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Six Years After Expulsion for a Peaceful Protest, Decision May Come Any Minute in Infamous “Facebook Collage” Case

January 30, 2013

For those Ricochet readers familiar with FIRE’s work, you might recall a case that began six years ago dealing with Hayden Barnes, a student from Valdosta State University (VSU) who was expelled for peacefully protesting the planned construction of a parking garage on campus using a collage he posted on Facebook. I found this case so awful that I made it the opening story in my recent book, Unlearning Liberty...

Schools: Valdosta State University Cases: Valdosta State University: Student Expelled for Peacefully Protesting Parking Garages