Archives for

Cornell University

I’m Asian, a woman and a proud Trump ‘deplorable’

Ying Ma, I’m a woman, a racial minority, and an immigrant, and I grew up in inner-city America. I have two university degrees, one from Cornell University and another from Stanford Law School. I have worked for some of the most elite institutions in America, including a foreign policy organization that counts Chelsea and Bill

Thomas Sowell: The University of Chicago’s bold stand against campus fascists

We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic “leaders” caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it is a long overdue surprise to see a sign that at least one major university has shown some backbone. Dr. Robert J. Zimmer, president of the University

Gov’t ‘waste’ report: Researchers paid to sting genitals, study wet animals and more

What makes goldfish feel sexy? How many shakes does it take for a wet dog to dry off? And really — how much does a bee sting on a penis hurt? Government-funded studies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars to answer bizarre questions like these, according to a new survey of questionable spending released Tuesday

Ivy Leaguers propose race-based student elections

In a effort to promote “greater inclusion and representation” on campus, some students at Cornell University have proposed student government elections—based entirely on race. The Cornell Student Assembly held an open meeting early this month on the topic of “restructuring” to address minority underrepresentation in student government. The assembly has already taken a number of measures intended to address

Facebook Emotional Experiment Linked To Pentagon Research On Civil Unrest

Researcher who worked on social media experiment was funded by DoD Facebook’s controversial “emotional study”, which subjected over half a million unwitting users of the social network to a psychological conditioning experiment, has direct ties to research funded by the Department of Defense concerning the likelihood of civil unrest. The Facebook scandal hit the headlines

Dartmouth Battles Online Ads Claiming Campus ËśRape Problem’

 Dartmouth College, which reported in February that undergraduate applications slid 14 percent this year, is now battling online advertisements claiming that the school has a “rape problem.” The ads, aimed through Facebook and Web browsers at prospective and current students, along with alumni, have been seen about 60,000 times since they began running a little