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U Chicago committee proposes ways of dealing with those who shout down invited speakers

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As colleges debate what to do about shouting down of speakers, faculty panel at U of Chicago issues a report calling for "free speech deans on call," punishments in some cases and process for removing protesters from events.

Debates on cultural appropriation in higher education

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Hampshire students accused of attacking Central Maine Community College students over braids in their hair. Conflict is latest over contested adoption of one culture's styles by another.

Pitzer students debate free speech, student safety and cultural appropriation

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A one-line critique of the fashion choices of some white women leads to debate over journalism and cultural appropriation, and to threats made to Latina students.

Middlebury president vows 'accountability' for those who disrupted lecture and attacked professor

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College will investigate those who engaged in "acts of disruption and violence."

Liberty and Bob Jones Universities may run afoul of Obama Title IX protections for LGBT students

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Obama administration guidelines for LGBT student protections under Title IX remain in place, and the student codes at Liberty and Bob Jones Universities appear to violate them.

Michigan State will ban whiteboards from dormitory doors

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Michigan State plans to bar them from dormitory room doors, in attempt to limit bullying.

Some Chinese students at UC San Diego condemn choice of Dalai Lama as commencement speaker

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Some at UC San Diego object to their university's choice of commencement speaker.

In wake of violent protests, colleges prepare for chaos

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Recent violent protests by off-campus anarchist groups, most notably at Berkeley, are sparking renewed conversations among college law enforcement officials about campus preparedness.

After Trump entry ban, Iranian students and scholars share their stories

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Iranian scholars and students in the U.S. reflect on Trump’s executive order -- temporarily suspended by federal court -- barring travel from their country.

Violent protests by visiting mob lead Berkeley to cancel speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

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California campus is latest to be inflamed by protests -- reportedly fueled by visiting mob from off the campus -- over appearances by the Breitbart writer and provocateur. UPDATE: Trump suggests university should lose federal funds.

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