Student suspended over online insults

January 16, 2013

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A group that opposes campus speech codes is defending the right of a New Jersey graduate student to joke about another student's weight online.

Joseph Aziz, 26, of Weehawken was suspended from Montclair State University for a semester, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported Wednesday. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education asked the university this month to revoke the suspension...

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