Free Speech

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.

Read: Security Versus Free Speech On College Campuses

Security Versus Free Speech On College Campuses

Officials must decide how to respond to the protests and violence that can come with free speech on college campuses.

Read: Richard Spencer Supporter Sues Univ. of Cincinnati Over Security Fees

Richard Spencer Supporter Sues Univ. of Cincinnati Over Security Fees

The man who filed the lawsuit claims the University of Cincinnati is violating Richard Spencer’s right to free speech.

Read: Teacher Arrested at Board Meeting for Questioning Superintendent’s Raise

Teacher Arrested at Board Meeting for Questioning Superintendent’s Raise

Video footage shows the teacher calmly asking why the superintendent should receive a pay raise when teachers haven’t received a pay increase in years.

Read: 2017 FIRE Report: 32 Percent of Colleges Restrict Free Speech

2017 FIRE Report: 32 Percent of Colleges Restrict Free Speech

The report also found only 7.6 percent of surveyed schools have policies that do not seriously threaten the First Amendment rights of its individuals.

Read: Public Colleges Restricting Media Access Raises Free Speech Concerns

Public Colleges Restricting Media Access Raises Free Speech Concerns

Three recent incidents on CUNY campuses where journalists were detained or denied access raise concerns of free speech and student rights.

Read: Political Blogger Arrested During ‘It’s OK to Be White’ Speech at UConn

Political Blogger Arrested During ‘It’s OK to Be White’ Speech at UConn

Lucian Wintrich was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman who took a piece of paper from his lectern during his speech at UConn.

Read: Ohio State, PSU Face Lawsuits for Denying Richard Spencer Appearances

Ohio State, PSU Face Lawsuits for Denying Richard Spencer Appearances

Penn State has been sued and Ohio State has been threatened with a lawsuit for not renting out space on campus to controversial speaker Richard Spencer.

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