Student Guidelines: Publications of Student Groups 11-12

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Statement School: Sam Houston State University Statement Rating: Green

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The university affirms its position that
freedom of expression, as well as inquiry, is
essential to a student’s educational development. Vigorous intellectual explorations by
students may sometimes result in questioning
of popular conceptions, and this in turn, may
elicit the concern of society at large. One of
the axioms upon which our nation was built,
however, is that truth needs no protection,
but is vital by vigorous debate in a market Student 54 Guidelines
place where all ideas can be presented and
then tested by the reason of free people.

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