Articles By: Don Irvine

Cowardice at Dartmouth

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Last week Dartmouth College’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Josie Harper wrote a letter published in The Dartmouth apologizing for “offer the support of the athletics department in playing a leading role to combat racial, ethnic and sexist ignorance and intolerance on our campus.”

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Civil Rights Win In Michigan

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One thing that is being lost in the liberal media euphoria about the Democratic takeover of the House and Senate is the fact that most of the ballot initiatives or referendums that conservatives supported passed easily. One of the more contentious of these initiatives was Proposal 2 in Michigan which would amend the Michigan state constitution to prohibit all state agencies, including colleges from operating affirmative action programs that grant preferences based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin or gender.

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Balancing Speech at BC

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Boston College recently amended the speaker policy in the Office of the Dean for Student Development’s Student Guide to make it clear that the school has the power to balance or cancel speakers it feels are not “sensitive to and respectful of the Catholic heritage of the institution.”

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