Ohio State offers Inauguration Day ‘safe space’

Ohio State University will offer a “safe space” for students today as the nation inaugurates Republican Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

“The purpose of this event is to foster a safe space for the Ohio State campus community to connect with one another, support aspirations, and empower growth and change,” organizers stated.

Read more at: http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/30828/

Student Debt Payback Far Worse Than Believed

Many more students have defaulted on or failed to pay back their college loans than the U.S. government previously believed.

Read more at: http://www.wsj.com/articles/student-debt-payback-far-worse-than-believed-1484777880

Ever since 2012 we have warned [ZeroHedge] that one of the biggest threats arising from the US student loan bubble – which is no longer disputed by anyone except perhaps members of the outgoing administration – is not that it is soaring at an unprecedented pace, that’s obvious for anyone with the latest loan total number over $1.4 trillion, rising at a pace of nearly $100 billion per year, but that the government – either on purpose or due to honest miscalculation – was not correctly accounting for the true extent of delinquencies and defaults. Today, we finally got confirmation that, as speculated, the US government was indeed fabricating student loan default data, making it appear far lower than it was in reality.

Read more at: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-01-19/us-government-caught-massively-fabricating-student-loan-default-data

Student arrested while handing out constitution sues Michigan college

BATTLE CREEK — A Battle Creek community college is being sued by a student and two others who say they were arrested while peacefully distributing the U.S. Constitution last fall.

Michelle Gregoire says she was told she needed permission to distribute written materials. A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court accuses Kellogg Community College of violating free speech rights and other protections. A group called Young Americans for Liberty is also a plaintiff.

Read more at: http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/01/18/michelle-gregoire-constitution-jail-college/96740470/

Tancredo: Report Reveals Indoctrination of Students at Universities Through ‘Transformative Civic Engagement’

Students at hundreds of colleges and universities are being systematically indoctrinated into the “New Civics” of social justice activism, according to a report released this past week by the National Association of Scholars.

The report’s findings suggest that the suppression of free speech on college campuses that is making headlines is only the tip of a very large iceberg. What lies beneath the surface is a massive, publicly funded program of indoctrination through a remaking of the curriculum as a vehicle for advancing the political agenda of progressivism.

The full NAS report, MAKING CITIZENS: HOW AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES TEACH CIVICS, can be found here.

Read more at: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/14/tancredo-report-reveals-massive-indoctrination-students-universities-transformative-civic-engagement/

14-year-old African American female charged with a juvenile citation for sending a threatening tweet related to Arundel High

Police Charge Student For Threat Made At Arundel High School.

School officials told them about a suspicious Twitter account. The account, named @KoolkidsKlanKkk, reportedly sent out a tweet that read, “We’re planning to attack tomorrow”.

Read more at: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/01/11/police-cite-student-for-threat-made-at-arundel-high-school/