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Psychologist: PC Trigger Warning Craze Is Terrible

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Should college courses come with trigger warnings--labels designed to prevent the hypersensitive from encountering ideas that perturb them? While many supporters of free expression and academic freedom have already weighed in against the trigger warning craze, now a psychologist is adding her informed perspective.

NYC School Admins To Parents: Your Children Are Disgustingly Fat

6:07 PM 05/23/2014

Using a flawed and highly criticized health evaluation standard, New York City schools have been sending letters to parents informing them that their children are overweight and should submit to immediate diet and exercise regimens.

UT Regent Uncovered Waste, Fraud And Abuse… And Might Be Fired For It

9:54 PM 05/22/2014

Days after taking office as a regent of the University of Texas, Wallace Hall began making discoveries that pointed toward considerable administrative wrongdoing, questionable admissions decisions and misuse of public funds.

Should UND Expel Students For Wearing Shirts That Offended Sioux Tribe?

5:57 PM 05/22/2014

Native American leaders in the state of North Dakota are calling on the University of North Dakota to take swift, harsh disciplinary action against a handful of students who wore vaguely insensitive T-shirts during an off-campus party.

A Cop Brutalized This Patriotic Air Force Captain For No Reason At All

2:14 PM 05/22/2014

A police officer beat up an Air Force Captain--even though he was in his own home, unarmed, committing no crime--and now the captain is telling his story.

In Need Of A Bailout: The ‘Che Cafe,’ A Co-Op Run By Commie-Loving Students

3:58 PM 05/21/2014

Proving that communism has worked no better for students at a University of California-San Diego cooperative living space than it did for the billions of citizens of the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China, the aptly-named "Che Cafe" is quickly running out of cash.

Horror Video: Cop Unloads Clip On Mentally Ill Man, Kills Him

5:07 PM 05/20/2014

Were Texas police justified in killing a mentally disturbed man in his own home, after he refused to drop the knife he was holding? That's what people are wondering after video of the incident --- the death of 26-year-old Michael Blair --- was released by the family of the slain man.

Drug War Insanity: Teen Faces Life Sentence… For Baking Pot Brownies

1:01 PM 05/20/2014

He didn't murder anyone, or rob a bank, but Texas teenager Jacob Lavoro could spend the rest of his life in prison. His crime? Baking and selling pot brownies.

Thanks, Taxpayers: Public University Presidents Getting Even Richer

9:19 AM 05/20/2014

Public university president continued to be a lucrative profession last year as debt-plagued students and struggling taxpayers financed another five millionaires in 2013.

Alleged Horror At Florida Prison: Guards Murdered Inmate In Scalding Hot Shower

5:13 PM 05/19/2014

Guards at a Florida prison murdered a mentally disabled patient by locking him in a scalding hot shower until he died from his burns and suffocation.

‘Game of Thrones’ Review: Killing Your Enemies Is Justice

12:03 AM 05/19/2014

“If you want justice, you’ve come to the wrong place.” - Tyrion Lannister

Even NYT Thinks Colleges Are Taking Political Correctness Too Far

7:27 PM 05/18/2014

Trigger warnings--the authoritarian left's latest attempt to patrol speech at college campuses--have been on the radar of civil libertarians for some time, but now even The New York Times is upset about them.

‘It’s-A-Me, Racist,’ Does Super Mario Kart 8 Push White Privilege?

10:22 PM 05/16/2014

Are Yoshi, Lakitu and Donkey Kong not doing enough to end white privilege? One video game reviewer--having determined that Nintendo's "Mario Kart 8" suffers from a lack of black and Latino playable characters--seems to think so.

Canadian Prof Fired For Speaking His Mind About Evil University

2:38 PM 05/15/2014

Administrators at the University of Saskatchewan fired a high profile professor who dared to criticize university leadership.

Cops Beat, Taser Man to Death, ‘They Just Weren’t Done Until He Was Dead’

11:55 AM 05/15/2014

A Washington man is dead after police tasered him four times and beat him with their fists and a flashlight, according to eyewitnesses.

Nanny State Run Amok: Police Will Now Ticket, Charge 5-Year-Olds For Bullying

7:32 PM 05/14/2014

The city council of Carson City, California, is set to approve a new ordinance that would make bullying a crime punishable by fines and misdemeanor charges--and kids as young as five could be charged, under the law.

Columbia U.’s ‘RAPISTS ON CAMPUS’ Bathroom Graffiti Gets Student Canned

4:55 PM 05/14/2014

Graffiti is appearing all over Columbia University bathrooms, and the messages contain accusations of sexual assault against several male students.

Be Inspired: Student Overcomes Stutter, Gives Awesome Graduation Speech

2:46 PM 05/14/2014

An Indiana University senior gave an inspiring commencement address to fellow graduating students earlier this week that was all the more impressive because of the handicap he had to overcome to deliver the speech.

Cop Tasers Unarmed Teen, Puts Him In Coma, Won’t Be Charged

12:58 PM 05/14/2014

A Texas sheriff's deputy who tasered an unarmed high school student won't face criminal charges, even though the student spent 52 days in a coma and has suffered permanent brain damage.