EXCLUSIVE: Emails Show University Scrambling to Contain Damage Amid Backlash Over Censorship

August 4, 2016

By Jillian Kay Melchior at Heatstreet

In June, Heat Street wrote a series of stories about the Bias Response Team at the University of Northern Colorado and its efforts to clamp down on debates inside and outside the classroom that it believed could make students feel uncomfortable. The school was trying to shield students from discussions about current issues like transgender people. It was also instructing students, via posters put up around the campus, to avoid seemingly innocuous words and phrases like “crazy” or “hey guys” that it believed could “trigger” other students...

Schools: University of Northern Colorado