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Toy Gun Class Project Seems to Have Missed the Mark

Campus violence is no laughing matter, and reports of a shooter on campus (quite understandably) tend to send people into panic mode, particularly if they or loved ones are in the vicinity. Late morning yesterday brought reports of a murder-suicide at North Lake College in Irving, Texas. By the time it was reported, authorities were indicating it was not an active shooter situation. Still, it had to | Read More »
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Nine Year-Old Suggests Perfect New Word for Dictionary

I love words, but I can’t imagine that being a dictionary editor is the most exciting job ever. So, imagine the excitement of Serenity Carr, editor at Merriam-Webster, when she got a letter (on paper, no less!) from a nine-year old suggesting a perfect new word.   in a paper letter, a 9yo correspondent proposes a word for entry: teamate–a person you have tea with 😍🙌🏽👭☕️ | Read More »
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Lefty Professors Object to Watchlist Inclusion

College educators included on the recently published “Professor Watchlist“ are criticizing the list as harmful to academic values. The list, which we reported about here, includes professors who “discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom,” University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, who was included on the list says inclusion on the Watchlist is seen as a badge of honor: I think | Read More »The post Lefty Professors Object to Watchlist Inclusion appeared first on RedState. …