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University awarded for free speech policies

July 6, 2012

In America, there once was a time when universities restricted where free speech demonstrations could be delivered.

Mississippi State University Dean of Students Thomas Bourgeois said MSU was once one of several universities that created "free speech zones" to contain protests in the '60s and '70s. These zones were abolished in the '90s, Bourgeois said, and for the past 10 years, MSU has been working to make its campus friendly for free speech...

Schools: Mississippi State University