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Appalachian State University

Positive Post-It Note Day Sheds Light on a Tragic Year at Appalachian State University

Kaitlyn Russell | Posted 04.12.2015 | College
Kaitlyn Russell

Thousands of vibrant colored notes were posted across campus -- some included funny pick-me-ups, others encouraging words of motivation, while more featured memorable quotes. Bender described it as "a blur of colorful optimism." All with one collective purpose: to [hopefully] change someone's life.

Professors' Rights to Free Speech at Risk Nationwide

Susan Kruth | Posted 01.25.2015 | College
Susan Kruth

For free speech advocates, the university's decision to renege on its agreement to hire Salaita reached its nadir with Chancellor Phyllis Wise's half-baked invocation of "civility" as some kind of justification for ditching the professor.

The 12 Most Unique College Courses In America

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.23.2014 | College

Every college in America boasts that one life-changing class with that one legendary professor. If you’re lucky enough to be in such a class, you su...

The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2013

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Greg Lukianoff

College is where inquisitive minds go to be exposed to new ways of thinking. But on some campuses, the quest for knowledge is frustrated when administrators censor speech they would prefer be kept out of the marketplace of ideas.

The Corporate Silencing Of Academia, Students When Over Rapes On Campus

nsfwcorp | David Forbes | Posted 04.11.2013 | College

All colleges are keen to keep the official number of on-campus sexual assaults low. Recently, the associate dean of students at the University of Nort...

Emily Bazelon and the Danger of Bringing "Anti-Bullying" Laws to Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Greg Lukianoff

As the moral panic about bullying moves beyond grade school and into our nation's universities, it poses a serious threat to constitutionally protected speech.