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USC: The Privilege of White Male Critics

A team of researchers made an exhaustive search of movie reviews and found that the reviewers of them were overwhelmingly white and male: Perhaps it was more interesting research than watching the films themselves. “Across the 100 top movies of 2017 and 19,559 reviews, male …

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Renamed LGBT Center to Avoid Offending People

University of Wisconsin-Madison renamed its LGBT center because it may offend the gay community for being too exclusive of other alleged genders. Now, the center will be known as the “Gender and Sexuality Campus Center” after mulling it over for a year. Continue Reading....

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New York College Course Claims Masculinity is ‘Problematic’

Hobart and William Smith Colleges offers a course which alleges masculinity is “problematic” for society. The upstate New York college offers a “Men and Masculinity” course, which is a part of the “Men’s Studies” minor. Continue Reading....

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Anti-Abortion Videos Shown In Middle School

And in California, no less. “A Sutter Middle School teacher who recently aired graphic abortion videos to students during a sex-education class is in hot water with the Sacramento City Unified School District,” Cynthia Hubert reported in The Sacramento Bee. “The district launched an investigation …

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Stonewall Jackson Elementary Alias Mockingbird Elementary

The effort to rename public schools has apparently given administrators of them a new lease on life. “A sign reading Mockingbird Elementary was put up on Stonewall Jackson Elementary School on Monday, with the name change officially going into effect in July,” Fox News 4 …

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Feminist Prof Offers Advice For Men

In, of course, The Washington Post. “So men, if you really are #WithUs and would like us to not hate you for all the millennia of woe you have produced and benefited from, start with this: Lean out so we can actually just stand up …

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Marquette University has Rules Against Proselyting, but Not Evangelizing

Marquette University outlines how students can “evangelize” but not “proselyte” on their college campus, which is a Catholic higher education institution. There is a gray area between the two, but the university has rules separating the two types of discussion and conversations for their students. …

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Marquette Professor Listed ‘Barrage of Microaggressions’ in Personal Diary

A Marquette University professor recounted, in a diary, of the ‘barrage of microaggressions’ she goes through in order to deal with her ‘whiteness.’ Beth Godbee, who teaches English as an assistant professor, keeps the diary for herself to help her overcome her own alleged racism. …

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Anti-Semitism Lives on Big Campuses

And should elite university denizens question how enlightened they really are. “In the past few months alone, pro-Israel events have been aggressively disrupted at New York University, Syracuse University, UCLA and the University of California, Irvine; numerous fliers, graffiti and chalking stating ‘Zionists Not Welcome …

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Universities in Denial of Due Process

The good news is that students are not quite as ignorant of their constitutional rights as we’ve thought. The bad news is that most universities don’t want them to have any. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently surveyed students on this question …

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