017 | JENNIFER KABBANY - FIX EDITOR
    Student also had her LinkedIn profile posted, called racist. Jessica Murphy, a 20-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, recently published a column that represented the culmination of months’ worth of work and research, including a dozen public records act requests to the University of Wisconsin system. Her target? Biased classes offered through the public university system that indoctrinate rather than teach, and “degrade capitalism, praise Marxism and encourage a ‘social justice warrior’ ideology,” she wrote in her piece, headlined “Top Five Wasteful Classes in the UW System.” Published Monday by the MacIver Institute, a Wisconsin-based think tank...
  • The Coddled Generation That Wasn’t Taught to Grow Up

    11/12/2016 9:14:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | November 12, 2016 | Michael Brown
    There are millions of fine young people across America today, people of character, people of principle, people of discipline, people of maturity. But there are millions of others who have been coddled all their lives, almost never taught to lose or be put in their place or take full responsibility for their actions. It is some of those young people who are protesting on the streets and being comforted by their professors as they cry on college campuses in the aftermath of the elections.Just consider this scene from our campuses on the day after the elections, as reported by the...
  • Chalk Markers terrorizing college students

    04/02/2016 6:42:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/02/16 | Jeff Crouere
    Today, our young people are captives of a system that is turning them into sniveling cowards afraid to debate and face the challenges of the real world Another week, another campus threatened by the dangerous slogan, “Trump 2016.” Last week, the students of Emory University in Atlanta needed counseling and mental health evaluations after noticing their campus was polluted by disgusting chalk markings. The offensive words included “Trump,” “Trump 2016,” and “Vote Trump” and they were found on concrete steps and even, heaven forbid, the sidewalk. Immediately after noticing the horrific chalk graffiti, 50 students demanded a meeting with Jim...
  • It's Little Mystery Why So Many College Students Are Illiterate

    03/29/2016 12:58:21 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 43 replies ^ | 3-29-16 | Walter Williams
    The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know. Nearly 10 percent of the college graduates surveyed thought Judith Sheindlin, TV's "Judge Judy," is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Less than 20 percent of the college graduates knew the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation. More than a quarter of the college graduates did not know Franklin D. Roosevelt was president during World War II; one-third did not know he was the president who spearheaded the New Deal. But it is little mystery why so many college students are illiterate, innumerate and resistant...
  • BYU students ‘bubbling’ over Sodalicous and Ted Cruz

    02/10/2016 7:48:07 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 52 replies
    The Digital Universe ^ | Feb 10, 2016 | Angela Lee
    Some BYU students are defying national odds by showing their support over Ted Cruz and they’re encouraging others to do the same. The Ted Cruz College Republicans coordinated an ‘bubbly’ event to spark conversation for the upcoming election and show support for Cruz on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event was held at Sodalicious at the Village at South Campus in Provo. Many students gathered together to watch the Republican Debate and enjoy refreshments. Fliers and posters were hung up to show support, and many attendees wore stickers with Ted Cruz’s name on them. According to Pew Research the rate of...
  • 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,...
  • College Students Sign Petition to Ban ‘Racially-charged’ Song: ‘White Christmas’

    12/23/2015 6:06:31 PM PST · by presidio9 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Dec 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    Some college students agree radio stations should stop playing “White Christmas,” because the holiday classic is said to be “a racially-charged micro-aggression.” Media Research Center’s Dan Joseph asked students on a college campus to sign a petition against the song “because the song only focuses on ‘White’ Christmases.” Joseph asks, “We think that the song ‘White Christmas’ is insulting to people of color because it says snow is white and therefore it is good.” “Sounds understandable, makes sense,” one student responds to his plea for a signature. Only one student refused, while another requested more information, according to the video,...
  • Ted Cruz Takes on “Pampered” Whiny College Students with Adam Carolla…

    12/18/2015 8:50:11 AM PST · by Isara · 6 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | Friday December 18 2015 | Steven Crowder
    Ted Cruz recently appeared on comedian Adam Carolla’s popular show, where they discussed what’s been going on lately with free speech on college campuses. SPOILER ALERT: Cruz is not a fan.I know leftists hate hearing this, but like virtually everyone in the American right-wing, Cruz actually hearts free speech. “There are many on the left who I think are weakening this country. So you talk about, for example, universities. You see at universities these essentially pampered teenagers, many of them from very wealthy homes, who complain that they don’t want to hear anything that they disagree with. That it is...