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Harvard students start own business, school shuts it down on regulatory technicalities

Less than two months after launching the service, the entrepreneurs behind Instanomz posted a Facebook message stating that they had to close their start-up due to “issues with the administration.”

Katherine Timpf Apr 23, 2014 at
1:56 PM EDT

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Public university publishes guide to its gender neutral restrooms

Six students at the University of South Carolina (USC) created a Gender Neutral Resource Guide that is on display at the university’sMulticultural Student Affairs website.

Lauren Cooley Apr 23, 2014 at
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Penn State decides its 2,000 surveillance cameras not enough, spending $1.4 million to install more

“We live in a very safe area, and crime is minimal here. We just want to make sure it stays that way.”

Katherine TImpf Apr 22, 2014 at
3:10 PM EDT

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Yale pro-life group denied membership in school’s Social Justice Network

Member groups include the Roosevelt Institution at Yale, which “delivers progressive proposals to policymakers,” and a chapter of the ACLU.

Katherine Timpf Apr 21, 2014 at 9:12 AM

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Professor: ‘Racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people’ want to stop blacks, Latinos from voting

This professor ranted about how a Republican victory will result in colleges closing.

Caleb Bonham Apr 22, 2014 at 9:10 AM EDT
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Outcry on Twitter over WWU president’s call for Caucasian cleansing

The Twittersphere is demanding the resignation of Western Washington University (WWU) President Bruce Shepard for repeatedly calling the number of white students on campus a “failure.”

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 16, 2014 at
5:27 PM EDT

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Report: Young people in 11 states to see insurance premiums double with Obamacare

At least 41 states will have their insurance premiums rise.

Katherine Timpf Apr 16, 2014 at
3:12 PM EDT

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University calls the amount of white people on campus a ‘failure,’ asks for ideas on how to have fewer

University bases success on the color of its students not the content of the curriculum.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 15, 2014 at 11:43 AM EDT
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University conducted study to find out most popular pubic hair grooming trends

According to the research, men shave their pubic hair to "feel cleaner" and "muscular," women shave in order to "seek normalcy."

Katherine Timpf Apr 14, 2014 at
12:37 PM EDT

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University of Kentucky decides it doesn't need to know if students think being gay is a ‘perversion’

The University of Kentucky has halted a campus-wide health services survey several days early after garnering national attention.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 11, 2014 at
3:01 PM EDT

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College town bar bans ‘Blurred Lines,’ fires DJ after student complains

A University of North Carolina student blurred the lines between censorship and “sexual violence” Saturday night when she fought to ban both the DJ and a popular Grammy-nominated song from Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub due to its supposed advocacy of rape culture.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 10, 2014 at
5:08 PM EDT

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‘How To Be A Lesbian in 10 Days or Less’ cancelled after legislative intervention, Butchy McDyke responds with video

“How To Be a Lesbian in 10 Days or Less” has been cancelled, and Butchy McDyke responds.

Lauren Cooley Apr 09, 2014 at 12:00 PM

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University may change fight song after complaints that ‘Utah Man’ is sexist and ‘fairest’ is racist

The University of Utah is “seriously” considering changing its 110-year-old fight song over concerns that the title “Utah Man” is sexist and the phrase “our coeds are the fairest” is racist.

Katherine Timpf Apr 09, 2014 at 4:32 PM EDT
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Rising cost of college prompts schools to open food pantries for hungry students

As the overall cost of higher education continues to skyrocket, universities are beginning to address a growing need among students—a need for nourishment.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 09, 2014 at
9:48 AM EDT

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Yale allegedly threatened to kick student out of school if she did not gain weight

Students at Ivy League schools worry about keeping their grades and test scores up but not usually their weight.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 08, 2014 at
5:31 PM EDT

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Northwestern U hosts event for female students who are ‘having trouble masturbating’

“Vulvas too confusing? Having trouble masturbating? Wanna please your consenting female-bodied friend?”

Katherine Timpf Apr 08, 2014 at
2:27 PM EDT

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Transgender student files complaint against Christian university for not letting him live in male dorms

A female-to-male transgender student has filed a discrimination complaint against his Christian university, claiming the school must allow him to live in men’s dormitories regardless of its theological principles.

Katherine Timpf Apr 07, 2014 at 4:07 PM

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Ohio lawmakers move to prevent student athletes from unionizing

Ohio lawmakers are preemptively moving to prevent student athletes from unionizing.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 08, 2014 at 10:24 AM EDT
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University of Kentucky health survey asks students if 'Homosexuality is a sin,' 'mental illness'

A campus-wide email from the University of Kentucky’s health services has left some students feeling uncomfortable after asking intrusive questions about religion and sexuality.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 07, 2014 at
12:00 PM EDT

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Oregon State pays $101,000 in legal fees, damages to settle lawsuit over junked conservative papers

The university trashed the distribution bins for the conservative student paper. The students didn't take it lying down.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 04, 2014 at
12:01 PM EDT

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Phony university faked immigration status for over a thousand students

When a university's website assures you that its virtual classrooms "are genuinely working and also in compliance with Fed law," perhaps you should hesitate to enroll.

Steve Larson Apr 03, 2014 at
1:14 PM EDT

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Dartmouth College protesters stage sit-in at president's office

The long-awaited “physical action” threatened by progressive students at Dartmouth College has finally come to pass.

Nicholas Desatnick and Nick Duva Apr 02, 2014 at
12:16 PM EDT

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Texas A&M to host special graduation ceremony for LGBT students

The GLBT resource center has booked the first transgender judge in Texas, an alumna, to serve as commencement speaker.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Apr 01, 2014 at
10:32 AM EDT

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University researchers use NASA-funded model to blame capitalism for inevitable collapse of civilization

Collapse can be avoided, the study says, with an equitable distribution of resources.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 31, 2014 at
4:58 PM EDT

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University to teach students ‘How To Be A Lesbian in 10 Days or Less’ during seminar

Follow Butchy McDyke through a one-hour seminar that will teach you how to be a lesbian in 10 days or less.

Lauren Cooley Mar 31, 2014 at 6:36 AM EDT
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Planned Parenthood president to give keynote address at Barnard commencement

Cecile Richards will also receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction, the school’s highest honor.

Katherine Timpf Mar 28, 2014 at
1:12 PM EDT

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Report: College instructor spent months teaching students the wrong class

Most of the time, it's the students who get their courses mixed up.

Katherine Timpf Mar 27, 2014 at
2:28 PM EDT

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Michigan student government rejects controversial Israeli divestment resolution

The student government voted down a resolution to divest from "socially irresponsible companies that violate Palestinian human rights."

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 27, 2014 at
10:34 AM EDT

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International students face criminal charges, possible deportation for shooting toy gun on campus

The students insist that they were just "playing" with the gun. Nobody was hurt.

Katherine Timpf Mar 26, 2014 at
5:57 PM EDT

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Former Northwestern University president: football unionization could put Division 1 teams in jeopardy

"I would not take for granted that the Northwesterns of the world would continue to play Division 1 sports."

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 26, 2014 at
2:31 PM EDT

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Loyola University Chicago says it will not divest from pro-Israel companies

“Loyola University Chicago has NOT adopted a resolution calling for the University to withdraw or refrain from investing in certain companies providing products and services in Israel.”

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 25, 2014 at
12:14 PM EDT

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University sponsored ‘fat justice’ event claims Ronald Reagan 'f*cked' fat people over

"There is no scientific consensus whatsoever that fat people need to exercise more, or that fat is unhealthy."

Caleb Bonham Mar 24, 2014 at
1:59 PM EDT

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Stanford 'finds funds' for pro-family conference after fight with conservative student group

Stanford has "found" $5,600 in funding for security at the conservative group's conference. Initially, the group was to foot the cost themselves after an outcry from LGBT groups.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 24, 2014 at
10:08 AM EDT

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Pill-popping professor pushes pupil to purchase ‘happy, horny, get skinny drug’

A University of Georgia professor is facing multiple charges after issuing an odd request to one of his female students upon learning she would be spending her spring break in Mexico.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 21, 2014 at
11:13 AM EDT

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Pro-Obamacare group offering youth cash prize in last-ditch effort to meet enrollment goals

Want a chance to win a cash prize while signing up for Obamacare? There's an app for that.

Katherine Timpf Mar 20, 2014 at
3:33 PM EDT

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KU grad assistants in a panic over potential hour cuts due to Obamacare

Some graduate assistant Jayhawks are concerned they could get rocked and chalked financially if the school cuts their hours.

Katherine Timpf Mar 20, 2014 at
9:13 AM EDT

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'Sexual integrity,' family values, deemed hate speech by Stanford Graduate Student Council

At Stanford University, silencing the voices of one student organization is apparently pertinent in order to protect the feelings of another.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 19, 2014 at
3:57 PM EDT

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Furman University professors use Facebook to openly mock conservative student group

A group of professors at Furman University used Facebook to openly mock a student group’s effort to bring a creation vs. evolution debate to campus.

Lauren Cooley Mar 19, 2014 at
12:52 PM EDT

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Pro-Palestinian group repeatedly violated school policies, still blames its suspension on discrimination

The organization crashed a Holocaust Awareness Week event in 2011 and its spokesman has a tendency to wear clothing bearing Hezbollah and Palestinian Islamic Jihad symbols.

Katherine Timpf Mar 18, 2014 at
5:46 PM EDT

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Another college cuts professors’ hours to comply with Obamacare

This Colorado school has 600 adjunct professors who'll be prohibited from working over 30 hours per week.

Katherine Timpf Mar 18, 2014 at
1:31 PM EDT

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Sterling Beard Mar 17, 2014 at
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RI health exchange urges parents use dating, hookup apps to nag children into Obamacare

And you thought getting a friend request from your parents on Facebook was bad.
Katherine Timpf Mar 17, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT
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UPDATE: Dartmouth student groups that threatened 'physical action' claim $30 million diversity commitment not enough

The College attempted to appease the progressive groups by showing it shared their goals. Those groups are unsatisfied.

Katherine Timpf Mar 14, 2014 at
4:42 PM EDT

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College ‘Feminist Museum’ attacks hardware stores for selling pink tools

Another exhibit includes a vibrator, a dolphin, and a "representational wave," all created in papier-mâché.

Katherine Timpf Mar 13, 2014 at
12:02 PM EDT

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Professor who calls herself a ‘Marxist’ says a group is persecuting her by calling her a ‘Marxist’

The group used the description that appears on her official college biography.

Katherine Timpf Mar 11, 2014 at
5:43 PM EDT

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Public university to cover sex changes under student health insurance

The only votes against the change came from the board of trustee's sole physician and a student.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 11, 2014 at
12:15 PM EDT

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Public university could consider race, gender in admissions if state constitutional amendment passes

A constitutional amendment in 1996 prevents the state from giving preferential treatment in employment, contracting, and education.

Steven Larson Mar 10, 2014 at
8:12 PM EDT

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CPAC 2014: Rand Paul seizes young people with Fourth Amendment rallying cry

Rand Paul's message is resonating with youth at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn Mar 07, 2014 at
6:08 PM EDT

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