Yale Vs. Princeton: The Battle For Free Speech On Campus

November 13, 2015

By Karin Agness at Forbes

Yale and Princeton will square off on the gridiron on Saturday. While the schools are tied in the Ivy League football standings, it is becoming clear that the Tigers are winning when it comes to free speech on campus.

To many Yalies, the Associate Master of Silliman College’s email was in and of itself offensive and triggered outrage. In one confrontation with Nicholas Christakis, the Master of Silliman College, a Yale Professor and Erika’s husband, a student hysterically chided him for not understanding his role and yelled, “It is not about creating an intellectual space…it is about creating a home here.” Other students snapped their fingers in agreement...

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