Free Speech

Read: $23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

$23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

The lawsuit was filed by a Milo Yiannopoulos supporter who claimed UC Berkeley violated her First Amendment Rights as well as other complaints.

Read: Univ.  of Colorado Updates Policies on Academic and Speech Freedoms

Univ. of Colorado Updates Policies on Academic and Speech Freedoms

The University of Colorado board of regents unanimously voted to pass policies regarding free speech and academic freedoms on campus.

Read: 7 Arrested as Protesters Clash Over Silent Sam Statue Removal

7 Arrested as Protesters Clash Over Silent Sam Statue Removal

Skirmishes broke out at UNC-Chapel Hill between protesters on both sides of the Silent Sam confederate monument removal controversy.

Read: UW to Pay $122,500, Change Speaker Policy in Settlement with College Republicans

UW to Pay $122,500, Change Speaker Policy in Settlement with College Republicans

The settlement does not preclude the university from charging student groups security fees in the future.

Read: UC Berkeley Commission Issues Report on Controversial Events

UC Berkeley Commission Issues Report on Controversial Events

The report blamed violent campus protests on a coordinated campaign to organize events on college campuses likely to incite violent reactions.

Read: Free Speech Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley Upheld by Federal Judge

Free Speech Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley Upheld by Federal Judge

The lawsuit was filed by two conservative groups after UC Berkeley canceled an appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter in 2017.

Read: Yiannopoulos to Return to Cal Poly, Increased Security Expected

Yiannopoulos to Return to Cal Poly, Increased Security Expected

Cal Poly spent an estimated $55,000 on security for a January 2017 appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos, which resulted in no arrests or violent altercations.

Read: 5 Arrested During Counter-Protest at UW College Republicans Rally

5 Arrested During Counter-Protest at UW College Republicans Rally

A judge also denied the University of Washington’s attempt to charge the student-run organization $17,000 for security fees incurred for hosting the event on campus.

Read: UC Berkeley Spent $4 Million on Security for Free Speech Events

UC Berkeley Spent $4 Million on Security for Free Speech Events

UC Berkeley began increasing security at politically charged events following a scheduled appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos that led to $100,000 worth of damage on campus.

Read: White Supremacy Incidents on College Campuses up 258 Percent

White Supremacy Incidents on College Campuses up 258 Percent

In the fall 2017 semester alone, 147 incidents of white-supremacist fliers, stickers, banners or posters were reported on college campuses.

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