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Issues of free speech confronted at colleges

April 17, 2003

The Water Buffalo incident may be 10 years in the past, but the future of free speech remains hazy at colleges and universities from coast to coast.

Penn's own speech code was called into question in the spring of 1993, when then-College freshman Eden Jacobowitz was charged with racial harassment for shouting, "Shut up, you water buffalo," at 15 black sorority sisters dancing under his high rise window in the wee hours of the morning... Download file "Issues of free speech confronted at colleges"

Schools: West Virginia University University of Pennsylvania Cases: West Virginia University: Limit on Speech to Campus “Free Speech Zones”