Free Speech on Campus

Conservative Utah High School Student Injured in Bear Spray Attack Speaks Out

A conservative student from Park City High School in Utah is speaking out after a fellow student released bear spray inside the school’s lecture hall ahead of a Turning Point USA event. The incident resulted in nearly twenty students and staff members being treated by medical professionals, and one person hospitalized.

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South Seattle College TPUSA President: ‘I Feel More Empowered Than Ever’ Despite ‘Bias Incident’

South Seattle College Turning Point USA (TPUSA) chapter president Katie Daviscourt told Breitbart News that she feels “more empowered than ever” despite last week’s “bias incident” resulting in a hit and run car accident and a phone call to 911. The conservative student offered her remarks in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

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John Carroll University Student Newspaper Revises Guidelines to Censor Conservative Catholic Editor

John Carroll University’s student newspaper, the Carroll News, is revising its editorial guidelines in an effort to censor speech after students took offense to a conservative Catholic student editor expressing his views in the newspaper. The newspaper then released a statement chastising the editor, suggesting that “free speech” should make everybody “feel safe in its harmony,” and that the Catholic student’s views are in “direct conflict” with the mission of the Jesuit university. The editor has since resigned from his position.

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Report: Antifa Threatens Candace Owens Event at University of Pennsylvania

Antifa members and their sympathizers are reportedly planning to “shut down” Monday’s Turning Point USA (TPUSA) event at the University of Pennsylvania, where TPUSA founder and executive director Charlie Kirk and communications director Candace Owens will be speaking.

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Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump

The new joint campus police chief for Mount Holyoke College and Smith College in Massachusetts has been placed on leave after his personal Twitter account sparked outrage among students. The police chief had allegedly “liked” tweets from the National Rifle Association and President Donald Trump, which caused students to question whether their campus community is “safe.”

Protesters rally at Teachers College at Columbia University October 10, 2007, in New York City. Black professor Madonna Constantine discovered a hangman's noose on her office door at the prestigious college yesterday sparking anger at the campus. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Texas State University President: Student Government Lacks the Power to Ban TPUSA

Texas State University President Denise M. Trauth reiterated the importance of free speech in a statement on Friday, amid a recent vote by the school’s student government to ban the conservative organization Turning Point USA. In her statement, the university president also informed the public that student government “does not have the power to ban a student organization.”

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Police Investigating ‘Bias Incident’ at South Seattle College After TPUSA President Stalked by Man in SUV

Police are investigating a hit and run accident they consider a “bias incident” after a man allegedly followed the president of the South Seattle College Turning Point USA (TPUSA) organization with his vehicle as she walked to her car on Thursday. The incident — which occurred following an argument between the two individuals over TPUSA signage on campus — resulted in the conservative student calling 911 after the man struck another vehicle while circling her with his SUV. The suspect is still at large.

South Seattle College TPUSA President

College President Argues Against Free Speech on Campus

Union College President David R. Harris recently penned an argument against free speech on college campuses, claiming that institutions of higher learning have a responsibility to manage speech by providing “constructive engagement,” so that students can have an optimal learning experience.

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Portland State University Creates ‘Free Speech Guide’ in Response to Executive Order

Portland State University reacted to President Donald Trump’s executive order on campus free speech by creating a “Free Speech Guide” to better explain what free speech is, as the university president seems to believe that a topic as basic as the unalienable right to free speech has to be explained to the campus community.

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Breitbart and Turning Point USA Team Up for Weekly Campus Segments on Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM

Turning Point USA (TPUSA) founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk joined Breitbart News Editor in Chief Alex Marlow on Wednesday to announce that Breitbart News and TPUSA will team up for a new weekly campus segment on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily. Kirk said the weekly segments will give listeners the opportunity to hear firsthand accounts, “straight from the students,” about “the culture war that is happening on our college campuses.”

Alex Marlow, editor in chief of Breitbart News, and Charlie Kirk, President of TPUSA

University of Arizona Students Charged with Misdemeanor After Heckling Border Patrol Agents

Two students at the University of Arizona have been charged with misdemeanors after harassing Border Patrol agents at a career fair last month. The students took videos of themselves heckling the agents by calling them “KKK” and chanting “murder patrol” while they followed them to their vehicles. The Border Patrol agents were on campus speak to criminal justice majors at a career fair.

Border Patrol agents search the Rio Grande River for illegal immigrants crossing the border from Mexico into the United States on Monday, March 26, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States, many of them Mexicans or from other Latin American countries. / …

Beloit College Cancels Erik Prince Speech Amid Protests

Administrators at Beloit College in Wisconsin canceled a scheduled speaking appearance by former Navy SEAL officer and Blackwater USA founder Erik Prince on Wednesday after student protesters banged on drums and created a barricade made of chairs on the stage where Prince was expected to deliver his remarks.

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Mike Pence at TPUSA Event: ‘Censorship Is the Tool of a Coward’

Vice President Mike Pence spoke at Turning Point USA’s Midwest Regional Conference on Friday, where he told students and activists that “censorship is the tool of a coward” and that there is a “battle over the closing of the American mind” on college campuses today. Pence added that the Trump administration “will not stand idly by and allow public institutions to violate their students’ constitutional rights.”

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Notre Dame Students Host ‘Leggings Day’ to Protest Catholic Mother

Students at the University of Notre Dame hosted “Leggings Day” on Tuesday in protest of a Catholic mother who wrote a letter to the editor suggesting that the young women have more respect for their own bodies, especially while attending Mass at the Basilica with her family.

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