Academic Insanity

Northwestern U. Fines Protesters Who Disrupted Jeff Sessions Speech

Northwestern University has fined several students $125 for their participation in a protest effort against Jeff Sessions back in November. The students were cited with disorderly conduct after they disrupted the event by shouting. The university claimed that some protesters pushed and kicked police officers as they were removed from the event.

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Michigan High Schooler Claims Teacher Assaulted Her over ‘Women for Trump’ Pin

A student at Mason High School in Mason, Michigan, is alleging that a teacher at the school did not like her “Women for Trump” pin and forcibly pulled it off her shirt. A police report has been filed, but when the school district’s superintendent addressed the situation in an email to parents, claiming that the incident “does not affect the safety of our students.”

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University of New Mexico Professor Suspended by Kangaroo Court

A conservative professor at the University of New Mexico is facing a one-year unpaid suspension after he attempted to end an exchange of flirty emails with a graduate student. A VP for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) calls the investigation “one of the most egregious cases of university malfeasance” she has seen in her career.

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Yale Professor: There Is Zero Political Diversity in Faculty

Yale Professor David Gelernter told the institution’s newspaper last week there is very little political diversity amongst faculty members at the prestigious Ivy League university. According to Gelernter, increasing Yale’s political diversity would make it stand as the “one intellectually serious elite university in the country.”

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DOJ Calls on Jones County Junior College to Cease ‘Unconstitutional Conduct,’ Obey First Amendment

The DOJ issued a Statement of Interest on Monday regarding Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi, which is facing a lawsuit alleging that the public school threatened students with arrest for exercising their First Amendment rights on campus. “[The school’s] unconstitutional conduct cannot stand,” reads the DOJ’s Statement. “It should comply voluntarily with the First Amendment — and soon.”

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Harvard Students Stage Sit-In Protest After Professor Denied Tenure

50 Harvard students occupied a campus building on Monday to protest the university’s decision to deny tenure to professor García Peña, who they argue should be part of a ethnic studies program they are also demanding. Over  4,000 students signed a petition that calls on the university to release confidential communications between Harvard officials regarding Peña’s tenure review.

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Carnegie Mellon Students Want Palantir Removed from Career Fairs over ICE Contract

Students at Carnegie Mellon University are threatening to “protest” and “kick recruiters out of career fairs” that do business with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The students are particularly outraged over the software company, Palantir, and its contracts with ICE, which provide the agency with critical tools for enforcing U.S. immigration law.

A protestor holds a sign reading No one is Illegal during a rally against the US immigration policy on September 14, 2019 in New York City. - Some dozens protesters were arrested by the police after blocking the 5th Avenue. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo credit should read …

Hillsdale College Student: School Vouchers Are a Dirty Word in Washington DC

Hillsdale College student and Turning Point USA Student Action Summit attendee Domine Clemons told Breitbart News that the quality of education in the U.S. has been “tanking” in the last 50 years, adding that school vouchers are practically considered a dirty word in Washington DC. Clemons spoke to host Alex Marlow in a Wednesday interview for SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily campus report.

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