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MUSLIM PLOT TO BOMB U.S. CONSULATE FOILED BY CANADIAN AUTHORITIES

Reuters reports that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have thwarted Muslim Jahnazeb Malik’s plan to bomb the United States Consulate and other buildings in the financial district of Toronto. 117 more words

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES

Ranking the 10 worst colleges for free speech

Most college rankings focus on factors like prestige, SAT scores, freshmen retention rate, selectivity and class size.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), however, has a unique annual ranking: … 626 more words

CAMPUS LIFE

Does poverty perpetuate racism in education?

In a recent article, researchers from Brandeis University and Ohio State University report that living in a disadvantage neighborhood is the primary contributing factor to racism in education for Blacks. 980 more words

Racism In Education

CBS '60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies In Car Crash

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NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon, who covered most major overseas conflicts and news stories since the late 1960s during a five-decade career in journalism, died in a car crash. 728 more words

News

Political Professor at Brandeis University - Donald Hindley - quits because he could no longer tolerate conservatives on campus

Campus Reform: A professor of politics at Brandeis University is retiring because he could no longer tolerate conservatives on campus.

According to the Brandeis student newspaper, The Justice, Professor Donald Hindley will step down from the position he has held for over half of a century because, as he said, there are “far fewer … let me call them, activist, liberal-minded people” at Brandeis University…

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Culture

Once Again, Brandeis Students Master Selective Outrage

Brandeis University, where I am a senior, sometimes goes to extremes to create “safe spaces” for its students. Case in point: last spring the university disinvited renowned international human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali from attending commencement and withdrew awarding her an honorary degree because of comments she had made criticizing Islamism. 1,048 more words

Brandeis ‘whistleblower’ stirs up new hornets’ nest

TIMES OF ISRAEL
by Amanda Borschel-Dan
January 7, 2015

Daniel Mael is likely the most divisive and hated pro-Israel voice at Brandeis University. Exposing inner-sanctum scandals, to many of the campus far-left — and much of the Brandeis administration — he’s that annoying fly that keeps on buzzing after being shooed away. 76 more words

Israel & Middle East