San Jose City College

Location: San Jose, California
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  • Weekly Media Round-up: FIRE’s Expertise Widely Cited, and Pressure Grows on Brandeis and Third Circuit Schools

    October 3, 2008

    Today’s Chicago Tribune featured an article examining the widening controversy over restrictions on political speech and activity at the University of Illinois, which go so far as to suggest that displaying a candidate’s bumper sticker on one’s car is out of bounds. FIRE is closely monitoring this case, as well as a similar situation at… Read more

  • Weekly Media Round-up: Student Journalists Take the Reins at IUPUI

    July 25, 2008

    Following last week’s Associated Press-driven spike in coverage of student employee Keith John Sampson’s struggles at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana University–South Bend student Chuck Norton has continued his thorough and illuminating coverage of the incident in his IUSB Vision Weblog. Updates to Norton’s blog this week include a hard-hitting investigation of recently appointed… Read more

  • Lawsuit Filed by Professor Fired by San José City College in Nature/Nurture Case

    July 21, 2008

    The Alliance Defense Fund and Pacific Justice Institute have filed a lawsuit on behalf of June Sheldon, a San José City College biologist who was fired after she briefly discussed aspects of the nature-versus-nurture debate regarding sexual orientation and a student complained. Although Sheldon denied having said the wild things the student had accused her… Read more

  • Lawsuit Filed by Professor Fired by San José City College in Nature/Nurture Case

    July 18, 2008

    Torch readers might remember the case of June Sheldon, the San José City College biologist who was fired after she briefly discussed aspects of the nature-versus-nurture debate regarding sexual orientation and a student complained. Although Sheldon denied having said the wild things the student had accused her of saying, a weak investigation by her dean… Read more

  • Community College Fires Professor for Discussing ‘Nature versus Nurture’ in Classroom

    February 22, 2008

    SAN JOSÉ, Calif., February 22, 2008—A community college in California has fired a professor for leading a brief discussion on the controversial “nature versus nurture” debate regarding sexual orientation during her Human Heredity course. After a student complained that the discussion had been “offensive,” the San José/Evergreen Community College District (SJCC) terminated Professor June Sheldon… Read more