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Professor Offers to Boost Female Students’ Grades, Gets Bad News From the School

Unbelievable.

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We live in a day and age when feminists have become almost rabid in their desire to destroy any and all vestiges of masculinity, all in a desire to supposedly level the playing field. You know, all that “equality” talk and what not.

What’s absolutely hilarious and ironic is the fact that much of what feminists want to do is technically discrimination, just in the opposite direction.

Like a professor from the University of Akron who blasted out an email stating female students would see a boost in their grades as part of an effort to encourage women to study information sciences.

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The school, however, is saying, “no way, Jose.”

On Monday, a Reddit user leaked a screenshot of an email sent by Akron professor Liping Liu informing students their final grades may be raised a “level or two” if they are female as part of a “national movement to encourage female students to go to information sciences.”

“I truly think that my professor’s efforts are counter intuitive,” the student, who wishes to remain anonymous, told Campus Reform. “There is no need to persuade women to enter a field they are uninterested in just so we can meet a quota to be able to say that men and women are equally represented in Information Science.”

Liu, in an email to The College Fix, claimed that his classes on average have “one or two female students” in a class of 20 to 30. According to Liu, the women are “not doing well” and would likely need to “repeat the courses or leave the program” without the boosted grades.

Liu himself stated that the boost in grades was designed as experiment to understand how to better motivate female students, stating that he’s “abandoning the concept for now.”

Rex Provost, Rex Ramsier, University Provost, sent an email to The Fix, stating the university “does not discriminate on the basis of sex,” and went on to verify that no grades were adjusted based on gender.

Ramsier went on to say,“While the professor’s stated intention of encouraging female students to go into the information sciences field may be laudable, his approach as described in his email was clearly unacceptable.”

This should go without saying, but grades should be based 100 percent on performance and the student’s grasp of the material, not on whether they are male or female.

A person is not entitled to success just because they are certain gender. That’s not how the real world works.

Given the fact colleges these days are nothing more than indoctrination centers, it’s really not that shocking to see this kind of nonsense coming out of university campuses. It’s actually more shocking to see the school take a stand against such a measure than to see a nutty professor toss this idea out there.

It’s a crazy time to be alive.

Source: Campus Reform

 

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TOO SWEET: These Seventh Graders Saved Their Money for Amazing Act of Chivalry on Valentine’s Day

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They say that chivalry is dead, but I say we’ve got hope in the next generation.

In a world where simple acts of gentlemanliness are often denounced as “patriarchal” and gender is supposedly a social construct, it is great to see men and boys unswayed by silly modern notions and going out of their way to be chivalrous.

A boy named Tristian Valentine teamed up with two of his friends to buy 300 pink carnations to pass out to all the girls and female staff at their school on Valentine’s Day so that none of them would be without a gift.

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“He wanted every young lady to feel special that day and accepted,” Principal Sarah Guerrero, who happily approved the plan when the boys asked for permission, told USA Today.

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After getting the go-ahead, Valentine rallied the troops, which included 6th grader Lincoln Holmes and 7th grader Kyan Rice. Together, the three of them pooled their cash and earned enough to buy several hundred pink carnations, ensuring no one would be left out.

“We wanted every girl to feel important and special on Valentine’s Day,” their ringleader, Valentine, told KMBC. “We worked hard to make sure it was going to be a surprise to everybody. I only told a few friends, and the girls seemed surprised and happy.”

“I got chills seeing it happen,” the principal added. “The ladies were so excited. It gives them something to look up to and feel good about themselves. It’s also what makes Summit Trail special.”

“I donated $100 of my own money,” 7th grader Rice said. “I had the money from soccer refereeing. Tristan and his mom got the flowers Wednesday and brought them to school today. Lincoln and I got here early, and we started handing them out.”

Too sweet!

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Film Industry Expert Explains How Christians Can Engage the Culture Through Film (and Why We Should)

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We live in an era when Hollywood couldn’t be more opposed to Christianity.

The silver screen is often wrought with violence, sex, scandal, and worldly ideology, not to mention rhetoric that is starkly opposed to that of the teachings in the Lord’s Word.

On top of all that, Hollywood has a history of crudely twisting biblical themes…let’s not get started on the “Noah” movie or last year’s “Mother.”

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In spite of all this, however, Stephan Schultze, the executive director of the cinematic arts department at Liberty University, recently explained in an interview with The Christian Post why it is more important than ever for Christians to use film to spread the Gospel.

And that, as he knows from personal experience, it’s entirely possible for Christians to get involved in the film industry because of the Gospel.

“[The film industry] has great potential to shape culture,” Schultze explains, explaining that filmmakers are creatively obliged to be mindful of the worldview their work presents.

“But it can go awry and in the wrong direction and affect culture in an inappropriate way…filmmakers design and create content that drives traffic to their movie in order to make the next movie. When the film industry is least healthy, it’s driving traffic in a way that’s unproductive for us to engage in conversation and to care about one another, or it’s successfully violent and dehumanizes what it’s like to be a human.”

As an active industry professional, Schultze speaks from experience. He’s contributed to projects directed by Hollywood legends James Cameron Ron Underwood, as well as worked in every facet of the film industry from major motion films, television, music videos, commercials, industrial videos, and countless independent films.

In the many decades that his vast experience has spanned, Schultze says there is one vital truth he has learned: whatever your role in the film industry may be, your outward behavior plays a big role in the outcome of the project you’re involved with, which gives Christians an amazing tool with which to impact the culture and share the life-changing message of the Gospel.

“At the end of the day in the film industry, you attract what you’re like. If you’re kind, you attract people who want to work with you,” he says. “If you’re quick to anger, if you’re cavalier in your personal life, and you bring that onto a set, that it is what you end up with at the end of the day.”

“If you’re someone of the faith, how you demonstrate your faith…when it’s really hard, when you’re really pushing through a difficult moment…it’ll reflect extremely well in your opportunity to have someone say, ‘Wow, you’re different, what’s different about you?’” he continues.

“That’s what we try to emulate,” he continues. “We tell our students, ‘You have this great opportunity, and it’ll show up when it’s the hardest day you ever had, and that’s the day you can’t let that down. That’s the day you’ve got to push forward in a way that separates you from the pack.’”

This is certainly advice that applies to any industry. The Bible admonishes us to do everything we do unto the Lord (Col 3:23-24), so whether we scrub toilets or direct blockbuster films, in trials and challenges, by hard work, perserverence, and everyday kindess, we have an endless supply of opportunities to let Christ’s light shine through us.

Praise Him!

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