free speech

The College Today - College of Charleston


By the time he turned nineteen, Derek Black was regarded as the "the leading light" of the white nationalist movement. While at college he started to question his worldview. Then he decided to confront the damage he had done. In the book, Rising Out of Hatred,” the author, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Eli Saslow, asks what Derek Black's story can tell us about America's increasingly divided nature.

Four people on a panel: Utah State University held a free speech discussion. The panel left to right: Michael Melendez the Libertas director of policy, Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan, Josh Johnson, USU’s Student Association VP for diversity and clubs, an
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All of Utah’s universities have policies that unconstitutionally restrict free speech, said Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan, at a free speech panel held Thursday at Utah State University.

National Geographic

Ellada Gamreklidze examines the ways in which the views of members of the Supreme Court move through time.

Blaine Giriffen studies how polar bears move through water.

Together, we’ll discuss the ways in which old data can offer new clues about our world.

American Civil Liberties Union

We continue our fundraising efforts this week with another Best of Access Utah show. Today we focused on our current event shows and emphasized freedom of speech. Associate professor of communication studies at Utah State University Jason Gilmore, and our own Katie Swain join us for the hour to encourage your pledges and discuss the importance of free speech in America. You will hear excerpts from our shows on the Charlottesville Riot, Bears Ears National Monument, and the March For Science. Links to the full shows can be found below. Thanks for listening to Access Utah. 

As the issue of free speech on university campuses makes headlines in various forms, a northern Utah university is trying to start a conversation with its students.