WSSU assigns area for protests

By December 23, 2007

Any groups who want to hold unscheduled demonstrations and protests at Winston-Salem State University will now be able to gather on only one area of campus.

The adoption of a “free-speech zone’’ at WSSU - an idea that has brought controversy elsewhere, and was rescinded last year at UNC Greensboro - was approved by WSSU’s trustees earlier this month.

The area designated for free speech is the breezeway in front of the Thompson Center. The center is a main building on campus that houses many student-affairs offices, such as financial aid and admissions, as well as the campus bookstore and student cafeteria... Download file "5"

Schools: Winston Salem State University