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Students question: Is hate speech free speech?

Nick Wolf, mechanical engineering junior, and Brady Burross, mechanical engineering senior declare “Hate speech is free speech” during the Resist Hate Rally  held in Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1. Photo by Marissa Daley

Jennifer Wright

October 3, 2017

The Resist Hate Rally was almost over. About 30 students, faculty and staff started at Sunwatcher Plaza. They set off to walk around campus at 5:30 p.m. on a warm Friday afternoon with Labor Day weekend quickly approaching. They were almost back to the start as two others stood off to the side, ho...

‘Because together, we are strong’

Zarya Maitao, mass communication sophmore, Jessie Tidwell, science education sophmore, and Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, flashes color and march in the Resist Hate Rally held in Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1. Photo by Marissa Daley

Chloe Phillips

September 4, 2017

Peaceful protesting, powerful speeches on resisting hate and the apparent subjectivity of hate speech. The Resist Hate Rally, sponsored by Indivisible Wichita Falls and PRIDE, was spearheaded by Kalli Root, English junior. The rally, entitled "Resist Hate" due to Root's peaceful intentions, was i...

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