Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Type: Private

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  • Lawrence University: Students for Free Thought Denied Recognition

    May 24, 2017

    On May 17, 2017, a newly-forming student organization at Lawrence University, Students for Free Thought, hosted an on-campus screening and discussion of the 2015 documentary film “Can We Take a Joke?” Prior to the event, a vice president of the university sent a campus-wide email addressing the controversy surrounding the film’s screening. The documentary was… Read more

  • Lawrence University: We can’t take a joke

    May 24, 2017

    Lawrence University’s student government denied group recognition to a free speech club after it screened a documentary about free speech in comedy. FIRE calls on the Lawrence administration to stand behind its promise to students of free expression “without fear of censorship or retaliation.” APPLETON, Wis., May 24, 2017 — Can Lawrence University take a… Read more