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Speakers discusses the value of hope

Speakers discusses the value of hope

Chloe Phillips and Hunter Tyler

January 24, 2019

Bigotry, picket signs and social media that brought a change of mind. Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of Westboro Baptist Church, kicked off the Artist-Lecture Series for the spring semester. Phelps-Roper and her sister left the church in 2012. "What I want people to take away from it is there is amazin...

Critical conversation discusses power of free speech

Critical conversation discusses power of free speech

Chloe Phillips

February 20, 2018

To discuss the legal and conceptual aspects of freedom of speech, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs personnel brought a panel of faculty members to the critical conversations series program on Feb. 19 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. The panel included Donovan Irven, phil...

Students question: Is hate speech free speech?

Students question: Is hate speech free speech?

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...

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