The top 5 campus abuse stories of Christmas 2012

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Here is a list of Campus Reform’s most outrageous stories of waste, fraud, and abuse on your campuses this holiday season. Happy Holidays!

Students at UVA Host Anti-Thanksgiving Potluck

The American Indian Student Union (AISU) at the University of Virginia hosted an “anti-Thanksgiving potluck” on Monday November 19 to “discuss Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective.”

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Two Students Vandalize Menorah At Northeastern University

Two students vandalized a Menorah on display for Chanukkah in the Krentzman Quad at Northeastern University early Friday November 30. Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun denounced the act as “deeply disturbing” in an email to students.

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Piedmont Community College Forbids Use of Word “Christmas” In Tree Sale

In late November, administrators at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) told the campus based BEST Society they were not permitted to use the word “Christmas” as part a charitable Tree sale due to the religious connotations of the word.

After receiving negative media attention and legal pressure from the Alliance for Defending Freedom, the Vice President of the college reversed the decision personally apologized for the incident.

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UVA Bans Christmas Tree Display

The Cavalier Daily, reported on Thursday December 6 that University of Virginia administrators ordered students to disassemble a Christmas display set up in their dormitory hallway citing “safety reasons” and the fire code. Students who live in the hall protested the decision by posting a YouTube video imploring the administration to reconsider its decision.

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UC-Berkeley Proposes Campus Ban of Salvation Army Bell Ringers

UC-Berkeley made headlines after the student government passed a resolution in November which attempted to ban Salvation Army bell ringers from campus. Student activists opposed to the resolution held a rally in support of the charity on December 13 where they raised money for the organization and encouraged passerby to sign a petition against the resolution.

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Molly Conway
@mm_conway - 51 min ago

@mrvanceatmc Thank you for this! I knew in the first paragraph of the @campusreform article that it was unreliable

Reid Vance
@mrvanceatmc - 1 hour ago

To my students: avoid lazy journalism. Today's @campusreform article on MC is exactly that. https://t.co/e9o8jvHi8j

Kaitlyn Schallhorn
@K_Schallhorn - 2 hours ago

@abigailkwalker @campusreform that's cute b/c you clearly know absolutely nothing about ethics or journalism. Hope you can get your $ back.

Abbie Walker
@abigailkwalker - 2 hours ago

@K_Schallhorn They teach ethical journalism, obviously something that @campusreform doesn't think is important

Abbie Walker
@abigailkwalker - 2 hours ago

@campusreform You let your reporters publish stories with one source? What kind of journalism is that? @gabriellahope_

Gringo Suave
@2009superglide - 3 hours ago

The instructor is guilty of the "either/or" logical fallacy Hair @SHannitysHair @mrvanceatmc @campusreform @gabriellahope_

@RNRNewMexico
@RNRNewMexico - 3 hours ago

Student vet with PTSD suspended, labeled threat after requesting to meet with non-Muslim counselor http://t.co/bxwH45uejV via @campusreform

Hair
@SHannitysHair - 3 hours ago

@mrvanceatmc @campusreform @gabriellahope_ so Mr. Instructor of Communication, send a link to your piece disputing this account.