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How Does Your State Measure Up On Student Free Speech?

Authored by Casey Mattox via Alliance Defending Freedom, More than four decades ago, the Supreme Court made it clear that public college students do not sacrifice their constitutional rights when they arrive on campus, finding “no room for the view that … First Amendment protections should apply with less force on college campuses than in the community at large.” Yet the reality of most students does not reflect the promise of the “marketplace of ideas.” Universities are regulating what...

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Duke Recruits Men For Program To Fight “Toxic Masculinity”

Authored by Tori Airaksinen via CampusReform.org, Duke University is recruiting male students for a nine-week program that pledges to “destabilize masculine privilege” and “interrogate masculinity.” The program, known as the Duke University Men’s Project, seeks to help men examine how their masculinities exist “often in toxic ways” while beginning “the work of unlearning violence.” “There is a misinformed narrative that gender equity and feminism hurts men,” a description for the program...

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“The Math Doesn’t Work” – Americans Are Losing Faith In College

Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, One of the hallmarks of a successful society is the widespread belief that education is a key to success. For that to be true there have to be: 1) enough jobs farther up the food chain to make four more years of studying worthwhile, and 2) schools that are good and cheap enough to make the equation work. The US is losing both: Americans Losing Faith in College Degrees, Poll Finds (Wall Street Journal) – Americans are losing faith in the value...

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And The Nation That ‘Cannot Live Without The Internet’ The Most Is…

Have you ever thought about what life would be like without the internet? Given the volume of time people spend immersed in their smartphones, iPads and laptops, an unconnected life is pretty hard to imagine these days. For the majority of millennials, the time before the world wide web is now nothing more than a distant memory, a memory that's been eviscerated by the ubiquity and life-changing impact of connected technology. Interestingly, Statista's Niall McCarthy notes that it isn't just...

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Slumping College Enrollment Signals Americans Are No Longer Buying The College Lie

Authored by Keli'i Akina via TheHill.com, For decades, teachers and parents around the country have been repeating the same message to children: “To have a bright future, you need to go to college.” But now, in Hawaii at least, it’s starting to look like the younger generation isn’t buying it. Across the state, University of Hawaii college enrollment has plummeted by 15 percent in just six years, from a high of 60,300 students in 2012 to 51,300 as of 2017. Trying to explain this decline,...

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