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Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin,...

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SDSU launches Free Speech site, Inclusivity portal to raise awareness of student rights

SDSU launches Free Speech site, Inclusivity portal to raise awareness of student rights

by Oliver Schacht, Contributor // October 23, 2019

San Diego State has launched two new web-based resources that will provide students with information regarding free speech rights and a mechanism to report...

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Why is hate speech still protected in 2018?

by Julie Cappiello, Staff Writer // February 7, 2018

White supremacist groups are trying to recruit college students on campuses nationwide. These groups are notorious for their spread of hate speech, but...

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Milo Yinnopoulos' face with red spatter on a black background and the words of the first amendment reflected on his face.

No, UC Berkeley did not step on Yiannopoulos’ right to free speech

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor // February 8, 2017
Yiannopoulos’ college tour has generated gobs of attention for the malignant narcissist.
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EDITORIAL: Media will not be intimidated into silence

by The Editorial Board // January 27, 2017
We’re the biggest punching bag in politics, but we can take it. Just don’t expect us not to swing back.
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Freedom of speech or hate speech: Where’s the line?

by Julio Castro, Contributor // March 9, 2016

Freedom of speech. This is what democracy permits. This is what makes America great. Whether it’s on campus with the occasional clashes of the Christians...

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Letter: The flag shouldn’t be an issue

October 12, 2015

Why is flying the United States flag on American public school college campuses an issue? Many students wonder the same thing at San Diego State University...

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The First Amendment was not the issue with SDSU’s American flag controversy

by Tori Hahn, Staff Columnist // October 7, 2015

The headline “SDSU Students Facing Expulsion Over Flags” reached national news this week after two students protested the university’s reaction to...

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Censors violate student expression

Censors violate student expression

by Kelly Gardner // September 4, 2013

Do you have a voice? Well, feel free to speak up! We are fortunate to live in the U.S., where our right to speak freely is protected by the First Amendment....

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