Student Gov’t Makes Dangerous, Controversial Decision

October 27, 2015

By Bob Kellogg at

The student government at a Connecticut university is being criticized for slashing its student newspaper's funding after it published a controversial op-ed piece.

Wesleyan Argus staff writer Byran Stascavage in a September 14th editorial wrote that the Black Lives Matter movement should combat its own extremists. Ari Cohn of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) tells OneNewsNow that shortly after the piece was published, an indignant student government cut the paper's budget nearly in half...

Schools: University of Connecticut Cases: Central Connecticut State University: Controversy Over Newspaper Cartoon