Topic: free speech

Richardson ’20: Silenced and suspended

Columns, Opinions

Richardson ’20: Silenced and suspended

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Last week, ESPN suspended host Jemele Hill for vocally criticizing President Trump and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Twitter.

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Steinman ’19: Free speech is not the problem on campuses

March 16, 2017 0 comments

There is no more hiding — which is why I don’t understand the oft-repeated maxim, particularly in recent months, that today’s college students are coddled.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Response to Geoffrey Stone’s “Free Speech on Campus” Lecture

February 7, 2017 0 comments

To the Editor: Though I was not able to attend “Free Speech on Campus,” the lecture given by Geoffrey Stone, professor of law at the University of Chicago, I looked forward to reading about the community’s response in The Herald. To my dismay, I learned that yet another highly educated […]

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Jacobs ’18: The conservative assault on free speech

February 6, 2017 0 comments

My conservative friends tell me that free speech is under assault by American liberals.

Online watchlist targets Brown prof. for defense of safe spaces

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Online watchlist targets Brown prof. for defense of safe spaces

January 25, 2017 0 comments

As colleges grapple with free expression, one organization has begun compiling a controversial watchlist of professors it considers a threat to free speech.

Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, argues for free speech at college campuses.

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Free speech debated for Constitution Day

September 16, 2016 0 comments

Greg Lukianoff and Stanley Fish explored the question: Should free speech be limited on college campuses?

U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

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U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’17 announced the new “Reaffirming University Values: Campus Dialogue and Discourse” event series coming to campus this year.