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FIRE on BBC Radio Today
In just a few minutes, FIRE Vice President Robert Shibley will be a guest on today’s edition of the BBC News radio program ‘World Have Your Say.’ The topic of today’s show is “Are universities stifling debate on the Middle East,” and Robert will be discussing FIRE’s current case at San Francisco State University. Interested Torch readers can listen live on the BBC World Service at 1 p.m. Eastern time.
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Princetonians for Free Speech launch a new survey to measure the success of free speech advocacy
In partnership with College Pulse, a free speech alumni group at Princeton has surveyed 250 undergraduates to learn more about the state of free expression on campus and determine how best to leverage their activism.
What a drag — Montana outlaws ‘glamorous’ attire in public schools and libraries
Montana has enacted an unconstitutional law which prohibits any school or library that receives state funding from hosting “drag story hour.”
Cal State faculty stand up for academic freedom and free speech
Hundreds of faculty at every campus in the California State University system have formed a group to protect academic freedom and free speech.
Say what? Westfield State University bans ‘derogatory or inflammatory statements, and/or idle gossip’
Students at Westfield State University in Massachusetts are subject to disciplinary action if their use of university email is deemed to include “derogatory or inflammatory statements and/or idle gossip.”