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Another free speech ball stabbed in Fresno

"If they were trying to thwart free speech and silence us, they just accomplished the opposite."

Tyler Cochran Today at
12:58 PM EDT
Students love Donald Trump's tax plan when it's packaged under Bernie Sanders' name.

VIDEO: Students love Trump's tax plan...when told it's Bernie's

Liberal college students don't care much for Trump's tax reform...unless of course they're told that Bernie Sanders came up with it.

Cabot Phillips Oct 20, 2017 at
10:25 AM EDT

Analysis: Liberty U a rare haven for conservative speakers

A Campus Reform survey of official events held at Liberty University found that most of the campus speakers identify as conservatives and Republicans.

Autumn Price Oct 20, 2017 at
4:38 PM EDT

Unsafe Space: The glaring intolerance of Stanford activists

What happened when two conservatives arrived at an open meeting on prison divestment to contribute their perspectives? They were thrown out, of course.

Amy Shen Oct 20, 2017 at
3:40 PM EDT
Members of the Turning Point USA Chapter and Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Kent State University stage an anti-safe space event.

Diapers, bubbles offend at anti-safe space event

"The idea . . . was to show how ridiculous safe spaces are.

Ezra Katz Oct 20, 2017 at
2:58 PM EDT
A University of Pennsylvania teaching assistant recently boasted that she calls on students based on their ethnicity.

UPenn TA boasts of calling on white male students last

A graduate student teaching assistant at UPenn admitted to intentionally calling on white men last, and only if she has to, during class discussions.

Kyle Perisic Oct 20, 2017 at
1:07 PM EDT

Liberals excoriate College Dems prez for defending free speech

The President of the UC-Santa Cruz College Democrats is being relentlessly criticized by liberals for defending the free speech of Republicans.

Celine Ryan Oct 20, 2017 at
12:29 PM EDT

Libertarian student says college is suppressing her speech

A Flagler College student was prevented from rolling a free speech ball on campus because student government refuses to recognize a libertarian student group.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 20, 2017 at
11:05 AM EDT

UA cuts 'Social Justice Advocates' program after backlash

The University of Arizona has indefinitely cancelled its plan to pay students $10 per hour to become Social Justice Advocates.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 20, 2017 at
10:04 AM EDT

Donor claims politics behind rejection of conservative speaker

A major benefactor claims that the University of Montana’s Dean of Journalism objected to a speaker based on opposition to his conservative views.

Adam Sabes Oct 19, 2017 at
4:02 PM EDT

Prof frets that female students don't feel oppressed enough

A UConn professor is calling for a “more expansive inclusion of feminism” by colleges to help female students recognize the oppression they face.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 19, 2017 at
3:07 PM EDT

Panel on ‘civil discourse’ shut down by uncivil protesters

A panel on “civil discourse” Tuesday at UCLA was shut down by protesters who refused to vacate the auditorium, forcing the event to be relocated.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 19, 2017 at
1:59 PM EDT

Socialist group calls for 'extermination' of capitalists

A socialist student group at Iowa State University recently expressed a desire to "hang+Xterminate capitalists"in a social media post.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 19, 2017 at
12:26 PM EDT

Liberal student calls out peers for 'superficial activism'

A Columbia University student is deriding the "empty activism" of her liberal peers, urging them to demand policies limiting conservative speech.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 19, 2017 at
11:55 AM EDT
Joe Biden recently spoke at the University of Delaware on the importance of the First Amendment.

Biden: Liberals 'hurt ourselves badly' by opposing free speech

Former Vice President Joe Biden harshly condemned liberals who oppose free speech, saying it invites comparisons with the Nazis.

Nikita Vladimirov Oct 19, 2017 at
9:56 AM EDT
Dorm display at Kent State University warns students against cultural appropriation.

Dorm display warns against 'cultural appropriation' on Halloween

A bulletin board is urging students in a Kent State University residence hall to “stop cultural appropriation this Halloween.”

Ezra Katz Oct 18, 2017 at
3:53 PM EDT

Students storm library, shut down College Republicans meeting

A College Republicans meeting at UC-Santa Cruz was taken over by protesters screaming that the group’s existence is a threat to the safety of students.

Celine Ryan Oct 18, 2017 at
3:27 PM EDT
A Crimson Tide marching band drum line.

Letter challenges 'Bama to match rival’s free speech policy

A University of Alabama student group is provocatively lauding the school's football rival for having a more effective campus free speech policy.

Nikita Vladimirov Oct 18, 2017 at
2:47 PM EDT

VIDEO: Cops cuff vandal for throwing paint on pro-life display

Portland State University’s pro-life club has faced repeated harassment from classmates, most recently with the vandalism of an on-campus display.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 18, 2017 at
11:12 AM EDT

Faculty reject 'marketplace of ideas,' demand censorship

More than 70 faculty members have signed an open letter calling on CSU-Fullerton to “reconsider” allowing an upcoming College Republicans event.

Celine Ryan Oct 18, 2017 at
10:05 AM EDT

Analysis: CSULB hosted zero conservative speakers last year

A Campus Reform survey of official events reveals that CSULB did not host any prominent conservative speakers during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Jael Sierra Oct 17, 2017 at
3:45 PM EDT

Chapel staffer causes stir by flaunting Kaepernick jersey

A Chapel staffer at Baylor University wore a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a mandatory religious service for freshman last month.

Jathan Young Oct 17, 2017 at
3:22 PM EDT
Posters used at Penn State University as part of the

Universities warn against costumes based on other cultures

Universities across the country are once again encouraging students to avoid cultural appropriation in their costume choices this Halloween.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 17, 2017 at
2:15 PM EDT

UW Regent: Punishing disruptive protests will 'chill speech'

The only University of Wisconsin Regent to vote against a new free speech policy is speaking out against what he sees as a Republican vendetta.

Adam Sabes Oct 17, 2017 at
1:02 PM EDT

Texas lawmaker plans to sue university over cancelled speech

A state lawmaker plans to sue Texas Southern University after his appearance on campus was shut down by a heckler’s veto.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 17, 2017 at
11:01 AM EDT

STUDY: Free speech, inclusivity are 'conflicting interests'

A new study reveals that bias response team administrators struggle to do their jobs while still respecting students’ First Amendment rights.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 17, 2017 at
10:16 AM EDT
A flag being burned at American University following Donald Trump's election victory in November 2016.

Swarthmore students burn American flag on Columbus Day

On Columbus Day, Swarthmore students burned the American flag and issued a set of demands, including removal of the flag from campus.

Matthew Stein Oct 17, 2017 at
9:30 AM EDT

ADF creates resource to help students defend free speech

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) launched a new resource Monday for college students facing free-speech battles on campus.

Campus Reform Staff Oct 16, 2017 at
3:33 PM EDT

College creates 'equity report card' to grade departments

Austin Community College recently developed an “Equity Report Card” for individual departments to self-assess how inclusive they are.

Celine Ryan and Anthony Gockowski Oct 16, 2017 at
2:43 PM EDT

Prez ‘surprised’ and ‘shocked’ that UF must allow free speech

The University of Florida is struggling to come to grips with its First Amendment obligations ahead of a visit by white nationalist Richard Spencer.

Eduardo Neret Oct 16, 2017 at
1:56 PM EDT

Prof: Faculty, not students, should decide who speaks on campus

A University of Virginia professor thinks that faculty members, not students, should “decide who gets to speak on campus.”

Nikita Vladimirov Oct 16, 2017 at
12:52 PM EDT

Student gov moves to denounce College Republicans event

The Cal State-Fullerton student government is considering a resolution officially denouncing an upcoming College Republicans event on campus.

Autumn Price Oct 16, 2017 at
12:24 PM EDT
Protesters shut down an ACLU event at William & Mary (Image via Facebook: Black Lives Matter W&M)

W&M prez rebukes students who shouted down ACLU event

The President of William & Mary reprimanded protesters who shut down a recent ACLU event, promising “disciplinary consequences” for future disruptions.

Adam Sabes Oct 16, 2017 at
7:57 AM EDT

VIDEO: UNH prof tells class that US should ban all guns

Following the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, a UNH professor told her students that that the U.S. should ban private ownership of firearms.

Kyle Perisic Oct 13, 2017 at
3:44 PM EDT

Columbia University commits $100 million to faculty diversity

Columbia University recently announced that it will commit an additional $100 million in funds to promote a “diverse faculty.”

Toni Airaksinen Oct 13, 2017 at
2:59 PM EDT

Liberal group alleges 'right-wing' bias at UW-Madison center

A UW-Madison policy center launched by Gov. Scott Walker continues to face accusations of partisanship despite internal emails indicating otherwise.

Kyle Perisic Oct 13, 2017 at
2:17 PM EDT

Court lifts restraining order against Berkeley CR president

A California court has dismissed an Antifa leader’s temporary restraining order against UC-Berkeley College Republicans president Troy Worden.

Nikita Vladimirov Oct 13, 2017 at
12:55 PM EDT
Baker Library at Dartmouth College.

Dartmouth student: Homecoming honors 'legacy of colonialism'

A student leader at Dartmouth College wants her classmates to “support the marginalized” by rejecting a time-honored homecoming tradition.

Shanna Nelson Oct 13, 2017 at
12:07 PM EDT

Columbia 1A Institute silent after protesters shut down speaker

Columbia University’s lone institution committed to promoting free speech has been notably quiet about attempts to censor conservative speakers.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 13, 2017 at
11:16 AM EDT

Princeton op-ed: Conservatives have no right to free speech

An op-ed in the Princeton University student newspaper contends that conservatives are not entitled to free speech protections.

Matthew Penza Oct 13, 2017 at
10:25 AM EDT

Prof: Students learn 'progressive values' from faculty

A psychology professor recently argued that the development of  “socially progressive values” is of “unprecedented importance” to students in college.

Toni Airaksinen Oct 13, 2017 at
9:41 AM EDT

Students try to raise $20M to get Gianforte name off building

Stevens Institute students are demanding that the school completely remove GOP mega-donor Rep. Greg Gianforte's surname from a building he paid for.

Nikita Vladimirov Oct 13, 2017 at
8:15 AM EDT

VIDEO: Conservative activist attacked by protesters

A Leadership Institute employee was allegedly assaulted and had his cell phone damaged by a protester at Wednesday night’s Charles Murray lecture.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 12, 2017 at
4:00 PM EDT

Student magazine warns against 'racist' Halloween costumes

The latest issue of a magazine run by OSU students features a flow-chart designed to help students determine whether their Halloween costume is racist.

Nicholas Bellopatrick Oct 12, 2017 at
3:19 PM EDT

Cal State students say conservative group 'not welcome here'

A socialist organization is asking students to help "counteract" a new TPUSA chapter to show that conservatives "are not welcome" at CSU-Long Beach.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 12, 2017 at
1:23 PM EDT

Prof tells students 'racist, capitalist system' makes them poor

A CSULB “teach-in” charged that America "was founded on white supremacy and racism," and "built on a racist capitalist system, meant to weaken the minority."

Jael Sierra Oct 12, 2017 at
12:21 PM EDT
The statue of Abraham Lincoln sits outside Bascom Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

UW refuses to blame Lincoln for 'massacre' of Native Americans

UW-Madison is ignoring a student government demand for a plaque on an Abraham Lincoln statue accusing him of complicity in the death of 38 Native Americans.

Anthony Gockowski Oct 12, 2017 at
11:22 AM EDT

Berkeley student paper: 'heckling is a form of free speech'

The UC-Berkeley student newspaper is taking a shrill stance punishing disruptive protesters, arguing that “heckling itself is a form of free speech.”

Adam Sabes Oct 12, 2017 at
10:55 AM EDT
Clemson University Graduate Teacher of Record Brian Gaines offering to help a local Antifa group with graphic design.

Clemson instructor offers to do graphic design for Antifa

A Clemson University teaching assistant recently offered to help a local Antifa organization “produce zines, posters, etc. to help the cause.”

Mitchell Gunter Oct 12, 2017 at
9:38 AM EDT
Image via Facebook: College Republicans at the University of Michigan

Students aggressively mock, harass Charles Murray at UMich

Charles Murray’s event at UMich was overthrown by student protesters, who occupied the room and interrupted Murray for 40 minutes before sauntering out.

Anthony Gockowski and Nikita Vladimirov Oct 11, 2017 at
7:38 PM EDT
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