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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…

Trump orders colleges to back free speech or lose funding

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college…

Students should rethink their role in free speech debates | Opinion

While faculty and administrators are frequently blamed for higher education’s free speech woes, the blame cannot be laid solely at their feet. Surprisingly, many of today’s campus restrictions are being pushed not by overzealous bureaucracies…

Jacques: Trump is not the fix for free speech on the quad

Popular conservative brand Ben Shapiro made an appearance at the University of Michigan Tuesday. The sold-out event was hosted by Young America’s Foundation. And in typical fashion, campus liberals freaked out. A handful of protesters…

McCaughey: Trump takes on campus speech police

Colleges and universities that limit freedom of speech are about to get clobbered big time. President Donald Trump came out swinging recently against the higher-education establishment for violating our nation’s most fundamental value: free expression,…