Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Federal Circuit: 8th Circuit
Metropolitan State University has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more here.
described below that occurs at any time on university-controlled premises or at university approved
or sponsored functions. ... Continued willful and disruptive behavior, profanity or vulgarity, or open and persistent
defiance of the authority of or persistent abuse of university personnel.
duress or causing any person to be in fear through verbal abuse (including repeated telephone
calls or electronic messages), bullying, intimidation including, but not limited to, violence or threat of
violence, or personal vilification, including when such actions are based on age, sex, race,
color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or national/ethnic origin.
Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office: Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Policy and Procedures 12-13Discriminatory harassment is defined as verbal or physical
conduct that is directed at an individual because of his or her protected class, and that is sufficiently
severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to have the purpose or effect of creating a hostile work or
Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office: Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Policy and Procedures 12-13Sexual
harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated
physical conduct, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: ... Such conduct has the purpose and effect of threatening an individual's employment; interfering
with an individual's work or academic performance; or creating an intimidating, hostile, or
offensive work or educational environment.
May 9, 2006
Shall I tell you why we have brought you here? To cure you! To make you sane! Will you understand, Winston, that no one whom we bring to this place ever leaves our hands uncured? We are not interested in those stupid crimes that you have committed. The Party is not interested in the overt act: the thought is all we care about. We do not merely destroy our enemies, we change them. Do you understand what I mean by that? —George Orwell, 1984 There’s nothing like a little government-sponsored re-education to get my blood boiling on an otherwise […]» Read More