Accuracy in Academia

Were The Parkland Kids A Community Organized?

The country’s most famous community organizer just gave them his blessing. “Seared by memories of seeing their friends murdered at a place they believed to be safe, these young leaders don’t intimidate easily,” former President Obama stated in an essay which appeared in Time. “They …

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LGBT Activist goes to Harvard, Interprets Bible as Approving of Monogamous, Gay Relationships

Matthew Vines, a “queer rights activist,” spoke at Harvard University and interpreted the Bible differently than Christian and Jewish biblical scholars on monogamous, heterosexual relationships. Vines claimed current orthodox Christian interpretations of sexual morality, such as approving monogamous heterosexual relationships, have “done unfathomable harm and …

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Student Government Puts CRs on I.C.E., I.C.E. Baby

At the University of California at Merced. “The College Republicans at the University of California, Merced advertised their club last month with signs that read ‘I.C.E. I.C.E. Baby’ and provided the phone number for Immigration and Customs Enforcement,” Liz Wolfe writes on the Reason.com blog. …

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College President Resigns Before Plagiarism Investigation Concludes

Plagiarism allegations against the president of Hobart and William Smith College may have led to his resignation, several weeks after an internal investigation began over the credibility of his dissertation. The former Hobart and William Smith Colleges president, Gregory J. Vincent, resigned when an anonymous …

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CUNY Law School Dean: Eight-Minute Disruptive Protests during Guest Speech is ‘Reasonable Exercise’ of Free Speech

Apparently, disrupting a guest speaker from addressing the intended audience at the City University of New York (CUNY) at its School of Law is acceptable. That is according to a statement by the law school dean, Mary Lu Bilek, who said that disruptive protests for …

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Are Foreign Students Gaming Affirmative Action?

That’s the hypothesis of Fox News host Tucker Carlson and it’s worth investigating. “We know who’s supposed to benefit,” he said. “Affirmative action was designed to level the playing field for Americans whose ancestors had been discriminated against, primarily this meant black applicants.” “Yet fifty …

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Are NYU Administrators Mobsters?

When a mob of students attack a professor, how do administrators react? Well, that depends. If the professor tilts just about anywhere to the Left, the school generally will tilt with him but if the prof leans anywhere right of center, or even rightward towards …

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Good News/Bad News On Immigrant Education

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds that newly arrived immigrants are better educated than their predecessors. Unfortunately, they are more likely to be on Medicaid and food stamps. “The share of newly arrived immigrants with at least a college degree increased from 34 percent …

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Out Of State But Not Of Pocket

Out of state students not only add to the diversity of universities: They cross-subsidize in-state students. Brian Mitchell describes this trend in a blog on the academia site maintained by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). What he doesn’t mention is that in some …

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Pro-Life Students Ignored By Thought Leaders

Although they did not walk out of class as an orchestrated mass demonstration, pro-life students did walk the walk in significant numbers, unheralded and definitely without the encouragement of establishment adults. “In total, pro-life activists claimed 191 high schools and 81 colleges participated in the …

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