Woe to Moderates on the UW Campus

January 2, 2002

By Matt Rosenberg at The Seattle Times

Some undergraduates at the University of Washington are learning about freedom of speech the hard way.

Take Kathleen Ahern, a freshman business major from Sammamish. This fall, she passed the table of a campus group passing out "Scarves for Solidarity" with Afghan women, and was asked if she'd like to wear one. She declined, and a disagreement followed. Ahern eventually went on her way — posting fliers for a campus speech on terrorism by conservative commentator Ann Coulter...

Schools: University of Washington