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College Leaders Crack Down on Student Protests

MIT, Stanford and Brown have taken tougher steps to restrict and punish student protesters, prompting criticism by free speech advocates and the demonstrators themselves.

Northwestern Students Face Charges for Newspaper Parody

Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 9 at 11:10 a.m. to reflect new information. Charges were dropped against two...
Quote from President Burwell overlaid on photo of students protesting

American University Bans Indoor Protests

Administrators say the new policy was a necessary response to antisemitism, but many faculty members, students and free speech advocates fear it will chill free speech on campus.

Florida State Suspends Student Group for Disrupting Board Meeting

Florida State University has suspended its campus chapter of Students for a Democratic Society after members chanting pro-Palestinian slogans disrupted...
Pro-Palestine protester at Harvard stands in front of man holding Israeli flag

Bruised and Battered, Harvard Seeks a Smoother Path for Student Protests

After a fall semester of blistering criticism for its handling of campus protests of the Israel-Hamas war, the university wants faculty to adopt a “content-neutral” plan for addressing classroom disruptions this semester.

A photo of three rocks, two of which read "people = people," one of which says "love them both" over the Palestinian flag.

Campus Tensions Over Gaza Extend to ‘Spirit Rocks’

UT Dallas students have long had free rein to paint messages on spirit rocks. Dueling graffiti about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict prompted officials to intervene.

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Dartmouth president Sian Leah Beilock sit at a large table, with two students in the foreground.

Success Program Launch: Encouraging Dialogue on Controversial Topics

A new initiative from Dartmouth College helps students engage in academic inquiry by having challenging conversations with their peers.

A photograph of seven demonstrators holding signs in a building as someone walks by. One sign says "Protect Pro-Palestine Activism" and another says "Stop Silencing Activism for Palestinians."

MLA Delegates Pass Motion Defending Pro-Palestine Speech

A leading opponent of the statement said it represented “an organizational pivot to anti-Zionism.”