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Honor code charges against UNCG students dropped

January 18, 2006

GREENSBORO -- UNCG has dropped honor code charges against two students who protested in areas of campus other than those defined as free speech zones, according to the accused students and an education advocacy group.

Student Code of Conduct violations were dropped against 23-year-old UNCG seniors Allison Jaynes and Robert Sinnott for refusing to move when told to do so by a university official.

The case began after a November protest organized by the College Libertarians to object to the university's specified free speech zones. During the three-hour protest, about 50 students gathered in front of Jackson Library -- which isn't one of the designated free speech zones -- and held signs and banners in protest and collected signatures against the policy... Download file "Honor code charges against UNCG students dropped"

Schools: University of North Carolina – Greensboro Cases: University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Punishment of Free Speech Protestors