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Princeton protesters want faculty with learning disabilities

Activist groups are demanding that Princeton University do more to support students with “invisible” disabilities following a 20-day hunger strike by a former graduate student.

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UMass caves after month of protests, agrees to fossil fuel divestment

Submitting to the demands of student protesters, the University of Massachusetts has decided to sell its investments in fossil fuels, making it the first major university in the country to divest from the industry.

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Milo demands DePaul refund security cash after its guards did nothing

"It’s up to them if they give me the money back, but I will publish articles asking for it back."

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KU prof loses job despite being cleared by investigation

A professor at the University of Kansas has lost her job after allegedly inappropriately using a racial slur in class, despite a lengthy investigation that cleared her of all charges.

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Anti-speech activists drive Yale administrators to resign

"[W]e feel it is time to return full-time to our respective fields of public health and early childhood education."

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Skidmore gets $1M+ for courses, art exhibits exploring diversity

Skidmore College is receiving more than $1 million to “explore diversity through art,” and is planning new courses to complement art exhibits from “diverse or traditionally underrepresented artists.”

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Liberty proudly counters trend of divesting from Israel

"Liberty University’s support for Israel is longstanding."

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‘EcoSexual’ students at SMC ‘marry the ocean’

Earlier this month, a professor at Santa Monica Community College led students in an ‘EcoSexual Sextravaganza’ in which participants ‘married the ocean.’

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Oberlin students say bad grades are getting in the way of activism

A profile in The New Yorker suggests that student protesters at Oberlin College had circulated a petition demanding that professors lower their grading standards so students could divert more attention to their social justice efforts.

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Civil rights groups challenge UCI to honor new anti-Semitism policy

Dozens of civil rights groups are demanding a response from the University of California, Irvine administration for its failure to address a pattern of hostility and aggression against Jewish students.

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Security guards fiddle while @Nero event burns

Milo Yiannopoulos’ appearance at DePaul University was cut short Tuesday after several Black Lives Matter protesters stormed the stage, stealing the microphone from a moderator and blowing a safety whistle in the conservative firebrand’s face until he was forced to leave the event.

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Study suggests targeting religious students with social justice rhetoric

A new study claims that highly religious college students would be particularly easy to recruit as social justice warriors, arguing for “educational” programs to promote their conversion to the cause.

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MSU students protest $8 million gift from pro-life donor

LGBT activists at Montana State University are protesting the school’s decision to name a building after Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte because of his stance on gay marriage.

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Students demand expulsion, unpaid leave to punish ‘hate speech’

Protesters at Bellevue College are calling for the “expulsion” of students found guilty of “hate speech” in response to an alleged string of insensitive messages that appeared on campus over the past several months.

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Mizzou conducting 'diversity audit' to recommend new policies

After a tumultuous year of protests and the resignation of several officials, the University of Missouri system will conduct a “diversity audit” to assess current policies and suggest new ones.

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Yale says all-gender bathroom project ‘is about public signaling’

Yale University opened more than 300 gender-neutral bathrooms just days ahead of its annual commencement ceremony as part of a radical new "all-gender bathroom project."

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VIDEO: Students sign petition to allow man on women’s basketball team

Despite making no effort to exude femininity, it soon became apparent that students were more than willing to go along with the idea that I was a woman who had every right to play basketball with other women.

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Student's campaign suspended for criticizing gender-neutral bathrooms

A student at Southern Oregon University was forced to suspend his campaign for a senate seat on his school’s student government after an opposing candidate filed a grievance against him for refusing to use gender-neutral pronouns.

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Jewish student forced into hiding by Muslim protesters

"I was just so lucky that someone recognized me and protected me when I ducked into that random room."

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Exam claims 'income redistribution' among 'main functions of government'

The role of government is to redistribute wealth, according to a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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The Weekly Roundup: Dangerously duplicitous

The headlines we were tempted to run, and the commentary we couldn’t.

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Pomona College makes promoting diversity part of promotion, tenure criteria

Under pressure from student leaders, the Pomona College faculty voted last week to include a consideration of a professor’s “attent[ion] to diversity in the student body” in the College’s criteria for promotion and tenure.

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Ret. general returns to teaching following furor over firing

Lt. Gen. William Boykin announced Friday that he has been reinstated to his professorship at Hampden-Sydney College after the school initially terminated his contract for what Boykin attributed to his open criticism of the Obama administration’s “Bathroom Bill” dictate.

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UPDATE: UT diversity office loses funding after Gov. allows bill to pass

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion resigned Thursday, the day before a bill stripping his department of state funding is due to become law barring an unexpected veto by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Prof. offers extra credit to demand free tuition from state legislators

"In a 1 to 2-page business letter, write your assembly member and/or state senator as to how the high fees and tuition of the California State University impacts you, and your family, not only financially but also psychologically and in other ways."

Anthony Gockowski May 20, 2016 at
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Muslim students disrupt pro-Israel event at UCI

Police officers were eventually compelled to escort the attendees—not the protesters—away from the event “for their own safety” as the protesters grew increasingly belligerent.

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AAUP report: former Mizzou prof. was fired because of 'political pressure'

A new report argues that disgraced former University of Missouri professor Melissa Click was fired due to political pressure, not for assaulting a student journalist at last year’s protests.

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House Dems fail to ban Confederate flag at The Citadel

"Cutting off Federal funding for a ROTC program [at] an institution [displaying the Confederate flag] raises First Amendment concerns."

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Ret. general: college fired me for politically incorrect joke

"[T]he first man who goes in the restroom with my daughter will not have to worry about surgery."

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UW-Madison suspends frat for alleged toleration of racial slurs

"[C]learly incidents such as these persist within SAE."

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UC students: $25M for illegal immigrants too little

"The university has a history of making budget decisions that seem incongruous with the needs of the students."

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Arizona bans colleges from restricting student speech

Unconstitutional "free speech zones" are now a thing of the past in the Grand Canyon State.

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Illinois profs freak out over anti-union Higher Ed Board appointee

Professors are lashing out at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) appointment of a part-time lecturer to represent faculty on the Illinois Board of Higher Education, complaining the choice is anti-union.

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Law profs. condemn fed overreach on sex harassment

According to the law professors, these OCR directives have had detrimental consequences for basic rights on college campuses.

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After chaotic year, Mizzou restricts protests

Mizzou’s “Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Protests, Public Spaces, Free Speech, and the Press” will soon make public recommendations to campus administrators on how to enforce two policies “that went unused during November’s protests.”

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UC Irvine prof: if Milo is offensive, so is ‘Anti-Zionism Week’

"I ask why Jewish students do not get this kind of concern when, year after year, these anti-Israel events come to our campus."

Peter Fricke May 16, 2016 at
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VIDEO: Millennials reject ‘woman card,’ say they don’t trust Hillary

"I’ve had people come up and tell me straight out, ‘you’re a female. I can’t believe you would vote for a Republican candidate."

Peter Fricke May 16, 2016 at
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Socialist club denies ‘laziness’ responsible for poor popularity

"[A] revolution—which is what we’re advocating for—more or less threatens their comfortable life situation."

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'Blue Lives Matter' display vandalized by BLM supporters at Dartmouth

A "Blue Lives Matter" display at Dartmouth College was completely removed and replaced with reproachful flyers bearing the signature "#blacklivesmatter."

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The Weekly Roundup: Do words even have meanings anymore?

From melodrama to mendacity and back again

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‘Men in Literature’ course cancelled for ignoring women

Springfield College recently cancelled a “Men in Literature” course on the grounds that its inordinate emphasis on one gender creates a “hostile environment” for women.

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Students worry free speech will make U of M ‘an unsafe place’

The University of Minnesota Senate has punted on a proposed affirmation of free speech principles, postponing the decision until fall amid concerns that the document includes protections for “hateful” speech.

Peter Fricke and Anthony Gockowski May 13, 2016 at
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PSU students stage ‘die-in’ to demand disarming of police

Hundreds of students at Portland State University shut down traffic Tuesday while staging a die-in to protest the school’s armed public safety officers.

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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Cal Poly student demands less tuition, more diversity

A California Polytechnic State University student claims she is thinking about selling off superfluous organs after learning of a proposed tuition increase.

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Seattle U. students demand curriculum that ‘decentralizes whiteness’

Students are occupying the dean’s office at Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College (MRC), demanding “a non-Eurocentric interdisciplinary curriculum” and other diversity measures.

Peter Fricke May 12, 2016 at
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UC system pledges $25 million for illegal immigrant scholarships

University of California system president Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday that her school will earmark $25.2 million to fund loan programs for undocumented students across the system’s 10 campuses over the next three years.

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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UW profs.: vandal's arrest contributes to 'oppressive,' 'threatening' campus

Professors at UW Madison condemned the recent arrest of a convicted serial vandal as the result of an “over-policed” campus, saying administrators ought to “limit the circumstances under which officers may enter the classroom.”

Anthony Gockowski May 12, 2016 at
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