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UMass Amherst: Conservative Student Rejected from Serving on Student Government

A conservative student has been rejected from serving as a student senator on the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Student Government Association. The student says that he was denied due to his political views in a meeting where he was subjected to disrespect and mockery by his own peers.

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Charlie Kirk: ‘Cartel of the Colleges’ Is Not Happy About Trump’s Executive Order on Campus Free Speech

Turning Point USA founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk told Breitbart News that “the cartel of the colleges” is not happy about President Donald Trump’s recent executive order regarding free speech on college campuses, as the “intellectual tyrants” of academia “believe there’s no consequences for them, whatsoever.” Kirk offered his remarks in a Friday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

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Georgia Southern University Calls Police on Students Exercising Free Speech

Students at Georgia Southern University were confronted by school staff and campus police last week while recruiting members for the Turning Point USA student group on campus. Staff told the conservative students that they needed to “fill out paperwork” in order to exercise free speech at the public university, and then proceeded to call the police when the students did not leave the public grounds.

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University of Illinois Grad Students Demand Removal of ICE and Border Patrol Job Listings

Graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are demanding that the school hinder students’ opportunities to seek employment with ICE and the U.S. Border Patrol by removing their job listings from the school’s career services platform, claiming that “thousands” of people have suffered and died at the hands of the United States’ “racist immigration policies.”

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NC State Student Government Wants to Make ‘Hate Speech’ Punishable

North Caroline State University’s student government held a town hall last week to discuss how they can create a better “racial climate” and a “safe learning environment” on campus. At the meeting, members of the Diversity Outreach Department called for amending the Student Code of Conduct to include “repercussions for hate speech.”

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