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  1. Anti-Trump 'Resistance School' Online Courses Expand to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    An online course, anti-Trump in nature, will expand from Harvard University to the University of California-Berkeley this fall.

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  2. Berkeley Student Government Doesn't Condemn AntifaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Provocative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos announced that he was going to hold a "Free Speech Week" at the University of California-Berkeley this week, and in response, the student government condemned radical voices like his, but not the violence of the likes of Antifa, an alleged anti-fascist group.

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  3. All For Nothing? Berkeley Boarded Up ATMs, Places Closed Early for Ben Shapiro's LectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Bank of America on the campus of the University of California-Berkeley boarded up its ATMs and restaurants closed up shop early in preparation for possible protests of conservative speaker Ben Shapiro's visit last week.

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  4. Cal-Berkeley Student Government Wants to Cancel Police Training, but University Says NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    The student government at the University of California-Berkeley passed a resolution for the university police to stop a training program called "Urban Shield."

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  5. UC-Berkeley: Canceling Ann Coulter's Speech was 'Viewpoint Neutral'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    According to the university, their "viewpoint neutral" criteria was why the liberal University of California-Berkeley canceled a speech by Ann Coulter, an avowed pro-Trump conservative political pundit.

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  6. New York Times Runs a Profile Piece on Berkeley's College RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    In a fair profile piece , the New York Times interviewed College Republicans at the University of California-Berkeley. They interviewed the vice president, who is of Persian descent, and four other students of varying political beliefs, but all of whom are Republicans.

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  7. Ann Coulter Cancels Speech at Berkeley after Threats of ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Ann Coulter, a controversial conservative commentator, withdrew from her speaking engagement at the University of California-Berkeley after her on-campus sponsors withdrew their sponsorship after threats of violent protests emerged: The Berkeley College Republicans and Young America's Foundation, which filed suit Monday to force the university to honor the April 27 date for Coulter's speech, ended up pulling their support for her appearance out of safety concerns. In a series of tweets Wednesday, Coulter said free speech had been "crushed by thugs" and called the canceled speech "a dark day for free speech in America."

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  8. The Roots of the Boycott-Israel BDS MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    The rise of the anti-Israeli movement, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions , has roots dating back to 2001 and possibly back to the 1970s, suggested Cary Nelson in his book, "Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict & the Movement to Boycott Israel." Nelson, with 24 academic colleagues, rebutted anti-Israeli pro-BDS narratives.

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  9. Mob Violence Throws Berkeley into the Middle of the FrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    David French of the National Review wrote about how mobs and leftists have made Berkeley, California, the center of the mobocracy maelstrom : Every single time the progressive establishment ignores, minimizes, or whitewashes leftist violence, it sows the wind. Americans have watched mobs attack police and burn buildings in Baltimore, Ferguson, Charlotte, and Minneapolis.

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  10. Anti-Semitism on Campus 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    "Since the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation began publishing its annual audit of hate crimes in 1997, crimes targeting Jews have constituted the majority of all religiously motivated crimes every single year," according to the AMCHA Initiative, a human rights group in Santa Cruz, California dedicated to protecting Jewish Students. Arguably, college campuses are at the epicenter, as AMCHA puts it in their annual report on anti-Semitism on campus, of this trend.

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  11. Cal-Berkeley Made It Difficult for Conservative Speaker, Raised...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    The University of California-Berkeley made it difficult for the college's College Republican chapter to keep their speaking engagement with Daniel Horowitz. First, the administration allegedly restricted their hotel room rental accommodations, in addition to imposing a higher security fee and forcing the speech time to 1 PM, instead of after-class hours.

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  12. NYU Psychology Professor: College Administrators "won't stand up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Even lifelong men and women on the Left are becoming concerned about the oppressive political climate on American college campuses. Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at the New York University's Stern School of Business, spoke about the roots of campus rage in light of the mob and "heckler's veto" at Middlebury College and University of California-Berkeley.

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  13. Berkeley Students to Hold Event on Milo and the Freedom of SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    After the riots and damages at Cal-Berkeley and the discussions about free speech at Berkeley, the Students for Liberty and Cal Libertarians will hold an event to discuss free speech and its importance this coming week: Berkeley, CA- Students For Liberty in cooperation with Cal Libertarians is hosting libertarian personality Dr. Tom Palmer at UC Berkeley to provide an alternative narrative in the free speech dichotomy. Dr. Palmer is the Executive Vice President of the Atlas Network, a global network connecting over 450 free market think tanks in over 90 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance libertarianism.

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  14. Study: Extreme Protest Tactics Hurt Protesters' Case and Public SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Blocking traffic, damaging property, rioting, and other forms of extreme protest behaviours can reduce popular support for social movements, a new study concludes. The study, Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support For Social Movements , was published in SSRN by Professor Matthew Feinberg of the University of Toronto, who told Campus Reform that he was inspired to investigate protest tactics during his tenure as a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, during which time he claimed that he "went to a lot of protests."

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  15. LA Times Investigates 'Black Bloc' Anti-Milo Rioters, but Cal-Berkeley Won'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Imagine if the speaker whose event got canceled was the likes of Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards or communist Angela Davis? Food for thought. A reporter for the Los Angeles Times managed to pull off something the University of California-Berkeley has thus far failed to do in the wake of violent protests that shut down an event featuring anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos: track down the thugs.

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  16. After Anti-Milo Yiannopoulos Violence, Trump Threatened to Cut Federal Funding from Cal-BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    After damages cost thousands of dollars, where anti-Milo Yiannopoulos protesters became violent and forced the university to cancel the event, President Donald Trump said he would consider cutting federal funding from the University of California-Berkeley.

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  17. UC-Berkeley Student Paper Editorial: Milo Yiannopoulos 'Played the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Here's the modern campus Left for you: The chaos which ensued Wednesday evening at the University of California Berkeley was "largely the work of outside anarchist groups" that "co-opted the media narrative" a while "the majority [of the protesters] remained peaceful." What they fail to realize, however, is that freedom of speech is not a pick-and-choose endeavor.

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  18. Violent Protesters Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos' Cal-Berkeley EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Sounds like the Left only likes free speech that it agrees with. Violent protests shut down Milo Yiannopoulos's event at University of California-Berkeley: The university said fires were set, including one caused by a firebomb that ignited a generator-powered spotlight, and commercial-grade fireworks were thrown at police.

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  19. Cal-Berkeley Course to Dissect Donald Trump's Alleged Xenophobia and Other AccusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    This semester, the University of California, Berkeley is offering an entire class devoted to dissecting the "cognitive dysfunctions," "xenophobia," and "fascism" of Donald Trump.

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  20. Leftist Group Releases Personal Information of Five College Republicans at Cal-BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Accuracy In Academia

    Five members of the University of California Berkeley College Republicans recently had personal information about themselves published by a leftist group called the "Northern California Anti-Racist Action."

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