Free speech policy called into question

October 24, 2005

As an American citizen, one has a constitutional right to have and state opinions, but officials at college campuses around the country say there is a time and a place for it. This issue is not foreign to San Diego State.

Free speech zones began to appear on college campuses during the 1980s as a way for university administrators to allow students to voice their opinions and put on demonstrations without inhibiting the surrounding learning environment, according to a May 2003 Associated Press article ,"Schools under fire for 'free speech zones...

Schools: San Diego State University Texas Tech University Cases: Texas Tech University: Speech Code Litigation