University to debate whether Congress should pardon NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden

Timothy Dionisopoulos
Former Reporter

  • Part of campus free speech week activities
  • Snowden is a former government contractor turned whistle blower after he disclosed classified NSA documents to the press this past May.

    Students at Rutgers University will host an on-campus debate tomorrow night on whether or not the United States House of Representatives should pardon National Security Administration (NSA) whistle blower Edward Snowden.

    The Rutgers Debate Union will host the “Why Snowden Matters" event tomorrow night as part of free speech week.

    Snowden, a former NSA contractor, gained international media attention this past May after leaking classified documents about the United States security apparatus to the press.

    Free speech related campus events will occur on campus through Thursday and are sponsored by the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.

    Read more at the Daily Targum

    Timothy Dionisopoulos

    Timothy Dionisopoulos

    Former Reporter
    Tim Dionisopoulos is a former reporter for Campus Reform and communications editor in the Leadership Institute's Campus Leadership Program. Tim joined Campus Reform in the summer of 2011, and his stories were cited or re-posted on the Daily Mail, the Drudge Report, Fox News, and other national media outlets. Tim graduated in 2011 from Providence College in Rhode Island where he was politically active on campus and in the community.
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