Tag: university

REPORT: Rutgers mandates “microaggression” freshman course

This is your tax dollars at work, Save Jerseyans. h/t Reason.com: As part of a $175 student orientation package, Rutgers University requires all incoming freshmen take a course on the “big impact” of microaggressions, because nothing says welcome to college like Read More

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) Tells Students Life “Is Not About Celebrity”

“Corruption scandals. Skyrocketing crime. Abandoned allies. There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the rest of the country swoons,” wrote The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi back in 2014.  Since arriving in the Read More

Should N.J. copy N.Y.’s tuition-free college program? Not so fast, state says

TRENTON — Now that New York has decided to offer a tuition-free program at its public colleges and universities, New Jersey lawmakers have been wondering: Should the Garden State take a similar approach? The answer: Not so fast, state officials Read More

5 N.J. professors make conservative group’s ‘watchlist’

PRINCETON — When Peter Singer heard a conservative group put out a new watchlist singling out college professors with “leftist” and “radical agendas,” the veteran Princeton University professor was not surprised to hear he was on it. Singer, a professor Read More

Rutgers favors the long-dead over its loan-battered living

Yes, we routinely give Rutgers University’s administration a healthy dose of grief here at Save Jersey. Don’t feel bad; it’s all well deserved. Taking hundreds of millions of dollars in tax dollars to transform a legendary, historic institution into a Read More

From a Course on Miley Cyrus to ‘Identity-Based Housing,’ Examples of Lunacy on College Campuses

As the fall semester begins, parents, students, taxpayers, and donors should be made aware of official college practices that should disgust us all. Hampshire College will offer some of its students what the school euphemistically calls “identity-based housing.” That’s segregated Read More

These 10 states take the most college freshman from N.J., report says

New Jersey exported more than 30,000 college freshmen in 2014, with at least one student attending a traditional four-year college in every state except Alaska and Wyoming, according to a new Chronicle of Higher Education database. Pennsylvania attracted 9,046 first-year Read More

Political Correctness Alert: Monmouth U. debates renaming Wilson Hall

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here we go again, Save Jerseyans. And I predicted this after the Princeton flap. I’m surprised only by the speed of it all. Only 10-ish days after Princeton University decided to keep Read More