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The school says that students may feel pressured into attending the sessions so as not to offend the resident assistant whose duties include discipline in the dorms. The resident assistants get $675 a month in addition to free room and board and the university sees them as counselors to dorm residents. It argues that students may feel uncomfortable approaching the resident assistant if they don't agree with the Bible studies or don't attend... Download file "UW policy tramples on free speech"