Campus Free Speech
They call it a "hate crime against Asian students and scholars."
Ohio University's Radical Students Could Have Ignored Kaitlin Bennett. Instead, They Threw Liquids At Her.
The mob strategy is morally and practically flawed.
Georgia Can't Compel School Speakers To Promise They Won't Boycott Israel, Argues New Federal Lawsuit
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One member of the student government argued the conservative speaker's presence was inherently discriminatory.
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"On the record before the Court, the movants have demonstrated 'sufficiently serious questions going to the merits to make them a fair ground for litigation.'"
This is the case where two students were shouting "nigger" loudly when walking by UConn dorms; the students are trying to block university discipline based on their speech, including their eviction from student housing.
Asheen Phansey's was responding to President Trump's threat to bomb Iranian cultural sites.
The policy has earned a well-deserved First Amendment lawsuit.
"The point was to engage students in an otherwise dry and difficult subject material."
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
"I think if we decide we’re just going to immediately hair-trigger cancel anything that might make anyone uncomfortable, we’re missing a chance to teach.”
Today's censors are using tech policy and social-media outrage to attack your right to think and say what you believe.
Larry Shue's The Foreigner has KKK villains. Administrators think students can't handle that.
"We must remain—especially now—vigilant to any form of discrimination," said National Louis University in a dumb statement.
Bias incident reports, safety concerns, and harassment charges, all because of a slightly trollish Facebook post.
50 Student Activists—Including 'Current and Former Editors'—Protested Against The Harvard Crimson for Being Too Objective
Progressive activists want the newspaper to stop practicing balanced journalism.
"There is no room in mainstream conservatism or at YAF for holocaust deniers, white nationalists, street brawlers, or racists."
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
Campus conservatism must take the threat of the far right seriously.
Student Government Votes to Support Activists Who Think The Harvard Crimson Shouldn't Even Quote ICE in Stories
"The Undergraduate Council stands in solidarity with the concerns of Act on a Dream, undocumented students, and other marginalized individuals on campus."
Williams College Students Urge Boycott of the English Department, Claiming It Promotes Racist Violence
"The English Department has a long, well-documented, disturbing history of racism, sexism, transphobia, and other violences."
"It's OK to Be White" Flyers Lead to Promise of "Severest Disciplinary Action" by Western Conn. State U.
Same for "Islam is right about women" flyer -- both are labeled "hate-filled flyers" by the University, and apparently the police and the FBI are investigating the distribution of the flyers.
Episode 7 of Free Speech Rules, from UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
Mattress girl's unlikely friendship with Reason folks is the subject of a recent piece for The Cut.
"This idea of purity and you're never compromised, and you're always politically 'woke,' and all that stuff, you should get over that quickly."
The state's hate crimes law—a "rarely enforced relic dating to 1917"—eviscerates free speech.
"Getting both sides isn't always what is fair."
"We are confident that all members of the university community will demonstrate the highest ideals of our university."
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
"Any platform he is provided...creates more space for right-wing extremists to escalate their attacks on our communities."
They worry that letting speech flourish in the rest of the campus will make "students feel unsafe and unwelcome."
Western Illinois University clamps down on student speech.
Right-wing cancel culture comes for Jamie Riley, who dared to criticize the American flag.
Prof. May Be Ordered to Refer to Transgender Student Using the Student's Preferred Title and Pronoun …
... or refer to all students without a title (e.g., by first name or by last name) and not use third-person pronouns to refer to them.
Authorities questioned Ismael Ajjawi for eight hours at Logan Airport. Then they revoked his student visa.
The New York Times columnist emailed a professor to complain about a mean tweet—and cc'ed the provost.
By punishing Jeff Klinzman, Kirkwood Community College has dealt a blow to free speech.
Republicans and right-leaning independents have turned rapidly against higher ed.
Though Fordham is a private university, under New York law private university decisions that violate the universities' own stated rules may be set aside by a court.
The suit came after the school denied funding to bring Dana Loesch and Andrew Klavan to campus.