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-Christian Dorm at a Public University?

Friday, October 4th, 2013

                         (Troy University campus: Wikipedia) Should a public university offer a dorm which is primarily designated for Christians and Christian values but open to all? Troy University in Alabama has recently opened a ‘faith-based’ dorm in connection with the Catholic Newman Student Housing Fund which includes a Catholic-run ministry center. Here’s the story from the […]

-UPDATE: University Will Not Punish the ‘Stomp on Jesus’ Student After All

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

                               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After several missteps and misleading statements, the FAU administrators have finally come to their senses and have done the right thing. From Todd Starnes of Fox News: Florida Atlantic University has issued a formal apology to a student that was facing academic charges after he complained about a professor who ordered […]

-University of Michigan: Christian Club Kicked Off Campus

Friday, February 1st, 2013

                                      (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Todd Starnes of Fox News: The University of Michigan is accused of kicking an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter off campus because the group requires its leaders to be Christians – an apparent violation of the university’s non-discrimination policy. Greg Jao, InterVarsity’s national field director, told Fox News the Asian chapter […]

-Christian Fraternity in Jeopardy at Yale

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

               (Yale University logo: Wikipedia) From World on Campus: A newly approved Christian fraternity at Yale University may be denied official recognition and student group funding because it plans to restrict membership to men who believe in Jesus. Just days after the leaders of Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX) announced the Yale chapter’s formation, the student […]

-Atheist Group vs. School District Over Songs That Mention God

Monday, August 20th, 2012

                                         (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Fox News: A national atheist group is demanding that a New York public school district remove songs from the curriculum of a music class because they feature the words "god" and "lord" in the lyrics, but the educators aren’t backing down. The Freedom from Religion Foundation has sent letters to […]

-Vanderbilt U: Christian Student Groups Issue Joint Statement

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

                (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Citizen Link: In a show of solidarity, a coalition of 11 Christian student groups at Vanderbilt University issued a joint statement Monday, declaring they will not bow to administration pressure to allow non-Christians to hold leadership positions within their organizations. “For decades, Vanderbilt acknowledged what most Americans hold to be […]

-Atheists Offer to Exchange Porn for Bibles on Texas Campus

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

(Photo by Brent Harris/WORLD on Campus) An atheist student group set up a booth on a Texas university campus offering to exchange pornography for Bibles and other religious materials including Qurans. According to Kyle Bush, the president of the student group- Atheist Agenda: "The point is not to hand out porn, but rather the primary […]

-Catholic Student Group at Vanderbilt U. Forced Off Campus

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

A Catholic student group has been forced to leave Vanderbilt U. after refusing to comply with the school’s so-called ‘Non-Discrimination Policy. The policy mandates that all may attend student groups and no specific religious qualifications can be maintained when it comes to group leadership. Therefore under the new rule, non-Catholics could be voted in to […]

-Muslim Students Complain about Christian Symbols and Discrimination at Catholic University

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

                                       (Image via Wikipedia) Muslims students at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC have lodged an official complaint of discrimination against the private Christian university. Their major complain revolves around not having an official prayer room on campus and all of the Christian symbols including crucifixes in the classrooms which they find offensive. […]

-Texas School Suspends Christian Student for Saying Homosexuality is Wrong

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

At Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas, 14 year old Dakota Ary was sent to the principal’s office and suspended for telling a classmate that he believed homosexuality was wrong. According to Fox news this is how the event unfolded: Dakota was in a German class at the high school when the conversation […]