Meghan Keenan

Meghan Keenan

Title

Campus Coordinator

Email

mkeenan@redalertpolitics.com

Fun Fact

She is a health and fitness enthusiast who enjoys being active, exploring new places and trying to teach herself how to cook.

Meghan Keenan is the Campus Coordinator at Red Alert Politics. She is originally from the great state of Illinois, and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2013, with a degree in journalism. Previously, she worked in public relations, and she is also a former Red Alert intern.

Articles From Meghan

Student loan provider refunds military veterans $60 million in overcharged interest

(Associated Press)

The Department of Justice has announced that it will begin issuing refunds to veterans who have been overcharged for their student loans, in an amount totaling $60 million. Nearly 78,000 service members were denied a benefit under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), which entitles them to an interest rate cap of 6 percent for […]

University receives federal grant of $579,301 for sexual assault video game

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In an interesting effort to teach college students about sexual assault prevention, the Department of Justice has decided to spend over half a million dollars to develop a video game about it. The National Institute of Justice awarded a $579,301 grant to the University of New Hampshire last year to create a game to expand on […]

Catholic university removes ‘anti-Native American’ statue

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  Saint Louis University removed a statue that has stood in the center of campus for decades, after receiving complaints that it is a symbol of white supremacy. The statue depicts the Reverend Pierre-Jean De Smet, a Jesuit missionary priest, praying over two Native Americans. The statue has been criticized for suggesting that Native Americans […]

Top Democratic donor calls Scott Walker a “dumb s–-t”

Scott Walker

A top Democratic donor recently referred to Scott Walker as a “total dumb s–t,” and said that his lack of college degree means he isn’t intelligent enough to be president of the United States. In an interview with the Daily Beast, the powerful and notoriously foul-mouthed trial lawyer John Morgan discussed an upcoming meeting with Hillary […]

Study: Community college graduates can earn more than bachelor’s degree holders

graduation cover

Despite the commonly held belief, obtaining a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college is not the only option to get a job and make a decent salary at that job. In fact, it may not even be the best option. By choosing the right field of study, some community college graduates and certificate holders can make […]

New college graduates can’t afford to live in top rental markets

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Graduation Ceremony 2015

It’s graduation season and the class of 2015 will soon be entering the job market, and the housing market. Newly employed graduates are moving to new cities to start their first jobs. Unfortunately, a high percentage of their salaries will go towards rent, if they can afford a place of their own at all. A new study conducted by housing […]

Student veteran suspended after requesting a non-Muslim counselor

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Mississippi College administrators suspended disabled student veteran Jeremy Rawls, after he requested to meet with a non-Muslim counselor. In an interview with Campus Reform, Rawls said he requested to change counselors after an initial meeting with his female counselor who was wearing traditional Muslim dress. “It’s not that I didn’t want to participate… I didn’t […]

Hillary Clinton is on LinkedIn to show you how to ‘jump-start small business’

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The presidential hopeful announced her arrival to the professional social networking site on Thursday with a post listing “Four Ways to Jump-Start Small Business.”

Univ. of Mich. coach Jim Harbaugh met with students offended by ‘American Sniper’

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh met with a group of Muslim students this week to hear their concerns over what they deemed his “insensitive” tweet in support of an earlier campus screening of the film.

Student sues Blinn College over ‘free speech zone’

Young Americans for Liberty

To attend some schools, such as Blinn College near Houston, students have to sacrifice some of their constitutional rights before they step on campus.

Lady Gaga, Madonna facing possible prosecution from Russian government

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga and Madonna are in trouble with the Russian authorities. The two Americans performers are being investigated for supposedly breaking the country’s visa laws, but rumors are spreading that the scrutiny actually involves the singers’ gay rights support.

Christie and Clinton ‘hottest’ politicians according to new Quinnipiac poll

Chris Christie

Support for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is heating up regardless of the fact that Republicans are still lukewarm toward him.

Va. gun-related crime decreases as gun sales in the state rise

Smith and Wesson 500 handgun

Sorry gun control advocates – it seems that as more people buy handguns for protection, the number of gun-related crimes decreases.

Rachel Campos-Duffy pleads with young conservatives to bring politics to mainstream media

Rachel Duffy

Former MTV “Real World” cast member Rachel Campos-Duffy wishes that more conservatives  – particularly younger ones – would actually take on their liberal counterparts in the public sphere.

[WATCH] Rep. Paul Ryan on Obama’s pivot away from so-called “phony scandals”

Rep. Paul Ryan

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan blasted the Obama administration on FOX News’ “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” Wednesday night, accusing them of pivoting away from the “phony” scandals that broke in May as if they were still in “campaign mode.”

Gov. Rick Scott says Jesse Jackson owes Florida an apology for calling it an “apartheid state”

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson owes every Floridian an apology for likening the state’s “Stand Your Ground” laws to segregation, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Wednesday.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley warns: ‘We don’t want to be the next Detroit’

Robert Bentley

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley had some wise words for his fellow citizens regarding the United Auto Workers’ attempts to unionize a Tuscaloosa County-based Mercedes-Benz plant: it could lead to a disaster equal to Detroit’s bankruptcy.

Bow tie sales up as Millennials begin donning the classic accessory

Bow tie

Bow ties, which used to be viewed as a “nerdy” accessory commonly sported by fashion-challenged professor-types or conservative older men, are now making a comeback among young Americans.

Hawaii government pays to transport homeless people back to the mainland

homeless people

The Hawaii government is getting tired of paying for the nearly 17,000 homeless people living in the state – so much so that the Aloha State is willing to buy one-way tickets to fly them back to the mainland.

Idaho professor will launch Bigfoot drone

Bigfoot

The legendary search for Bigfoot may be nearing its end thanks to the power of drones.