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WHEN CONSERVATIVE columnist Don Feder spoke at UMass-Amherst last month, his speech was cut short by a large group of students whose noisy and disruptive antics drove Feder off the lectern midway through his speech. As one UMass student wrote after the event, "I am embarrassed of the way my fellow classmates have chosen to express their discontent." She should be - but she should also know that she is not the only one who is due for some embarrassment... Download file "Why no one should be silenced on campus"
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