Tom Ciccotta

Tom Ciccotta

Students Fight Against Adoption of Facial Recognition Tech on Campus

College students around the country have launched a campaign against the adoption of facial recognition technology on campus. A report revealed that the University of San Francisco deployed the technology in campus dorm rooms as early as 2013 to surveil students.

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Harvard Embraces Debunked ‘Implicit Bias’ Test that Labels You a Racist

A popular quiz on Harvard University’s website was designed in 1998 by psychologists to determine a person’s level of subconscious racism.  Although the test has been thoroughly debunked by researchers since its introduction, it has remained a fixture of progressive activism.

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Boeing Halts Production of Grounded 737 Max Aircraft

Boeing has halted production on the troubled 737 Max fleet. Internal issues including software problems and questionable safety features with the 737 Max led to two crashes that took the lives of all passengers and crew on board.

Boeing planes sit on the assembly line at the company’s 737 plant in Renton, Wash.

Boeing Seeks $10 Billion Loan During 737 Max Crisis

Aircraft giant Boeing is now seeking $10 billion in loans in the aftermath of the 737 Max crisis. The flawed 737 Max fleet suffered two fatal crashes that claimed the lives of all passengers and crew on board before being grounded by the FAA and other global air traffic authorities.

Boeing unveils fix to flight system after deadly crashes

Feds: University of Florida Faculty Members Fed Research to China

Four researchers were forced to resign from their positions at the University of Florida after a federal investigation revealed that foreign countries including China had exploited medical research at the university with the researchers’ help.

Soldiers of the Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) during a flag raising ceremony at an open day at the Ngong Shuen Chau Barracks in Hong Kong on June 30, 2019, to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to China on July 1. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / …

Yale Commits $135 Million to Diversity Initiative

Yale University announced recently that it is expanding its diversity spending over the next five years. The new plan includes a 70 percent increase in spending on a diversity initiative designed to create a more diverse faculty.

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Student Demand Answers from Parents After College Admissions Bribe Scandal

The children of those involved in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal now want answers from their parents. In one case highlighted by the Wall Street Journal, Devin Sloane was arrested in connection with a bribe he made to have his son admitted to a top school, leaving his son wondering why his father didn’t believe in him in the first place.

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Two More Venues Cancel Michelle Malkin Lecture in Maine

Two additional venues have canceled a lecture event featuring conservative commentator and author Michelle Malkin. The event was first moved to the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston, Maine, after a local hotel to cancel the event as originally planned by a group of University of Maine students. Malkin’s second backup location has now also canceled her planned lecture.

Michelle Malkin speaking at an event in Greenville, South Carolina.

UCSB Workshop Helps Students Become Dorm ‘Sex-Perts’

A workshop at the University of California, Santa Barbara, aims to help students become an expert on sex. Students were encouraged to help their peers learn more about sex by becoming the “sex-pert” for their residence hall.

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Kellogg Community College Official Held ‘F*ck Trump’ Sign at Michigan Trump Rally

Jorge Zeballos, the chief equity and inclusion officer at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan, recently protested outside of a Donald Trump rally held near the college with a sign that read, “Fuck Trump.” One student commented on the incident, saying: “He has violated the very goals that are listed on the ‘Equity & Inclusion’ page of KCC’s website. His behavior, in no way, fosters or promotes civility and does not advance dialogue.”

Jorge Zeballos of Kellogg Community College