In yet another revealing example of its hypocrisy and obtuseness when assessing the consequences of its own behavior, the University of Chicago’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) was again whining about being…
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Suppressing Pro-Israel Views at the University of Chicago
The suppression of pro-Israel views on campus has been a troubling development in the ongoing cognitive war against Israel. Now, the silencing of pro-Israel voices even appears in college newspapers. The McGill Daily, as one…
“Safe Spaces” and Neo-Segregation for Black Students
Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D., a Freedom Center Journalism Fellow in Academic Free Speech and President Emeritus of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, is the author of Dispatches From the Campus War Against Israel and Jews. Just before the…
English Departments in the Ideological Thrall of Identity Politics
In July, the English Department of the University of Chicago posted an odd statement on its website. In response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the supposed “thousands of others named and…
University of Chicago’s English department plans to solely admit Black Studies Ph.D candidates
In what could be perceived as a selective overcorrection, the University of Chicago’s English department announced that it will be very selective in which doctoral candidates to admit in the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. A department…
University of Chicago Stands Behind Professor after N-Word Controversy
A law professor used the “n-word” in class as a part of teaching about constitutional law and the freedom of speech, and was criticized for it by students. The university stood behind him because it is free speech.
University of Chicago Students Angry on Social Media after Campus Police Apprehends Armed Robbers
University of Chicago students were unhappy on social media after university police apprehended armed robbers after a security alert went out to students to stay safe.
Anti-Israeli Students Oppose former Israeli General Teaching a Course at University of Chicago
Meir Elran, a former general in the Israeli Defense Forces, was slated to teach a course at the University of Chicago, but his appointment has been opposed by socialist and pro-Palestinian students.
Group Finds College Acceptance Rates Down
An outfit called Business Student actually crunched the numbers for the top 50 schools and found their acceptance rates dropped from one-third to one-quarter of applications.
Arizona State University Adopts Free Speech Principles Outlined at University of Chicago
Arizona State University has adopted the free speech principles outlined by the University of Chicago, which caused uproar among students and academics because it aims to respect all perspectives and opinions.