Aaron originally hails from Cleveland and is a 2017 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in journalism. Before joining FIRE, Aaron worked for iHeartRadio, sold candy to bodegas across New York’s five boroughs, labored on America’s first organic fruit farm, and occasionally dressed up as a furry eagle or duck as the mascot for Kent State and a minor league baseball team, respectively. Aaron’s passion for free speech began during his time as an undergraduate. In his free time, you may find Aaron rooting on his favorite sports teams or listening to Steely Dan.
- Stanford professors stand up for free speech culture with petition to end bias reporting system,
- In rare move, Texas Tech rescinds DEI litmus test for faculty. Others aren’t as lucky.,
- UPDATE: Linfield University will pay professor more than $1 million after firing him for criticizing university president,
- University of Florida to ‘investigate’ pro-Kanye chalk messages for anti-Semitism,
- Rethinking Stanford’s approach to eliminating ‘harmful’ language,
- Loyola NOLA saddles professor with repeated investigations, diversity trainings, and termination threats based on protected speech in and outside the classroom,
- Mere hours after FIRE letter, Providence College drops termination proceedings against biology professor for having a box of Plan B,
- Update: Penn State defends canceling controversial event over ‘threats of violence,’ as police stood by during assaults on students,
- FIRE asks NYU to reinstate chemistry professor whose firing caused furor and to ensure that adjuncts like him have academic freedom,
- UF students disrupt campus forum featuring college president finalist Ben Sasse,
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