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"It's a sad day for free speech," said Coulter after she canceled her talk at UC-Berkeley over growing threats of violence. (Photo via AP)

NY Times blames victim: Berkeley conservatives ‘throwing themselves’ onto violence

For a long time, conservatives have been branded as the media’s victim-blamers. Well, the New York Times actually did just that. In a column titled, “In Ann Coulter’s Speech Battle, Signs That Conservatives Are Emboldened,” Times reporter Jeremy Peters accused conservatives of “throwing themselves” on to violence on college campuses, “emboldened by a backlash over what many […]

Union tells professors to protest ‘facist’ Trump. This professor is fighting back

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Don’t you love it when you’re taking a calculus class in college and instead of teaching differentials or integrals your professor gets into a 30-minute anti-Trump rant? At the City University of New York, the union representing professors are urging CUNY faculty to protest President Trump on May 1st, infamously known as the anarchist holiday “May Day.” […]

NYU Vice Provost defends censorship and thanks ‘snowflakes’

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by Emily Jashinsky With the controversies over campus lectures coming to a head this spring, academic liberals are finally beginning to vocalize their substantive defenses of censorship. In the New Republic, a Colby College professor argued that keeping conservative speakers off campus is necessary to the process of curating knowledge of value for impressionable students. […]

Rand Paul will teach a class at GWU — and it’s not a politics course

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at SXSW, Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Deborah Cannon)

Professor Rand Paul will teach a class next fall at George Washington University. That is not a proofreading error. A representative for GW’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences tells Red Alert the Kentucky senator will teach a course titled “Dystopian Visions” during the Fall 2017 semester. In the midst of a presidency that’s been compared to […]

Ann Coulter cancels speech at Berkeley

"It's a sad day for free speech," said Coulter after she canceled her talk at UC-Berkeley over growing threats of violence. (Photo via AP)

Free speech took a huge blow on Wednesday after conservative writer and pundit Ann Coulter withdrew from giving a speech at University of California-Berkeley. It was reported on Tuesday from the Washington Examiner that Coulter’s main sponsor, Young America’s Foundation, would be pulling its support over safety concerns to its staff and students. Coulter told the New […]

Fake science: Harvard says “there are more than two biological sexes”

In this Thursday, May 12, 2016 file photo, signage is seen outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. Ten states sued the federal government Friday, July 8, 2016 over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, joining a dozen other states in the latest fight over LGBT rights. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

A Harvard-sponsored organization is handing out fliers that make some shocking claims about gender and sex. The pamphlet, created by Harvard’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life, explains, “There are more than two biological sexes.” Anyone with a basic understanding of X and Y chromosomes knows that this is simply false. The flier, for its part, […]

If Coulter speaks at Berkeley, police say violence “99 percent” likely

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What was once the cradle of free speech in America, Berkeley has become a cesspool of triggered snowflake liberals who can’t take a spoonful of conservative thought without rioting in the streets. Conservatives know it. The media knows it. And now, law enforcement is anticipating more violence if conservative writer and pundit Ann Coulter speaks at Berkeley […]

Thanks to these students, today is “America Monday”

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According to conservative students at Loudoun County High School, their school blocked the student council’s request to have ‘Freedom Friday’ because it was “too political” and could cause “bullying.” After pushback in one of the local papers and widespread backlash on social media, the school decided to have “America Monday” today. Red Alert Politics spoke […]

Free Speech Undead: Milo will return to Berkeley

The ACLU is defending Milo Yiannopoulos' right to speak, which is causing a stir among liberals. (Photo via Facebook)

Is free speech a dying right here in the United States? Not yet, according to Milo Yiannopolous, former editor of Breitbart News and professional provocateur. He announced plans for a multi-day event to be held at the University of California Berkeley, a liberal school that he appeared at last February for a campus event. Protesters interrupted […]

“Too Stoned to Riot”: How to restore free speech on campus

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By ELLIOTT ABRAMS, Weekly Standard The recent campus rioting against unpopular or conservative political views is awful, but I have discovered the solution—by accident. We have all seen numerous campuses riven by violence and a refusal to permit speech that does not comport with the current lefty line. This has happened recently at Middlebury, the […]

College stops fundraiser for Vets due to “cultural appropriation,” but can’t name which culture they appropriated

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The 2016 late summer hit “Bad and Boujee” by the Atlanta trap trio Migos became the subject of controversy after a greek fraternity at American University tried to use the name of the song for an event they were planning to host. According to the Washington Post, Sigma Alpha Mu (SAM) planned a fundraiser for a […]

Fraud: UC Berkeley disability program falsified numbers

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A campus program for students with disabilities at the University of California, Berkeley is being accused of conning the government for funds. TRiO, the campus program aimed at serving low-income, first-generation-to-college disabled students, has allegedly been faking the number of students that it benefits, according to UC Berkeley’s student paper. The program receives $300,902 in federal […]

Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter lecture, but she’s coming anyway

Ann Coulter gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington,  Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

By Emily Jashinsky, The Washington Examiner The University of California, Berkeley canceled an upcoming campus lecture by Ann Coulter on Wednesday, citing security concerns as the chief impetus for its decision. Coulter and her sponsoring organizations, however, intend to proceed with the event as planned anyway. Young America’s Foundation, the national conservative organization sponsoring and […]

SJW: Enough. Identity politics are failing the Social Justice movement

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Millennials are protesting Donald Trump’s presidency, the patriarchy, and the status quo like never before. However, with all that protesting comes a lot of burnout. In a recent op-ed from Stanford University graduate student Lily Zheng in the Stanford Daily, she proposed that with so many student activist groups forming on campus, activism has become harder and […]

UC-Davis student government banishes American flag from meetings

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Throughout its extensive history, the American flag has had its peaks and troughs. It’s been hoisted by U.S. marines at Iwo Jima in World War II and burned as an effigy in places like the Middle East. However now, the student government at University of Califorinia-Davis doesn’t think the American flag is representative of all. […]

Triggered snowflake rips out memorial crosses [VIDEO]

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Washington State University was the latest campus to be victimized under the guise of social justice. Sophomore political science student Keaton Aspell, from Montreal, took to Facebook to share a video of himself taking down a display of 300 crosses set up by the Students for Life organization. The crosses, representing 10 babies each, stands for […]

University staffer threatens student for Trump sign in his window

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A student at the University of South Alabama found out the hard way about the limits of his school’s support for free speech. Campus Reform reported on Wednesday that William David Meredith was threatened by Community Director Dylan Lloyd over a Trump campaign sign hanging in the window of his dorm. “I am asking that you […]

Constitution wins: Democrat Governor signs bill banning free speech zones

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. (AP/Brennan Linsley)

On Tuesday, Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) officially signed into law a bill prohibiting public universities from restricting student expression to designated “free speech zones” on campus. Under Senate Bill 62, Colorado universities are no longer able to sanction or restrict certain types of speech on campus, and students now have the option to sue their school […]

Tennessee scraps proposal to give illegal immigrants in-state tuition

Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his annual State of the State address to the Tennessee Legislature Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

On Tuesday, representatives in the Tennessee State Legislature denied a proposed law that would have granted thousands of illegal immigrants in-state tuition rates to the University of Tennessee school system. By a vote of 6-7, the legislature failed to approve a proposal that would have granted in-state tuition rates to non-resident illegal alien students who were […]

“UCLA & Chill”: College gives students free blow-up beds for 3 hours

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The University of California, Los Angeles is now offering free blow-up hammocks and lawn blankets for students who want to “chill” on campus, UCLA’s student paper reports. The napping equipment became available to students starting Wednesday afternoon. Students can use their student IDs to rent the equipment for up to three hours. UCLA’s Undergraduate Students […]