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UW-Madison quietly shelves controversial masculinity program

UW-Madison has disbanded a controversial program to educate “men-identified students” about the harm caused by traditional notions of masculinity.

Toni Airaksinen Today at
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SDSU hosted conservative speakers on just one day all year

San Diego State University hosted only five conservative speakers during the 2016-2017 academic year, all of them on a single day.

Brandon Jones Today at
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University of Illinois cracks down on 'heckler's veto'

The University of Illinois system released a new set of guiding principles Friday designed to protect free speech from the “heckler’s veto.”

Adam Sabes Today at
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UPenn TA denies being punished over calling on white men last

The UPenn TA who boasted of calling on white men last during class is denying reports that she has been removed from teaching duties over the matter.

Toni Airaksinen Today at
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Colleges use ‘therapy llamas’ to console students during finals

To help students cope with stress of final exams, some colleges and universities are turning to “therapy llamas.”

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Lawsuit accuses Oberlin of slandering local bakery as racist

The owners of an Ohio bakery are suing Oberlin College, saying administrators actively encouraged slanderous protests that crippled the store's business.

Kyle Perisic Dec 11, 2017 at
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Prof: Academic rigor reinforces 'power and privilege'

The leader of Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education recently declared that academic “rigor” reinforces “white male heterosexual privilege.”

Toni Airaksinen Dec 11, 2017 at
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Rutgers punishes prof for anti-Semitic social media posts

Rutgers University is taking disciplinary action against a professor who made aggressively anti-Semitic social media posts.

Adam Sabes Dec 11, 2017 at
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Disruptive protesters should be 'celebrated,' admin says

A Vanderbilt University administrator says student protesters should be “celebrated,” even if they stage sit-ins or disrupt university functions.

Toni Airaksinen Dec 11, 2017 at
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College enlists Care Bears to comfort stressed-out students

A dorm display at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is using Care Bears to help students who feel “grumpy or stressed.”

Kassy Dillon Dec 11, 2017 at
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Campus coffee shop evicts College Republicans from 'safe space'

Members of the Fordham College Republicans were told to leave an on-campus coffee shop because their MAGA hats violated the shop’s “safe space policy.”

Kassy Dillon Dec 08, 2017 at
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Trinity U goes full year without a conservative speaker

An analysis of official speaking engagements found that Trinity University did not host a single conservative speaker during the previous academic year.

Karina Bridges Dec 08, 2017 at
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Harvard student scorns casual communism of classmates

A Harvard student whose father escaped Romanian Communism recently called out her liberal classmates for casually endorsing the murderous ideology.

Toni Airaksinen Dec 08, 2017 at
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Student gov pulls Shapiro funding after students complain

The Concordia College student government will no longer be funding a talk by a conservative journalist and commentator Ben Shapiro.

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 08, 2017 at
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CU-Boulder teaches students about 'eco-social justice'

CU-Boulder is promoting student leadership in “eco-social justice,” most recently through an event on “de-colonizing the environment.”

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 08, 2017 at
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University offers up to $1,000 for social justice activism

Students at the University of Alaska, Anchorage can receive up to $1,000 toward their tuition for engaging in social justice activism.

Brooks Riess Dec 08, 2017 at
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Students question Catholic school's emphasis on Christmas

Students at a major Catholic university are upset at the school’s emphasis on Christmas, saying other religious holidays should receive equal attention.

Kyle Perisic Dec 07, 2017 at
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OPINION: Dreaming of a black Christmas

"Although successful capitalists observe the virtues of thrift, honesty, and industriousness, market-capitalism thrives on consumers’ unvirtuous behavior."

Dion Pierre Dec 07, 2017 at
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Prof tells class only 'a chump' wouldn't protest Ben Shapiro

A sociology professor at UC-Merced is urging students to join him in protesting conservative journalist Ben Shapiro when he visits campus in February.

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 07, 2017 at
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POLL: Millennial 'snowflakes' fear for their 'mental health'

A new survey shows that millennials now find the term “snowflake” commonly applied to their age group as harmful to their “mental health.”

Anthony Gockowski Dec 07, 2017 at
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College cancels 'controversial' pro-gun event at last minute

Hampshire College cancelled an event featuring Second Amendment advocate Antonia Okafor last night, just three hours before she was slated to speak.

Toni Airaksinen Dec 07, 2017 at
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Universities strive for 'Christmas'-free campuses

As Christmas quickly approaches, colleges across the country are issuing their annual guidelines on how to make the season as inclusive as possible.

Anthony Gockowski Dec 06, 2017 at
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Prof tells class he won't debate Shapiro, suggests MMA fight

A professor at UC-Merced recently told students he wants to rip Ben Shapiro's arm "out of his socket" rather than debate the conservative pundit.

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 06, 2017 at
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Harvard formally adopts sanctions on single-gender clubs

Harvard University will formally adopt an interim policy forbidding students from serving in leadership roles if they belong to unrecognized single-gender clubs.

Emily Hall Dec 06, 2017 at
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Analysis: Dems get 95% of donations from UNL faculty

Over the last three election cycles, 95 percent of political donations from University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL) employees have gone to Democrats.

Kyle Perisic Dec 06, 2017 at
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Prof no longer offering extra credit to oppose GOP tax plan

A Kutztown University professor is no longer offering students extra credit to “rally against the GOP tax bill” after the assignment raised “concerns.”

Anthony Gockowski Dec 06, 2017 at
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Librarian: To fight microaggressions, hug a person of color

An academic librarian at UMass-Amherst recently encouraged colleagues to fight microaggressions by hugging students or telling them “I love you.”

Toni Airaksinen Dec 06, 2017 at
10:26 AM EDT
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Ithaca College violates own policy for Palestinian flag

Ithaca College displayed a Palestinian flag for 21 days on a special flagpole that can ordinarily be reserved for a maximum of one week per semester.

Patrick Hauf Dec 05, 2017 at
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Prof offers extra credit to 'rally against the GOP tax bill'

A Kutztown University professor offered her students extra credit Tuesday to participate in a rally against the GOP tax plan.

Anthony Gockowski Dec 05, 2017 at
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UConn to start vetting speakers 'that may present a risk'

UConn is planning to vet future speakers and all their traveling companions following a heated altercation during a campus event last week.

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 05, 2017 at
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Conservative group sues Berkeley for denying club status

UC-Berkeley is being sued for viewpoint discrimination after it refused to grant official club status to a Young Americans for Liberty chapter.

Anthony Gockowski Dec 05, 2017 at
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Profs call 'rightwing' reporting a form of 'violence'

In a recent open letter, 11 professors complain of "violence" directed at scholars by "Trump-inspired rightwing individuals and groups."

Toni Airaksinen Dec 05, 2017 at
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Prof: 'The modern GOP is nothing but white supremacy'

A Virginia Tech professor declared on Twitter Monday that “the modern GOP is nothing but white supremacy."

Adam Sabes Dec 05, 2017 at
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Students, profs petition for administrative salary cuts

Students and professors are urging Washington State University to slash administrative salaries instead of cutting budgets for academic programs.

Nikita Vladimirov Dec 05, 2017 at
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Swarthmore students get heaping helping of liberal speakers

Swarthmore College hosted only three conservative speakers during the 2016-2017 academic year, compared to 18 liberals.

Kara Zupkus Dec 05, 2017 at
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VIDEO: Students defend terrorist art display on campus

Students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice are nonplussed by an exhibition of terrorist artwork on campus, saying, "art is art."

Cabot Phillips Dec 04, 2017 at
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Prof gives extra credit for attending drag show event

A professor at MiraCosta College offered students extra credit to attend an on-campus LGBT-ed Talk featuring oral presentations and a drag show.

Drew Van Voorhis Dec 04, 2017 at
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Admin frets for 'humanity' of children raised by white parents

A University of Colorado admin worries that white children may “forfeit their humanity” if they aren’t raised by sufficiently progressive parents.

Toni Airaksinen Dec 04, 2017 at
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UMich students demand more paid 'diversity labor'

Students are demanding that the University of Michigan pay more students to do “diversity labor” in order to make campus more "survivable."

Toni Airaksinen Dec 04, 2017 at
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UNL profs complain of 'sustained attack' by lawmakers

Hundreds of UNL professors are complaining of a "sustained attack" by lawmakers after a conservative student was harassed by several professors.

Kassy Dillon Dec 04, 2017 at
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Harvard prof calls for racial 'quota system' in higher ed

A visiting Harvard professor recently called for a “quota system” to ensure a sufficient number of minority students attend elite universities.

Jeremiah Poff Dec 04, 2017 at
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Students call free speech 'violent' while disrupting lecture

A group of students at Western Washington University protested a lecture on free speech, calling the First Amendment “harmful” and “dangerous.”

Kyle Perisic Dec 04, 2017 at
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Eating meat perpetuates ‘hegemonic masculinity,’ prof says

A Penn State sociology professor recently argued that eating meat perpetuates “hegemonic masculinity” and “gender hegemony.”

Toni Airaksinen Dec 04, 2017 at
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Profs: Poor white males are the main obstacle to gun control

A Baylor University sociology professor recently published a study that claims poor white men have the strongest emotional connection to guns.

Kyle Perisic Dec 04, 2017 at
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Student gov prez under fire for criticizing 'whiteness' article

The student body president at Texas State is facing calls for his resignation after he condemned a controversial column on “whiteness” in the student paper.

Mitchell Gunter Dec 04, 2017 at
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Prof slams OkCupid for privileging ‘white, heterosexual’ men

A professor recently criticized the popular dating site OKCupid for marginalizing LBGTQ people, a claim that company officials vehemently dispute.

Toni Airaksinen Dec 01, 2017 at
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Planned Parenthood funds Plan B vending machine at Brandeis

Thanks to a $5,000 grant from Planned Parenthood, Brandeis University will soon have a vending machine on campus to provide Plan B free of charge.

Kyle Perisic Dec 01, 2017 at
2:35 PM EDT
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'Victims of Socialism' event triggers Bernie-loving students

Members of a YAF chapter were recently blamed for vandalizing their own flyers, only for a liberal student to confess responsibility.

Mitchell Gunter Dec 01, 2017 at
1:44 PM EDT
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Chancellor faces no-confidence vote over sanctuary campus

A community college district chancellor is facing a no-confidence vote after expressing reticence about sanctuary campus demands.

Jeremiah Poff Dec 01, 2017 at
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A Cemetery of the Innocents display at Northern Kentucky University earlier this year.
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Pro-life group sues school for mandating 'trigger warnings'

A pro-life group is suing Miami University, claiming the school required them to post trigger warnings before erecting a display on campus.

Autumn Price Dec 01, 2017 at
10:53 AM EDT
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