Letter: Campus Free-Speech Zones Are A Right That Iowa State Cannot Restrict

By October 28, 2014

By Catherine Sevcenko at Iowa State Daily

The Iowa State Student Senate just voted down a referendum to expand free speech zones on Iowa State's campus. In response to a subsequent Daily editorial lamenting the university’s dismal attitude toward free speech, one student senator defended the restrictions Iowa State places on free expression in the Daily article “GSB Clarifies Free Speech Zone,” published Oct. 22. According to the author, Iowa State has struck the right balance between student safety and free speech, students shouldn’t have to deal with “offensive” ideas and the “system isn’t broken...

Schools: Iowa State University