Free Speech

Last November, the Black Students of Emory University (BSEU) published a list of demands for Emory’s administration. Since then, many non-Black students and Emory faculty have written op-eds debating the evidential claims, goals and tactics of Black activists on campus. ...

Oscar Wilde once said, “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Wilde’s wisdom reminds us of the importance of anonymity: it gives a voice to ...

I read with interest Elana Cates’ editorial proclaiming “free speech, no exceptions.” I admire her fire, her facts and her ire. Cates is absolutely correct about one thing: freedom of speech has been seriously jeopardized on the American campus. Just ...

­­­ A dark cloud has fallen over American universities, and it could soon loom over Emory, if not already. The fear of offending is killing the right of free speech, and that is scary. We have a responsibility to protect ...

It wasn’t until this past Commencement, when Salman Rushdie was escorted by an armored vehicle with armed cohort, that I finally understood why the man won’t go anywhere without an entourage. I marveled from the School of Theology as they ...

Following the rise of industrialism in Britain and the loss of the American Colonies, it was important for the empire to expand and find new markets to sell its goods. This led to an explosion in cultural interactions with several ...

It was an attack that would leave 11 dead and a free world scarred. It tainted the joy of the New Year, spreading fear and hatred in place of the hope and excitement that rolled in with 2015. The shootings ...

Last week, the Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) posted a sign on a wall they built outside the Dobbs University Center (DUC) stating “ISRAEL IS AN APARTHIED STATE.” In addition to the previously cited misspelled version of the ...

On Sunday, the Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) erected a wall that stated “Israel is an Apartheid State” in order to raise awareness of the oppression of Palestinian citizens in conjunction with Israel Apartheid Week, an international awareness ...