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The University of North Texas grants students campus wide free speech

October 24, 2009

The University of North Texas had six designated free speech zones, where students were allowed to demonstrate, protest, preach or otherwise express an opinion or point of view. Ntdailydatabase.com reported that that has all changed.

Ay first, it didn't appear that this was going to happen. The UNT Free Speech Coalition brought a list of demands to University President Gretchen Bataille in July. Bataille said that she wouldn't negotiate with people who brought  demands, and that she didn't like the tone of the people she was meeting with. Even so, she expressed willingness to discuss the issue at some later dates, and said she had already been asking about changing the policy...

Schools: University of North Texas