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Brown University Looking Into Controversial And Rowdy Protest

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is looking into a rowdy protest that shut down an on-campus speech by New York City Pol...

Silencing Speech Is Not Protest

Kenneth R. Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Kenneth R. Miller

The crowd who managed to silence a speaker last week accomplished something, to be sure. But it wasn't a blow against racism, fascism or police oppression. It was a step towards a closed campus where mob rule determines who can speak and who will be shouted down.

Small Liberal Arts Campuses: Protest Less, Listen More

Michael Restiano | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

Protesting is important in that it's the option to turn to when critical discourse is stifled. But protesting the opportunity to hear and engage critically with an ideology is damaging for both parties involved.