Babson College

Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.babson.edu
Type: Private
Federal Circuit: 1st Circuit

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  • Babson College Finds It’s Not Against School Policy To Cheer Donald Trump’s Victory

    December 21, 2016

    By Maureen Sullivan at Forbes The day after the election, two Babson College students propped up a Trump 2016 flag in the back of a Chevy Silverado pick-up truck and drove around nearby Wellesley College — Hillary Clinton’s alma mater — hooting and hollering in celebration. What they saw as a prank was treated as a hate crime by many of the students at the all-women college who were mourning  Clinton’s loss. Now, six weeks and many death threats later, the young men have been cleared by Babson officials of disciplinary violations stemming from the joy ride. They were never charged […]

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  • Pro-Trump Students Exonerated After Investigation

    December 20, 2016

    By Raven Clabough at The New American Two pro-Trump college students accused of racist and aggressive behaviors by students who supported Hillary Clinton have been exonerated of any wrongdoing by Babson College officials after an investigation found no evidence of misconduct… Read more here.

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  • Babson Students Exonerated, Will Face No Discipline

    December 20, 2016

    By Bob McGovern at Boston Herald Two Babson College students who staged a rolling Donald Trump victory celebration at Wellesley College will not face any punishment, according to attorneys for the men… Read more here.

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  • Trump-Supporting Babson Duo Likely to Learn Fate Today

    December 19, 2016

    By Chris Villani at Boston Herald Babson College is expected to decide today whether two students who waved a Donald Trump flag on the Wellesley College campus will face any additional punishment, and a national group backing college students’ free speech is ready to act if the school takes further disciplinary action… Read more here.

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  • Pro-Trump Babson Students Cleared in Wellesley Incident

    December 19, 2016

    By Olivia Quintana and Travis Andersen at The Boston Globe Babson College has cleared two students of any disciplinary violations stemming from their controversial drive through Wellesley College to celebrate Donald Trump’s victory the day after the presidential election, their lawyers said Monday… Read more here.

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  • Babson College Finds Students Not Responsible for Harassment in Post-Election Speech Case

    December 19, 2016

    Two Babson College students have been found not responsible for student conduct charges relating to their post-Election Day drive through the campus of Wellesley College, FIRE has confirmed. During that drive, Babson students Edward Tomasso and Parker Rand-Ricciardi displayed a “Trump 2016” flag and shouted pro-Trump slogans, choosing the campus of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s alma mater to gloat about their candidate’s electoral victory. After an investigation by Babson officials was unable to substantiate allegations that the students spat at Wellesley students and used epithets, FIRE wrote to Babson College explaining why the students’ political speech—the only remaining conduct […]

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