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Reform free speech codes before executive order

Reform free speech codes before executive order

Tim Eggert March 20, 2019

President Trump teased an executive order earlier this month while speaking to activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). During the speech, he mentioned plans to issue an order...

Scholar addresses free speech vs academic freedom on campus

Scholar addresses free speech vs academic freedom on campus

Jackie Jahfetson April 26, 2018

On Jan. 3, 2017, more than 100 faculty members from the University of California-Berkeley sent a letter to their chancellor demanding that a speech by alt-right, controversial writer Milo Yiannopoulos...

Free speech shouldn’t be synonymous with violence

Free speech shouldn’t be synonymous with violence

Riley Garland January 18, 2018

On Dec. 7, Professor Thomas Cushman of Wellesley College visited NMU to talk about the First Amendment. The event was part of the Freedom Project, an initiative developed at Wellesley dedicated to the...

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