We are just one week away from FIRE’s 15th anniversary celebration! If you haven’t registered yet, you only have a few days left to secure your spot at this amazing event.
FIRE’s gala is sure to be memorable. Guests will hear from Steven Pinker and Floyd Abrams, while enjoying the beautiful views and luxurious setting of the famed Mandarin Oriental. Attendees will meet fellow liberty-lovers, mingle with notables from our honorary host committee, interact with FIRE staff, and hear firsthand from students at the center of some of FIRE’s biggest cases. This is truly a rare opportunity and you don’t want to miss out!» Read More
FIRE President Greg Lukianoff will be appearing on FOX Business’s The Independents tonight at 9:45 p.m. Eastern. Greg will be discussing his most recent book, Freedom From Speech, with hosts Kmele Foster, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, and Matt Welch.
Make sure you tune in to FOX Business at 9:45 p.m. ET to see Greg!
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Students, faculty, and FIRE supporters in the Minneapolis area are invited to hear Catherine Sevcenko, FIRE’s Associate Director of Litigation, speak tomorrow, October 8, at 12:15 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Law School. Catherine will be speaking about “Why We Shouldn’t Stop Hate Speech,” with commentary by Jane Kirtley, University of Minnesota media ethics and law professor and director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law.» Read More
Yeehaw! Joe Cohn, FIRE’s Legislative and Policy Director, will be travelling across the Lone Star State for a rootin’ tootin’ Texan campus tour. Students and faculty at or near the University of Houston, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University at San Marcos, and Texas A&M are invited to attend Joe’s presentation and learn about their rights to freedom of speech and due process on campus.» Read More
Where will you be on Thursday, October 23? FIRE will be celebrating 15 years of defending students’ rights on college campuses at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City, and there’s still time for you to purchase tickets to join us!» Read More
Tomorrow, FIRE staffers will be heading to Arlington, Virginia, to attend the Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) 2014 Conference + Lobby Day and connect with student activists from across the country!» Read More
Students, faculty, and FIRE supporters in the Charlotte area are invited to hear FIRE Senior Vice President Robert Shibley speak at University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. in Fretwell Building, Room 113. Robert will be speaking about free speech on a panel with Alex Johnson from Generation Opportunity and Jason Rines from the UNCC Department of Philosophy’s Masters Program.» Read More
FIRE President Greg Lukianoff will be on the move next week as he travels from campus to campus to promote free speech and First Amendment rights at America’s colleges and universities.» Read More
FIRE fans all across the United States will have the chance to tune in to hear FIRE President Greg Lukianoff on three different radio shows today. Greg will be discussing his new book, Freedom From Speech, which launched on September 9, just in time for Constitution Day.
Listeners in the Springfield, Missouri, area can tune in to Mornings with Nick Reed on 104.1 FM KSGF just after 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (8:00 a.m. for Springfield residents). The show will also be live-streamed on KSGF’s website at www.ksgf.com/listen-live. Then in the afternoon, Greg will return as a guest [...] » Read More
FIRE staff members will be traveling to Florida State University (FSU) and North Carolina State University (NC State) to speak to student groups as a part of their Constitution Week celebrations. Azhar Majeed, Director of FIRE’s Individual Rights Education Program, will be speaking at FSU on “Fighting Back Against Speech Codes and Free Speech Zones at Florida State.” Robert Shibley, FIRE’s Senior Vice President, will be speaking at NC State on “Liberty in Peril: Speech Codes on Our Nation’s College Campuses.” Students, faculty, and FIRE supporters in both areas are invited to hear the presentations.
FSU Program Information:
When: Thursday, September 18, [...] » Read More