University of Chicago: The New Front Line of Free Speech

The University of Chicago is making headlines for sending a letter to incoming students telling them that they better come ready to learn. It was once presumed that college would be a place filled with debate, discussion, and discomfort – natural outputs of any issue that can support more than one point of view. But…
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Trigger Warning: The First Amendment Matters

It’s becoming an all too frequent occurrence. Nearly every week now comes another news story about political correctness threatening free speech on college campuses. This week came news that two members of Bowdoin College’s student government face impeachment proceedings for…attending a party at which some guests wore tiny sombreros. The birthday party debacle began with…
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Colleges Want Diversity…In Everything But Thought

“Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.” – Alfred Whitney Griswold, Essays on Education   There is a crisis of confidence happening on today’s college campuses.…
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