Fraternities Must Stand Up to Schools’ Squelching Free Speech

By October 11, 2004

While there is no shortage of free-speech battles on college campuses, fraternities have the dubious honor of being at the center of many of the least-sympathetic controversies.

From Halloween parties where brothers show up dressed as Ku Klux Klan members to fraternity newsletters that graphically relate a brother’s sexual exploits with named co-eds, fraternities sometimes express themselves in ways that are not exactly likely to win the battle for hearts and minds...

Schools: Rhode Island College University of Pittsburgh University of California – Riverside University of California, Irvine Texas Tech University