Thursday, March 21, 2019

MixedTimes - Tom Ciccotta

Christian Dean at Rider University Resigns in Protest of Campus Chick-fil-A Ban

Christian Dean at Rider University Resigns in Protest of Campus Chick-fil-A Ban

A dean at Rider University resigned from her post as a protest over the administration's decision to ban Chick-fil-A from campus. CynthiaNewman, the dean of the Rider College of Business, said in a statement that her values as a Christian align with those of Chick-fil-A, values Rider feels have "not sufficiently progressed enough" to fit in on campus.

Ursinus College Professor: Students Want to Be Treated as Children

Ursinus College Professor: Students Want to Be Treated as Children

Ursinus College Professor Jonathan Marks argued in a recent column that college students want to be treated like children. He snidely suggests Fresno State University, which has adopted a new policy about being kind of fellow students, should adopt Barney the Purple Dinosaur as a mascot.

Top 10 Craziest Campus Stories of 2018

Top 10 Craziest Campus Stories of 2018

2018 was filled with crazy campus stories. From affirmative action discrimination lawsuits, to "dick pic" seeking professors, campuses in 2018 never failed to entertain. Here are some of our favorite stories in this genre for 2018:

Student Calls Stealing MAGA Hat a 'Political Statement'

Student Calls Stealing MAGA Hat a 'Political Statement'

A female student at a Sacramento area high school is facing battery charges for allegedly stealing a "Make America Great Again" hat from a classmate and then slapping her teacher for intervening.

Amazon Cuts Its UK Taxes in Half as Profits Triple

Amazon Cuts Its UK Taxes in Half as Profits Triple

According to a disclosure filed this week, Amazon paid less than £4.6 million on taxes in the United Kingdom last year— dropping by almost half from 2016— even as profits in the country tripled.

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