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Ohio University Assigning Race-Based ‘Diversity Scores’ to New Faculty Applicants

This is just another example of the destruction of our system of higher learning

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Ohio’s Bowling Green State University is set to ignore academic excellence and rate new faculty applicants by their race and the liberal boxes they check.

University President Rodney Rogers announced the new policy in April adding that the policy would start on May one. The system includes a “diversity and inclusion” question on applications, but candidates who do not answer the question, or who otherwise do “not address their own positionality,” will be more likely to be rejected.

Per American Greatness.

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The applications will then be considered before a faculty hiring committee, which will select five questions with which they can “score” the candidates on a five-point scale of “diversity and inclusion.” Candidates who earn a perfect score must show that they have “clear knowledge of, experience with, and interest in dimensions of diversity that result from different identities.” Applicants who do not “discuss identity” or say that they have “little experience with these issues” will ultimately be rejected.

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In his announcement email, Rogers told faculty that they may scrap and rework the new system if it does not yield the diversity they are seeking.

The new system is part of Bowling Green’s broader “Diversity and Belonging Comprehensive Strategy and Plan,” which was first published in May of 2020. The plan allegedly aims to “remedy” the circumstances under which “not all people are afforded the same resources, treatment, and opportunity” at the college. Many other schools across the country have similarly ramped up their efforts to aggressively push more affirmative action-style programs and emphasize “diversity” in the wake of the race riots by Black Lives Matter last year.

This is just another example of the destruction of our system of higher learning. Instead of looking for academic excellence, Bowling Green is basing hiring practices on race and ethnicity, gender, and leftist claims of multiple genders, and sexual identity.

And people are paying for this garbage “education”?

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MUST SEE: Brave Alaskan Helps Baby Moose Navigate Highway Barrier

Normally, stories about moose on the highway don’t end this well.

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Alaska is a state like no other.  It’s still a veritably untamed place, where the weather and the wildlife are both out to get you. It takes a special kind of person to hack it in America’s last frontier.  A simple run to the grocery store can be hazardous in some conditions, and just taking the garbage out at night may find you face-to-face with hundreds of pounds of brown bear. But ask any Alaskan what they hope to avoid the most, and many will tell you it’s the moose that you have to worry about. These creatures are simply enormous, and they have just enough of an attitude to be more than a nuisance when confronted.  Combine that with the fact that plenty of Alaskans are killed each year after automotive collisions with these gargantuan animals, and you have a real recipe for trouble. This week, however, a different sort of moose story made headlines, and with some adorable photos to show for it. Last week, pictures of a man in Alaska lifting a moose calf over a highway guardrail were posted on Facebook. According to Andrea N Salty Bock, who posted the pictures on Facebook, the calf and its mother were near Clam Gulch, on the Kenai Peninsula. The mother was apparently trying to get her baby to go over the guardrail, but it was too tall for the calf. “Traffic stopped to give her the room she needed,” the Facebook post said. “But the calf could not clear the guardrail.” The photos were captivating. Authorities, while thankful that the moose was able to continue on its way, warned that the situation was still a dangerous one, despite the size and age of this animal.

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Biden, Putin Appear Ready to Make Deal on Cyber Criminals

Well, it’s a start.

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Of all of the ways in which this latest iteration of the Cold War has manifested itself in recent years, the insidious actors of the digital dimension may very well be the most prominent here in the 21st century. Notably, the den of online thieves and troublemakers who emanate from Russia, and often choose to target individuals and businesses in America.  In the past several weeks alone, hackers with ties to Russia have crippled a gasoline pipeline on the east coast of the United States and the world’s largest meatpackers. Now, as US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin look for ways to improve the ailing relationship between their two nations, a novel idea has risen in popularity. President Joe Biden signaled an openness to swapping cybercriminals with Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. “Yes, I’m open to, if there’s crimes committed against Russia that, in fact, people committing those crimes are being harbored in the United States, I’m committed to holding them accountable. I was told as I was flying here that he said that. I think that’s potentially a good sign of progress,” Biden said at a post-G-7 summit press conference in the United Kingdom on Sunday. Putin had raised the possibility during an interview over the weekend. “If we agree on the extradition of criminals, then Russia will naturally do that but only if the other side, in this case, the United States, agrees to the same and will also extradite corresponding criminals to the Russian Federation,” Putin said according to Russian news agency TASS. Of course, given that Russia has a history of neglecting the human rights of her prisoners, there is sure to be some pushback regarding the idea of sending “innocent until proven guilty” perpetrators…

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