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The Comedy Police Hold Campuses Hostage

By Nicole Neily, President of Speech First Originally published in Real Clear Education. There’s an old saying, “Laugh, and the world laughs with you”—but sadly, those days seem to be vanishing…

Silencing Free Speech on Campus

By Nicole Neily, President of Speech First Originally published in Inside Sources The recent D-Day anniversary celebrations provided a good opportunity to consider what happened after World War II ended. Half of Europe…

Students’ Speech Chilled at the University of Texas

Written in 1903, the University of Texas fight song’s opening lyrics are “The Eyes of Texas are upon you/All the livelong day.” Unfortunately, for many on campus, the sentiments expressed are more than just a…