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Entries from November 25th, 2015

Keep Quiet

November 25th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Keep Quiet · Found on the Web

The Yale Problem Begins in High School: it’s better in the real world, but there are troubling signs of change.

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The Naked Mob

November 20th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on The Naked Mob · Found on the Web

The Protests at Amherst College: the list of demands were very instructive and illuminating in their forthrightness, which is what this article delves into. Worth a read.

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Reading Into Things

November 20th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Reading Into Things · Found on the Web

This Morning at Harvard Law School We Woke Up to a Hate Crime: apparently, the black strips of tape were put on the HLS crest yesterday and relocated overnight—a fact overlooked by this article in favor of dripping gravitas. Money quote—noted on Power Line Blog as well: “I am constantly reminded of the legacy of […]

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Campus Insecurity

November 17th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Campus Insecurity · Found on the Web

Dartmouth’s Official Student Newspaper Downplays Ugly Black Lives Matter Library Disruption: the video doesn’t show the ugliness but I can see how that turned into what the Review describes and more. Security was nowhere to be found.

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Naive Dissent

November 16th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Naive Dissent · Found on the Web

We Dissent: this is a bold, brave statement from a campus newspaper at Claremont McKenna College and they will be vilified for it. However, it confuses the innocent email (“doesn’t fit the CMC mold”) as a catalyst rather than the pretext that it is. The “social justice” mob was looking for a reason—a Reichstag fire […]

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Unsafety in Numbers

November 16th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Unsafety in Numbers · Found on the Web

Campus Activists Weaponize ‘Safe Space’: Kyle Haight astutely pointed out in a comment here that “safe space” is a package deal and the events at the University of Missouri demonstrate the cashing-in on that package deal. Watch this space, people: this is where the battle begins.

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Nanny Campus

November 12th, 2015 by Bill Brown · 3 Comments · Found on the Web

Silly Student Protesters Have It Wrong—’Safe Spaces’ Are Incompatible with a University: this is pure, unadulterated whim worship. Campus violence is coming, and it’s all about protecting their cocoons.

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Outta Here

November 11th, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Outta Here · Found on the Web

Mizzou professor resigns following outrage over his refusal to cancel exam: higher education is a mess. His use of “bullies” in the email is ironic.

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