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TREND: College Students Across America Are Seeking Emotional Safety in Ball Pits

September 23 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Ball pits for social justice warriors are apparently now a thing on college campuses...

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UW-La Crosse Student ‘Very Upset’ by ‘Cis Power’ Mural of Harry Potter’s Neville Longbottom

September 23 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A University of Wisconsin-La Crosse student had a serious complaint for his campus’ official “Hate Response Team”: he was “very upset” by a Harry Potter mural in a college dorm...

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New Study: Paid Leave Policy Can Be A Winning Issue for Conservatives

September 23 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Americans are concerned when they hear that some workers don’t have paid leave benefits where they work...

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The Unsung Virtues of the Old-Fashioned Family Photo Album

September 23 2016
by Julie Gunlock

I have roughly 10,000 photos sitting on my iPhone...

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University of Wisconsin System Spent $2.7 Million on Speakers, But Conservatives ‘Notably Absent’

September 22 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A top state lawmaker is calling for the University of Wisconsin to bring more conservatives to campus...

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California University Students Call Words ‘Crazy’ and ‘Stupid’ Hate Speech, Play in Big Ball Pit

September 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

CSU-Northridge’s event stretched on for an entire week, teaching students about “potentially hurtful phrases” and cautioning that “using non-inclusive language can have a negative affect on others.”

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Students in U. Iowa’s New Social Justice Major Learn About ‘Networks of Privilege and Oppression’

September 20 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The University of Iowa is offering a new social justice major for its students...

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Hardly: ‘Free’ College Plan Comes with $350 Billion Price Tag

September 19 2016
by Vicki E. Alger

Hillary Clinton’s free college plan is long on promises but short on specifics - like who’ll pay for it...

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How The Standing Rock Sioux Should Have Been Able To Stop That Pipeline

September 19 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

What’s the best way to stop a company from building an oil pipeline on a piece of land you find valuable?

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The Silliest Teen 'Rebels' Ever

September 17 2016
by Julie Gunlock

The Beastie Boys would be so disappointed by today’s teenagers.

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Yale Unveils New, Racially Charged Essay Question On Its Application. Is it a Litmus Test?

September 17 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Yale has rolled out new essay questions for applicants to the exclusive college...

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'Pinksourcing' Is The Latest Misleading Equal Pay Effort

September 16 2016
by Karin Agness

Pinksourcing?

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A New Theory of the (Male) Leisure Class

September 16 2016
by Charlotte Hays

"America is now home to a vast army of jobless men who are no longer even looking for work..."

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Professor Pushes Back Against Bias Response Team at the University of Vermont

September 15 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

"I'm not looking to irritate anyone here..."

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The Vaccination Paradox

September 15 2016
by Abby Schachter

A wave of sanity has finally hit some judges, legislators, and medical professionals...

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You Gotta Fight For Your Right . . . To Microgreens

September 15 2016
by Julie Gunlock

The Beastie Boys would be so disappointed by today’s teenagers...

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Here's How The Catholic Church Can Win Back Ex-Catholics

September 15 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Over the summer many churches reported a spike in attendance — the result, it turned out, of an influx of Pokémon Go players...

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Conservative Women Are The Underdogs On Campus

September 12 2016
by Karin Agness

These young women are the faces of conservatism...

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Don't Major In DEBT

September 12 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka

Large debts are discouraging many Millennials from achieving important goals...

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Could Iran Use Its $1.7 Billion Cash Jackpot To Buy North Korean Nukes?

September 10 2016
by Claudia Rosett

North Korea’s fifth nuclear test reminds us that Iran could also use its U.S.-begotten trove of hard currency to buy nuclear weapons technology...

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The Crisis of America’s Nonworking Men

September 9 2016
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

At root, work is about pride, dignity, and purpose...

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Proof That We're Getting Parenting Right

September 9 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Americans are raising their babies just fine, thank you very much...

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Questions for Loretta Lynch As Congress Starts Probe

September 7 2016
by Claudia Rosett

Ms. Lynch approved the $1.3 billion payout under a decades-old legal statute...

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Don’t Call Me Ms.: The Life and Times of Phyllis Schlafly

September 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays

As the leading woman politician today consorts with the rich and famous at glittering locales, let us pause to consider the legacy of Phyllis Schlafly...

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Return to Sender: Dishonest, Political Open Letters

September 7 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Gone are the days when political campaigns were fought with competing commercials and political rallies...

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