Interview and Commentary: Lighting a Fire on College Campuses

September 6, 2005

Considering affirmative-action bake sales a form of expression when they protest admissions policies that factor in a college applicant's race or ethnicity;

The often blurry line between offensive expression protected by the First Amendment and sexual and racial harassment that is not protected;

The growing culture of suppressing dissenting viewpoints in academia within which students are taught at an early age that they have a right not be offended by another person's message;

The current and controversial movement for an "Academic Bill of Rights" to protect students' free speech rights at public universities;

FIRE's strategies and tactics for dealing with university administrators on questions of free expression; and