{FD} Santa, Christmas trees ‘not appropriate’ for holidays, students told at University event

Santa Claus, Christmas trees and the colors red and green are examples of inappropriate “religious iconography” during the holiday season, according to a paper distributed during a “Respecting Religious Diversity” event at the University of Minnesota.

{FD} Larry Nassar’s former boss, Michigan State Dean William Strampel, steps down

Michigan State University has now seen its first administrator resign since Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography charges and 10 counts of sexual assault.

{FD} Rutgers announces punishment for professor accused of making anti-Semitic remarks

A Rutgers University professor accused of posting anti-Semitic rants on his Facebook page will lose his role as a director and will no longer be allowed to teach required classes, the school announced.

{FD} Florida professor’s anti-Trump art display showcased ahead of Pensacola rally

A Florida art professor’s anti-Trump display with T-shirts bearing such slogans as “Unapologetic Racist Enabler 2017″ and “WTF? 2016″ is on showcase at Pensacola State College ahead of the president’s visit to the Panhandle Friday.

{FD} Elementary school teachers smoked marijuana in office every day before school began, cops say

Two Virginia elementary school physical education teachers smoked marijuana and hashish in an office nearly every day before classes began, using air freshener to mask the smell before students walked in, police said.

{FD} Yale plays hardball with former hoops star it expelled in dubious rape case, report says

Former Yale University basketball star, Jack Montague, is getting help from unidentified alumni and former teammates to help cover legal costs from his fight to undo a Title IX sexual misconduct complaint that got him “wrongfully and improperly” expelled in 2016.

{FD} Evil trolls torment parents of California girl who killed herself because of bullying

After losing their teen daughter to suicide due to years of bullying, Freddie and Charlene Avila are now being tormented by Internet trolls dishing out the same vitriol that caused 13-year-old Rosalie to take her life.

{FD} Not just Ivy League: Community colleges also violate students’ rights, expert says

Ivy League schools such as Columbia and Harvard, and coastal universities long seen as leftist bastions aren’t the only hotbeds of liberalism run amok. Community colleges throughout the nation face controversy, too – from instances of inflammatory tweets to accusations of racism.

{FD} Court throws out lawsuit over teacher mom, 38, jailed for up to 30 years for sex affairs with 3 teen boys

A lawsuit brought against a Utah school district regarding jailed ex-teacher Brianne Altice was thrown out by the Utah Court of Appeals, upholding a lower court’s dismissal, Fox 13 reports.

{FD} Florida university to allow self-described Nazi to remain as student, but bans him from campus

A self-proclaimed Nazi who attends a Florida university and allegedly shared an image of himself holding a rifle and making threatening statements will be allowed to stay in school — with a catch.

{FD} Prayer talk OK now, says Maine school that threatened staffer with firing

A Maine high school is backing down from its threat to fire an employee if she ever tells a colleague in a private conversation that she is praying for him — even if that colleague is a fellow Christian and attends the same church as she.