Tag: hate speech

ASI passes white supremacy resolution

After last week’s debate over the resolution “ASI against White Supremacy,” student Associated Students Inc. senators came prepared and ready to vote. After taking a roll-call vote, the third reading of “ASI against White Supremacy” passed 18-0-4. Discussion started with co-author senator of health and human services, Leen Almahdi who[Read More…]

White supremacy resolution stuck in the senate

The sight of inked swastikas and racist rhetoric on bathroom stalls is no longer shocking for most Cal State Long Beach students. The Associated Students Inc. senate has tried to prevent hate speech in the past, but the new resolution against white supremacy sparked debate in the senate Wednesday. Some[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…]

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