Friday, September 29, 2017

Flu returns, campus clashes, a hot-button sex ed curriculum, morning headlines

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click to enlarge Former WSU College Republicans president James Allsup became widely condemned on campus for his role at last month's "Unite the Right" Charlottesville rally — yet has also developed an alt-right social media following. - WILSON CRISCIONE PHOTO
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  • Former WSU College Republicans president James Allsup became widely condemned on campus for his role at last month's "Unite the Right" Charlottesville rally — yet has also developed an alt-right social media following.

ON INLANDER.COM 

The campus culture wars are back in session
How Trump, social media, an alt-right student and an outraged campus left has amped up campus tension at Washington State University.

"Alt-right" turns
Conservative pundit Ben Shapiro explains why a small number of college conservatives are falling in with white nationalists.

Looking for affirmative consent
A controversial sex-ed curriculum developed by a Planned Parenthood affiliate is going before the Spokane Public Schools board again.

Food fight
Restaurant Wars returns! You can be the judge of various tasty morsels.

Shut the flu
InHealth: The flu is back; here's where to get a shot, for you and/or your child.


IN OTHER NEWS

Papini's campaign careens forward
Though city prosecutor Adam Papini was arrested for driving drunk in June near Cheney with his 10-year-old son in the back seat, he's still on the ballot for a Spokane Municipal Court judge position. (Spokesman-Review)

Price no longer right or employed
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, under fire after racking up at least $400,000 in travel bills for chartered flights, announced his resignation. (New York Times)

Loophole brigade
One man's loophole is another man's tax break, so D.C. lobbyists are scrambling to preserve the breaks under threat from the Republican tax plan. (New York Times)

Cuban crisis
After a wave of mysterious attacks in hotels that have harmed at least 21 Americans, the State Department is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to Cuba, and is withdrawing more than half of its Havana embassy personnel from the island. (Washington Post)
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