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From students shouting down an invited speaker and injuring a professor at Middlebury College in Vermont to the violent Berkeley protests in California, the campus free speech debate swept the nation in 2017. Read more


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One in three colleges surveyed maintain severely restrictive speech policies, but 90 percent of top colleges maintain policies that stifle speech to some degree Read more


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Albion student Alexander Tokie has been left in limbo for weeks while administrators decide whether he will be punished for sending a hyperbolic joke Read more


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Emory University has removed language from its policies that chilled free expression on campus, earning it the highest, “green light” rating for free speech Read more


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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute administrators are doubling down on their crusade to stamp out student criticism. Read more


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The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a statement of interest in a California student’s lawsuit against his college’s free speech zone policies. Read more


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In the latest salvo fired in a long-running dispute over control of the student union, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute administrators have again banned student demonstrations — this time, forbidding dissent during this weekend’s homecoming celebration. Read more


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A new survey from FIRE measures the attitudes of college students on a variety of free speech and expression issues. Read more


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In a speech today at Georgetown University, Attorney General Jeff Sessions focused attention on the state of free speech on America’s college and university campuses. Read more


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Six years of federal Title IX policy that stripped college students of due process protections and sowed confusion among administrators is finally over. Read more



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