Post Tagged with: "FIRE"

Rutgers Law Student Bar Association Rescinds Critical Race Theory Requirement

  Six months after passing an unconstitutional amendment that would force student groups to promote critical race theory or lose funding, Rutgers Law School-Camden’s Student Bar Association has finally done the right thing. After facing public pressure from FIRE, the SBA met with the Rutgers administration and then sent an email to the Rutgers[Read More…]

by May 24, 2021

Katlyn Patton-Attorney FIRE Foundation For Individual Rights In Education Tackles Campus Free Speech

  Support The Coalition Radio Network? Consider A Purchase From Any Of Our Vendors From https://www.thefire.org/ “Freedom of speech is a fundamental American freedom and a human right, and there’s no place that this right should be more valued and protected than America’s colleges and universities. A university exists to[Read More…]

by April 22, 2021

FOWL PLAY: University of Pennsylvania Denies Hunting Club Official Recognition

During the COVID-19 pandemic, over 750 registered student groups at the University of Pennsylvania have been able to host virtual events. But Penn students interested in hunting, archery, and shooting are being denied permission for even virtual activities. Today, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education called on Penn to stop engaging[Read More…]

by March 17, 2021

FIRE! University President Threatens Student Newspaper Editor For Asking Questions, Not Treating Administration With ‘Highest Respect’

Student journalist Jared Nally is defending his rights after the university president threatened him with disciplinary action if he continued to engage in basic acts of journalism.   Haskell Indian Nations University president issues student-editor a “directive” entirely incompatible with practice of actual journalism. Student-editor: “When our university challenges the[Read More…]

by October 27, 2020

Stockton University Drops Five Charges For Student’s Political Facebook Status-Disruption Charge Remains

Stockton University drops five charges for student’s political Facebook status, disruption charge remains Amid public backlash, Stockton now claims student’s Facebook status, not his Zoom background of Trump, is the “substantial disruption” warranting the charge Student still faces probation, community service, a decision-making workshop, and a fine for expressing his[Read More…]

by August 12, 2020