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Students Demand George Washington University Change ‘Colonials’ Mascot

Students at George Washington University are demanding the school change its mascot, the “Colonial,” arguing the nickname may “discourage” students, due to not being “inclusive.” Students suggest changing the mascot to a “hippo” or “riverhorse” instead.

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Top 10 Craziest Campus Stories of 2018

2018 was filled with crazy campus stories. From affirmative action discrimination lawsuits, to “dick pic” seeking professors, campuses in 2018 never failed to entertain. Here are some of our favorite stories in this genre for 2018:


U.S. Universities Face Scrutiny over Financial Ties with Saudi Arabia

U.S. colleges and universities are now under scrutiny in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder for having received hundreds of millions of dollars from the Saudi Arabian government. MIT and George Washington University lead all other schools, receiving more than $75 million each from the Saudis.

Alec Baldwin attends the Get Out The Vote celebration for People For The American Way on November 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for People For The American Way)

Alec Baldwin: ‘We Can’t Be Mean Enough’ to Trump

Alec Baldwin, best known for his role impersonating President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, said that people could “not be mean enough” to Trump because he’s wasting the “tremendous opportunity” of serving as president.

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GW Dean Considers Change to Panelist Gender Quota Policy after Backlash

The Dean of the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University is reconsidering a policy that would have required a minimum number of female guests at all panelists events on campus following criticism from both the media and faculty.


Prof. Banzhaf: Free Speech on the Line as GWU Tries to Muzzle Milo

George Washington University Law School Professor John Banzhaf returned to Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM to discuss the attempts by GWU to “muzzle” an upcoming appearance at the university of Breitbart Tech Editor Milo Yiannopoulos.


John Banzhaf: GWU’s Hate Speech Ban Is Left’s Latest Tactic in War on Free Speech

John Banzhaf, public interest law professor at George Washington University Law School, joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday to discuss his recent column about demands that Milo “promise to abstain from hate speech” at his scheduled speaking engagement at GWU or be banned from appearing at the university.


George Washington University Hires ‘Reformed’ Al-Qaeda Recruiter

George Washington University (GW) has hired a former al-Qaeda recruiter who has been convicted of soliciting the jihad murder of “blasphemers,” marking what is believed to be the first time that an allegedly reformed Islamic extremist has been employed by a university in the United States.