James Ring

James Ring is a native of Wayzata, Minnesota and attends Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he is a political science major and a member of the football team. James’s favorite hobbies include playing and watching sports, boating and traveling.

Articles From James

Muslim student: Liberals ‘reduce me’ to minority identity

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A Muslim student at the University of Michigan says he is treated much better by conservative students than white liberals. Omar Mahmood, editor of The Michigan Review, wrote an op-ed last week titled “Smug Liberalism and the Ryan Selfie,” in which he claimed that liberals reduce him to his minority identity, and conservatives invite him into […]

Illegal immigrant (who campaigned for Bernie) awarded $300,000 scholarship for college

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The University of Chicago has awarded an illegal immigrant nearly $300,000 in scholarships, according to Campus Reform. David Rodriguez (a pseudonym used for security purposes), is an illegal immigrant from Mexico whose family has been living in Tennessee since he was five years old. He was awarded a scholarship to UChicago after he was ruled ineligible for in-state […]

Golf range uses Trump and Hillary as targets

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A Florida golf range is using headshots of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as targets for golfers to aim at while practicing. According to Bay News 9, Ace Golf Range and Pro Shop in the Tampa, FL suburb of Brandon put up photos of the two unpopular presidential candidates to liven up the driving range. In honor […]

Virtual gun control: Apple replaces pistol emoji

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Apple has engaged in virtual gun control as the company decided to replace the pistol emoji with a water gun emoji in the next version of the iPhone and iPad operating system, according to CNN Money. The gun swap is just one of the many emoji changes that Apple has planned for iOS 10 that shows the […]

#BlackLivesMatter: Make ‘free college’ a constitutional right

Protesters wave signs and shout in support of the late Antwun "Ronnie" Shumpert in Tupelo, Miss., Saturday, July 30, 2016, during a community unity march following the June 18 fatal shooting of Antwun Shumpert by Tupelo Police officer Tyler Cook, Saturday, July 30, 2016. (Thomas Wells/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, via AP)

Black Lives Matter wants free college added to the Constitution, according to its first official public policy platform, reported on by Campus Reform. In Black Lives Matter’s new platform, which was released just days before the two-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, the organization called for free college to be a constitutional right, along with five […]

Milo: Trump is an ‘existential threat to political correctness’ [VIDEO]

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Milo Yiannopoulos, the conservative journalist who has been permanently banned from Twitter, said that if Donald Trump were to become President of the United States, he would become an “existential threat to political correctness.” Yiannopoulos, the technology editor of Breitbart News whose criticisms of feminism, Islam, and political correctness have sparked outrage on many occasions, was permanently […]

Polls show millennials disagree with both candidates on free trade

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the conclusion of a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. The prime minister of the Southeast Asian city state joins Obama in Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal is high on their agenda. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Despite Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s negative views on free trade, polls have consistently shown that millennials support it. A May 2016 YouGov poll finds 48 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds believe free trade is a good thing, while only 12 percent say free trade is bad. A recent poll by Third Way finds that 70 percent of millennials support free trade over regulation to limit trade. Pew Research from March […]

UW-Milwaukee enforces huge list of “Personal Gender Pronouns”

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has created a guide for students and faculty to help them use the appropriate pronouns when referring to other students and professors, according to Campus Reform. A chart on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center’s (LGBTRC) website lists twelve appropriate pronouns to use, including fae, ae, e, ey, per, ve, […]

Dartmouth’s new class on Orlando shooting: Blame “toxic masculinity,” not Islamic terrorism

On the eve of the one-month anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre, visitors continue to flock to the club to their pay their respects, Monday, July 11, 2016. Forty-nine people were shot and killed at the club, June 12. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

A Dartmouth professor is teaching a summer course about the Orlando massacre, but is ignoring the topic of radical islamic terrorism, according to The College Fix. At Dartmouth College, a women’s, gender, and sexuality studies professor named Eng-Beng Lim is teaching a course this summer titled “The Orlando Syllabus.” In his own words, Lim says that […]

Clinton supporter attacks Trump voter, burns flag [VIDEO]

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump supporters stand on the sidewalk as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign busses make their way to an event at Johnstown Wire Technologies in Johnstown, Pa., Saturday, July 30, 2016. Clinton and Kaine are on a three day bus tour through the rust belt. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A Hillary Clinton supporter attacked a Donald Trump supporter and lit a flag on fire at a Clinton-Kaine campaign event in downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, according to CBS Pittsburgh. According to a criminal complaint, Joshua Sturman was in downtown Pittsburgh to support Hillary Clinton and attend her rally. Sturman crossed a downtown street and walked into […]

Anti-Trump protestors, Trump supporters unite to chant “Lock Her Up!” [VIDEO]

Protesters make peaceful chants toward supporters for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump as the supporters wait in line to enter the Gallogly Events Center at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, for his campaign event on Friday, July 29, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Stacie Scott/The Gazette via AP)

At a Donald Trump rally in Colorado Springs, Trump supporters and anti-Trump protestors joined together to chant “lock her up,” according to The College Fix.  The chant, implying that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton should have been indicted by the FBI, was not the only chant time the protestors and supporters were united. About 100 protesters at the […]

Black Liberty Matters: This speech will make you rethink your views of Rick Perry

Former Governor Rick Perry of Texas walks toward the podium before addressing delegates during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry gave a speech on Wednesday where he talked about the ways he believes can improve life for African Americans in the United States. His speech, “Black Lives Matter — And So Does Black Liberty,” explains how Democrats have failed to improve the problems and what Republicans can and should do to […]

Gingrich speech to #YAFcon millennials: “Your generation will get it done” [VIDEO]

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

With concern for the future of the United States of America, Newt Gingrich has given millennials some advice as to how combat the challenges they’ll face. Gingrich, the former speaker of the House, talked directly to conservative students at the Young America Foundation’s National Conservative Student Conference and outlined his thoughts on the problems facing […]

Professors blast Melania Trump: ‘Heteronormative,’ ‘white supremacist,’ and ‘toxically racialized’

In this combination of photos, Melania Trump, left, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016, and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photos)

In the wake of the plagiarism controversy surrounding Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention, many professors have begun to suggest undertones in her highly talked about convention speech. According to The College Fix, college professors have described Melania Trump’s speech as heteronormative, white supremacist, and “toxically racialized.” Alex Corey, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Colorado’s […]

“A stupid wall”? Dems building walls everywhere at DNC

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Members of the Democratic Party have heavily criticized Donald Trump and his proposed wall at the southern border of the United States throughout the entire presidential race. Warren on Trump’s RNC speech: “Other than talking about building a stupid wall…did you hear any actual ideas?” https://t.co/SerEYVQjBR — ABC News (@ABC) July 26, 2016 However, the […]

Bravo-TV poll shocks Andy Cohen: Trump 65%, Clinton 35% [VIDEO]

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A recent presidential poll done on Bravo-TV’s “Watch What Happens Live” found that viewers of the show strongly prefer Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton. Viewers of “Watch What Happens Live,” hosted by Andy Cohen, were encouraged to text in their president choice. The results of the survey found that 65 percent respondents favored Donald Trump […]

GOP Platform’s bright spot: Protecting free speech on campus, stopping ideological bias

MUSLIMS IN AMERICA: Hannah Shraim, 17, center, turns to chat with other students before an after-hours study session for their math final at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Senior class president and an observant Muslim, Shraim prays five times a day and hopes to become an advocate for Muslims in the United States. After convincing her parents that she was ready for the responsibility of wearing the hijab, she began wearing the Islamic headscarf in the 10th grade. It was a decision her parents were concerned about due to their fears of how strangers might treat her. "If Trump becomes the president then not just Muslims but a lot of people will live in fear of the future for themselves and their children," says Shraim, "given the scapegoating technique of pushing out minorities rather than focusing on how we can benefit everyone." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Republican Party platform for 2016 includes plans to combat issues in higher education and free speech on college campuses, among others. In the 66 pages of the GOP’s platform, in addition to free speech, other higher educations issues are addressed such as federal financial aid, liberalism on campuses, political indoctrination, and the need to encourage […]

Portland State professor blames white liberals for stifling diversity efforts

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2010, file photo, supporters of Oregon's Measures 66 and 67, designed to raise taxes on high-income earners and corporations, hold a rally in Portland, Ore. Portland State University is releasing its own study on the potential ramifications of Initiative Petition 28, or IP 28, the massive, union-backed $3 billion corporate tax hike proposal on the November ballot. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

A Portland State University professor is blaming white liberals for stifling the school’s diversity efforts, according to Campus Reform. The professor and longtime PSU faculty member, who wishes to remain anonymous, complains that “white paternalism” is hindering PSU’s diversity efforts and stifling the progress of movements and protests.  The professor says that white paternalism is […]

UW-Milwaukee Professor calls for ‘abolition of whiteness’

Cornel West, second from left, walks in a march against racism and injustice before the Republican National Convention, Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is calling for the complete “abolition of whiteness,” according to Campus Reform. Professor Gregory Jay, an English professor at UW-Milwaukee, sees his idea as the solution to ending racism. Jay has a personal website devoted almost entirely to questions of whiteness and racism, featuring essays on topics of “whiteness studies” […]

Poll: More millennials recognize Pikachu than Joe Biden (it’s not even close)

Pikachu is surrounded by children during a Pokemon festival in Tokyo, Monday, July 18, 2016. The summer event marking the release of the latest movie of Pokemon is held until the end of August. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

A new poll following the rise of Pokémon Go found that more millennials recognize Pikachu than Vice President Joe Biden — and it isn’t even close. The poll, conducted by Vox and Morning Consult, found that 98 percent of millennials recognized Pikachu, but only 61 percent of millennials recognized Joe Biden. Biden was often mistaken by millennials for other politicians. […]