University of Northwestern
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University of Northwestern: Administration Denies Conservative Student Group’s Request to Host Speaker Over Controversial Views
July 30, 2019
FIRE wrote a letter to the University of Northwestern on June 13, 2019, after UNW denied a request by a student chapter of Young Americans for Freedom to host conservative columnist Star Parker — a request denied in part because of Parker’s pro-life viewpoints. In refusing the group’s speaker, UNW explained that Parker is a… Read more
July 15, 2019
On June 13, FIRE wrote to the University of Northwestern to express concern over the university’s obstruction of a planned event by the UNW chapter of Young Americans for Freedom featuring conservative political activist Star Parker. This viewpoint-based decision by UNW directly contradicts the free speech promises the university makes to its students. While UNW… Read more