College News Collage: Free Speech on Campus
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Free speech has been at the center of several big pieces of higher education news: A Gallup poll reveals a majority of students believe they can express unpopular opinions in their college classes. The study found this percentage was higher in male students (68%) than female students (58%).
Meanwhile, the University of Alabama's law school returned millions in donated money from a man who has spoken out against Alabama politics, raising questions about donor influence and unilateral politics in higher education.
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The Daily Targum, the student newspaper at Rutgers, has sparked debate about student fees, funding, and free speech after failing to pass a student referendum that would have contributed $540,000 to the paper's budget for the coming academic year.
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