freedom of speech

This has been an interesting week for Emory University. A campus-wide email sent out by University President James Wagner addressed a vigorous campus debate, in which the principles of free speech and the rights of marginalized students to feel safe ...

What happened when Black student protesters blocked traffic last semester as they sought to call eyes and ears to the deaths of fellow Black citizens slain in the streets of our hometowns? Confusion, fear — What’s going on? Why are ...

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 ...

                  I wish to speak of the condition of what I consider to be “unfreedom” in modern societies. There are two broad forms under which a society may be considered “unfree” in ...

Dear Members of the Emory Community, We are writing collectively as Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP). We appreciate Dean Ajay Nair’s statement regarding free speech. We are writing to clarify some of our values. We are nonviolent, student ...

Our campus addresses numerous issues, from race to gender to class. As the student body continues to participate in sensitive discussion, we at the Wheel feel it’s worth a moment to reflect on how we discuss these issues. There is a ...

  College junior Connor Crum’s editorials these past two weeks, “Censorship Obscures Hate” and “Uncensored Hate Speech Self-Defeating,” powerfully voice the value of free speech and the hypocrisy in politics these days. Crum points out how the Democratic Party, despite ...

  There is an alarming trend happening in higher education across the country. From Harvard, Stanford and Yale to Kansas State and Valdosta, universities are choosing to censor themselves and their members rather than risk the chance of someone saying ...