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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 […]

 

Dumb: Two seventh grade students in Va. Beach suspended for shooting airsoft guns UPDATE: Expelled!

Posted by: ST on September 24, 2013 at 10:38 am » 12 Comments

WAVY reports on another instance of a “zero tolerance policy” in schools going way too far: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A suspended seventh grade Virginia Beach student will find out soon if he is expelled for the rest of the year for shooting an airsoft gun. Like thousands of others in Hampton Roads, Khalid […]

 

Education: Court rules NY teacher unfairly fired

Posted by: Phineas on September 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas After all, he was only found carrying heroin while on jury duty A high school teacher who was fired earlier this year for showing up for jury duty with 20 glassine envelopes of heroin stashed in a pack of cigarettes could get his job back. A judge found that Damian Esteban’s firing was “unduly harsh” and […]

 

About the “Invisible Man” book banning in Randolph County, NC

Posted by: ST on September 22, 2013 at 12:05 pm » 3 Comments

The story of the banning of Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” book from Randolph County, NC school libraries has predictably made national headlines. Via a link from the Charlotte Observer, the LA Times reports: Ralph Ellison’s novel “Invisible Man” has been banned from school libraries in Randolph County. The book is considered by many to be a […]

 

Education: I don’t recall field trips like this when I was young

Posted by: Phineas on September 21, 2013 at 9:15 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Nope. I remember going to museums, and zoos, and observatories. We even went to a farm, where we got to milk the cows, harvest some eggs, and pick some produce. For a little kid in grammar school, those trips were fun. Then again, we were never treated like slaves and had abuse hurled at […]

 

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 […]

 

Far left UCal groups write incoming president Napolitano a letter full of “demands”

Posted by: ST on September 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm » 3 Comments

And, trust me, none of their “demands” will be surprising to any of you. At all. Via Fox News (bolded emphasis added by me): A letter endorsed by nearly a dozen student groups includes the phrase: “We demand that you implement the following across the UC system.” Those demands include making the system a “sanctuary” for […]

 

Louisiana Gov. Jindal to DOJ: Leave our school voucher program alone!

Posted by: ST on September 6, 2013 at 11:32 am » 3 Comments

Fox News reports on efforts from Obama’s DOJ to halt Louisiana’s school voucher program, and the push-back efforts of Gov. Jindal and other state officials in response (bolded emphasis added by me): Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is fighting back against the Obama administration’s push to stop his state’s school voucher program, which allows children from […]

 

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 […]