Chance Layton

The President of Portland State University Upholds Intellectual Freedom

Oct 03, 2016 by Chance Layton |

President Wim Wiewel explains in an email to students that the University is committed to free speech, peaceful protest, and "robust debate."

California Takes Aim at Religious Freedom

Jul 27, 2016 by Chance Layton |

A new bill targets religious colleges and strips attending students of state grants. 

Non-Trump University

Mar 22, 2016 by Chance Layton |

NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.

Hate Crime Hoaxes

Mar 22, 2016 by Chance Layton |

In an article featured in Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, NAS Executive Director Ashley Thorne writes about the danger of hate crime hoaxes.

College Students Want to Ban “Uncomfortable” Ideas

Mar 08, 2016 by Chance Layton |

In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, a study shows students prefer closed minds over intellectual virtues.

Taking Back Student Government

Feb 16, 2016 by Chance Layton |

In a Huffington Post article, Professor Andrew Pessin explains how students can take back their government from divisive activists. 

The Censorship Epidemic

Jan 19, 2016 by Chance Layton |

Spiked releases a report on Free Speech University Rankings.

BDS Movement Suffers a Setback

Jan 12, 2016 by Chance Layton |

The American Historical Association voted against a resolution to condemn Israel. 

Common Core Damage Will Last for Years to Come

Jan 12, 2016 by Chance Layton |

NAS President Peter Wood, in a recent Heartlander article, explains the failures of Common Core and why it’s in the process of leaving America’s public schools.