Tag Archive: college

Jun 05 2017

Evergreen State College: Everything You Need to Know

Transcript as follows: Hi everyone, bit of a different episode today – I know there’s a lot of crazy stuff in the news right now, but the big media networks are all over it. They’ve got you covered. But they’ve been mostly silent on what’s happening over at Evergreen State College in Washington, and this …

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Jun 10 2014

Feminists Denounce Miss USA for Suggesting Women Learn Self Defense

Nia Sanchez, who was crowned over the weekend as Miss USA (formerly Miss Nevada) is being harassed and denounced by feminists. everywhere – but not for what you might think. No, feminists are not railing against the pageant or Sanchez’s participation in it. Instead, they are angry that she had the audacity to suggest women …

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May 27 2014

Mandated Trigger Warnings Threaten Free Speech and Common Sense

A new trend rising among liberal colleges and their oh-so-progressive students is that of a mandated trigger warning – a warning system for potentially offensive or emotional material. The idea behind it is that sometimes materials found on a college syllabus could induce, create, or revive trauma. The use of trigger warnings first appeared in …

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Apr 17 2014

CUNY to Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 a Month to Ponder Income Inequality

Earlier this year, City University of New York (CUNY) announced that liberal economist Paul Krugman will be joining their Graduate Center and Luxembourg Income Study Center as a “Distinguished Professor” in 2015. However, the agreement between Krugman and the school doesn’t actually involve teaching. For $25,000 a month, he will “play a modest role in …

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Mar 09 2014

Riot Police Use Tear Gas, Pepper Spray on UMass Students: Blarney Blowout 2014

Former University of Massachusetts, Amherst students may be familiar with the “Blarney Blowout,” a pre-St. Patrick’s Day party. The Blarney Blowout “holiday” is supported by local bars and restaurants so that students may celebrate before they go on spring break. Former students – like myself – can also tell you the school has a reputation …

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