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Lisa Durden tells FIRE about the testy exchange with Fox News host Tucker Carlson back in June and the fallout that got her fired from Essex County College. Read more


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In this video, Geoffrey Stone talks about his role in the crafting of the University of Chicago’s groundbreaking statement on freedom of expression. Stone, a renowned professor at the University of Chicago Law School, chaired the committee that crafted the statement. The language has since been endorsed by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education... Read more Read more


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[iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/068x2RpUlYg”] In this interview during the 2015 FIRE Student Network Conference, civil liberties giant Nadine Strossen praises “FIRE’s wonderful work” protecting student rights on campus. Strossen, a professor at New York Law School and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), said that while society has made great strides in tolerating some... Read more Read more


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Last December, I wrote here on The Torch about a University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) professor’s repeated sexual harassment complaints against independent student newspaper The Sun Star. Two articles prompted the complaints: one satirical April Fool’s Day article about “a new building in the shape of a vagina” and one investigative piece on the “UAF... Read more Read more