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Harris ’99 fights against campus censorship

February 19, 2007

by Kelly Lack

The Daily Princetonian

“I say we throw a tomohawk [sic] into her face,” the facebook.com post read.

Written on the wall of the group “If They Get Rid of the Chief I’m Becoming a Racist,” the comment referred to a student leader at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne who opposed the school’s Native American mascot. When news of the Facebook post reached university administrators, they threatened disciplinary action against the student who had written it... Download file "5"

Harris ’99 fights against campus censorship

February 19, 2007

“I say we throw a tomohawk [sic] into her face,” the facebook.com post read.

Written on the wall of the group “If They Get Rid of the Chief I’m Becoming a Racist,” the comment referred to a student leader at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne who opposed the school’s Native American mascot. When news of the Facebook post reached university administrators, they threatened disciplinary action against the student who had written it...