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Speech bill may lead to student discipline

Speech bill may lead to student discipline

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2017

A free speech bill that would hand down suspension and expulsion punishments for students who violate the free speech of others has passed the Wisconsin State Assembly and was prepared Monday for a Senate vote. The speech bill, if passed through the Senate and signed by Gov. Scott Walker, would task the University of Wisconsin Boar...

Letter to the Editor: free speech drives democracy

September 15, 2015

“Free speech” is democracy’s indispensable life-blood for its survival. But although protected legally, it may be threatened “socially.” Recently, former athlete, now (suspended) ESPN commentator, Curt Schilling, tweeted this: “It’s said only 5 to 10 percent of Muslims are extremists. ...

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