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The Rock, a landmark of our beautiful campus at UT, serves as a place for anyone and everyone to share their own thoughts and ideas. At least that is what I thought until one day on my way to class I went walking past The Rock and there were huge black squares clearly covering up … More Hate Speech or Free Speech?
There are many different types of freedoms available to college students in the United States. Choosing to practice these freedoms or not practice them is also your freedom. Among these many freedoms are freedom of religion, freedom for unreasonable search and seizures, freedom of the press, freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of speech. Freedom … More Freedoms Nationwide Are On Your Side
Everyone knows that under the first amendment every U.S. citizen has the right to free speech this includes peaceful protests, and protests on college campuses are no rare sight. They have been a part of the college experience for students for decades however in recent years they have changed in tone and topic. Protests of … More College Campuses: Protests or Angry Mobs?
Since their creation Colleges and University have been locations of academic learning and intellectual discussion. Its purpose was to promote thought on issues and be a location where rational debate could take place and free speech would could lead to a better, or at least more educated future. The issue however is that this … More Are Echo Chambers Leading to the End of Open Debate?
Trigger warnings are a constant battle between good and evil. Universities all over the nation agree to disagree that trigger warnings are useful or too soft for college students. A lot of professors will argue that their students should be grown up enough to handle touchy subjects, but they are only considering themselves. What if … More Trigger Warnings Trigger Better Classrooms
I am a University of Tennessee student who enjoys the simple things in life. I enjoy my drinks cold, my ped walkway free from harassers, and my speech free from trigger warnings. As students, our free speech is vitally important and without it we would be oblivious. We would never know if fraternities were hosting … More One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Triggered