To Restore Campus Free Speech Nationwide, Secretary DeVos Should Look to Wisconsin
Last week, the Wisconsin state assembly stepped up to defend free speech at its state colleges and universities. Its “Campus Free Speech Act” calls for the suspension or even expulsion of students who disrupt approved campus speakers.
Evergreen Students Fight “Institutional Racism” With Actual Racism
The Evergreen protestors claim to be fighting “institutional racism” and “promoting equality,” yet their movement does nothing but exacerbate racial tensions and promote inequality.
Year Of The Shout-down: Worse Than You Think For Campus Free Speech
Shout-downs are not being disciplined. Universities regularly move to calm public outrage with vague promises of action against disruptors. Yet rarely is anything done. I know of no single instance of serious discipline for any of this year’s many shout-downs.
The Left Eats Its Own At Evergreen State College
The motto of 46-year-old Evergreen State College, “a progressive, public liberal arts and science college” in Olympia, Wash., is Omnia Extares – which translates loosely as “Let it all hang out.” And, oh, boy, do they ever.
“For Want of A Degree”: Free speech “victor” denied master’s degree he earned. Can your college or university help?
Nine years after DeJohn v. Temple University, disabled combat veteran Christian DeJohn is still burdened by the weight of a profound, unresolved loss: the master’s degree he rightfully earned, but never got.
Universities, Free Speech, and the Rise of the Spit-Viper Left
Disruptions and attacks come almost entirely from an emergent Spit-Viper Left, drawn from a motley collection of campus grievance groups that are angry, uninformed, anti-intellectual and uniformly illiberal in their attitudes and beliefs.
American Higher Education: An Autopsy
Throughout American history, our colleges and universities have enjoyed a respect, even a reverence, from the American people. And for good reason: A college degree has long been seen as the ticket to the American Dream—as the merit-based path onward and upward. No more.
Free Speech Antidote in California
Multiple incidents have threatened free speech—and student safety—on California’s college campuses this year, so taxpayers and lawmakers should welcome the proposal from Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) to protect students and the free expression of ideas.
Are We Witnessing the Start of a New Free Speech Movement?
Has a Newtonian reaction begun – a pushback by students who understand the value of hearing and appropriating a variety of viewpoints?
NYU Administrator Goes Full Orwell: Violating Free Speech ‘Ensures The Conditions Of Free Speech’
Do you think that you can count on university leaders to uphold the First Amendment on their campuses? If so, think again.