Speech Codes

Stanford’s Safe Space

Mar 25, 2014 by Joshua Bridges |

Free speech clashes with the safe space movement at Stanford University. 

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Boxed In: The Destructive Evolution of Campus Free Speech Zones

Feb 19, 2014 by Joshua Bridges |

Many college campuses have implemented "free speech zones," but these zones do anything but protect free speech.

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Let Them Speak! Why It’s Important to Let Speakers Speak

Jan 30, 2014 by Joshua Bridges |

At many universities, students have shot down speakers who announce differing opinions. By doing so, they undermine their own intellectual development.

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Kudos: Amherst President Defends Free Speech

Oct 08, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Amherst College president Carolyn Martin stands tall in defense of free expression.

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Watch Out: Feds Act to Make College Campuses Safer

Jul 26, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Do we need a new federal agency to make college campuses safer?

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Sexuality and Freedom of Speech: Criticism of OCR Continues

Jun 17, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

OCR continues to get its lumps from all quarters.

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FIRE President Details Chilling New Federal Campus Speech Codes

May 17, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Greg Lukianoff describes the numbing censorship imposed by the new federal guidelines.

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FIRE Press Release Scores Federal Speech Code Standards

May 10, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

The Department of Justice embraces OCR's censorious harassment code.

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Undergraduate Editors, Writers, Probe Limits of Free Speech, Race Relations

Oct 08, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Collegiate press regulars examine the limits of their trade: freedom of speech and press.

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FIRE Lists Rogues’ Gallery of Free Speech Offenders

Mar 28, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

FIRE presents its list of the 12 most repressive campuses for freedom of speech.

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That Man May Revel in His Freedom of Speech

Jan 05, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Is the use of inclusive use of the masculine singular pronoun grounds for accusations of sexual harassment? It was at CSU-Chico till FIRE ridiculed them with "Speech Code of the Year."

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Harvey for Harvard

Apr 02, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Harvey Silverglate is running for Harvard

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Speaking Freely

Jan 16, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Does the AAUP really oppose speech codes?

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Harassed by Harassment Codes?

Oct 22, 2008 by Glenn Ricketts |

Sexual harassment codes - codes that often infringe on faculty rights and that poison collegiality on campus - are making a comeback.

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