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Conservative student booed at graduation, chronicles 'harassment' at liberal college

A conservative student at a Massachusetts liberal arts college was booed by liberal students at her college graduation ceremony — and now she has chronicled the ‘harassment’ she said she faced as a student with conservative views. Kassy Dillon, who was a Republican student at Mount Holyoke College and the founder of the Lone Conservative website, decorated her graduation cap ...

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Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Published time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:46 Edited time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:54 A college outside Seattle, Washington has been placed on lockdown following the reports of shots fired. Police are at the scene at Highline Community College in Des Moines.  A warning went out to students about 9 a.m. on Friday. “Police are responding and evacuating buildings. Remain in lockdown ...

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German college instructor accused of spreading Nazi ideology among students

A small German town was shocked to learn that an instructor at a local vocational school has allegedly been spreading Nazi ideology among his students. The man reportedly encouraged the trainees to learn Nazi songs and slogans. The scandal broke after a student at the college in the Bavarian town of Dietfurt an der Altmuehl secretly filmed the instructor encouraging ...

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‘Symbol of oppression:’ German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

A German college has provoked massive public outrage with its Muslim face veils course. The move was slammed as supporting the oppression of women and promoting Islamization which the college denied. The “Headscarf and Hijab in Dresden – dress codes in Islam” – listed by the Dresden adult education center as part of its curriculum for the spring and summer ...

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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $ 33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is ...

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GOP-led bills jeopardize public university funds, as private college presidents get richer

The PROSPER Act is one of the Republican-led bills that eliminates some federal student aid programs for lower-income undergraduates. Meanwhile, a new study finds 58 private college presidents raked in at least $ 1 million each in annual salary in 2015. Republicans in the House recently revealed a new bill titled the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education ...

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Muslim student files complaint after being kicked off college basketball team for anthem incident

Rasool Samir, a student at Garden City Community College (GCCC), Kansas, who was dismissed from the basketball team following refusal to participate in the anthem ceremony, has filed a complaint for violation of his civil rights. The incident occurred on November 1 before Garden City’s game against Sterling when Samir, 19, continued shooting baskets during the playing of the national ...

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Brother of LA Lakers’ Lonzo Ball among college players arrested in China for shoplifting – reports

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 14:21 Three US college basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of LA Lakers player Lonzo Ball, have been released on bail after being arrested in China on suspicion of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store, US media report. The trio are all from the UCLA Bruins basketball team, and includes freshmen Cody Riley and Jalen ...

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Investigation launched after cop KOs drunk college football fan (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 14:26 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 14:36 An investigation has been launched after a Miami police officer knocked out a drunk University of Miami football fan in retaliation for her lashing out at him while being ejected from a recent game. Video footage of the incident that has surfaced online shows the fan, who appears ...

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Afghan-style West Africa invasion played out in US war college drill

A simulation game for US war-college students prepared participants for an invasion of West Africa in response to a terrorist attack on US soil, investigative news website The Intercept reports. The hypothetical scenario involved a populist president reacting to a domestic terrorist attack by starting a war in West Africa. The war is touted as a three-year operation but turns ...

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