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U Mass-Dartmouth Class Commemorates Vietnam Protests · 03 May 2006

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SAF--05/04/06

Email sent to faculty suggests offering extra credit to students who attend the event.

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Professor Forces Student to Drop Economics Class for Citing Milton Friedman · 13 April 2006

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SAF--04/14/06

The following letter was written by U Mass-Dartmouth student Ben Tamsey to the chair of the Economics Department after a professor threatened to report him for harassment if he did not drop out of his Introduction to Microeconomics course after he praised Milton Friedman and free-market economics in class.

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Zeroing in on Brandeis Faculty · 08 March 2006

By Alexandra Perloe--The Brandeis Justice--03/07/06

Prof. Gordie Fellman (SOC) said he is almost flattered to be included on a published list of dangerous college professors.

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Book Names 'Dangerous' Professors in America · 05 March 2006

By Anika Clark--BU Daily Free Press--03/01/06

In his new book The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, author David Horowitz attracted criticism for classifying professors at universities across the United States as "dangerous."

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Student Shouts "Remember Chappaquiddick!" To Ted Kennedy During On-Campus Speech, Faces Possible Dis · 01 March 2006

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Yahoo News--02/23/06

Ted Kennedy, who has remained virtually unaccountable for killing Mary Jo Kopechne, was reminded of his actions during a speech at Massasoit Community College in Brockton

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Summers, Harvard, and Israel · 27 February 2006

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By Alex Beam--Boston Globe--02/27/06

Within 48 hours of Larry Summers's resignation, Harvard professors Alan Dershowitz and Ruth Wisse, and Martin Peretz, a longtime Harvard lecturer, wrote passionate defenses of the deposed president.

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Anatomy of Summers's Fall · 26 February 2006

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By Jeff Jacoby--Boston Globe--02/26/06

Harvard's 27th president announced his resignation last week, but Lawrence Summers's fall from grace actually began on Oct. 26, 2001, less than four months after his presidency began.

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Coup Against Summers a Dubious Victory for the Politically Correct · 21 February 2006

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By Alan M. Dershowitz

A plurality of one faculty has brought about an academic coup d'etat against not only Harvard University president Lawrence Summers but also against the majority of students, faculty, and alumni. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which forced Summers's resignation by voting a lack of confidence in him last March and threatening to do so again on Feb. 28, is only one component of Harvard University and is hardly representative of widespread attitudes on the campus toward Summers.

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