Free Speech on Campus

UT Austin Leftists Threaten to Dox Students for Joining Conservative Campus Groups

Leftists are threatening to dox incoming freshmen students at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), claiming they will release the students’ personal information if they are caught joining conservative groups on campus, namely the Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) and Turning Point USA (TPUSA).

Counterprotesters hold signs before conservative organizers begin a planned "Free Speech" rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers, some in uniform, others undercover, would be deployed to keep the two groups apart. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

TPUSA’s Stormi Rodriguez: Texas State Has Been a ‘Wake-Up Call’ About Free Speech on Campus

The former TPUSA chapter president at Texas State University,  Stormi Rodriguez, who is now a TPUSA representative, told host Alex Marlow that an “Orwellian-like task force” has been established at the school to monitor the TPUSA group after the student government failed to successfully ban the conservative student group from campus. Rodriguez spoke to Marlow about the situation being a “wake-up call” for Texans during a Friday interview for the weekly TPUSA campus report segment on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily.

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YouTube Demonetizes Evergreen State College Critic

Evergreen State College critic Benjamin Boyce has had many videos on his YouTube channel demonetized this week, part of a larger trend of video creators critical of progressive values being demonetized or blacklisted by the platform.

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Study: Most College Students Say Campus Climate Prevents Them from Expressing Views

A recent study found that most college students say that the political and social climate on their college campuses prevents students from expressing their true beliefs. The study reveals that more than two-thirds of college students admitted that campus culture causes students to self-censor over the concern that their classmates could find their views “offensive.”

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Boston University Professor Suggests Taxing ‘Fake News’

A Boston University professor suggests taxing — as well as suspending the social media account — of those who spread “fake news.” The professor insists that he does not want to regulate free speech, but rather, punish people for the damage caused by their free speech.

An audience member holds a fake news sign during a President Donald Trump campaign rally in Washington Township, Mich., Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

University of Oregon Students Call for Removal of ‘Oppressive’ Pioneer Statue

Students and faculty at the University of Oregon are calling for the removal of the statue of an American pioneer. According to the university, the state represents “the framing of history from only one culture’s perspective,” and it is considering removing the statue, along with other art students and staff find offensive.

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FIRE: Sex Jokes on Campus Could Land You in Jail Under Proposed Texas Law

A new bill moving forward in the Texas legislature could possibly criminalize sex jokes on campus, according to FIRE. The organization devoted to free speech on campus also expects a flood of “unmeritorious complaints” to Title IX offices at universities in the state.

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Watch: Man Attempts to Chain Doors to University of Washington Conservative Event, Gets Arrested

A man was arrested on Monday after attempting to chain the doors to a College Republicans event in a classroom at the University of Washington. The move, which appeared to be an attempt to lock the conservatives inside the classroom, failed, as the speaker’s personal security members and students forced the doors open. The man acted after an Antifa call to action to disrupt the event.

University of Washington College Republicans meeting disrupted when a man attempted to chain the doors shut.

TPUSA High School Student: Teachers Triggered by ‘America Is the Greatest Country’ Signs

Dan Gallipoli, a student and Turning Point USA chapter president at West Haven High School in Connecticut, told Breitbart News that teachers and administrators at his school got offended over TPUSA signs that read “America is the greatest country in the world.” The conservative student spoke to host Alex Marlow in a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily for the show’s weekly TPUSA campus report segment.

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African Immigrant and TPUSA Student Espoir Le’dieu: The Left ‘Views Me as a Puppet’

Arizona State University student and Rwandan refugee Espoir Le’dieu told Breitbart News that she likes President Donald Trump because he “believes in people,” and that leftists view her “as a puppet, that I need to be led.” Le’dieu spoke to host Alex Marlow in a Thursday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily for the show’s weekly Turning Point USA (TPUSA) campus report segment.

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UNCW Professors Rebuke Commencement Speaker for ‘Sexist’ Remark Praising Marriage

University of North Carolina Wilmington professors expressed their outrage over a commencement speaker who supposedly made a “sexist” remark during his address to graduating students. The speaker, Thomas Fetzer, suggested that a man should invest in a diamond ring for his future wife, to which one professor reacted by claiming his remark was “something right out of 1965.”

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Conservative Highlights ‘Surprising’ Civil Exchange of Ideas at Dartmouth

Robert Charles, a former assistant secretary of state for President George W. Bush, wrote about his recent experience speaking at Dartmouth College. Charles was surprised to find students eager to discuss his ideas, in the midst of campuses becoming increasingly hostile to conservative speakers.

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