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LUCC denies club recognition to Students for Free Thought

LUCC denies club recognition to Students for Free Thought

Students crowded all available space in the Mead Witter Room. Photo by Hikari Mine. Reporting contributed by The Lawrentian Editorial Board On Monday, May 22, many Lawrence students gathered in the Warch Campus Center’s Mead-Witter Room for the last LUCC General Council meeting of the term. The unusually large turnout was fueled by the presence

Free Speech 101

The First Amendment remains close to the hearts of lovers of democracy everywhere. It states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government

I watched the “free speech” movie: It was bad

After hearing about the controversy about Students for Free Thought’s screening of “Can We Take a Joke,” I decided to log onto my dad’s Amazon Prime account so I could watch the movie myself. When the film first began, I was excited that Gilbert Gottfried was the first interviewee. He is a celebrated comedian who,

Letter to the editor: A drunk guy verbally assaulted me and somehow I was the one thrown out of the free speech event for speaking my mind

Last night, I went to a sloppy white supremacist propaganda screening veiled as a forum for ‘free speech and logical thought.’ As it was advertised, it became immediately clear that this was a hotbed for rape jokes, racial and gender slurs. Without any regard for content warnings, these white terrorists on training wheels began their

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