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Anonymous Tips for ‘Bias’ at William and Mary? Yikes.
Check on John Leo’s “By The Way, Somebody Turned You In” over at Minding The Campus, regarding William and Mary’s anonymous bias reporting program:
William and Mary’s new and anonymous bias reporting system is so wrong-headed that it’s hard to know where to begin protesting it. Some anonymous reports are legitimate, as Eugene Volokh argues at the Volokh Conspiracy, but calling for a college’s entire student body to watch out for bias, and then turn in their fellow students or professors, is not a good idea…
This reminds me of George Washington U’s similarly creepy program that we fought years ago. You better believe FIRE is looking into this!
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Machete madness: Hunter College professor calls pro-life display ‘violent,’ then threatens reporter with a massive blade for asking questions
An adjunct assistant professor of art at New York’s Hunter College reacted angrily to two pro-life students tabling on campus by berating them and vandalizing their display.
Always room for improvement: FIRE’s top-ranked school drops the ball by denying TPUSA chapter recognition
The University of Chicago uncharacteristically violated its students’ associational rights by denying recognition to a chapter of the conservative group Turning Point USA.
Enduring lessons from Nat Hentoff’s 1982 ‘The Day They Came to Arrest the Book’
Nat Hentoff’s 1982 Young Adult fiction book, “The Day They Came to Arrest the Book,” follows high school student newspaper editor Barney Roth as he navigates writing about and advocating for his teacher’s right to teach Huck Finn.