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Free speech and punishment at Hopkins

December 1, 2006

Johns Hopkins University students are protesting once again about Justin Park — but this time it’s on his behalf. Park was the Hopkins junior who posted Facebook invitations to Sigma Chi’s “Halloween in the Hood” party, which prompted protests from black students who accused him and the fraternity of racial insensitivity. Last week, the university’s Student Conduct Board suspended him until the spring of 2008, drawing criticism that the punishment was excessive and that Hopkins may be ignoring its student policy designed to “protect the university as a forum for the free expression of ideas... Download file "Free speech and punishment at Hopkins"

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