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Teach-in explores free speech issues in historical, modern contexts

Gabby Birenbaum, Reporter

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, Events

African American Studies Prof. Martha Biondi spoke about free speech in its historical and contemporary contexts at a teach-in and discussion on Tuesday, referencing events from the national civil rights movement to the 1968 Bursar’s...

Rowden: Student protest against ICE representative was misguided, counterproductive

Jacob Rowden, Op-Ed Contributor

May 22, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

At this point, most are aware of the controversial protest last week in response to sociology Prof. Beth Redbird’s invitation of a public relations officer of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to speak to her class. The prote...

Letter to the Editor: University reactions to ICE protest overlook role of protest as intellectual, free speech

May 22, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

On May 16, 2017, some students on the Northwestern campus protested a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representative, who was invited to speak to a sociology class. Since that protest, the students have been vilified i...