University of Montana President Royce Engstrom has condemned "hateful" and "racially derogatory" posters that appeared on the campus last week via a campuswide e-mail, according to the independent Montana Kaimin campus newspaper. The UM administration, however, is refusing to give any specifics as to the content of the flyers. One official is quoted as saying "[i]t's good that they're not swept under the rug, and nobody's trying to hide it." But how are students served by universities refusing to share the content of potentially threatening messages appearing on campus? Read the full story here.
One advocate was arrested and handcuffed for two hours after peacefully demonstrating in a public park. FIRE is suing to protect the constitutional right to speak freely in public parks.