California Bans Campus Carry, Extends Gun Confiscation Powers in Same Day

Effective January 1st, California will prohibit students from carrying on university campuses. It was a little surprising to me that California of all places allowed campus carry, as long as the carrier had a concealed carry license. It was listed as an exemption in the law, but I’m sure gun control proponents considered it an unfortunate oversight. This “oversight” is now being corrected. There’s now a universal ban on campus carry, and there are no exceptions. Also effective January Read more […]

A Translation of the Obama Administration’s Letter to America’s Universities

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan penned an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in which he sympathizes with the protesters at Yale and Mizzou. After I recovered from the dizziness this caused me, I decided to take the most important portions of his piece and translate them for any non-liberal who may be wondering what exactly Duncan means. Duncan: “Make ‘teachable moments.’ Shining a light on issues while recognizing the worth of all students can help heal and create a sense of community on Read more […]

Food Allergies Are Now A Disability Under ADA

A friend just forwarded me an email she received from an education service offering a webinar–costing about $300–regarding student allergies and the new liabilities faced by college food programs. Under the new applications of the Americans With Disabilities Act, wheelchair access is no longer enough. When I went to college, it was a tiny town with very few businesses other than the college itself. Students were expected to join the food plan and live in the dorms. I figured early on that, despite Read more […]