Oakton Community College

Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
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  • College Declares Haymarket Riot Reference a Violent Threat to College President

    June 8, 2015

    CHICAGO, June 8, 2015—Oakton Community College (OCC) is insisting that a one-sentence “May Day” email referencing the Haymarket Riot sent by a faculty member to several colleagues constituted a “true threat” to the college president. Lawyers for the Chicago-area college argue that the email, which noted that May Day (May 1) is a traditional time… Read more