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Paul “Kruggie” Krugman to get $25,000/mo. to “study” income inequality

Posted by: ST on April 16, 2014 at 7:05 pm » 2 Comments

Via Gawker: In late February, the City University of New York announced that it had tapped Princeton economist and New York Times blogger Paul Krugman for a distinguished professorship at CUNY’s Graduate Center and its Luxembourg Income Study Center, a research arm devoted to studying income patterns and their effect on inequality. About that. According to a formal offer letter obtained under […]

 

#Tolerance: Rutgers faculty outraged over Condi Rice commencement invite

Posted by: ST on March 6, 2014 at 9:32 am » 5 Comments

New Brunswick Today reported this week that controversy has erupted on the Rutgers University campus over the decision by the university’s board of governors to invite former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at this year’s commencement ceremony (via Fox News): NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers University’s New Brunswick Faculty Council passed a resolution on Friday […]

 

Quote of the Day: Jonah Goldberg on the left’s definition of “diversity”

Posted by: ST on February 22, 2014 at 11:31 am » 11 Comments

It’s getting bad out there, folks: Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we’re going to be shuttering the political science, religion, and pre-law departments too. We’ll keep some of the English and history folks on for a while longer, but they should probably keep their résumés handy. Because, you see, they are of no […]

 

Liberal college “feminists” develop the vapors over nearly-nude male statue

Posted by: ST on February 6, 2014 at 8:04 pm » 6 Comments

And they say conservative women are fainting couch prudes? Via the Boston Globe (bolded emphasis added by me): A realistic-looking statue of a man sleepwalking in his underwear near the center of Wellesley College has created a stir among the women on campus, especially as more than 100 students at the all-women’s college signed a […]

 

U. of Minn. students urge school officials to drop racial descriptions in crime alerts

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2014 at 9:18 am » 3 Comments

Just unbelievable. Via WCCO (hat tip): MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in crime alerts. The letter, sent on Dec. 6, 2013, was issued by members of the African American and […]

 

Racism! Bowie State (MD) cancels student health insurance plans due to #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on November 13, 2013 at 6:31 pm » Comments Off

Katherine Timpf  at Campus Reform reports: Officials at one one of the nation’s oldest and most elite historically black colleges are citing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as the reason they have cancelled a school-wide affordable health care plan they had offered students. The official website for Bowie State, a Maryland public school less than an […]

 

Shock: College hook-up culture brings far more “benefits” for men than women

Posted by: ST on November 12, 2013 at 10:42 am » 3 Comments

College Fix associate editor Jennifer Kabbany writes about a New York Times report on the “inequality” of the, um, “quality” of the hook-up culture for college women: The infamous college campus hook-up culture celebrated by feminists suggests female students love casual, no-strings-attached sex, and enjoy one-night stands without guilt, shame or regret. Oh yeah – then why aren’t they having […]

 

Unhinged #NCpol Dems: What liberal NC professors think of opposing viewpoints

Posted by: ST on September 21, 2013 at 10:47 am » 8 Comments

College Fix’s Ben Smith files this report on the recent “Scholars’ for North Carolina’s Future” gathering held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prepare for much New Tone: CHAPEL HILL – Abortion safety laws make it “more dangerous for the black woman’s body.” Republican lawmakers “want kids to die.” Conservatives “are trying […]

 

#NewTone: Tolerant, peaceful college leftists heckle, harass, chase David Petraeus

Posted by: ST on September 12, 2013 at 9:32 am » 3 Comments

Via Mediaite (hat tip): Recent video shows former CIA director David Petraeus being chased down a New York City street by student activists at the City University of New York. As BusinessInsider reported, Petraeus was on the way to teaching his first class at CUNY’s honors college, entitled “Are We on the Threshold of the North American Decade?” He […]

 

Caught: Progressive activists exposed in Oberlin College “racism hate crimes” hoax

Posted by: ST on August 23, 2013 at 11:32 am » 4 Comments

If you don’t read anything else at all this weekend, PLEASE read this in full.  The below is an excerpt (hat tip): A massive racism hoax took place at Oberlin College in February 2013 in which two students made seemingly racist, anti-Semitic and other such posters, graffiti and emails for the purpose of getting a reaction on campus, not […]