Tag: free speech

‘Good News’ gone bad

Every semester when campus life reaches the height of chaos, students are greeted by the comforting sound of a lunatic screaming, “You are all going to burn in Hell!” into a bullhorn. This call to repentance comes via traveling street preachers. They arrive on campus a couple times a year[Read More…]

Haters gon’ hate

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….” There’s a reason this is the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. In our society, the ability to speak your mind, or your[Read More…]

CSULB fights hate speech and tuition increase

Systemwide issues All eyes and ears were focused on Associated Student Inc. President Joe Nino as he announced that tuition may increase for the second year in a row during Wednesday’s meeting. Nino said that he was in attendance at the Board of Trustees meeting yesterday, and the lack of[Read More…]

First Amendment panel breaks down free speech

Black chairs filled the University Student Union ballrooms Wednesday night, but only half of the seats were filled. Meanwhile, a group of panelists sat facing the crowd and addressed one of the hottest topics on campus today — free speech. The First Amendment panel took place Nov. 1 and was[Read More…]

Student shows support for Milo Yiannopoulos

As dozens of students passed the campus bookstore at Cal State Long Beach on Monday, one stood frozen for hours, holding a sign in support of conservative commentators Milo Yiannopoulos and Ben Shapiro. “I’m here to stand up for the rights of free speech,” said Jose Espinoza, religious studies major.[Read More…]

British commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is escorted from Sproul Plaza at the Berkeley, Califronia, campus after a speech Sunday, Sept. 24.

CSUF College Republicans to host Milo Yiannopoulos on Halloween

In a time where political polarization has become a distinct characteristic of the 21st century, the scheduled appearance of conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has warranted extensive security measures at Cal State Fullerton for Tuesday’s appearance. Yiannopoulos is known as a gay conservative media personality, who is associated with the alt-right movement[Read More…]

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