Watch: Protesters Shut Down Art Laffer Speech at Binghamton U.

Two people were arrested on Monday at Binghamton University in New York after student protesters barged into an event featuring economist Arthur Laffer. The school’s College Republicans group said that the speaking engagement was canceled about two minutes after Laffer walked on stage. The school’s student government reacted by banning the College Republicans from booking events on campus.

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Professor: Academia Increasing Efforts to ‘Eliminate Conservatives’

Professor Richard Vatz of Towson University in Towson, Maryland, says that despite academic world priding itself on “supporting the marketplace of ideas and academic freedom,” there has been “an increasing and unremitting effort to eliminate conservatives” in areas of higher education. The professor added that when he brought up his concerns with the National Communication Association, “they couldn’t care less.”

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U. of Michigan Turning Point USA Chapter President: University Doesn’t Protect Students

University of Michigan student and Turning Point USA chapter president Austin McIntosh told Breitbart News that students on his campus do not appear to have a general understanding of their most basic rights, such as freedom of speech, adding that socialism and communism are normalized by professors on campus. McIntosh spoke to SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow in a Friday interview for the show’s weekly TPUSA campus report.

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