Campus News

Professor under fire for challenging transgender narrative

A tenured Boise State University professor is facing overwhelming pressure from campus activists after publishing articles critical of the transgender movement. Dr. Scott Yenor, a political science professor at the Idaho university and a former visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation, argued in an August article for The Daily Signal that the transgender agenda is threatening the […]

Crazed protesters scream over Richard Spencer ruining any chance of civil discourse

Students at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville yelled and chanted for around two hours on Thursday as White Supremacist and National Policy Institute President Richard Spencer tried to speak over the crowd. Many chanted anti-American slogans and attacked the First Amendment, which allowed Spencer the right to speak at the public institution. Red […]

Richard Spencer greeted by massive backlash at UF

White supremacist Richard Spencer was met by thousands of protesters Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida. This is his first planned campus visit since the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August. Students and community members chanted “We don’t want your Nazi hate” and “Nazi scum off our streets” as police lined […]

Free Speech Week is more important on campus than ever before

By Alexander Staudt, Washington Examiner Education, like other facets of our society, is constantly changing to adapt to advancements in technology, thought, and policy. However, not every change is necessarily positive. Issues of free speech have made national headlines — whether it’s an op-ed in The Daily Princetonian or a news piece in Campus Reform documenting violent responses to […]

Leftists attempt to compare Second Lady Karen Pence to white nationalist Richard Spencer

On Wednesday, Second Lady Karen Pence spoke at Florida State University (FSU) to unveil her new initiative on art therapy. On Thursday, white nationalist Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida (UF) about his views on nationalism and race. Despite the two talks being completely unrelated and Pence’s appearance being planned since summer and […]

Second Lady Karen Pence protested during her visit to FSU for… art therapy

Second Lady Karen Pence visited Florida State University (FSU) on Wednesday to unveil her new art therapy initiative. Despite the charitable (and non-political) nature of the event, students protested outside of the announcement. The event, titled “Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART” took place at FSU because the university has led the way in the […]

Do veterans need safe spaces? This one doesn’t think so.

Higher education institutions around the country are providing Green Zone training to faculty and staff interested in gaining a further understanding of veteran-related issues and challenges. While this is admirable, questions remain as to whether the programs actually produce a positive result for the veteran community. The Green Zone concept was developed by Virginia Commonwealth […]

Professor: College admissions is a “system of white supremacy”

A student group called “Asians for Black Lives” is turning heads in Texas. The group, which seems to follow the standard principles of the Black Lives Matter movement, breaks the mold in one way – their membership. According to the Asians for Black Lives Facebook account, the group describes themselves as “a space for Asian […]

Security officers to monitor campus Halloween party for cultural appropriation

College students in Toronto will have to pass a political correctness inspection check if they want to attend their university’s Halloween party this year. “Security officers will pre-screen costumes prior to the school’s upcoming Halloween party,” an event website for the Humber and Guelph-Humber College party states. The student association representing Humber and Guelph-Humber college […]

“Crony capitalism at its worst”: You might owe student loans you never borrowed

You might be charged for student loans you never borrowed, thanks to a hidden deal made by former President Obama appointee, Richard Cordray, who serves as the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It has recently come to light that Cordray cut a backroom deal with hedge fund manager David Uderitz, who runs Vantage […]

Helicopter parents are intervening for their snowflake children on campus

College administrators are reporting that some parents are getting so involved in their student’s college lives that they are actually impersonating their students, doing their schoolwork, and even offering to complete internships for them. Officials say that this wacky trend has only grown worse in recent years, causing headaches for administrators and university presidents alike. An […]

“We’re a Culture, not a Costume” campaign returns to campus

Halloween is just around the corner, and unsurprisingly, student organizations and activists on campuses all across the country are frantic to regulate costumes. Washington State University students, in particular, are now walking on eggshells after a campus presentation entitled “We’re a Culture, not a Costume” warned students of accidentally appropriating culture when celebrating Halloween. The […]

Student petition UW-Madison to label Abraham Lincoln as a “murderer” fails

School officials at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have denied a student request to label Abraham Lincoln as a murderer of Native Americans. According to the school newspaper The Daily Cardinal, a number of students from the Associated Students of Madison had petitioned the chancellor to attach a plaque to a statue of Lincoln on the […]

University dumps its mascot because it’s “associated with violence and destruction”

A private Christian liberal arts university in Idaho has announced that it will change its mascot after critics argued that – like most school mascots – it was once “associated with violence and destruction.” After much discussion, Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) dropped its original mascot, the Crusaders, in favor of a more politically correct one: the […]

Florida Governor declares state of emergency ahead of Spencer campus visit

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s scheduled speech at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. “BREAKING: Hurricane Ricardo expected to hit Gainesville this Thursday,” Spencer tweeted Monday night. Scott warned in his executive order that “threat of a potential emergency is imminent” in […]

OSU magazine: Your Halloween costumes are only offensive if you’re white

A student magazine at the Ohio State University has published a guide for students to determine if their Halloween costume may be racist or offensive to other students. According to the October edition of 1870 Magazine, three categories of costumes that require special consideration are “A Meme,” “Something Sexy,” and “Politically Charged.” Despite claiming that their […]

Dartmouth shutters its Gender Research Institute

The Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) is closing its doors. Established in 2013, the GRID’s original goal was to seek a clearer understanding on the topic of gender. According to The Dartmouth student newspaper, the program is on hold due to financial issues. GRID was founded with a four-year grant, which has since lapsed. […]

University of Mississippi to rebuild Confederate statue despite student protest

The University of Mississippi is replacing a Confederate statue on campus which was damaged by a pickup truck last month. Now, students are outraged after learning that the Confederate statue on the Oxford campus will be rebuilt. Ole Miss student groups are coming together to protest the forthcoming restoration. The University of Mississippi NAACP chapter […]

Georgetown’s student newspaper begins documenting “bias incidents”

The official school newspaper of Georgetown University is teaming up with ProPublica to begin documenting and reporting incidents of “bias” on the school’s campus. According to The Hoya, the official Georgetown University student newspaper, hate crimes on college campuses have dramatically increased within the past year, and Georgetown has also experienced a number of hate […]

Students aren’t sure if First Amendment protects hate speech: Poll

A majority of students on college campuses do not know that the First Amendment protects hate speech, according to a new report published by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Only 46 percent of students are aware that the First Amendment protects hate speech, FIRE reports. 48 percent believe that hate speech should […]