Cypress College

Location: Cypress, California
Type: Public

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  • Cypress College used ‘safety’ as pretext to endorse a heckler’s veto

    July 29, 2021

    In April, a Cypress College student recorded a tense exchange over Zoom with his adjunct professor who peppered him with questions about his presentation, an exercise in persuasive argument for a communications class. As the clip went viral — fueled by anger over the professor’s cross-examination of the student’s discussion of police as “heroes” —… Read more

  • FIRE demands answers from Cypress College over cancelled professor

    May 14, 2021

    A viral video of a tense exchange between a student and an adjunct professor led California’s Cypress College to place the faculty member on administrative leave, cancelling their online classes in the name of “safety.” Video of the encounter, which was uploaded to YouTube, shows the student and professor debating whether police are heroes, and… Read more