Some University of Chicago student government leaders are unhappy with Steve Bannon’s upcoming speech at the university and blasted him for his extreme right-wing views.
Topic: free speech
Maybe not for the first time but perhaps for a new reason.
After a female student was expelled from the University of Alabama due to racist remarks in a social media video, the ACLU warned the university that it violated her First Amendment rights.
Heterodox Academy, an effort started by two professors to help instill a culture of viewpoint diversity on college campuses, said that 1,500 professors agreed to allow for this kind of free debate on their college campuses.
Now this is interesting: Our old friend John Wilson from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) claims that CBS tilts to the right in its coverage of free speech controversies in higher education involving conservatives.
Michigan State University settled a lawsuit with a white supremacist to let him speak on their campus during their spring break.
The free speech policy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst brings to mine an axiom of the late, great author M. Stanton Evans, which he dubbed “Evans Law of Inadequate Paranoia.”
A California community college will no longer require permits to hold free speech related events on their campus.
In Texas, it’s becoming a real question.
University of Maryland students were unhappy after the administration rejected ban on hate symbols, when the administration cited First Amendment protections for their decision.