Group scolds CC for free-speech violations

June 28, 2008

By Brian Newsome at The Gazette

A national watchdog group has put Colorado College on its "worst offender" list for free-speech violations after two students were reprimanded for writing a satirical newsletter.

CC joins a "red alert" list with four other U.S. colleges that The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, considers to post the most serious threat to free speech and civil liberties. It urges parents and students to "think twice" before going there...

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