FIRE Podcast

Students at the 2008 Campus Freedom Network Conference had the privilege of hearing columnist John Leo give the opening address on June 26. He gave an amusing overview of some of the most ridiculous speech codes on university and college campuses and discussed how these codes are unconstitutional and can be overturned with the efforts... Read more Read more


FIRE Podcast

The latest episode of our podcasting series, FIREside Chats, concludes Director of Spotlight Samantha Harris’s presentation at the Campus Freedom Network conference. In today’s podcast, Samantha explains speech codes and how administrators create and enforce these codes in an attempt to prohibit free speech and free expression on college campuses. FIRE has made exposing and... Read more Read more


FIRE Podcast

Today’s episode of FIREside Chats features FIRE’s Spotlight Director, Samantha Harris, explaining what constitutes as unprotected speech. At the Campus Freedom Network Conference back in June, Samantha talked to students on how administrators often blur the lines between constitutionally protected speech and unprotected forms of expression in order to enforce speech codes. Check back next... Read more Read more


FIRE Podcast

Last month, during FIRE’s first annual Campus Freedom Network Conference, students from around the country had the opportunity to listen to prominent First Amendment advocates discuss campus rights and academic freedom. During the first session on June 27, FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate gave an in-depth presentation on FIRE’s history and successes. As the tenth anniversary... Read more Read more


FIRE Podcast

In this episode of FIREside Chats, we bring you the May 29th broadcast of Adam Kissel’s appearance on the Cam & Co radio program on NRA News, discussing FIRE’s case at Tarrant County College. Read more


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Our latest installation of FIREside Chats features an interview with Hayden Barnes, the student at Valdosta State University (VSU) who was expelled for publicly protesting the school’s decision to construct two new parking garages on campus. Hayden is currently embattled in a lawsuit against the university, VSU President Ronald Zaccari, and the Board of Regents... Read more Read more


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