This Week In Campus Insanity Vol. 1

Roundup of the craziest campus stories of the week

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July 11, 2020

Welcome to Campus Insanity, a weekly roundup of the craziest developments at our nation's 4,000-plus institutions of higher education. Coming soon to a workforce near you.

6. Memphis Tigers Football Players to Wear Black Lives Matter Stickers on Helmets During 2020 Season | Fox News

The University of Memphis football team is looking to rebound from its embarrassing 2019 Cotton Bowl loss by adorning its helmets with Black Lives Matter stickers this season.

5. Student Invokes Satan to Drive Conservative Group From Campus  | Washington Free Beacon

Student activists are demanding that a Texas university remove a conservative group from campus and have even invoked satanic witch rituals to aid the campaign.

4. Penn State Deletes ‘Disgusting’ Tweet Affirming Conservative Students | Campus Reform

The university’s liberal arts department tweeted a graphic supporting conservative as well as black, Latino, LGBT, and other students. It was quickly removed.

3. Cornell Improperly Sends Student Fees to BLM Activists | Washington Free Beacon

Cornell’s student government sent $10,000 in student fees reserved for campus clubs and organizations to Black Lives Matter activists.

2. Marquette University Threatens to Rescind a Student’s Acceptance Over Pro-Trump TikTok Video  | The Post Millennial

University administrators grilled a Marquette student after receiving reports that she voiced support for President Donald Trump on TikTok. They have urged her to "improve her image."

1. ‘Feminist Geography’ Professor Argues Tall Buildings are Sexist | The College Fix 

Feminist geography professor Leslie Kern wrote an essay in The Guardian arguing that statues, street names, and phallic-shaped buildings—which "ejaculate" into the sky—are symbols of a society steeped in toxic masculinity.

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