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NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Regardless of whether or not these feelings of hostility have been embellished or exaggerated, strict labeling and rejection of Trump supporters and the swirl of media that has ensued is detrimental to NYU, an institution renowned for its free speech, social movements and debate.

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Removal of Anti-Vaccine Film Triumph for Science

Removal of Anti-Vaccine Film Triumph for Science

Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION

There is no defensible reason to prop up the ravings of a discredited hack as a pillar of free speech.

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Tribeca is Not the Steward of Scientific Truth

Tribeca is Not the Steward of Scientific Truth

Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION

While the anti-vaccination movement is without merit, the removal of the controversial film "Vaxxed" undermines the integrity of the Tribeca Film Festival, and does little to prevent the spread of the anti-vaccination movement.

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Trump Attacks First Amendment Rights

Trump Attacks First Amendment Rights

Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION

If Trump can attack the basis by which we define ourselves as a nation without even the slightest drop in polls, it is terrifying to imagine where the American people will draw the line, if they ever do.

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Free Speech Under Siege by University Admins in Mount St. Mary’s

Free Speech Under Siege by University Admins in Mount St. Mary’s

WSN Editorial Board
February 11, 2016
Filed under OPINION

By publishing the retention story and the drowning bunnies quote, the Mountain Echo has done its part in bringing justice to the university. With any luck, the administration will now hold itself accountable to the university community like it was always supposed to.

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Racial conversations on NYU Facebook groups need understanding

Racial conversations on NYU Facebook groups need understanding

Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer
December 1, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Disagreements on the Class of 2019 Facebook page are not free speech disputes.

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Proposed policy undermines free speech at UC

Proposed policy undermines free speech at UC

Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2015
Filed under OPINION

University of California backtracking on proposed policy to limit intolerant speech after igniting a firestorm of criticism

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Protests against speakers contrary to university ideals

Protests against speakers contrary to university ideals

WSN Editorial Board
February 4, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Efforts by faculty and students to disinvite speakers on college campuses is a net loss for learning, since college is a time for hearing opposing viewpoints.

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Healy discusses ‘Great Dissent,’ free speech case

Healy discusses ‘Great Dissent,’ free speech case

December 3, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Efforts by faculty and students to disinvite speakers on college campuses is a net loss for learning, since college is a time for hearing opposing viewpoints.

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Have we taken free speech too far?

September 26, 2012
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Efforts by faculty and students to disinvite speakers on college campuses is a net loss for learning, since college is a time for hearing opposing viewpoints.

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