Censor’s playground

February 29, 2008

Why can't universities debate the limits of acceptable speech without someone urging legal limits, too?

It happened again this week during protests over publication of an offensive column on Asians in the University of Colorado's Campus Press. Student government leaders presented Boulder campus Chancellor Bud Peterson with five issues they'd like him to examine - one of which was as outrageous as the column itself. They want the commentary evaluated in light of federal anti-discrimination laws...