Defending free speech

Isaac Simon argues for the freedom of speech, even when the speaker has views and opinions that differ with your own.

Burning the flag is not the answer

Bradley Polumbo argues that disrespecting the American flag disrespects liberty.

UMass graduate Melissa Click faces assault charge following incident at Missouri protest

Click, 45, was seen on camera asking for muscle to remove a student journalist from a protest on the University of Missouri’s campus.

Islamophobia is a form of racism that needs to be stopped

Alisina Saee-Nazari condemns the rampant Islamophobia taking place as a result of racist discussion of terrorism.

Terrorizing free speech

In light of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Isaac Simon discusses the free speech controversy and what we should really be focusing on in resulting acts of terror.

In defense of truly free speech

Brian Belivacqua pulls from history and current events to advocate for the free expression of all ideas.

Free speech includes ideas you don’t like, too

Columnist Gavin Beeker criticizes Occupy protesters for limiting free speech.

Respect should come first before Amendments

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes Westboro Baptist Church is abusing First Amendment rights and should have faced harsher repercussions in a Supreme Court ruling.