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Washington State to revise controversial course syllabi

"Over the weekend, we became aware that some faculty members, in the interest of fostering a constructive climate for discussion, included language in class syllabi that has been interpreted as abridging students’ free speech rights."

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Ballot measure in Colorado gives new meaning to ‘higher’ education

Pueblo County considers funding scholarships with a new excise tax on legal marijuana cultivation.

Peter Fricke Sep 01, 2015 at
10:29 AM EDT

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Universities urge students to use gender-neutral pronouns

"We should not assume someone’s gender by their appearance, nor by what is listed on a roster or in student information systems."

Peter Fricke Sep 01, 2015 at
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EDITORIAL: Cuomo's 'Enough Is Enough' gets it half right

Cuomo’s legislation includes a $4.5 million plan for a specialized police unit to help curtail sexual assaults on campuses.

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Columbia Univ. students offended by 'Consent is bae' posters

Some students have found the slogan offensive, believing it “both trivializes consent and appropriates African American Vernacular English.”

Peter Fricke Aug 31, 2015 at
9:46 AM EDT

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YAL students confronted while passing out Constitutions

Several University of Akron students affiliated with Young Americans for Liberty were threatened with arrest Sunday when they attempted to distribute literature on campus.

Peter Fricke Aug 30, 2015 at
8:11 PM EDT

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Professors threaten bad grades for saying ‘illegal alien,’ ‘male,’ ‘female’

Professors at Washington State University have explicitly told students their grades will suffer if they use terms such as “illegal alien,” "male," or "female."
Peter Hasson Aug 29, 2015 at 9:45 AM EDT
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University stops telling students to call 9-1-1 for 'bias incidents'

Students may now report bias incidents to the Office of Student Life or anonymously to a third party website.

Peter Hasson Aug 28, 2015 at
4:01 PM EDT

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Christian prof. claims he was fired for mentioning God

A professor at Bucks County Community College (BCCC) in Pennsylvania was fired recently after mentioning God in a farewell letter to students who completed his course.

Peter Fricke Aug 27, 2015 at
4:14 PM EDT

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U. of Minn. institutes new affirmative consent policy

The University of Minnesota (UMN) Board of Regents has granted permission to the university’s student association to implement a new, controversial affirmative consent policy on the campus.

Michael McGrady Aug 27, 2015 at
12:29 PM EDT

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Missouri State nixes free speech restrictions

The school will now consider all outdoor areas legitimate forums for free speech.

Peter Fricke Aug 27, 2015 at
10:46 AM EDT

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Liberal students accuse frat of drugging, raping girls

Despite lacking any evidence to support their claims, the Student Union warned freshman to stay away from the Acacia fraternity's house.

Joely Friedman Aug 27, 2015 at
10:15 AM EDT

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VIDEO: Gov says grad students hold 40 percent of student debt

Graduate students are responsible for half of the country’s student debt but some of these borrowers may never completely repay their debt.

Summer Ratcliff Aug 26, 2015 at
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Religious Duke students don't want to read lesbian graphic novel

Duke University’s assigned summer reading has sparked controversy among a number of incoming freshmen who believe the graphic novel violates their religious and moral beliefs.

Gretchen Edelman Aug 26, 2015 at
3:42 PM EDT

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Mizzou profs. cancel classes to support grad student protest

MU grad students move the goal line to include increased stipends and other benefits after school caves on health insurance subsidies.

Peter Fricke Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 PM

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Student told she can’t start conservative club

"Any young political involvement is a win in my book; however, starting a TPUSA chapter is my first priority."
Lauren Houck Aug 26, 2015 at 3:10 PM EDT
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Distance learners in NYC area to get help entering weed market

"Education is one of the most important aspects of the legal cannabis jobs market & marijuana industry as a whole."

Peter Fricke Aug 25, 2015 at
5:22 PM EDT

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Public university uses musical to combat sexual assault

There’s something you gotta ask for/ There’s something you need to say!/ You gotta get … consent!

Bethany Salgado Aug 25, 2015 at
4:40 PM EDT

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Columbia University to revise sexual assault policy

The policy change will build on the school’s most recent sexual misconduct policy, which favors the victimized student.

Michael McGrady Aug 25, 2015 at
2:16 PM EDT

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Atheist organization goes after college football chaplains

Copies of the report were also sent to the University of Tennessee, Louisiana State University, Mizzou, Florida State University, Clemson University, and others.

Peter Fricke Aug 25, 2015 at
12:04 PM EDT

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Rutgers removes 'free' speech warning

The statement was a part of the Bias Prevention and Education Committee’s list on five ways to avoid committing “bias incidents” and was listed under the command “Think Before You Speak.”

Peter Hasson Aug 25, 2015 at
10:25 AM EDT

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Fed study: degrees didn't protect blacks, Latinos from downturn

Emmons stresses that the study’s findings do not constitute a refutation of the conventional wisdom that a college education is economically beneficial.

Peter Fricke Aug 24, 2015 at
2:02 PM EDT

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U. Wisconsin official: let's stop prosecuting shoplifting

“I just don’t think that they should be prosecuting cases… for people who steal from Wal-Mart."

Peter Fricke Aug 24, 2015 at
12:47 PM EDT

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Rutgers: No such thing as 'free' speech

“All speech,” the university continues, “has a cost and consequences.”

Peter Hasson Aug 21, 2015 at
4:34 PM EDT

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UCLA student government abandons membership in ‘ineffective’ liberal advocacy group

"It is financially irresponsible and intellectually lazy to continue the membership of an organization that is ineffective."

Peter Fricke Aug 21, 2015 at
12:45 PM EDT

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U. of Md. names a law class after Freddie Gray

The eight-week course will be supervised by Professor Michael Greenberger of the university’s Francis King Carey School of Law and School of Social Work, and taught by nine other law school professors.

Peter Fricke and Christian Spencer Aug 21, 2015 at
10:02 AM EDT

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Illegal immigrant granted $15K scholarship in Calif.

As an illegal immigrant, Magaña is not eligible for federal or state financial aid, and will likely depend primarily on her scholarship to afford tuition at UCLA.

Peter Fricke and Christian Spencer Aug 20, 2015 at
4:50 PM EDT

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Congressman calls colleges out for ignoring First Amendment

"[D]espite these constitutional protections, speech-restrictive policies in our nation’s public colleges and universities remain."

Peter Fricke Aug 20, 2015 at
1:20 PM EDT

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Ban on sagging pants has difficulty holding up at Henderson State

"This is yet another example of busybody college bureaucrats treating grown adults as children."

Peter Fricke Aug 20, 2015 at
12:27 PM EDT

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Peter Hasson Aug 19, 2015 at
10:41 AM EDT

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Purdue pioneers alternative to student loans

"Such arrangements would create incentives for organizations to support students with mentoring and career counseling without putting tax dollars at risk."

Peter Fricke Aug 19, 2015 at
9:49 AM EDT

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CU-Boulder prof. arrested for highway blocking protest

A University of Colorado-Boulder (CU) professor was arrested on August 10th for impeding traffic on a primary highway in St. Louis County, Missouri, as part of a protest.

Michael McGrady Aug 18, 2015 at
10:36 AM EDT

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Feds decline to support unionization of Northwestern athletes

"Northwestern considers its students who participate in NCAA Division I sports. . .to be students, first and foremost."

Peter Fricke Aug 17, 2015 at
5:06 PM EDT

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Exclusive

University tells students to dial 9-1-1 over 'bias incidents'

"SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY PROHIBITS BEHAVIOR MOTIVATED BY BIAS."
Peter Hasson Aug 17, 2015 at 3:42 PM EDT
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Univ. of Alaska institutes 'affirmative consent'

"Consent can be given by words or actions, as long as those words or actions create mutually understandable clear permission regarding willingness to engage in (and the conditions of) sexual activity."

Michael McGrady Aug 17, 2015 at
1:07 PM EDT

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University president carjacked during attempted sexual rendezvous

The 60-year-old McEnany told police that he was meeting his friends “Luscious” and “Brittany,” both reported to be in the early 20’s, in order to give them a ride from their grandmothers’ houses.

Peter Fricke Aug 17, 2015 at
9:13 AM EDT

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Texas removes statue of Jefferson Davis

"As a public university, it is vital that we preserve and understand our history and help our students and the public learn from it in meaningful ways."

Michael McGrady Aug 17, 2015 at
9:08 AM EDT

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Yale college master puts end to 'racial and gendered' title

According to the Yale Daily News, the term “master” has been used at the university's residential colleges since their creation in the 1930s.

Peter Hasson Aug 15, 2015 at
3:20 PM EDT

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Princeton prof. challenges Geraldo Rivera to abortion debate

"[T]his guy really needs to be forced publicly to confront the serious arguments against his position."

Peter Hasson Aug 14, 2015 at
5:16 PM EDT

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Physics prof. chains self to gate to protest pipeline

This is not the first time Nightingale has been arrested for protesting the Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Project.

Gretchen Edelman Aug 14, 2015 at
4:13 PM EDT

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Wesleyan suspends its last frat

President Roth cited several factors that contributed to the punishment imposed on the frat, including one alleged drug transaction had been “monitored and intercepted” by police in May, as well as the fact that the chapter was already on probation over past allegations of sexual assault.

Peter Fricke Aug 14, 2015 at
3:18 PM EDT

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'Love Gov' explores the pitfalls of big government

Over the ten-year span that the videos depict, we see Alexis submit to Gov’s love of big business, heavy regulation of small businesses for the sake of “protecting” everyone.

Bethany Salgado Aug 14, 2015 at
2:58 PM EDT

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Northeastern allegedly tells RAs that white men can't be oppressed

For a male to experience oppression, they would also need to be a person of color, gay, disabled, or in a lower social class.

Peter Hasson Aug 14, 2015 at
12:14 PM EDT

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Goucher College forbids 'unwelcome fliration'

The policy no longer includes the word "persistent."

William Hollomon and Peter Fricke Aug 13, 2015 at
3:35 PM EDT

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Third Chinese citizen pleads guilty in U.S. test scam

Sun admitted that on separate occasions in late 2013, she took the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) on behalf of two other Chinese women, each of whom may have paid as much as $6,000 for the service.

Peter Fricke Aug 13, 2015 at
12:23 PM EDT

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U. of Ill. trustees reject chancellor's golden parachute

Despite resigning amidst a scandal concerning her use of a private email account to conduct official business, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s chancellor nearly came away with a $400,000 bonus.

Peter Fricke Aug 13, 2015 at
11:26 AM EDT

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