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Why trigger warnings are really so controversial, explained

Hofstra University didn't actually put a sign with a trigger warning outside the auditorium where the first debate of the general election was set to take place.<p>But tweets about the sign — which was actually placed outside a different Hostra event at the university's student center, one produced by …

‘Political correctness’ doesn’t hinder free speech – it expands it | Lindy West

After decades of racism and casual misogyny, the punchlines are punching back. The American university system is currently the battleground for our next great culture war<p>The details of this memory are hazy, but the message has never left me. I think it was 2000 or 2001, my first year of college – …

The Hell You Say

The new battles over free speech are fierce, but who is censoring whom?<p>Fitzgerald’s is an Irish pub in Chapel Hill, near the campus of the University of North Carolina, that counts among its attractions cheap burgers, flip-cup tournaments, and jolly music. One night last year, the soundtrack …

Rights & Freedoms

Calling me politically incorrect violates my freedom of speech

Some time ago I was corrected by someone who felt a term I had used was “politically incorrect” and the person was offended by the term. I must …

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Higher Education