Northern Arizona University: Students Threatened With Discipline for September 11 Commemoration

Category: Free Speech
Schools: Northern Arizona University

  • Commemorate 9/11 on campus? Not without a permit!

    September 13, 2011

    In the immediate aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001, one of the few places it was controversial to display the American flag — a symbol of unity in that terrifying time — was on America’s college campuses. Ten years later, it still is. Last Friday, three college conservatives at Northern Arizona University (NAU) gathered in the student union to pass out small American flags in remembrance of 9/11. They were indoors, against the wall of a large room, because it was raining outside. Wisely, they also brought a video camera. It wasn’t long before an administrator approached them […]

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