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Use federal cases as defense in campus hearing on rights violation

By November 6, 2005

At last week's football game nine students showed up with letters painted on their chest. When they lined up the word they spelled out basically called the other team homosexuals (of course they didn't use such a polite word for their sexual preferences). They were told by campus police that if they spelled out an offensive phrase or word they would be ejected. During the game, they did, and they were. Now there's a push by the GLBT community on campus for additional sanctions to be imposed on the students involved under the campus hate speech code. There'd be a hearing and the students could be suspended or possibly expelled...