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By Mary Kershaw at USA Today
West Virginia University's faculty senate is expected Monday to endorse revisions to the school's policy on limiting student protests to designated "free speech zones."
The old policy restricted student demonstrations to two outdoor zones the size of small classrooms. Students demonstrated against the policy last winter, saying that they had a right to protest anywhere on campus.
In February, 50 students gathered in front of the student union and marched through campus with an Abe Lincoln look-alike leading the way. "We needed to let the administration know that a lot of people felt the free speech zones were an issue," says Matthew Poe, 20, a WVU Free Speech Consortium member... Download file "WVU Students are at Greater Liberty to Protest"