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College denies Ben Shapiro speech, he denies rejection

(CAMPUS REFORM) — Gonzaga University is among six universities where Ben Shapiro has chosen to speak in spring 2019, despite the college administration previously denying a request to allow him on campus.

The Washington state school said that Ben Shapiro would not be allowed to speak on its campus because, according to Gonzaga Vice President of Student Development Judi Biggs Garbuio, “Shapiro’s appearances routinely draw protests that include extremely divisive and hateful speech and behavior, which is offensive to many people, regardless of their age, politics or beliefs.”

Following that statement, Young America’s Foundation (YAF) announced on its website the six universities [READ MORE HERE]

Find the truth about those closest to you

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been burned by people who I thought I could trust. 

This subject isn’t a comfortable one to bring up, but hindsight is 20/20. When I look back on times in my life where I should have just trusted my gut and did some digging, the idea that I “just need to trust them” or “I don’t want to offend anyone” held me back.

After all, I thought I knew that person well. Shouldn’t I give them the benefit of the doubt?

Now that I’m older and wiser, I know it’s OK to check a person’s background. Learning a [READ MORE HERE]

Collins: 'Nothing Wrong' with Republicans Challenging Trump in 2020

Sunday on CNN’s  “State of the Union,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said there was “nothing wrong” with a Republican mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020. Collins said, “I see nothing wrong with challengers. That is part of our democratic system.” She added, “It’s up to those individuals to decide whether or not they’re going to oppose the president. They would probably have an uphill climb.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN [READ MORE HERE]

Schumer: Trump Is Not Going to Get the Wall in Any Form

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) declared President Donald Trump was not going to get the U.S.-Mexico border wall “in any form.” Schumer said, “President Trump should understand there are not the votes for the wall in the House or the Senate. He is not going to get the wall in any form. Even the House which is a majority Republican, they don’t have the votes for his $5 billion wall plan. Ryan, afraid of what’s going to happen, sent all the House home until Wednesday night, a day and a half before the [READ MORE HERE]