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Adam Sabes is the Assistant Editor reporting on liberal bias and abuse on campus for Campus Reform. Adam was previously the Mississippi Senior Campus Correspondent for Campus Reform.
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WATCH: Citing diversity, BYU denies vaccine exemption for student with rare syndrome
One incoming student at BYU-Hawaii was denied a COVID vaccine exemption even though she has a rare condition caused by a previous vaccine.
UNCW professor: 'Blow Up Republicans' FB post was an attempt to 'blow off steam'
The UNCW professor who posted 'Blow Up Republicans' on his personal Facebook page is now apologizing, stating that the post was an attempt to 'blow of…
EXCLUSIVE: UPDATE: UNCW trustee emails chancellor calling for investigation into ‘Blow up Republicans’ FB post after reading 'Campus Reform' story
The board of trustees member told Campus Reform that the incident highlights the "double standard" of free speech at the university.
EXCLUSIVE: UNC Wilmington prof posts 'Blow Up Republicans' on Facebook
One University of North Carolina Wilmington professor posted on his personal Facebook page 'Blow Up Republicans.'
EXCLUSIVE: Nikole Hannah-Jones UNC offer letter lists $180,000 yearly salary
Harvard students demand university to 'condemn' Israel’s 'excessive use of force'
The petition also demands the university make a “public statement rebuking Israel’s excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians.”
NY Supreme Court judge overturns suspension of Syracuse fraternity, says they 'did nothing wrong'
A New York State Supreme Court judge has overturned a suspension of a Syracuse University fraternity.
Campus Reform Correspondent participates in Department of Education's unveiling of new 'Free Speech Hotline'
Students or faculty can use this hotline to report alleged free speech violations on their college campus.
Brown University employees donate to Dems over Republicans by 262:7 ratio
Democrats vastly outnumber Republicans at Brown University.
Professor told class: 'You can stop' SCOTUS nomination of Amy Coney Barrett
Point Park University Professor Dora Ion compared Amy Coney Barrett’s perceived inability to remain neutral to that of Justice Brett Kavanaugh during …
EXCLUSIVE: Brown University employees donated $215K to Democrats, just $2,000 to GOP
For every $538 that Brown University employees donated to Democrats, only $5 went to Republicans.
EXCLUSIVE: Democratic employees at Yale University outnumber Republicans more than 9:1
A Campus Reform analysis found that Democratic employees outnumber Republican employees by a ratio of more than 9:1.
'Largest,' 'wealthiest' US colleges fail to report billions from foreign entities: report
A recent U.S. Department of Education report found that many institutions of higher education are not reporting large foreign gifts or contracts.
EXCLUSIVE: Democratic employees at U Penn outnumber Republicans nearly 13:1
A Campus Reform analysis found that Democratic employees outnumber Republican employees by a ratio of nearly 13:1.
Jacobson: college students need to 'start thinking for themselves'
In the video, students said they love President Donald Trump's agenda, but only when told it was Joe Biden's.
UVA researcher arrested after allegedly stealing 'trade secrets' for China
A UVA researcher was about to board a flight to China when he was arrested for alleged trade secret theft.
Universities ask students to play 'coronavirus police,' report peers who might have COVID-19
Some professors are concerned about the implications this could have.
Knife-wielding man arrested in stabbing reported to be Berkeley suspect
The suspect is reported to be the same man who was arrested for assaulting a conservative activist last year.
USC student gov vice president resigns amid 'anti-Semitic' attacks
She says that one student wrote on social media calling for others to "impeach [my] Zionist a**"
VIDEO: Calif. grad students take over dining hall, steal food because school is ‘starving’ student workers
Graduate students at UCSC are demanding a pay increase of $1,400 to account for high rent in the area.
Climate protesters who disrupted Harvard-Yale football game learn their punishment
Twenty-nine protesters who rushed the field at the Harvard-Yale football game to pressure the universities divest from fossil fuel companies will now …
Harvard union strike could disrupt classes, delay final grades
The Harvard Graduate Student decided to go on strike in early December with demands regarding healthcare, pay, and complaint procedures.
Northwestern announces action against Jeff Sessions speech disruptors
The citations were announced by Northwestern University Sunday after a month-long investigation.
Karlan claimed Trump showed 'defiance' of Constitution before he was president
The Stanford Law School professor who testified to the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday once said that Trump has an “ignorance, indifference and defia…
Fmr communist leader, FBI's Most Wanted activist to keynote MLK Day event
A former Communist party leader is slated to give a keynote speech at Southeast Missouri State University.
UW 'Hate/Bias Response Symposium' aims to 'challenge straight white college men'
The conference will also host a session on “Challenging Straight White College Men” to be social justice advocates.
NYU-Shanghai quietly adds communist-sympathizing, pro-Chinese government course
NYU-Shanghai quietly created a pro-Chinese government course last year.
UNC agrees to make changes after 'anti-Semitic' rapper controversy
UNC has agreed to change its discrimination policy in addition to other remedies in an agreement with the Department of Education.
OU reverses social media ban on suspended groups amid First Amendment questions
A free speech nonprofit told Campus Reform that the restriction doesn’t pass the First Amendment.
Conservatives release emails from prof allegedly calling them a 'white supremacist group'
One instructor allegedly called YAF a “white supremacist group," according to emails released by the group.
Ivy League TA accuses conservatives of supporting child molestation
A teaching assistant at Cornell University said that their College Republicans chapter is supporting catholic priests who sexually abuse children beca…
George Washington University hosts 'TRANSGIVING!'
George Washington University hosted “Transgiving” for students.
With BDS on the rise, College Republicans decide it's time to take a stand
The resolution prohibits the CRNC from doing business with organizations and contractors that support BDS.
VIDEO: Protesters disrupt Heather Mac Donald speech at Holy Cross
The protesters shouted that she was “not welcome” at Holy Cross.
VIDEO: Harvard students WALK OUT on Israeli ambassador...but he's not suprised
The protestors held signs saying “settlements are a war crime.”
'They won't let me speak': Pro-Israel speaker silenced by 'anti-Zionists' (VIDEO)
A pro-Israel lecture was disrupted by SJP students on Thursday night.
VIDEO: Two arrested after 'Antifa' shuts down campus conservative event
A College Republicans event was shut down by protesters Monday night.
UC-Boulder 'encouraging' obesity with 'weight bias' workshop, conservative group says
UC-Boulder is hosting a "Body Liberation" workshop to discuss topics like "thin privilege."
JOURNALISM JUGGERNAUT: What led Northwestern U. student paper to fold
One student tweeted: “Really sincerely, if you care about your f**king “objectivity” or “story” or “duty” more than human in the stories, f**k you.”
Northwestern journalism dean: Editors were 'beat into submission' by student activists
He said that the student newspaper acted “in no way beyond the bounds of fair, responsible journalism.”
Ongoing free speech lawsuit against UIllinois draws broad support
They all argue that the Bias Assessment and Response Team chills speech.
GOP congressman's son: 'I was assaulted' by socialist 'thugs'
The son of a Republican congressman says he was "assaulted" with spray paint Monday night.
UAlaska CANCELS class for 'Power and Privilege Symposium'
The University of Alaska Southeast announced “Classes Cancelled” for its “Power and Privilege Symposium”
Ole Miss employees go rogue, 'unilaterally' cancel conservative speaker event
Two employees at the University of Mississippi on Thursday abruptly cancelled the venue a conservative lecture scheduled to take place on Nov. 13.
Tulane's homecoming court is now entirely 'gender-inclusive'
Tulane University decided to make their homecoming court gender-inclusive, meaning there will be no “king” or “queen,” and there will be no requiremen…
Members of Congress question government funded fetal tissue research
Dozens of members of Congress wrote to HHS Secretary Azar to raise concerns about research projects, some operated by universities, conducting human f…
Cal Poly Halloween FLOWCHART helps students decide: 'Wear that costume' or 'don't wear that'?
Cal Poly released a “tip sheet” informing students which Halloween costumes could be considered offensive to other people.
NYU student paper yanks ad promoting College Republicans event
The editor-in-chief of the NYU student newspaper pulled an advertisement purchased by Rich Lowry, stating that it would have “marginalized people of …
UW regents green-light creation of policy punishing speech disruption
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents gave the university system the green light to start writing policy which would punish students for disrup…
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Former acting ICE director SHUT DOWN at UPenn after chaos erupts
Organizers of the campus event ended up canceling the scheduled engagement.
South Dakota legislator suggests Board of Regents is ‘slow walking’ free speech reform
A South Dakota lawmaker wrote a letter to the executive director of the state’s Board of Regents, accusing him of “slow walking” free speech reforms.
UMass student gov declares 'climate emergency'...but some say they're just blowing smoke
University of Massachusetts Amherst's student government declared a “climate emergency” and urged the school to do the same.
Conservative group: Instructor told students they’re ‘expected’ to protest Michael Knowles
But the instructor reportedly did a bit of a 180 when confronted.
University BANS 'acts of intolerance'
A free speech advocate said that the policy could stifle speech on campus.
As Confucius Institutes shutter, Chinese spies in the US hold steady
Meanwhile, a number of alleged Chinese spies in recent months have been identified.
UCLA student files federal complaint against school, alleging anti-Semitism
Her complaint suggests that UCLA establish an anti-Semitism task force.
Report: Anti-Israel bias has increased significantly on campuses
The report also found that Boycott, Divest, Sanction (BDS) actions by university faculty more than doubled.
Prof who said 'MAGA teens are modern day Hitlerjugend' elected to 'Faculty Responsibility' committee
A University of Mississippi professor who compared teen supporters of President Donald Trump to “Hitlerjugend” has been elected to the “Academic Freed…
EXCLUSIVE: Conservative group claims victory as college changes 'unconstitutional' policy
A Mississippi community college has backtracked on a social media policy which blocked their College Republicans chapter from starting a Facebook page…
EXCLUSIVE: School BLOCKS Miss. College Republicans chapter from starting public Facebook account
The school’s social media policy requires student organizations to ask for permission before starting any social media account, and even then, are for…
USD pres in diversity forum recording: 'I am terrified that this is live-streamed'
The USD president later said that she was "terrified" the event, of which Campus Reform has obtained video, was being live-streamed.
Students say CSU president compared Charlie Kirk to blackface, swastika drawings
Students at Colorado State University criticized the school's president for an email they say likened an upcoming Charlie Kirk event to various racist…
VIDEO: Clown with bike horn shuts down College Republicans event
Campus police had to evacuate all attendees, and students were threatened with Code of Conduct violations if they disrupted the event again.
Marquette University to take another look at demonstration policy
After pushback, the university made its student union building open to any demonstration without administrative approval, effectively creating a “free…
Duke student senate denies Christian org recognition over traditional beliefs
Duke University’s student government senate blocked a Christian group from being officially recognized after learning about a policy which prohibits L…
Missouri univ. tried to restrict students' 9/11 display, emails suggest
The Maryville University Young Americans for Freedom chapter says it was told by school administrators it could only display 500 American flags to hon…
University of Texas eliminates free speech zones...and leftist students are not happy
A new state law preceded the University of Texas removing its free speech zones.
LAWSUIT: Public college threatened to arrest conservatives exercising First Amendment rights
The school has twice targeted a student rolling a "free speech ball" and attempting to have a conversation with students about marijuana legalization …
U. Kentucky closes academic building to mandatory classes over a...mural
The mural has sparked protests over the past few years.
Berkeley for-credit 'Copwatch' course co-hosted by group that promoted '#AbolishICE'
The University of California-Berkeley offers students the chance to earn credit by taking "Copwatch."
‘Antifa’ prof plans on suing community college...still taking a salary
He is now suing his former school, claiming it violated his First Amendment rights.
UNC-Charlotte brings back 'White Consciousness Conversations' after 2018 backlash
A 2018 description stated that the event was a "space for white students."
Former prof SUES after being heckled while reciting Pledge of Allegiance
Celeste Barber is suing SBCC for allegedly violating California's Brown Act, as well as her First Amendment right to speak.
Young capitalist completely torches prof's attempt to link capitalism to slavery
A Princeton University professor recently argued in a New York Times op-ed that capitalism was born out of slavery.
Iowa college announces 'decision to remove' Antifa prof amid backlash
The Iowa community college professor who came under fire after saying "I am Antifa" has resigned after the college made the "decision to remove" him f…
BREAKING: Iowa prof who said 'I am Antifa' is now out of a job
An Iowa community college adjunct professor has told a local news outlet, "I am Antifa."
EXCLUSIVE: NINE conservative orgs go all-in against UT-Austin’s 'unconstitutional' speech codes
Nine conservative and libertarian organizations have filed amicus briefs supporting Speech First's lawsuit against UT-Austin.
Amid US-China trade war, dozens of colleges still spew Chinese 'propaganda'
Despite this warning, however, dozens of colleges have chosen to keep their centers open.
NC State vice chancellor steps down after tweets calling Republicans 'KKK' members, 'neo-nazis' surface
The resignation came the same day the college republicans chapter called for his "immediate resignation."
UMich stands by Trump fundraising megadonor despite alumni demands
Many on the left even called for boycotting of the luxury fitness brands.
EXCLUSIVE: SD Board of Regents passes substantial free speech protections
State public schools will no longer be able to discriminate against “any student or student organization” based on viewpoint or ideology.
Georgia rep reintroduces Anti-Semitism Awareness Act...but will it pass?
But not all are pleased with the legislation....
Pence SLAMS colleges over free speech zones, safe spaces (VIDEO)
Pence also touted President Donald Trump's actions on campus free speech.
You can MAJOR in social justice at this nearly $70,000 per year Calif. school
Dominican University is combining courses from two minors into a social justice major.
UMich social justice agenda is now 'spreading beyond' campus
The School at Marygrove, the product of a partnership between the University of Michigan and the Detroit Public Schools Community District, will open …
Sen. Josh Hawley hopes to rid Missouri universities of Chinese 'propaganda'
Webster University, however, flatly denied what U.S. intelligence agencies have said.
UC-Berkeley: We 'apparently overlooked' new college ranking reporting guidelines
U.S. News says UC-Berkeley incorrectly reported data used in the annual college ranking.
Middlebury College offers courses on zombies, misogyny, masculinity
Middlebury College in Vermont is offering a slew of nontraditional courses this fall.
SD Regents pres.: I will investigate campus diversity offices for left-leaning bias
Now, the Board of Regents president is opening an investigation into the offices.
SD lawmakers put ‘diversity offices’ on blast: 'Taxpayers...would not approve'
Lawmakers suggest hiring conservatives for these offices and hint at dissolving them altogether.
Montana gov vetoed free speech policy, but higher ed commissioner has something in the works
But Clayton Christian, Montana's commissioner of higher education, has asked the Board of Regents to conduct a policy review.
DeVos directs Ed. Dept. to investigate UNC amid anti-Semitism claims
The Department of Education has opened an investigation into a UNC event featuring a Palestinian rapper.
Bernie Sanders unveils 'revolutionary' student loan debt proposal...and its price tag
The proposal would also make tuition free at two and four-year public colleges.
Montana legislators fail to override Dem governor's campus free speech veto
The governor said he was "assured" that public universities in the state embraced free speech.
Oberlin College newspaper editorial blames 'increasingly authoritarian country' for school's legal trouble
Oberlin College's student newspaper published an editorial taking aim at the media's coverage of the Oberlin College defamation case.
You've got mail: U Colorado has novel free speech idea
Students attending University of Colorado schools will receive a letter extolling the system's commitment to free expression.
Survey: Less than a THIRD of college students believe right to bear arms is 'essential'
Specifically, only 30 percent of college students suggested that the right was "essential."
UC System bashes Trump admin after losing $2 million fetal tissue research grant
The University of California System president released a statement opposing the Trump administration's new restrictions on fetal tissue research.
Backlash after UIllinois commission suggests 'public retirement' of Native mascot
A University of Illinois commission concluded a report into the school's former Chief Illiniwek mascot.
U Alabama returns $21.5M donation after pro-choice donor tries to influence its operation
A University of Alabama donor wrote an op-ed suggesting that the school gave his massive donation back because of his pro-choice views.
UMaine requires students and groups to contact POLICE before any protest or event
UMaine operates with this policy DESPITE having adopted the Chicago Statement on free speech.
Alabama rep branded ‘white supremacist’ for pushing free speech bill
Rep. Matt Fridy, who sponsored the original bill, was called a "white supremacist" for supporting it.
'Shouldn't have to do it': Texas Gov. records himself signing campus free speech bill (VIDEO)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a campus free speech bill Sunday night.
Nearly a dozen U.S. senators sponsor campus free speech resolution
A campus free speech resolution hit the Senate floor.
Judge tosses out UT-Austin free speech lawsuit
But Speech First plans to appeal....
UC-Davis judicial council SHUTS DOWN pro-BDS resolution
But a student-run judicial council had other plans in mind....
U Illinois leads the pack in SAT 'adversity score' adoption
The University of Illinois has already agreed to use at least one part of the SAT's new "adversity score."
Survey: Over 75 percent of college students support legal abortion
A recent poll found that over three-quarters of college students support legal abortion.
2020 Dem presidential candidate OPPOSES free speech legislation
Legislators have until June 14 to vote on whether to overturn the governor's veto.
STUDY: White liberals’ sympathy for poor whites DECREASES after white privilege lessons, sympathy for blacks stays same
They found that white liberals who were educated about white privilege had less sympathy for poor whites and an unchanging sympathy for blacks.
Brandeis pres brims with fury after pro-Israel display vandalized
A sign reading “Stop lying to young Jews #FreePalestine” was attached to part of the display.
Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address 'white accountability,' 'microaggressions'
The school's College Republicans chairman said the event "skewed toward the Left."
Disturbing number of students say hate speech is not free speech, report says
A new report shows some shocking statistics about how college students feel about free speech.
Stanford permits 'anti-Muslim' conservative speaker...but not without SHARP condemnation
Two administrators were not pleased with a video in which Klavan critiqued the concept of jihad.
Former prof forced to stop talking after criticizing academic senate pres. (AUDIO)
This time, she was told to stop talking after criticizing the senate's president-elect.
WINNING: Conservatives in Colorado claim victory after suing school
The lawsuit centered around a student group's right to choose leaders based on the political or religious beliefs of that group.
Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign campus anti-Semitism bill, possibly on trip to Israel
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may sign a bill barring discrimination on the basis of religion in the Florida public education system.
Semester in review: 5 most anti-Israel stories in Spring 2019
Campus Reform has reported on multiple anti-semitic incidents over the course of the spring 2019 semester.
EXCLUSIVE: UGA loses donations, possibly tuition money, over TA remarks
UGA donors told Campus Reform they will no longer give to the school after racially charged comments by a teaching assistant.
Arrested Texas student tries, and fails, to kick police off campus
Interestingly enough, the student senator who authored the resolution was recently arrested during an anti-Pres. Donald Trump incident.
NYU dept. boycotts Israel study abroad over entry restrictions...but gives Abu Dhabi a pass
A New York University academic department is boycotting the school's study abroad program to Israel.
Pro-Palestinian group tries to stop Jewish students from visiting Israel
A pro-Palestinian group at the University of California, Berkeley demanded that the school's Hillel chapter end its Birthright trip to Israel.
USD finds admin did NOT violate policy amid 'Hawaiian Day' hoopla
But the school also determined that the administration of its law school was not at fault.
Mass. student group demands reparations, segregated housing, and even more money
Students at Williams College are calling on the Board of Trustees to offer reparations.
UC-Berkeley Jewish orgs. condemn 'Zionist tears,' other remarks amid student gov showdown
The student government had previously stripped 14 candidates-elect of their positions, alleging campaign finance misconduct.
Islamic studies center pays a price after hosting 'anti-Semitic' rapper
The demands stem from controversy over the center hosting a rapper who voiced "anti-Semitic" lyrics.
Ariz. students who shouted down Border Patrol agents in unruly tirade get charges dropped
The students were caught on video shouting down the agents, calling them the "murder patrol" and an "extension of the KKK."
GW students stand up for free speech...but will admin follow suit?
Young Americans for Freedom has reportedly had thousands of its flyers torn down in recent years.
Basic Becky? Conference explores 'emboldened' female teachers 'enacting their whiteness'
Some U.S. professors and scholars attended a Toronto, Canada symposium on "Critical Becky Studies."
RIGGED VOTE? Georgetown students speak out after reparations fee passes
The referendum asked students whether there should be mandatory reparation fees for students, which would be paid to descendants of slaves.
Emory SJP calls for schools to 'discipline' Jewish student orgs after they react to 'anti-Semitic' flyers
A Students for Justice in Palestine chapter at Emory University posted fake "eviction notices" on some students' doors.
Student gov picks a fight with conservative group. Conservative group wins.
The student government at Texas State University voted to ban the Turning Point USA chapter from campus.
Ariz. students face charges after heckling Border Patrol agents
The students are on video disrupting the agents' lecture to criminal justice students.
Prof ousted after sharing views on youth gender dysphoria sues
The professor was demoted and did not have his contract renewed after speaking on the topic at a conservative think tank.
Senators aim to crack down on campus anti-Semitism, of which there is plenty
A new bill in Congress aims to crack down on anti-Semitism on college campuses.
USC student gov proposes making campus ‘sanctuary’ for illegal aliens
But a USC spokeswoman tells Campus Reform that the issue is "not something currently under discussion by the university."
College investigates motive in torching of conservative student's dorm room door
Three people have been arrested in possible connection to the crime.
NYC college openly promotes Democrat presidential campaign jobs
Andrew Berezhansky, president of the school's Turning Point USA president chapter, wasn't too pleased.
LGBTQ groups: Student vets 'jeopardize' well-being of students
A letter co-penned by both groups stated that “the communities that our organizations serve are vulnerable to the ideological and practical consequenc…
NYU journalism school hires reporter who resigned over Nazi tweet
The school previously hired former Teen Vogue columnist Lauren Duca to teach a "Feminist Journalist" course.
Iowa is really close to banning free speech zones
A bill that would ban free speech zones and prohibit viewpoint discrimination on college campuses is now heading to the governor's desk in Iowa.
EXCLUSIVE: Concord Univ pays for students to protest W.V. campus carry bill
The student government at a West Virginia university pleaded with students to come to an anti-campus carry protest.
'Crappy white people' TA: UGA 'put me on permanent probation' but 'I declined' (UPDATE)
The University of Georgia TA who made racially-charged comments against white people says he is on "permanent probation."
SD students could soon be free from 'free speech' zones
"Free speech zones" could soon be OFF LIMITS for public universities in South Dakota.
EXCLUSIVE: Berkeley assault suspect's higher ed employment history more extensive than first thought
Berkeley assault suspect Zachary Greenberg held several positions at various California colleges, Campus Reform has confirmed.
WV student gov.: Ask state reps to vote “NO” on campus carry
West Virginia State University’s student government asked students to vote "NO" on a campus carry bill.
Ky. bill would make every zone a 'free speech zone'
A bill that would ban "free speech zones" on Kentucky campuses has passed a state House committee.
Poli sci dept nixes 'White Privilege is a Myth' student event ad, cites 'fake facts'
But the department head refused, claiming that the group's "White Privilege is a Myth" event "is based on 'fake facts.'"
USD law school: Hawaiian Day party is offensive. Hawaiian state rep: No it's not.
But a Hawaii state lawmaker says it's not insensitive or offensive at all.
'Hawaiian Day' party flooded by cultural controversy wave
The University of South Dakota Student Bar Association faced criticism over a planned "Hawaiian Day" party.
REPORT: UT spent over 100k in student fees on ‘Sex Week’ since 2013
But the school indicated that it would be willing to make some changes suggested by the Comptroller's Office.
UA charges students to learn why Trump rescinding DACA was wrong
The University of Arkansas hosted a course on the "plight of undocumented youth in the Trump era."
VIDEO: Conservative suffers blow to the face at Berkeley (UPDATE: Police ID suspect)
A conservative was punched in the face while helping students recruit for a conservative group at UC-Berkeley.
Conservative students receive death threats for wanting to 'Build the Wall'
Conservative students at SUNY-Oswego set up a table with signs promoting President Donald Trump's southern border wall.
Syracuse U: U.S. Constitution is 'exclusionary' to some students
The school said that "requiring students to agree in the superiority of the U.S. Constitution is exclusionary to international students and other indi…
Political harassment? U of Montana TPUSA pres. files complaint against prof.
UM prohibits harassment on the basis of “political ideas."
College leaders OPPOSE adding U.S. history, civics req to graduate
Opponents of the state legislation say it would increase tuition and could even reduce graduation rates.
Jordan Peterson, dozens of academics attack Ivy League anti-male bias
A Title IX complaint cites the existence of women-only centers and scholarships on campus, but notes that there are no men-only counterparts.
Purdue pres advocates novel concept: Grads should know the Constitution
But not everyone was fully on board with the idea.
College scraps Pledge of Allegiance over 'white nationalism,' then reinstates
Santa Barbara City College has reinstated the Pledge of Allegiance at its Board of Trustees meetings.
Calif. board of trustees scraps Pledge of Allegiance over 'white nationalism' history (UPDATED)
A former adjunct professor and former SBCC student have some different opinions.
High time for high court to hear free speech case? Some think so.
Two courts have ruled in USC's favor, but Duke University and Arizona State University want the case to go to the Supreme Court.
ASU lecturer posts info about Covington student...but it’s the wrong one
Lillian "Marie" Wallace falsely identified the student in the video as Michael Hodge.
Experts fear Confucius Institutes serve Chinese interests...but some colleges are keeping them
Congress has barred American universities from using Department of Defense funding for Chinese-operated Confucius Institutes.
Court acknowledges Syracuse frat bros' free speech, school punishes them anyway
Despite the ruling, however, the students are still facing punishment by the school.
EXCLUSIVE: Donors stop giving to UGA in wake of 'racist' TA
Several UGA alumni and donors now say they will pull their financial support.
Ohio univ: Gender pronoun usage is not free speech
Shawnee State is requesting that a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit Meriwether subsequently filed.
UC Boulder 'eco-feminism' program draws dozens of students
The University of Colorado-Boulder is sponsoring an "eco-social justice leadership program" this spring.
Stanford CRs fire back in battle to host Dinesh D'Souza (Update: It worked!)
A member of the group alleges the student senate engaged in "viewpoint discrimination."
UNC defends hosting 'anti-semitic' Women's March leader for MLK Day
The school defended inviting Mallory, citing its dedication to free speech, but the College Republicans vice president isn't so pleased.
Berkeley researchers offer social media platforms easier way to censor
Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley are developing a tool that would utilize artificial intelligence to police online "hate speech."
UMass-Dartmouth charges pretty penny for 'ecofeminism' course
A schedule for the course states that students will study “Vegetarian Ecofeminism,” "Intersectionality and Connectivity," “Activism,” and more.
Georgetown takes 'A.C.T.I.O.N.' against 'microaggressions in medicine'
Georgetown University will begin a "microaggressions in medicine" initiative, as well as a "Bias Reduction and Improvement Coaching" program.
OWU offers 'social justice' major with mandatory 'activism' work
The major also includes a "contemporary feminist theory" course, which studies far-left concepts such as "marxist feminism" and "socialist feminism."
DOJ slams U. of Iowa in Christian student group's lawsuit
Business Leaders in Christ was stripped of its status as an official student group at the school after the University of Iowa learned that it required…
9 times Campus Reform influenced campus policies in 2018
Campus Reform reported on numerous instances of liberal bias and abuse on college campuses in 2018.
Temple trustees chair: Hill’s anti-Israel comments caused ‘immeasurable’ damage to school
CNN fired Hill after this remark. Temple has condemned the comment, but acknowledged the professor's free speech rights.
PLOT TWIST: UVA course teaches how 'liberal whites' commit microaggressions
The course description cited an academic study that says "liberal whites" use microaggressions unwittingly and are "genuinely surprised" by the result…
UMN pays for students to discuss how 'heterosexism...has damaged us'
Students are charged a $25 fee to participate, with UMN covering transportation, food, and lodging.
Montana Western claims 'mean' speech ban only 'looks like' policy
Amid backlash from free speech advocates, the University of Montana Western removed its policy banning "mean" speech from the "civility standards" por…
Victory for free speech in South Dakota
The policies come after emails between state senators and the Board during the summer.
UNC Silent Sam protesters: 'Abolish...the Chancellor, the President, & the police'
The group, named Take Action Chapel Hill, has also tweeted negative sentiments against the police in the past.
9 colleges using wacky ways to help students 'de-stress' from finals
Campus Reform rounded up some of the strangest ways in which students are trying to relieve stress.
UNC faculty threaten not to teach over Confed statue
Faculty and TAs who want the monument off campus entirely have threatened to withhold grades from students and not teach the first week of the spring …
EXCLUSIVE: Former Evergreen State provost says UNC grading strike could cause 'significant harm'
Zimmerman said that he suspects "that pulling the statue down ultimately did more good than bad."
Kent State scraps security fee policy
Kent State University struck a policy that enabled it to charge student groups a security fee.
Guess which state beats every other in campus free speech
North Carolina has more "green light" institutions than any other state.
EXCLUSIVE: UNC provost says faculty, GAs violating 'students’ First Amendment rights'
UNC's provost said that faculty and graduate assistants (GAs) who participate in a "grading strike" to protest the decision could face "serious conseq…
EXCLUSIVE: Harvard frat student says same-sex club policy 'undermines' individualism
Amid lawsuits against Harvard University for its same-sex organization policy, one student who is also a fraternity member is speaking out.
Clemson restaurant gets grilled over 'offensive' chicken sandwich sign
Loose Change related its "Tijuana Chicken Sandwich" to the migrant caravan in a sign at its facility.
Montana Western 'civility standards' ban 'mean' speech
The University of Montana Western's student code of conduct prohibits "mean, nasty, or vindictive" speech or gestures.
UNC TAs plot to 'withhold grading' 'until certain demands are met' over Silent Sam statue
The statue, named Silent Sam, was torn down during a protest earlier this year. The university plans to build a $5 million history center on the outsk…
University suspends fraternity members over constitutionally protected speech
Bowling Green State University in Ohio suspended nine fraternity members from the group for one year over actions the college ultimately decided were …
Ole Miss students demand 'hate speech' policy to shield from 'racial violence'
They asked for a "hate speech" policy, the removal of a Confederate statue, and a meeting with the administration during the spring 2019 semester.
OSU adds 'Food and Culture in Social Justice' certificate and grad minor
Oregon State University's "Food in Culture and Social Justice" program will have students "critically evaluate the role of food in the construction of…
Coordinated effort at NC State for sanctuary campus status
The push follows an October incident in which campus police called ICE after questioning a student who was an illegal immigrant.
UC counters DeVos' proposed Title IX due process changes
The Title IX coordinator said in a statement that requiring sexual assault accusers to be cross-examined is "unnecessary" and "intimidating."
Vandals destroy crosses at Ohio campus pro-life display
The student group reported the first few incidents to police, but that did not stop future vandalism.
Syracuse U: Mandatory diversity course 'didn't hit the mark'
But the course is widely unpopular among students, who said it just wasn't the right response to the video.
Ohio State student group: Ben Shapiro's words can 'threaten' 'mental safety'
The email claimed that many of Shapiro's views are "misogynist," "racist," and "transphobic."
NC State rolls out Ph.D. in ‘social justice education’
NCSU College Republicans chairman Kye Laughter is not pleased with the initiative.
Prof sues over gender pronoun usage
Nicholas Meriwether, who cited his Christian beliefs when refusing to use the pronoun, claims that the student told him, “then I guess this means I ca…
Admin 'regrets' urging students to 'speak against' Trump caravan response (UPDATED)
A UL spokesman confirmed the existence of the email in a statement to Campus Reform, acknowledging it "may have suggested that UofL was taking sides o…
University of Denver hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’
The University of Denver is hosting a variety of workshops as part of the annual "White Privilege Symposium."
UDenver polices Halloween with 'We're a Culture, Not a Costume' campaign
The University of Denver College Republicans president agrees with the initiative, but not everyone does.
Johns Hopkins rejects demand to cut ties with ICE
The president and provost at Johns Hopkins said that doing so would be "antithetical" to the university's mission.
EXCLUSIVE: SD lawmakers mount free speech pressure campaign
One question attempts to gauge the BOR’s thoughts on possible policy additions, such as a chair in Conservative Thought and Policy.
Ole Miss prof: Senators 'don't deserve your civility'
A University of Mississippi professor tweeted that U.S. senators "don't deserve your civility."
Communism sympathizers post numbers, jobs of pro-Kavanaugh protesters
A communism-sympathizing Texas group released personal information of pro-Kavanaugh protesters, at least a couple of whom had their posters stolen and…
UNC prof nominates Christine Blasey Ford for award
Ho said that if UNC grants Ford the award, it would show that the community "recognize[s] the inordinate courage" Ford displayed when testifying "in f…
USC admin questions why school can't just ban Shapiro
The administrator did acknowledge that USC is constitutionally obligated to allow Shapiro to lecture and granted that "free speech, even offensive spe…
Texas Christian University: Steven Crowder's views 'adversely affect' students
While noting that Crowder's speech was protected under the First Amendment because it was technically on a public sidewalk, the university reminded st…
Colorado State: 'avoid gendered emojis'
Young Americans for Liberty at CSU Chairman Ethan Burshek bashed the guidelines as "absurd" and "overly restrictive."
Peaceful pro-Kavanaugh demonstration met with violence
The confrontation was interrupted by the associate dean of students who encouraged free speech on both sides.
California governor's veto a win for pro-life students, taxpayers
Students for Life at Fresno State University hailed the veto as a "victory for students and taxpayers in California."
USC students falsely claim Ben Shapiro touts ‘eradication of entire races’
USC’s Black Student Assembly, Latinx Student Assembly, and Asian Pacific American Student Assembly all shared a statement alleging that Ben Shapiro is…
EXCLUSIVE: Class canceled, students excused for Kavanaugh accusers 'moment of silence'
In one case, students were even encouraged to attend the "moment of silence" or participate in the anti-Kavanaugh social media campaign.
Student government might prioritize Black Lives Matter
A student government proposal would "make the message of Black Lives Matter a priority during the session through various campaigns, outreach, and rep…
University demands student org passwords, then backtracks
Southern New Hampshire University is trying to collect login info for student groups, allegedly to ensure smooth transitions between leadership of tho…
University hiring students for 'coalition building'
The students will be paid $10 an hour to "dismantl[e] racism" through activities like “dialogic based exercises,” “critical reflection,” and “storytel…
Student council members: Ice cream is not 'inclusive' enough
Student council members at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are asking the school to change the ingredients in its official ice cream to be more 'i…
College's 'protest guidelines' concern free speech advocates
Students who disrupt free speech multiple times could be suspended or even expelled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Lawsuit accusing college of banning 'straight male' from campus takes a turn
The student, identified as a "straight male," alleges he was banned from campus for making the comments privately to his professor.
'Jihad' module in terrorism class syllabus angers students
The university warned critics against judging a course based solely on the syllabus.
University of Minnesota motions to dismiss Shapiro lawsuit
The University of Minnesota filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit from the Young America's Foundation, which the conservative organization filed in July…
Student workers union gets less than it bargained for from UC
Although the new contract features a 3% annual wage increase, an expanded child-care subsidy, and a $300 per year waiver of campus fees, 7 of the 16 m…
Judges stymie profs' efforts to overturn campus carry
Judges have dismissed lawsuits filed by professors in both Texas and Georgia that sought to overturn "campus carry" laws that allow licensed individua…
Alumni group calls on Columbia to discipline anti-Semitic prof
Professor Hamid Dabashi has called Jewish Americans "diehard Fifth Column Zionists," and recently posted a tweet blaming Israel for “every dirty treac…
Profs claim Evergreen State report whitewashed campus meltdown
Evergreen State College released a 38-page report on the wave of protests that engulfed campus last spring, but several professors and a former admini…
POLL: Dartmouth Dems reluctant to date, befriend conservatives
A survey conducted by the student newspaper at Dartmouth College reveals that Democrat students are much more likely than their Republican peers to le…
Evergreen State cutting dozens of faculty, staff positions
Just weeks after it announced nearly $6 million in budget cuts to cope with rapidly declining enrollment, Evergreen State College has cut dozens of fa…
Kent State blames state law for enabling grad's AR-10 pic
The statement strongly implied, however, that Kent State would prohibit all firearms if it could, noting that state law only allows it to regulate the…
Prof calls NRA ‘terrorist organization’ following Texas massacre
The professor has also sparked controversy with his tweets in the past, blasting the modern GOP as "white supremacy" and declaring that the 2017 Repub…
UMich claims free speech lawsuit has ‘mistaken premises’
Speech First, a national 1A advocacy group, filed the suit earlier this month, alleging that the school's harassment policies and Bias Response Team i…
Sign on prof's door calls Republicans 'heartless a**holes'
Members of the school's YAF chapter spotted the signs and posted an image to Twitter, after which the prof asserted that she is "just exercising my Fi…
SUNY repudiates coddling of students 'deeply hurt' by speech
Nicole Miller had given a speech claiming that conservatives are routinely "attacked for their beliefs" on campus, accusing liberals of hypocrisy for …
Texas Tech offers counseling due to ‘current political climate’
The Student Counseling Center (SCC) at Texas Tech University has published a list of tips intended to help students cope with "the current political c…
Plummeting enrollment prompts $6M budget cut at Evergreen State
The campus was engulfed in protests last year after a professor questioned the wisdom of a "Day of Absence" event that asked white students and facult…
Georgia becomes 9th state to pass free speech legislation
Gov. Nathan Deal made Georgia the ninth state in the country to pass campus free speech legislation last week, signing a bill that outlaws "free speec…
University lifts ban on religious references at graduation
Colorado Mesa University has reversed its decision to forbid a student from including references to the Bible and Jesus during her speech at the pinni…
Iranian Studies prof blames Israel for all the world's ills
UPDATE: Dabashi's Twitter account had been temporarily deactivated at the time of publication, but has since been restored.
Students protest refusal to ban Sabra with 'apartheid wall'
The group is upset that the company supports Israel, and one SJP member even insisted that "by continuing to sell Sabra products, Swarthmore is an acc…
Grad students urge STEM workers to boycott US military
The graduate student employee union at the University of Illinois is urging STEM workers to "refuse employment" in military and defense industries in …
University rejects demand to ban conservative 'hate groups'
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has rejected student demands that it denounce and defund conservative "hate groups" like Turning Point USA.
Berkeley College Republicans survive threat to cut funding
The sponsor of the proposal had claimed that the BCR group violated numerous policies, but the school insisted that the group is in good standing.
Duke activists want ‘consequences’ for acts of hate, bias
Duke University activists have delivered a petition demanding that the administration implement a “standardized sets of consequences” for acts of "hat…
Swarthmore rejects SJP demand to stop selling Sabra hummus
A petition circulated by SJP accused Swarthmore of being "an accessory to the occupation of Palestine," saying it is "morally unacceptable" to sell Sa…
Duke students outraged that admin won't punish 'hate speech'
The students became further incensed when Larry Moneta subsequently posted a tweet reminding students that "freedom of expression protects the oppress…
Student gov threatens to give CR funds to Black Student Union
A UC-Berkeley student senator recently proposed reallocating all College Republicans funding to the Black Student Union, alleging that the group viola…
Petition accuses TPUSA of creating 'unsafe space' at CSU
CSU, however, has made clear that the administration has neither the power nor the inclination to remove TPUSA, saying such decisions must be left to …
Profs blast Purdue for taking control of writing guide
Following criticism of a handout advising students to avoid "words with masculine markers," Purdue decided to create an advisory board to oversee the …
Duke students storm stage during alumni weekend speech
Duke is investigating the incident, but has not indicated whether it will pursue disciplinary charges against the students.
Students exclude 'Zionist ideology' from funding demand
Following a racially-charged social media post showing fraternity members in blackface, a collective of student groups at California Polytechnic Unive…
Law school dean: Disrupting free speech event was free speech
The dean of the CUNY School of Law is speaking out in defense of student protesters who heckled a conservative speaker on campus recently, saying the …
CUNY students call law prof 'racist' for supporting free speech
The students protested outside initially, holding signs saying "conservative hate [does not equal] intellectual debate," then followed Josh Blackman i…
Students demand Penn State defund conservative ‘hate groups’
Students at Penn State University recently presented a list of demands to their school's president, urging him to defund conservative student groups s…
Congressmen warn TX schools to avoid funding from Chinese
Texas A&M University has agreed to heed a bipartisan warning from two Members of Congress, ending its partnership with a "Confucius Institute" that la…
Student gov passes resolution supporting 'free speech zones'
The Texas A&M University student government recently passed a resolution opposing the elimination of "free speech zones," which are designated areas o…
Pro-Palestine students want Swarthmore to ban Sabra Hummus
The Swarthmore College Students for Justice in Palestine chapter is trying to get the administration to forbid the sale of Sabra Hummus on campus beca…
Prof outraged pres would 'welcome' Zionists on campus
A university president is apologizing for comments he made last year that suggested he wouldn't welcome Zionists to campus, saying he has come to unde…
Purdue takes control of writing guide after controversy
Some faculty members are reportedly unhappy with the change, fretting that it will lead to "micromanagement" of the writing guide's content.
University offers guide on 'talking to kids about whiteness'
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has compiled a new "resource for parents," listing several articles with advice for "talking to kids abou…
Students find sponsors for Murray event, but protest fears loom
In the latest development out of the University of Miami, three university departments have agreed to pay the nearly $8,000 in security fees for a Cha…
Michigan lawmakers fed up with inaction on campus free speech
Several state representatives in Michigan are backing a resolution that would amend the state's Constitution to give the State Legislature oversight o…
Florida outlaws free speech zones in higher ed bill
The bill, which has garnered the support of multiple First Amendment non-profits, also includes a "Cause of Action" mandate, which would allow people …
Iowa Dems claim free speech bill would 'legalize' discrimination
The bill, introduced by Republican State Senator Amy Sinclair, would eliminate "free speech zones" on public campuses while allowing student groups to…
Miami relents on $7k security fee for Charles Murray event
The Federalist Society, which is hosting the event, accused the university of "censoring free speech" by imposing the "unaffordable" security fee, cla…
Purdue quietly revises ‘biased language’ writing guide
Purdue University has made changes to its popular online writing guide after being widely criticized for stating that words with “man” in them “should…
Florida lawmakers revive campus free speech legislation
A proposal to protect free speech on college campuses has been revived in Florida after initially being voted down in committee thanks in part to oppo…
Iowa bill aims to protect belief-based student groups
Recent, a Christian student group successfully sued the University of Iowa after administrators revoked its status for rejecting an "openly gay" candi…
Purdue writing guide: Words with 'MAN' 'should be avoided'
While the guide acknowledges that "man" originally conveyed a dual meaning, referring to either adult males or humans in general, it says the terminol…
UC Berkeley allocating up to $800k for 'undocumented' students
Part of the commitment involves allocating $800,000 to a grant fund that provides need-based financial aid, and a spokesperson said the school anticip…
Nebraska system adopts free-speech policy after campus incident
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents is taking steps to protect the First Amendment on campus after a recent encounter between a conservative s…
Brown students: Supporting free speech 'explicitly dangerous'
Eighteen Brown University students recently signed an open letter vehemently objecting to an appearance by conservative commentator Guy Benson Tuesday…
Student gov rushes resolution denouncing free speech bill
The senators say they were given less than 10 hours to evaluate the resolution because the student body president wanted to use it to lobby against HB…
UCLA students pay $2M+ per year in 'social justice' fees
UCLA students pay a $24.99 fee each quarter that generates more than $2 million per year to fund "social justice" efforts like “Social Justice Camps,”…
Prof: Zionist 'master thieves' have 'infiltrated' Women's March
A Columbia University professor recently declared that the Women’s March movement has become “deeply infiltrated” by “Zionists,” whom he called “maste…
UNL lecturers booted from Nebraska 'navy' for bullying student
Gov. Pete Ricketts blamed the initial decision on a "clerical error," saying the instructors' harassment of a conservative student on campus last year…
Nebraska pres of AAUP resigns amid pressure to support embattled lecturer
Donna Dufner claims that she found the university's disciplinary actions appropriate, and thus felt it was necessary to resign.
Poli-sci syllabus slams Trump as 'white supremacist'
An anonymous student enrolled in the course told Campus Reform that while they have had liberal professors in the past, they have seen "nothing to the…
Community college to require diversity course for graduation
Starting in Fall 2018, Wenatchee Valley College students who wish to transfer their credits to a four-year institution will first have to complete at …
College pays $55k to settle lawsuit with arrested students
The students were told they could not engage in free expression on the public college's campus because the school had not yet recognized their YAL cha…
UC-Berkeley sued for failing to intervene in violent riots
The lawsuit accuses campus police of "deliberate indifference to the plaintiffs' safety," saying officers permitted "hordes of violent rioters to swar…
Advisor resigns after wishing Allie Stuckey a '#metoo moment'
Master of Foreign Service (MSFS) advisory board member Jeff Bernstein has repeatedly apologized, but Georgetown said it has accepted his resignation b…
Georgetown advisor hopes Allie Stuckey has '#metoo moment'
Bernstein has since apologized for his remark, though Stuckey pointed out that he only offered a sincere apology "after being dragged through the mud.…
Miami Dolphins create social justice scholarship program
The Miami Dolphins recently announced a new social justice-themed scholarship and "social justice grant program."
SD rep wants colleges to come clean about campus free speech
South Dakota has become the latest state to consider legislation designed to guarantee freedom of speech on public college and university campuses.
Nebraska Sen. proposes bill to protect student journalists
The legislation was made necessary by a 1988 Supreme Court ruling that deemed student publications to be “limited public forums” subject to censorship…
University of Oregon symposium asks 'What's Up With Whiteness?'
A related event, the Women of Color Symposium, is open to “all Womxn of Color Students,” whereas the whiteness event is limited to "students of any ge…
Harassment of conservative student prompts free speech bill
A Nebraska state senator recently introduced legislation intended to safeguard free speech on college campuses.
‘White Genocide’ prof takes role as ‘Visiting Scholar’ at NYU
NYU clarified that the Visiting Scholar role is an unpaid position, saying Ciccariello-Maher was appointed by a faculty member and is unlikely to have…
Florida joins push to outlaw 'free speech zones' on campus
Florida is set to become the 21st state to consider legislation intended to guarantee free speech on public university campuses when its legislature c…
'Hate speech is not free speech,' insist college presidents
The signatories assert that such forms of expression "are not welcome or accepted" on their campuses, but other public universities have conceded that…
College pronoun FAQ: regularly ask for others' pronouns
The Pronoun FAQ contains suggestions for students, faculty, and staff.
UNC cracks down on disruptions with new free speech policy
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors passed a systemwide free speech policy Friday in response to demands from lawmakers that it take s…
New policy would make it easier for UMD to punish students
UMD President Wallace Loh must approve the policy before it can take effect, but has not yet indicated whether he will sign it.
University of Illinois cracks down on 'heckler's veto'
The University of Illinois system released a new set of guiding principles Friday that explicitly prohibit students from exercising a “heckler’s veto”…
Rutgers punishes prof for anti-Semitic social media posts
Rutgers University has announced that it will take disciplinary action against a professor who made several aggressively anti-Semitic social media pos…
Prof: 'The modern GOP is nothing but white supremacy'
A Virginia Tech professor declared Monday that “the modern GOP is nothing but white supremacy” in response to a leadership squabble within a College R…
Analysis: Dems dominate faculty in major UNL departments
Of 247 professors in the 7 departments, 127 are registered Democrats and just 22 are Republicans, a ratio of nearly 6-to-1.
Letter asks UW-Madison to defend student's anti-white comments
Palestine Legal recently sent a letter to UW-Madison claiming that allegations of anti-Semitism by student government officials is just a screen for "…
Feds spend over $13M on grants for diverse nurses
The federal government has awarded more than $13 million this year in grants to colleges and universities for a program intended to promote diversity …
UW-Madison student gov reps slam speech by conservative prof
A University of Wisconsin-Madison student government committee declined to call for a protest of last week's speech by Jordan Peterson, instead blasti…
Tufts students say Ben Shapiro's views put them in 'danger'
The motion was originally scheduled for a vote on October 29, but the decision was postponed in order to give the College Republicans time to prepare …
Profs: Chastising disruptive protesters 'endangered' students
According to the professors, the students have been "potentially endangered" because Schill challenged their actions in a New York Times op-ed."
Prof regrets tweeting that GOP, NRA 'want mass shootings'
The professor has since expressed regret for engaging in such "vitriolic anger," saying he does not actually believe in the sentiment, though he does …
UNL admins deny allegations of hostility toward conservatives
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pushing back against the insinuation that it is hostile to conservative students, as three state senators recent…
Lawmakers demand to know why UNL is hostile to conservatives
Three Nebraska State Senators are demanding answers after professors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln were caught on tape harassing a conservat…
Texas Lt. Gov directs Senate to study campus free speech
Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick recently ordered the Texas Senate to study issues surrounding free speech on college campuses before the next legisl…
Students pressure Rutgers to discipline anti-Semitic prof
The petition acknowledges that Michael Chikindas has a right to free speech, but insists that faculty members must be held accountable "when they prom…
Rutgers disavows prof's overtly anti-Semitic Facebook posts
Calling the posts “antithetical to our university’s principles and values," Rutgers acknowledged that Professor Michael Chikindas has a right to free …
College cancels classes for day-long diversity conference
Hampshire College cancelled classes Tuesday for students to attend a diversity conference on “anti-racism” and “social justice.”
Student gov mandates diversity training for members
Supporters argue that the trainings will help student senators better represent their diverse constituents, but opponents say forcing people to attend…
Donor claims politics behind rejection of conservative speaker
The University of Montana's Dean of Journalism recently objected to a major benefactor's invitation of conservative professor Mike Adams to deliver an…
UW Regent: Punishing disruptive protests will 'chill speech'
The only University of Wisconsin Regent to vote against a new free speech policy is now speaking out against what he sees as a Republican vendetta aga…
W&M prez rebukes students who shouted down ACLU event
The President of the College of William & Mary sharply reprimanded student protesters who shut down a recent ACLU event on campus, promising “discipli…
Berkeley student paper: 'heckling is a form of free speech'
The editorial was written in response to a policy adopted recently by the University of Wisconsin system’s Board of Regents that imposes punishments o…
GOP lawmaker accuses university of caving to BLM protesters
A Republican state representative was prevented from speaking Monday by aggressive student protesters at Texas Southern University.
UW Regents propose substantial new free speech protections
The provision is among the more controversial elements of model legislation crafted by the Goldwater Institute, and is intended to eliminate the so-ca…
Prof: 'God Bless America' is a 'warmongering' song
An Ithaca College professor argues that "expressions of hyper-patriotism" such as the national anthem and "God Bless America" are not appropriate at s…
DOJ joins free speech lawsuit against Georgia college
According to the brief, “the college’s speech policies were not content-neutral, established an impermissible heckler’s veto, and were not narrowly ta…
Student op-ed blasts Berkeley for protecting free speech
Claiming that Shapiro "is known to target communities of color," Shelby Mayes also complains that Berkeley closed several resource centers for minorit…
Berkeley prof complains that the law 'fetishizes free speech'
A University of California, Berkeley professor recently called Ben Shapiro a “racist, sexist, misogynist jerk” who poses a “threat” to the campus comm…
Berkeley profs cancel classes for 'mental safety'
As they do not want anyone to jeopardize their "physical and mental safety," the professors urge their colleagues to follow suit, saying they hope to …
Prof resigns, apologizes for condoning sexual assault of DeVos
An Austin Community College professor has resigned amid fallout from a recent tweet in which he said, “I’m not wishing for it...but I’d be ok if #Bets…
California to provide $30 million to DACA students
California Governor Jerry Brown recently announced that he and state legislative leaders have agreed to provide $30 million in funding for DACA studen…
Prof: ‘I’d be ok if #BetsyDevos was sexually assaulted’
A community college professor said he would be fine with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos being sexually assaulted after she announced plans to revi…
School 'reassigns' lecturer who bullied conservative student
Lawton was filmed yelling “Neo-fascist Becky right here. Wants to destroy public schools, public universities, hates DACA kids,” also giving the middl…
Dem Congressman to propose crackdown on campus 'hate speech'
Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) announced his plans for the bill at the University of Maryland, saying it would require colleges to define for students "wh…
State Rep reminds students that 'speech is not violence'
Addressing concerns about violence on campus, one of the bill's sponsors said “We need to have a real debate in this state and in this country that sp…
Social justice warriors want universities to 'ban veterans'
UPDATE: A group of self-proclaimed military veterans has taken responsibility for the flyer, saying it was intended to reveal "how far the left has go…
University regents consider required course on Constitution
Five members of the University of Colorado's Board of Regents are considering a proposal that would require students to complete a course on the U.S. …
Howard students enraged by white girls wearing MAGA hats
Meanwhile, the university put out a statement warning students that “there were visitors on our campus who were wearing paraphernalia that showcased t…
BSU resists calls to fire prof for promoting parental rights
Statements from the administration, however, indicate that the school will not take punitive action against Yenor.
Investigator: 'Social justice bake sale' didn't violate policy
Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) President Alexander Beck was accused of violating several university policies, but none of the charges could be subs…
UW insists diversity training 'requirement' is not 'mandatory'
UW had initially intended to incorporate the first hour of the four-hour workshop into its freshman orientation program, but is now offering the full …
Fresno State parts ways with prof who said 'Trump must hang'
Maischak will convert two courses into online formats this semester in order to fulfill his “unit requirement” under the school’s collective bargainin…
Ousted conservative prof files grievance against UCLA
Keith Fink, the conservative University of California-Los Angeles professor who was recently ousted after locking horns with the administration, has f…
Trump supporters 'not welcome,' says new UCF 'Diversity Chair'
UPDATE: Following Campus Reform's coverage of this story, Lanza has officially resigned his position as Diversity Chair.
UMich hiring admin for 'cultural appropriation prevention'
The University of Michigan is looking to hire a new "Bias Incident Prevention and Response Coordinator" to clamp down on “students of concern” and “en…
College offers $25K scholarships for 'LGBTQ advocates'
Spelman College, a historically black all-women's college, recently launched a $100,000 scholarship fund for “self-identified LGBTQ advocates.”
Students get $11/hr to “advance social justice and diversity”
Candidates are expected to know "how power, privilege, oppression operates" so they can help organize programs like “We’re a Culture, Not a Costume: H…
Berkeley ignores student gov demand to end police training
A UCPD spokesperson, however, told Campus Reform that the department fully intends to continue participating in Urban Shield during the upcoming schoo…
UC-Berkeley adds 'laser hair removal' to student health plan
The University of California, Berkeley will soon add “laser hair removal” and “fertility preservation” to the list of “transgender student services” c…
University gets $3.5M to 'advance diversity, inclusion'
TAMU is one of several schools to receive such grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which awards up to $8.7 million in COE gr…
University receives award for 'Tunnel of Oppression' event
The Tunnel of Oppression, which has been held annually at WSU for the past 17 years, concludes with a segment on "how to be an ally" that teaches stud…
'Everyone has bias,' Vanderbilt workshop claims
According to Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Sandra Barnes, "tackling unconscious bias” is a main focus for the school …
Weinstein paints dismal picture of Evergreen State protests
The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees received a tongue lashing from embattled professor Bret Weinstein while discussing the recent unrest on …
Seminary asks people to peer through 'white privilege glasses'
The Chicago Theological Seminary offers a video on its website designed to help white people understand their privilege by donning a metaphorical pair…
College cancels classes for 'Power and Privilege Symposium'
The 2018 symposium is still in the planning stages, and no workshop information is yet available, but faculty members traditionally cancel classes in …
Judge rules TX profs can't substantiate campus carry 'fears'
Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the professors could present "no concrete evidence to substantiate their fears" that students would respond with gunfire i…
MIT 'diversity learning tree' offers 'privilege checklists'
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's School of Architecture and Planning offers a "Diversity Learning Tree" to help students and faculty “learn…
Students, labor activists demand UNC boot Wendy's from campus
University of North Carolina students marched through campus Friday demanding the removal of a Wendy’s restaurant from the student union.
AZ Regents ignore court, affirm in-state tuition for illegals
Despite the ruling, the Arizona Board of Regents announced this week that it would continue offering in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrant stude…
Plastic wrap reported as 'possible hate-bias' incident at UMD
The plastic was found "under a tree at frat row," which some students found suspicious because a noose was found in a fraternity house in April.
USD removes guidelines proscribing 'feelings of hatred'
Responding to public criticism, the University of South Dakota has removed speech guidelines from its website that aim to “limit feelings of hatred” o…
CA travel ban could keep sports teams from 8 states
A new California travel ban could prevent sports teams from travelling to at least eight different states due to their alleged anti-LGBT policies.
UDel disavows prof's 'distressing' Warmbier comments
The University of Delaware has unequivocally condemned the adjunct professor who made the inflammatory declaration that Otto Warmbier “got exactly wha…
Prof: Frats designed to 'hoard power' for 'wealthy white men'
An Occidental College professor argues that fraternities should be abolished because “they are designed to hoard power and influence specifically for …
'Meritocracy' is a microaggression, university guidebook claims
Rowan University has published a guide on “Interrupting Microaggressions” with strategies for "calling out" those who advocate concepts like "color bl…
Evergreen prez now 'immensely disappointed' by protests
George Bridges claims to hold no personal grudge, however, even after dozens of students held him hostage in his own office until he agreed to their d…
Free expression bill goes to LA governor's desk
The bill would require public colleges and universities to adopt policies imposing disciplinary action on students who interfere with the free express…
Students accuse Weinstein of hiding behind Jewishness
The letter blasts Weinstein, arguing that "he has held fast to his seemingly innocuous position of victimhood."
LSU students defend mascot from 'extreme political correctness'
Louisiana State University students are rallying to the defense of their “Tigers” mascot after an online petition called it a “symbol of white oppress…
UCLA students rally in defense of beleaguered conservative prof
Fink has been engaged in a dispute with administrators since enrollment was slashed for a course he teaches about free speech issues.
Petition: LSU Tigers mascot a 'symbol of white oppression'
The petition's author also objects to the mascot because "it’s also cruel to cage a wild animal for the amusement of privileged white people."
U of I cancels speech by Nobel Laureate James Watson
The University of Illinois has capitulated to faculty complaints and rescinded a speaking invitation to Nobel Laureate James Watson, who has ruffled f…
VIDEO: Linda Sarsour mocks student for questioning FGM tweet
The student was referring to a 2011 tweet in which Sarsour expressed a desire to take away the vaginas of two prominent opponents of female genital mu…
DePaul hikes student fees to fund scholarships for illegals
University President Father Dennis Holtschneider subsequently approved the proposal, raising student fees by $2 per quarter and indicating that the sc…
SGA prez vetoes resolution denouncing anti-Semitism
Mitchell Rosenberg insists that he supports the content of the resolution, but said a veto was necessary because the vote was held without adequate pu…
CA university resolves to take stand against anti-Semitism
The student government at Chapman University in California has passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in response to the recent spike in anti-Se…
Van Jones compliments conservatives in New Orleans
The former Obama administration advisor kept his speech mostly apolitical.
UW-Madison student gov passes anti-police resolution
One example cited by the resolution condemned the in-class arrest of a black student who had caused over $4,000 in property damage by spray painting “…
High school YAF chapter subjected to verbal abuse at UT-Austin
High school students affiliated with Young Americans for Freedom were verbally harassed and intimidated during an “Affirmative Action Bake Sale” near …
Nearly half of Dartmouth Dems don’t want conservative roommate
Nearly half of self-identified Democratic students at Dartmouth College would be uncomfortable with a conservative roommate, according to a recent sur…
Students call school 'racist' for cancelling Hmong course
A Hmong student group claims that the courses had previously been Hmong-only safe spaces, but Provost Betsy Morgan insisted that this was never the ca…
Anti-religion group condemns tweets by Ole Miss football coach
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is condemning the University of Mississippi for allowing its football coaches to make “overtly religious” stateme…
Prof: 'To save American democracy, Trump must hang'
A Fresno State University professor who recently tweeted about executing Republicans has followed up by suggesting that Donald Trump should be sentenc…
'Concerned students' want free shuttle to mosque
The 19-point list also asks that the school “provide an animal-student program for those suffering from a mental illness and are unable to have an ESA…
'Jewish Privilege' claims are 'groundless,' researchers proclaim
The “Jewish Privilege” posters that appeared at the University of Illinois at Chicago last month didn’t even use accurate statistics, according to the…
REPORT: Taxpayers losing BILLIONS to Ivy League tax breaks
Some Republicans, including President Trump and Rep. Tom Reed, have called for curtailing or eliminating tax exemptions for universities with $1 billi…
CA Dems propose free tuition funded by tax on millionaires
Assembly Bill 1356 aims to generate roughly $2.2 billion through a 1% tax on incomes over $1 million, which would be used to make all public colleges …
Rice drops 'master' title to promote 'inclusive environment'
The administration has yet to select a replacement term, but promised that a decision would be announced by the end of the semester.
Anti-Semitic flyers attacking 'Jewish privilege' appear at UIC
The anonymous flyers assert that Jews are disproportionately represented among "the 1%," implying that they should be the real target of those committ…
Oberlin College hosts 'Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon' for feminists
Oberlin College is inviting students to its library Thursday for a day of editing Wikipedia articles about “art and feminism” as a way of combating th…
Yale prof: Trump's 'lies' bigger threat than 'fake news'
Yale Law School professor Dan Kahan gave a lecture at the University of Vermont last week claiming that “fake news” pales in comparison to the "lies" …
Miss. lawmakers consider bribing schools to fly state flag
All eight public universities in the state have elected to stop flying the flag because it contains the Confederate battle flag in one corner.
Mississippi advances bill to ban 'sanctuary' policies
The amended bill is expected to be approved by the Senate, after which Gov. Phil Bryant has indicated that he will sign it into law.