St. Louis U, Horowitz, and Billiken

Ashley Thorne

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  • September 30, 2009

At NAS.org, we noted that St. Louis University recently disinvited David Horowitz from a speaking engagement on campus. We also noted that the AAUP—not usually on the same side of issues as Horowitz—has defended Horowitz's right to speak, as has the left-leaning College Freedom blogger John K. Wilson. What you might not have already heard is that St. Louis U's mascot, the Billiken, seems to have played a role in censoring David Horowitz. To read the whole story - and find out what in the world a Billiken is - click here.

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