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Western Washington University: “Help us be less White!”

Posted by: Phineas on April 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Here’s a thought experiment for you: Imagine a university that, through sheer chance, wound up with a mostly Black or Asian student body. Concerned faculty meet, their brows furrowed gravely. What can be done to fix this problem? And then, a solution! Solicit advice from students and alumni on how the university […]

 

#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 […]

 

Five-year old suspended for “playing Army”

Posted by: Phineas on December 19, 2013 at 7:47 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas They had to do it; the kid was armed — with a finger gun! (The horror…;) A 5-year-old boy was reportedly suspended from school after making a gun gesture with his hand on the playground. His father, David Hendrix, was furious when he found out his son was issued a suspension for […]

 

Iran can go on enriching, but music teachers must be stopped

Posted by: Phineas on December 7, 2013 at 7:42 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted  by Phineas And you guys worry about Iran getting nuclear weapons? Fools! Thank God the FTC is there to protect us from the danger of unregulated violin instructors! The Federal Trade Commission was created in 1914 in the age of oil barons and rail tycoons to bust the big trusts. Today, it’s busting a […]

 

#CommonCore: turning History into anti-American propaganda

Posted by: Phineas on December 4, 2013 at 9:01 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I honestly haven’t followed the controversy over the proposed Common Core national educational standards all that closely (1), though I’m somewhat familiar with the questions of lowered standards, loss of local control, and the constitutional issue over a national curriculum. But I do not claim to be an expert. If, however, this […]

 

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 […]