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  1. EXCLUSIVE: New York Times Executive Editor Calls Opinion Page...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | The Daily Caller

    The New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet labeled the paper's opinion page as "far left wing" and defended the hiring of columnist Bret Stephens, during a private meeting with members of Stanford University's college newspaper, according to a student at the meeting. Baquet addressed the staff of The Stanford Daily before his scheduled public event Tuesday night.


  2. California Students Try To 'Normalize' Abortion Pills On CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | The Daily Caller

    Students at the University of California-Berkeley are pushing for a measure that may bring abortion pills to their campus. The California Senate approved a bill Jan. 29 requiring the state's public universities and colleges to offer abortion drugs at their health centers.


  3. Hundreds Of Police Officers Protect Audience At Ben Shapiro's St. Paul SpeechRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 27 | The Daily Caller

    Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro's appearance at the University of Minnesota went off without incident Monday night, thanks to 100 cops who surrounded the lecture hall with concrete barriers. Dozens of protesters gathered outside the lecture hall in an attempt to prevent people from attending, but they were held back by police, City Pages reported Tuesday.


  4. Here Are The Top 10 Worst Colleges For Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    The 10 most egregious violators of student free speech rights in 2017 include prestigious institutions like Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley, according to a Monday report. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education drew up a list of the top 10 academic institutions when it comes to clamping down on students' First Amendment rights.


  5. Patagonia Creates Site Connecting Activists To Enviro Grassroots CampaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    One of the foremost outdoor sportswear companies in the country created a platform devoted to linking activists with grassroots environmentalist groups that campaign against fossil fuel projects. Patagonia Action Works is a "kind of a dating site" that the outfitting company's founder, Yvon Chouinard, hopes will connect activists with local environmental groups.


  6. Princeton Physicist Points Out The Obvious: Climate Models 'Don't Work'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    Princeton University physicist William Happer is not a fan of models used to predict future manmade global warming, and stars in a new educational video laying out the reasons he believes climate models are faulty. "And I know they don't work.


  7. UC Berkeley Prof Smashes Laptop To Teach Class About Expectations [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    A University of California, Berkeley professor smashed his laptop in class to teach his students about course expectations, according to a Monday report. Eric Paulos, a UC Berkeley computer science professor, smashed his laptop on the first day of his Critical Making class, reported Daily Mail .


  8. University Chancellor: Identifying Illegal Alien Students Has 'No Educational Purpose'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    Numerous universities expressed support and, or offered resources for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students in January, including one whose chancellor said identifying illegal alien students serves "no educational purpose." The University of Texas, Amherst University, Cornell University, and the University of California, Berkeley are among the schools signaling support for DACA students.


  9. DOJ Puts UC Berkeley On Notice - Justice Is Not Playing Around On Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    The Department of Justice filed a statement of interest Thursday in a campus free speech lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley. "This Department of Justice will not stand by idly while public universities violate students' constitutional rights," said Rachel Brand, the DOJ's Associate Attorney General, in the press release announcing the statement.


  10. Attendees Sue Berkeley Over Injuries At 2017 Yiannopoulos RiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    The University of California, Berkeley is facing a lawsuit from four residents who were injured attending a Milo Yiannpoloulos event, which quickly devolved into a riot due to lack of police presence in February 2017. John Jennings, Katrina Redelsheimer, Trever Hatch and Donald Fletcher - all residents of Berkeley - were attempting to attend Yiannpoloulos' speaking event when they were attacked by masked protesters, Berkeley's college newspaper reported Sunday .


  11. Court Orders Antifa Teacher To Pay Thousands In DamagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    A California court ordered a prominent Antifa activist and teacher to pay thousands of dollars in damages to a former University of California, Berkeley student, according to a Friday report. Yvette Felarca, a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. middle school, must pay $11,000 in damages to Troy Worden, the former president of UC Berkeley College Republicans, reported Campus Reform .


  12. Keith Ellison Poses With Antifa HandbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    Democratic National Committee Deputy Chair Keith Ellison endorsed Antifa on Wednesday, tweeting a picture of himself smiling with an Antifa handbook. Ellison posted a picture with "Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook" and asserted that the book would "strike fear in the heart" of President Donald Trump.


  13. A Blatantly Hateful Anti-Semite Is A Professor At One Of America's Most Revered Public UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    A University of California, Berkeley professor and Palestinian activist, Hatem Bazian, has been embroiled in controversy since retweeting posts equating Israel to North Korea and Nazis. While Bazian has apologized for the tweets as a careless mistake, Jewish students and some 15 professors have petitioned for his dismissal.


  14. Clinton Appointee Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Trump Violated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    A federal court in New York City has dismissed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump that alleged his failure to divest from the Trump business empire violated anti-corruption provisions of the Constitution. U.S. District Judge George Daniels, a Clinton administration appointee, ruled Thursday that the case could not proceed because the plaintiffs could not prove that Trump's actions tangibly harmed their businesses.


  15. Colleges Recruit 'Therapy Llamas' To Comfort Stressed StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Radford University, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of South Florida have brought llamas to their campuses to help students relieve stress during the exam period, reported Campus Reform . "DUDE NO ONE TOLD ME THERE WAS [sic] THERAPY LLAMAS ON CAMPUS I TOTALLY WOULD'VE WORN MY LLAMA PAJAMAS TO TAKE PHOTOS WITH THEM wow ok bye," one Radford student tweeted .


  16. UC Berkeley Students Trash Memorial For Kate Steinle [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Leftist activists University of California Berkeley trashed a memorial for Kate Steinle on Thursday night, stealing a poster of her face and tossing it in a trash can. On Thursday night, the Berkeley CRs held a vigil for Steinle, who was killed in San Francisco after an illegal immigrant fired a gun in her direction.


  17. Janet Napolitano Complains $600K Spent On Ben Shapiro Could Go To 'Intellectual' SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Janet Napolitano complained Monday about Ben Shapiro, saying funds could be spent instead on "real, intellectual speakers," following his $600,000 September speech at the University of California, Berkeley. The University of California system president and former Homeland Security secretary under President Barack Obama made the remark following Shapiro's visit to the school, according to The Daily Wire .


  18. UC Berkeley Sued After Denying Pro-Liberty Student Group Official StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    A conservative nonprofit filed a lawsuit Monday against the University of California, Berkeley after the school denied a pro-liberty student group official status. The Alliance Defending Freedom sued UC Berkeley after the school kept Young Americans for Liberty , which has 900 college chapters, from obtaining a registered student organization status, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.


  19. Pro-Life Students Sue Miami University Because It Won't Let Them Erect A CrossRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Students at the University of Miami are suing the school after it wouldn't let them erect a cross on its campus to express their pro-life message. Filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of Miami University's Students for Life, the lawsuit alleges that the university violated their rights to free speech and expression because they wouldn't let them erect a cross on it's Hamilton campus, which recently hosted an event on the "Perspectives of Free Speech" according to WLWT5 .


  20. 'White Student Union' Hoax Targets UVARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    The "White Student Union" hoax that targeted universities in 2015 has spawned a fictitious University of Virginia chapter, according to a Sunday report. The Facebook page posing as a UVA student organization seems to have been created Friday, according to The Cavalier Daily .


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