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{FD} 2 colleges investigating white supremacist signs on campus

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Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael’s College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are being posted around the colleges’ campuses. Continue reading

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{FD} Actor Michael Keaton to give Kent State commencement address

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Actor Michael Keaton is slated to give the commencement address at Ohio’s Kent State University. Continue reading

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{FD} Antifa targets ‘Google memo’ author James Damore’s talk at Portland State

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It’s not unusual for an uproar to erupt on college campuses when a conservative such as Ben Shapiro wants to make an appearance. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-cop former professor calls spate of officers killed “pig death stats”

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A former criminal justice professor whose social media posts proclaimed his “privilege to teach future dead cops” has apparently doubled down, this time referring to “pig deaths” in reaction to a recent spate of police officers killed on duty. Continue reading

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{FD} Creationist’s speech back on at university in Oklahoma

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The founder of a Kentucky creationism museum will appear at an Oklahoma university, after all, after the student body president initially canceled the event over objections of female and LGBTQ students and their supporters. Continue reading

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{FD} $10M donation to Wheaton matches largest in school history

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Wheaton College in Massachusetts is getting one of the largest donations in its 183-year history. Continue reading

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{FD} Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

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Students and alumni at some of the nation’s top universities are urging their schools to reconsider admissions policies that give an edge to relatives of alumni. Continue reading

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{FD} Arizona high court to consider in-state tuition for DREAMers

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The Arizona Supreme Court will review a lower court ruling that said young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition. Continue reading

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{FD} Harvard attracts record number of undergrad applications

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Harvard University has received a record 42,700 applications for its next freshman class. Continue reading

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{FD} Princeton professor who used slur cancels free speech course

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A Princeton University professor has canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia Tech student group helping train college students with firearms to fight back

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A group of students at Georgia Tech who banded together for sports shooting are now using their skills to teach others how to defend themselves amid a spike in off-campus crime. Continue reading

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{FD} Fewer California immigrant students seek college assistance

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There’s been a significant drop in applications for college financial aid by California students who are in the country illegally after being brought to the U.S. as young children. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge schedules 6-day hearing in Penn State frat death case

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Penn State fraternity brothers facing refiled charges in a pledge’s hazing death are scheduled for a second hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the most serious allegations against them to trial. Continue reading

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{FD} University of Minnesota removes Garrison Keillor plaque

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The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Continue reading

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{FD} Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow its 29th president

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Harvard University has named Lawrence Bacow its 29th president. Continue reading

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{FD} Richard Spencer’s attorney threatens legal action against KSU

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An attorney for white nationalist Richard Spencer is threatening legal action against Kent State University in Ohio for rejecting a proposed speaking event in May. Continue reading

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{FD} College Republicans’ Patriot Prayer rally disrupted by counter-protesters

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Five people were arrested as fights broke out and at least one American flag was burned Saturday after a college Republican rally in Seattle drew counter-protesters. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State trainer who testified in frat death case quits

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A Penn State football team trainer who was in a fraternity house a year ago when a pledge suffered fatal injuries during a night of hazing and drinking is quitting. Continue reading

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{FD} Michigan State to fire medical dean over Larry Nassar scandal

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Michigan State University will fire the former dean of its osteopathic medicine college and has suspended the radiology chairman in the wake of former sports doctor Larry Nassar’s sentencing for molesting young female athletes. Continue reading

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{FD} Northwestern journalism professor investigated, takes leave

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Northwestern University officials say a journalism professor accused of misconduct by former students and employees is taking a leave of absence. Continue reading

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{FD} UC Berkeley plans to allocate $800G for needs of undocumented students

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Undocumented immigrants attending the University of California at Berkeley may soon have a designated safe space on campus, as well as an $800,000 fund to address their financial needs. Continue reading

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{FD} Apologetic prof is just latest academic to inflame with talk of Trump’s death

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A prominent economics professor at Northeastern University says he’s sorry for saying he wouldn’t mind President Trump dead – marking the latest incident in a series of public comments against Trump by academics. Continue reading

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{FD} World War II veteran recognized with honorary college degree

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A Navy veteran who served during World War II and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor was recognized for his service Wednesday with an honorary college degree. Continue reading

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{FD} Flute camp chief stands by flutist accused of sex misconduct

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A prestigious flute camp in North Carolina is standing behind an instructor who was the subject of a University of Cincinnati sexual harassment investigation. Continue reading

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{FD} Cornell University frat disciplined for sex contest dubbed ‘Pig Roast’

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A Cornell University fraternity chapter has been put on two-year probation for holding a sex contest that members dubbed the ‘pig roast’ in reference to the weight of the women they slept with, the New York Post reported. Continue reading

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{FD} Minnesota woman, 19, who allegedly told students to ‘join the jihad,’ is indicted

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A Minnesota woman whom prosecutors said set fires at a Minnesota university out of anger because of U.S. military actions overseas was charged with terrorism Wednesday after she allegedly tried to assist a terrorist organization last year. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman faces terror charge after fires at Minnesota campus

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A Minnesota woman accused of encouraging two fellow college students to join a jihad months before she allegedly set several fires on campus was charged Wednesday with a federal terrorism count. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale refuses to rescind Bill Cosby’s honorary degree, citing ‘longstanding practice’ of never doing so

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Yale University has no plan to rescind disgraced comedian Bill Cosby’s honorary degree the Ivy League school gave him in 2003. Continue reading

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{FD} Racist Snapchat prompts call for GWU sorority’s expulsion

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George Washington University student leaders have called for the expulsion of a sorority whose members were involved in a racist Snapchat post. Continue reading

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{FD} A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes

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A library without books? Continue reading

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{FD} Kenyon College professor nixes play on illegal immigration as ‘whiteness group’ takes shape on campus

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An Ohio liberal arts college has been criticized for attacking “liberal education” after a faculty member canceled a production of a play she wrote that discussed illegal immigration over criticism from students and faculty. Continue reading

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{FD} Fraternity disciplined for sex contest dubbed Pig Roast

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A Cornell University fraternity chapter that held a sex contest that members dubbed the Pig Roast in reference to the weight of the women they slept with has been placed on probation for two years. Continue reading

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{FD} As college cancels immigration play dubbed culturally insensitive, a ‘whiteness group’ takes shape

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An Ohio liberal arts college has been criticized for attacking “liberal education” after a play written by a faculty member that discussed illegal immigration was canceled over criticism from students and faculty. Continue reading

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{FD} Nebraska governor revokes honor for 2 academics who protested against conservative group

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has revoked an honorary admiralship from a University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor and lecturer who were involved in a protest against a conservative student group. Continue reading

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{FD} University of Massachusetts plans to press charges after students rioted following Patriots loss

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Upset University of Massachusetts students let loose their rage Sunday after the New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. Continue reading

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{FD} UC Berkeley spent $4 million for free speech event security

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The University of California, Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free speech events last year when the famously liberal campus became a flashpoint for the country’s political divisions. Continue reading

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{FD} California professor calls Trump ‘white supremacist,’ ‘orange reality star’ in class syllabus

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A California political science professor reportedly called President Trump a “white supremacist” and an “orange reality star” in her class syllabus, and at one point asked how students “will explain” the current political era. Continue reading

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{FD} GOP bill would give conservative firebrands more rights to speak on campus

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Over the past few years, colleges have rolled out stringent policies that have had a chilling effect on free speech on campus – and now the Trump administration and Republican members of Congress want to loosen those rules. Continue reading

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{FD} Most suspended Ohio State fraternities resume recruitment

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Nearly all the Ohio State University fraternities whose activities were suspended in November, most for hazing and alcohol, have been cleared to resume recruitment events and, in many cases, social events. Continue reading

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{FD} University honors journalist denied admission over race

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The University of Missouri is naming a new residence hall after a late journalist who was repeatedly denied admission to the school starting in the 1930s because she was black. Continue reading

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{FD} UPenn scrubs Wynn name, rescinds his and Cosby’s degrees

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The University of Pennsylvania has announced plans to distance itself from casino mogul Steve Wynn and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale sororities creating ‘blacklist’ of boys from Bush family fraternity who make women ‘feel uncomfortable’

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Sororities at Yale University are now giving members the ability to “flag” names of people who allegedly make them feel uncomfortable, with the frat “blacklist” emerging amid the fallout from accusations of sexual misconduct by a fraternity whose legac… Continue reading

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{FD} Professors slam Trump’s State of the Union as ‘carnage ****,’ ‘Klan rally’ on Twitter

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Several university and college professors took issue with President Trump’s first State of the Union address, turning to social media to express disgust at Trump’s immigration rhetoric, the overall tone of the speech — and even chants of “USA” from th… Continue reading

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{FD} California professor encourages ‘abolition of white democracy’

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A California professor’s controversial social justice lecture on “the abolition of white democracy” has gone viral after a student videotaped the anti-Trump presentation and shared it online. Continue reading

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{FD} WVU researcher links fentanyl to particular form of amnesia

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A West Virginia University neuropsychologist says fentanyl not only puts street drug users at risk for opioid overdoses, it may cause amnesia. Continue reading

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{FD} UCLA dean named 9th president of Quinnipiac University

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A dean from UCLA has been appointed the next president of Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Continue reading

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{FD} Southern Poverty Law Center, under fire from conservatives, is branching out to college campuses

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The left-leaning Southern Poverty Law Center, a group that claims to target “hate groups,” now says it has student chapters at more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: 2 others with man holed up in Minneapolis hotel

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Police at the University of Minnesota have evacuated some guests from a campus hotel, saying they’re negotiating a “situation” with a person in one of the hotel’s rooms. Continue reading

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{FD} Vermont Catholic college names first female president

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A Vermont college has named its first female president. Continue reading

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{FD} Vermont hopes to bring in new people, reinvigorate economy

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Vermont officials are hoping a new program that would use cutting-edge, targeted marketing and a host of incentives can attract new people to live in the Green Mountain State. Continue reading

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