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Campus Roundup: Mandatory Reading of Sexually-Explicit Graphic Novel
Posted By Sara Dogan On August 5, 2013 @ 12:21 am In Campus Roundup,Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 9 Comments
Further news from the campuses:
Dozens of Purdue Faculty Chide Mitch Daniels, but He Stands His Ground [TheCollegeFix.com]
Dozens of faculty members at Purdue University have chided campus President Mitch Daniels, former governor of Indiana, for what they contend is his lack of support for academic freedom.
Student Suspended After Complaining About Spanish-Speaking Classmates [FoxNews.com]
Diversity is widely regarded as an important goal in higher education. But, according to one student, a commitment to diversify conflicted with her learning.
‘Meese v. Keene’ Sheds Light on Danger of the ‘Blueprint’ [TheFire.org]
In the continuing debate over the new federal “blueprint” for university sexual harassment policies, some have argued that broadly defining sexual harassment as “any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature”—including “verbal conduct”—is unproblematic because the definition is supposedly “only” for campus reporting purposes.
Freedom Center Brings Campus Anti-Semitism to Light
The David Horowitz Freedom Center’s public opposition to an extreme anti-Israel candidate for UC Student Regent has helped to trigger a national conversation about the growing problem of anti-Semitism on college campuses.
Majority of Americans Oppose the Use of Affirmative Action in College Admissions [RedAlertPolitics.com]
Americans largely believe that students should be accepted to college based on their merits, and not their racial or ethnic heritage.
Student Senate ‘Diversity Seats’ Exclude Conservatives [FoxNews.com]
BOSTON – These days, defining diversity seems to be the big issue on campus.
But at Amherst College in Massachusetts, they’re doing more than talking about it. They’re adding “diversity seats” to the 32-member Student Senate for groups that have been “historically silenced.”
Cedarville University Under Federal Investigation For Possible Title IX Violations [HuffingtonPost.com]
Cedarville University, a Christian institution in southwest Ohio, revealed late last week it is under review by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
You Won’t Believe What Teachers Plan to Tell Kids about Trayvon Martin [Daily Caller]
In the wake of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin shooting, several teachers said they would invoke mob justice, vigilantism and the idea that Florida law allows people to hunt and kill black kids when discussing the case with their students.
Public College Assigns Comic Book on Lesbian Sex, Child Molestation as Mandatory Freshman Reading [CampusReform.org]
Faculty and administrators at the College of Charleston (CofC) have assigned all freshman students a graphic sex memoir as part of their mandatory 2013 summer reading.
Former Purdue Student Defends Daniels In Wake Of Scandal [The College Fix]
Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, currently president of Purdue University, has been verbally flogged by some over the news that, during his time in office, he worked to scale back leftist propaganda in the classroom.
Book Shows Radical Teachers How to Mix Traditional Math with ‘Social Justice’ Political Lessons [EAGNews.com]
MILWAUKEE – It’s said that misery loves company. Perhaps that’s one reason a group of gloomy, radical teachers is trying so hard to poison the minds of the nation’s K-12 students with their anti-American, anti-free market ideas.
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