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by Geoff Herbert
For the third year in a row, a Central New York school has been named one of the worst colleges for free speech.
Syracuse University topped 2011's list, created by Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), after an SU College of Law student was charged with harassment and issued a gag order over a satirical blog called SUCOLitis. In 2012, SU ranked second worst after a School of Education graduate student was nearly expelled for using Facebook to criticize a community activist's racial comment...