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  • Shocking video captures moment protester near Columbia University yells, ‘We’re all Hamas,’ ‘Long live Hamas’

    04/18/2024 6:55:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/10/2024 | lsabel Keane
    Shocking video footage captured the moment a protester near Columbia University declared, “We’re all Hamas” and “Long live Hamas” as protests intensified Wednesday — with dozens of students taking part in a “Gaza Solidarity Encampment” as the university’s president faced congressional grilling over antisemitism on campus. The clip shows a female protester with a keffiyeh covering her head and face loudly banging on NYPD barricades erected near the university’s Morningside Heights campus before yelling, “We are Hamas!” In the video, shared on X by watchdog nonprofit StopAntisemitism, the person behind the camera questions the protesters and they reply, “Yes, we’re...
  • Shooting near Rutgers University sends two to the hospital

    04/05/2024 9:01:43 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/05/2024 | Melissa Koenig
    An early morning shooting just blocks from student housing at Rutgers University left two people affiliated with the New Jersey school injured on Friday. The shooting occurred just after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street in New Brunswick following an apparent altercation, Rutgers police announced. Police found a male victim “affiliated with Rutgers University” with gunshot wounds and took him to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, RLS Media reports.
  • Unexpected Discovery of “Impossible Galaxy” Shatters Astronomical Boundaries

    03/15/2024 12:54:00 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    The unexpected discovery of the dwarf galaxy PEARLSDG, which is isolated and quiescent, challenges established views on galaxy evolution and highlights the capabilities of the James Webb Space Telescope in uncovering cosmic phenomena. (Artist’s concept.) Credit: PEARLSDG, an isolated dwarf galaxy found by the James Webb Space Telescope, defies standard galactic evolution theories by not forming new stars, indicating a need to revise our understanding of galaxies. A team of astronomers, led by Arizona State University Assistant Research Scientist Tim Carleton, has discovered a dwarf galaxy that appeared in James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) imaging that wasn’t the primary...
  • Harvard Grad Student Who Accosted Israeli Classmate and Supervised Undergraduate Students Glorified Convicted Palestinian Terrorist

    03/13/2024 7:18:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 12, 2024 | Collin Anderson
    Elom Tettey-Tamaklo praised failed suicide bomber Fatima Bernawi in a 2023 essay.. Elom Tettey-Tamaklo, the Harvard University graduate student who was filmed accosting an Israeli classmate at a campus protest, penned an essay last year glorifying a Palestinian terrorist who was imprisoned for her role in attempting to bomb a movie theater in Jerusalem in 1967. "When I started learning about Palestine, I was always struck by the women who featured prominently in the movement's work," Tettey-Tamaklo wrote in a March 2023 article published in the Institute for Palestine Studies. "However, one woman's story struck me and has stayed with...
  • Israeli-born Columbia professor who called out rampant antisemitism on campus being investigated in ‘clear act of retaliation’

    03/10/2024 5:06:52 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 9, 2024, | Doree Lewak
    An Israeli-born Columbia University professor who gained notoriety for ripping the school’s failure to address rampant antisemitism on campus revealed this week he’s under investigation by the embattled Ivy — a probe he said is a “clear act of retaliation and an attempt to silence me.” ... “To say that civil rights are being violated does not begin to capture what Jews and Israelis are forced to endure on campus right now, ... Davidai — who considers himself “the most vocal faculty member in the United States and maybe the world” against antisemitism — declined to share details of the...
  • Yale University employs nearly one administrator per undergrad

    03/04/2024 3:39:33 AM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    College Fix ^ | MARCH 1, 2024 | Terrance Kible
    Growth came after Yale instituted a diversity hiring initiative and pledged to expand DEI offices campuswide Yale University employs more than three administrators and support staff for every four undergraduate students – roughly one administrator per undergrad, according to a College Fix analysis. Over the last decade, Yale added 631 administrators and support staff to its payroll, according to data provided by administrators to the federal Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. As the university embraced new DEI efforts, the number of administrators and support staff increased by 13 percent, from 4,942 to 5,573, between 2013-14 and 2021-22, the analysis found....
  • University of Florida Has Fired All of Its DEI Staff

    03/02/2024 8:53:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/02/2024 | John Sexton
    A little over a year ago Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a plan to get rid of DEI at Florida Universities. But the University of Florida pushed back a little on that. Last July, Christopher Rufo accused the school of doing its best to hide just how extensive DEI had become.DeSantis, a Republican, late last year told Florida's public universities to disclose all government funds spent toward programs, classes and other initiatives related to DEI and the teaching of critical race theory.In its official reply, the Gainesville-based University of Florida, which has roughly 8,000 academics and 60,000 students, said it runs...
  • Columbia University Hospital DEI Chief Is Serial Plagiarist, Complaint Alleges

    02/29/2024 3:25:29 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 29, 2024 | Aaron Sibarium
    Alade McKen plagiarized pages of material from Wikipedia.. The chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer of Columbia University's medical school, Alade McKen, plagiarized extensively in his doctoral dissertation, lifting entire pages of material, without attribution, from sources that include Wikipedia, according to a complaint submitted to the university on Wednesday. The allegations implicate approximately a fifth of McKen's 163-page dissertation, "'UBUNTU' I am because we are: A case study examining the experiences of an African-centered Rites of Passage program within a community-based organization," submitted to Iowa State University's School of Education in 2021. More than two of those pages are...
  • University of Houston Erects Satanic Idol to Celebrate Abortion

    02/27/2024 1:09:16 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | February 26, 2024 | Steven Ertelt, Hannah Hiester
    The University of Houston has cancelled its plans for a ceremony to honor a controversial satanic abortion idol following a public outcry. But the college is still displaying the pro-abortion statue on campus As LifeNews reported, according to Texas Right to Life, the university plans to publicly display a statue called “Witness,” which the pro-life group described as “an 18-foot tall naked female figure with braids shaped like goat horns and arms like tentacles.” The bronze statue also wears a lace collar in imitation of Ginsburg’s recognizable style. The university will display the statue from February 28 to October 31,...
  • ‘God Heard Our Prayers!’: Hundreds Baptized in Florida Party School’s Fountain (Video)

    02/23/2024 5:41:17 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/20/2024 | Amy Furr
    Hundreds of college students at one of the largest party schools in America, Florida State University (FSU), dedicated their lives to God on Thursday.Christian author Jennie Allen shared news of the event on her social media pages. Photos and videos show the large group of young people gathered at Wescott Fountain on the school’s campus in Tallahassee, the Stream reported Saturday.“God keeps doing it!! They confessed their sin. They came forward in droves tonight to trust Jesus. We baptized hundreds in a fountain usually used for partying and worse. And it’s all just the beginning,” Allen wrote in a post...
  • Yale University To Reinstate Standardized Test Requirement For Admissions

    02/22/2024 5:39:28 AM PST · by JSM_Liberty · 23 replies
    Forbes ^ | Feb 22, 2024,08:04am EST | Michael T. Nietzel
    Yale University will once again require standardized testing for students applying for admission in the fall of 2025. The decision, announced today, ends the test-optional undergraduate admissions process that had been in place at Yale since the pandemic. According to the announcement, the past four years of test-optional admissions had given Yale what it described as “an invaluable opportunity to think deeply about testing policy and to generate new data and analyses. With testing availability now fully restored for prospective applicants around the world, we have reevaluated our policy with the benefit of fresh insights.” Yale is describing its new...
  • Chair of Harvard University History Department Belongs to Group Behind Grotesque Anti-Semitic Cartoon

    02/20/2024 6:51:08 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 20, 2024 | Jessica Costescu
    Sidney Chalhoub pledged to support 'Palestinian liberation' as part of Harvard Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine ... The chairman of Harvard University's history department is a member of a faculty group, Harvard Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine, that posted an anti-Semitic cartoon over the holiday weekend depicting a hand emblazoned with the Star of David holding a noose around the necks of one black man and one Arab man. In the background, a black arm swings a machete scrawled with the phrase, "liberation movement." The image was posted alongside a message from the faculty group arguing...
  • Two teen students die just days apart on NYU's New York City campus

    02/18/2024 9:43:13 AM PST · by CFW · 20 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 2/18/24 | Sara Higdon
    Last week, two New York University students died just days apart from each other. Police officials told the New York Post, that Jacqueline Beauzile, 19, was pronounced dead by EMS after she was found unresponsive at Lipton Hall on Thursday. The body of Doreah Salti, 18, was discovered around 7:30 PM outside the Barney building on Stuyvesant Street. She was later pronounced dead at the Bellevue Hospital with trauma on her body that indicated that she had either jumped or fallen from the building. With many speculating that Salti's death was a suicide, her family said they believed her death...
  • 68 American colleges still have Covid vaccine mandates in place

    02/08/2024 3:12:39 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    The Dossier ^ | FEB 6, 2024 | Jordan Schachtel
    Harvard is among the many U.S. schools that remain committed ... as of February 6, 2024, an astounding 68 American colleges and universities still have Covid shot mandates in place. Yes, you read that correctly. There are 68 schools in the United States that continue to push the mRNA serum on college students across America. ... The list includes historically elite schools like Harvard and Johns Hopkins. It also includes a variety of ultra leftist colleges in California and New York, and elsewhere, coupled with a significant amount of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). ... Speaking of Harvard, they...
  • Harvard Obstructs Congressional Probe Into Widespread Anti-Semitism

    02/08/2024 4:44:48 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 7, 2024 | Adam Kredo
    Harvard University is obstructing a congressional probe into campus-wide anti-Semitism, leading lawmakers to warn the Ivy League school that it will face a deluge of subpoenas if it continues to stonewall the investigation. "Harvard's responses have been grossly insufficient, and the limited and dilatory nature of its productions is obstructing the Committee's efforts," Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.), the chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, wrote to interim Harvard president Alan Garber on Wednesday. Harvard has until Feb. 14 to produce documents outlining its internal response to a growing wave of anti-Semitism on campus, including records...
  • Indiana University facing federal civil rights investigation over anti-Semitism response: EXCLUSIVE

    02/07/2024 7:55:50 AM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | February 5, 2024 | Adam Sabes
    The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Indiana University over its alleged failure to respond to anti-Semitism on campus. ... The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Indiana University over its alleged failure to respond to anti-Semitism on campus. The complaint, filed by Campus Reform Editor-in-Chief Dr. Zachary Marschall, alleges that the Bloomington, Indiana institution hasn’t properly responded to anti-Semitism on campus, leaving Jewish students “afraid to speak up.” After the October 7, 2023, terrorist attack carried out by Hamas, several pro-Palestinian protests were held at the Indiana...
  • Oregon University Eliminates Failing Grades

    02/06/2024 8:41:47 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/06/2024 | Jazz Shaw
    Some colleges and universities in the United States have been struggling with student performance, particularly since they began spending more time protesting Israel or the police than on the classes they signed up for. And the DEI push concerning who does or doesn't get admitted isn't helping either. But no school wants to go public and say that they are graduating a bunch of sub-par students, right? Western Oregon University has joined the ranks of those who are finding creative solutions to these challenges. They will simply no longer issue failing grades to anyone such as "D-" or "F." They...
  • DEI turnover continues at Quinnipiac, 6 staff leave in 12 months

    02/03/2024 4:15:11 PM PST · by george76 · 6 replies
    College Fix ^ | FEBRUARY 2, 2024 | MICAIAH BILGER
    ‘It is still unknown if any of these six departures are related’ Another diversity staffer at Quinnipiac University left this month, the sixth DEI official in one year, prompting questions about the turnover rate. Sarah Hellyar, the interim Title IX coordinator, resigned in January and began a new job in the same role at Antioch University, the Quinnipiac Chronicle reports. Her resignation follows two others in December and three more since January 2023, all of them in diversity-related positions at the private Connecticut university. Last week, new interim Vice President for Equity and Inclusion David Fryson said in an email...
  • Canada’s University of Waterloo Offers Blacks-Only Swim Hour

    02/02/2024 8:33:58 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/02/2024 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    The University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, has launched a segregated pool activity called “Black Folx Swim,” which expressly excludes participation by non-black swimmers. “The aim is to get more Black Folx into a space where they haven’t always been welcomed, while providing them the opportunity to learn swimming skills,” the school’s website states. Swimming lessons are taught exclusively by “experienced black swimmers/instructors,” the site adds, noting that the segregated pool time “is dedicated to building a better relationship with water for the Black community.”
  • West Point defends race-based admissions as Supreme Court weighs emergency petition

    01/31/2024 3:24:32 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 31, 2024 | Teny Sahakian
    Student group requested high court block race-based admissions at the academy amid ongoing legal battle.. West Point defended using race in its admissions process in response to a student group's request that the Supreme Court force the military academy to pause the practice while a lawsuit makes its way through lower courts. "For more than forty years, our Nation’s military leaders have determined that a diverse Army officer corps is a national-security imperative," U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar wrote in a Tuesday court filing. "Achieving that diversity requires limited consideration of race in selecting those who join the Army as...