Day: September 10, 2012

Harvard Won’t Stop Pushing ‘Community Values’

After pushing freshmen to “pledge” to official Harvard values last year, this year the college is training students that there is One Right Ethical Way to Live Here at Harvard. “We did not have [freshmen] sign pledges,” Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman told The Harvard Crimson for a Sept. 7 article, “but we pushed every bit as hard on how […]

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Speech Codes Catering to Ever So Sensitive Children

Given all the cases that FIRE has handled over the years that display the same mistake committed by university administrators over and over again, one has to wonder how FIRE staff can avoid a permanent state of exasperation.  How many times do they have to say “You cannot base speech policies on the response of […]

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