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Tom Ciccotta

University of New Mexico Professor Suspended by Kangaroo Court

A conservative professor at the University of New Mexico is facing a one-year unpaid suspension after he attempted to end an exchange of flirty emails with a graduate student. A VP for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) calls the investigation “one of the most egregious cases of university malfeasance” she has seen in her career.

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Yale Spends $85 Million on Faculty Diversity Initiative

Yale University announced this week that the institution will spend $85 million on diversity initiatives in the upcoming year. The decision is based on the argument that “diversity” must be incorporated in every part of the institution.

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Yale Professor: There Is Zero Political Diversity in Faculty

Yale Professor David Gelernter told the institution’s newspaper last week there is very little political diversity amongst faculty members at the prestigious Ivy League university. According to Gelernter, increasing Yale’s political diversity would make it stand as the “one intellectually serious elite university in the country.”

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Western Michigan College Dems: Donald Trump Poses Threat to ‘Vulnerable’ Students

The Western Michigan College Democrats published a comment on Facebook recently in which they argued that President Donald Trump and his staff should not be welcome to campus because they pose a “threat” to students. The student group believes that “the time has passed for civility,” a sentiment on many campuses given the wave of violence and threats against conservative students.

US President Donald Trump smiles during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives on January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Win McNamee (Photo credit should read WIN MCNAMEE/AFP/Getty Images)

Harvard Students Stage Sit-In Protest After Professor Denied Tenure

50 Harvard students occupied a campus building on Monday to protest the university’s decision to deny tenure to professor García Peña, who they argue should be part of a ethnic studies program they are also demanding. Over  4,000 students signed a petition that calls on the university to release confidential communications between Harvard officials regarding Peña’s tenure review.

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Cornell Teaching Assistant: Conservatives Support Child Molestation

A teaching assistant at Cornell University accused right-wingers of supporting the sexual abuse of children. The accusation was made in the context of a larger criticism of a decision to host former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) on campus.

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Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Wants to ‘Move On’ from College Bribery Scandal

Lori Loughlin’s daughter, Olivia Jade, posted a video to YouTube on Sunday in which she suggested that she wants to “move on”from the college bribery scandal. Loughlin is currently facing years in prison for her alleged decision to bribe the University of Southern California in exchange for admission for her two daughters.

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‘SNL’ Star Pete Davidson: Colleges Have ‘Destroyed’ Comedy

Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson said in a recent interview that he will no longer perform on college campuses because students are too sensitive about jokes. According to Davidson, “The second you open your mouth and have an opinion, you lose money today.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Actor Pete Davidson speaks onstage at The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will premiere on September 5, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Alberto …