At a conference in Toronto, Canada, a student at the University of Minnesota presented a paper on how to examine the stereotypical white woman ‘Becky’ and how white privilege influences ‘Becky’s’ decisions.
Canadian University Canceled Talk by Former Muslim after New Zealand Terrorist Attack
A Canadian university canceled a speech by a former Muslim speaker, who is now atheist, after the New Zealand terrorist attack on at least one mosque. The reasoning was the university wanted to be sensitive to the post-attack sentiments of others.
Canadian University Canceled Free Speech Event due to Planned Protests
A Canadian university canceled a free speech event after protests were scheduled for the event.
Car from ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Upsets Social Justice Warriors
A replica of the ‘General Lee’ car from the ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ TV show upset some students at the University of Toronto.
Canadian Elementary School: We Won’t Celebrate Mother’s Day or Father’s Day due to Non-Traditional Families
No celebration of Mother’s Day or Father’s Day at one Canadian elementary school since some students come from non-traditional families.
Canadian University Hosted ‘Masculinity Confession Booth’ for Men to Repent of ‘Hypermasculinity Sins’
The University of Regina, or at least its students, felt that men should repent of their “hypermasculinity sins” by setting up a “masculinity confession booth.” Oh, Canada: The University of Regina this week is hosting…
Is there a ‘Trump Effect’ that Increased Canadian International Student Enrollments?
Inside Higher Ed reported how Canadian universities and colleges are experiencing a surge and spike in applications to their higher education institutions, with some staffers claiming that it is due to U.S. President Donald Trump’s…
The ‘Resource Curse’ Theory is Wrong
In a recent policy analysis by the libertarian think tank Cato Institute, Peter Kaznacheev claimed that the oft-used academic theory of a “resource curse” is erroneous and mistaken. Kaznacheev is the director at the Centre…
Canadian University Removed Scale in Gym to Avoid Offending Students about their Weight
You can’t make this up! The College Fix reported that Carleton University removed a scale in their gym to remove stereotypes about having a healthy weight: Carleton University officials have removed the scale inside its…
Gays, Zombies and Queer Literature in Caribbean Culture
In an offering typical of the academic exotica on display at the Modern Language Association, and for that matter, in academia itself, a panel of profesors discussed what they called “queer (i.e. gay or homosexual)…