Academic Insanity

‘New School’ Professor Investigated for Quoting Black Author Saying N-Word

New School professor Laurie Sheck, who has been nominated for a Pulitzer prize in poetry, faced an investigation this year over her use of the “n-word” during a lesson on black author James Baldwin. She used the word during a discussion of Baldwin’s own use of the word. Ultimately the New School decided that she did not violate the college’s policy on discrimination.

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New Jersey School Official: Let Them Eat Tuna Fish

An assistant superintendent of a New Jersey school district has proposed a new policy that would withhold school lunches from students that have a $20 or greater lunch debt, and restrict students with $10 of debt to a tuna fish sandwich.

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Harvard Law Prof Laurence Tribe: White Supremacists Oppose Abortion to Avoid ‘Non-White Replacement’

Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe tweeted on Sunday that “white supremacists oppose abortion” because they fear it will “reduce the number of white infants” and eventually contribute to “non-white replacement.” The professor ignores the disproportionate effect of abortion on black Americans and the fact that actual white supremacists like Richard Spencer endorse abortion.

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U of Georgia Hosts ‘Healthy Masculinity’ Event

The University of Georgia is hosting a “Taco’bout it Tuesday” event that encourages male student to reflect on their masculinity. The university claims its goal is to “provide a supportive space for male-identified students to engage in critical thought” about topics like “the aesthetics of manhood,” while also stating that “gender is a social construct.”

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: L.G.B.T. activists and their supporters rally in support of transgender people on the steps of New York City Hall, October 24, 2018 in New York City. The group gathered to speak out against the Trump administration's stance toward transgender people. Last week, The New …

Illinois Governor Mandates LGBT History Curriculum for Public Schools

The governor of Illinois recently signed a bill that will mandate public schools in the state teach LGBT history, beginning next year. The new legislation will require schools to incorporate “a study of the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people” as part of the American history curriculum.

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Yale Continues to Censor Historical Art Behind Barricade

Yale University has refused to uncover a controversial stone carving that depicts a struggle between a Native American and a Puritan, despite promising to move it and make it available for viewing.  The School previously modified the art to remove the Puritan’s musket while leaving the Native American’s bow.

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TPUSA High School Leader: Pepper Spray Attack on Meeting Ignored by Mainstream Media

Park City High School student and Turning Point USA (TPUSA) leader Ryan Zink told Breitbart News that the mainstream media did not take interest in an incident occurring at his school earlier this year, involving a leftist student who allegedly sprayed bear repellant into the venue ahead of a TPUSA event, which left one individual hospitalized. Zink joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow in a Wednesday interview for TPUSA’s weekly campus report.

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University of Michigan: Prof Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Because Accuser Is Gay

The University of Michigan is allegedly accusing a former student of being gay as part of its defense against his claims that a celebrated music professor at the university assaulted him. According to the man’s lawyer, the university is “blatantly playing on harmful stereotypes about the LGBTQ+ community equating same-sex relationships with indiscriminate promiscuity.”

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