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President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Emeritus John Sexton spoke about the importance of free speech and open debate at The Review and Debates event tonight.

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While Sexton has been recognized for his skillful debating, free speech has never been a center of his platform, making the choice to have Sexton headline this particular event confusing. Furthermore, Sexton’s tenure at NYU was filled with inexcusable mistakes, and he should never be an honoree at this university.