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Red wave: Part-time ice cream merchant and college freshman (19) beats combined effort of 5 Dems to run-off election for Cali Assembly seat after spending only $1,500.
The College of the Holy Cross has decided to abandon their Christian knight mascot after students complained that it promoted “Islamophobia.”
From Campus Reform:
After a month of indecision, the College of the Holy Cross has decided to cease usin…
Source: College Ditches ‘Crusaders’ Mascot For Fear of Offending Muslims
A solid majority of US college students say that “diversity and inclusivity” should take precedence over free speech, with Democrats overwhelmingly favoring the protection of feelings over free speech and Republicans overwhelmingly favoring free speech over the protection of feelings.
A solid majority of US college students say that “diversity and inclusivity” should take precedence over free speech, with Democrats overwhelmingly favoring the protection of feelings over free speech and Republicans overwhelmingly favoring free spee…
Source: Survey: Democrat College Students Say ‘Inclusivity’ More Important Than Free Speech
by Tyler Durden
Just two days after a tragic mass shooting in a Florida high school, moments ago the campus of Highline College in Des Moines, WA was put on lockdown following reports of shot fired.
The lockdown has been confirmed on Highline’s facebook page: “Remain in lockdown – This is not a drill All Buildings need to remain in lockdown. Barricade doors and windows. Police are responding and we will have further details shortly,” another post read
Swarthmore College will offer 2018 courses entitled “Queering the Bible” and “Queering God,” according to a Friday report.
“Queering the Bible” “destabilizes long-held assumptions about what the bible–and religion–says about gender and sexuality,” reported The College Fix.
Gwynn Kessler, the Swarthmore religion professor teaching the course, will apparently introduce “students to the complexity of constructions of sex, gender, and identity in one of the most influential literary works produced in ancient times.”
Kessler studies “rabbinic constructions of gender and identity,” examining issues with “postmodern, feminist, and queer theoretical approaches.”
Swarthmore’s religion department will also offer “Queering God: Feminist and Queer Theology.”
“If we can point out places in traditional writings where God is nurturing, forgiving, and loving, does that mean that God is feminine, or female?” asks this latter course description.
Why the President of the American College of Cardiology Wants Heart Disease Patients to Eat Vegan Diets
Dr. Kim Williams, president of the American College of Cardiology and chief of cardiology at Rush University, advocates a plant-based diet for heart disease prevention.
As one of the most high-profile cardiologists in the country, Dr. Williams made news and some controversy when he wrote an article supporting a vegan diet in a Medscape column last year.
It’s the same diet that most doctors around the country tell their patients to follow right now.
As we close the book on 2016, it’s time to look back on the year on American college campuses. It was another year filled with protests, many fueled by Republican Donald Trump’s victory. Here are the top ten most ridiculous college protests of 2016:
Cornell Students Hold A Post-election “Cry in”
Cornellians held a “cry in” over hot chocolate to “mourn” Trump’s victory on campus. The Cornell Daily Sun reports that students, “sat in a circle to share stories and console each other, organizers encouraging attendees to gather closer together and ‘include each other.'” Additionally, students signed posters in protest.
UT Austin Students Organize “Cocks Not Glocks” Protest
On the first day of classes at the University of Texas at Austin, students picked up and strapped on dildos to protest Texas’s new “campus carry” law permitting licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns on campus. More than 5,000 dildos, which were donated by sex shops, were distributed over five days.
UMass Students Hold A “Shit-in”
For a week, students at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst planned a “shit-in,” occupying restrooms to demand (more…)
Muslim college student who claimed Trump supporters attacked her on the subway under arrest for fabricating story
Muslim college student who claimed Trump supporters attacked her on the subway under arrest for fabricating story | 14 Dec 2016 | She made it all up — and now she’s under arrest. The Muslim college student who claimed she was harassed on the subway by three men who shouted “Donald Trump,” called her a terrorist and tried to rip her hijab off her head has admitted to detectives that she concocted the entire story, the Daily News has learned. Yasmin Seweid, 18, has been charged with filing a false report, a police source said.