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Duke spends over $50,000 on a tactical training session for activists dedicated to the destruction of the state of Israel, while a graduate student at LeMoyne College is expelled for writing that light spanking has a legitimate role in classroom discipline. A UNLV professor is engulfed in a whirlwind of controversy after making a remark about the financial planning habits of homosexuals, while a student at Occidental College is convicted of sexually harassing the whole school over the radio. Ward Churchill is defended by the academic community for declaring that victims of the World Trade Center bombing deserved their fate, while at Harvard, Larry Summers is demonized for daring to suggest that there may be innate differences between men and women. Outrageous politicization and double standards continue to abound in higher education, and the Collegiate Network has once again chronicled the worst of those abuses in its 8th Annual Campus Outrage Awards... Download file "2005 Campus Outrage Awards"
Schools: Duke University Harvard University University of Colorado at Boulder Carnegie Mellon University Le Moyne College University of Nevada, Las Vegas Occidental College Cases: Le Moyne College: Dismissal of Student for Dissenting Views Occidental College: Use of Harassment Charges to Suppress Protected Speech