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Opinion: Time to stop big tech’s censorship

Opinion: Time to stop big tech’s censorship

You have the right to support Black Lives Matter on your Instagram story. You have the right to go out and protest, as long as it’s peaceful, with others. You have the right to ask questions and engage in discussion. Whether or not you concur with them, Tucker Carlson...

PEN America LitFest Gala celebrates free speech

PEN America LitFest Gala celebrates free speech

Amidst a political climate increasingly hostile to journalists, PEN America celebrated “free expression and the literary arts” at its LitFest Gala on November 2 in Beverly Hills. The evening honored more than 10 writers for work ranging from poetry to journalism, and...

Let’s get political…but where?

Let’s get political…but where?

In the wake of an ever more divided political atmosphere, students often find themselves turning to the classroom setting to discuss politics. This discussion is one fraught with tension and conflicting viewpoints, and has thus left teachers with the responsibility to...

Opinion: How our voices can change the world

Opinion: How our voices can change the world

Using your voice is the best way to ignite change. This is how you express your passions, your beliefs, and push for the change that you want to see in the world. The act of free speech gives us that ability and stripping anyone from that right leads to a less...

Opinion: Take a seat and get uncomfortable

Opinion: Take a seat and get uncomfortable

A disturbing trend has developed across American institutions for higher learning. From Rutgers University, where Condoleezza Rice bowed out of the commencement address in response to campus protests, to the University of California, Berkeley, which cancelled...