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Tension Between Free Speech and Inclusivity on College Campuses Simmers

On college campuses, a newer version of free speech is emerging as young generations redraw the line where expression crosses into harm.

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Harvard President Resigns Amid Plagiarism Claims, Antisemitism Testimony Backlash

Following the congressional hearing, Gay’s academic career came under intense scrutiny by conservative activists who unearthed instances of alleged plagiarism.

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UPenn President, Board Chair Resign as Antisemitism Testimony Draws Backlash

Calls for Liz Magill’s firing exploded after testimony last week in a U.S. House committee on antisemitism on college campuses, where she appeared with the presidents of Harvard University and MIT.

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Harvard President Apologizes for Remarks on Antisemitism As Pressure Mounts

She said she got caught up in a heated exchange at the House committee hearing and failed to properly denounce threats of violence against Jewish students.

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Ivy League Presidents Reckon With Swift Backlash to Remarks on Campus Antisemitism

The blowback centered on a line of questioning from Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., who repeatedly asked whether “calling for the genocide of Jews” would violate codes of conduct.

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Harvard, MIT, Penn Presidents Defend Actions in Combatting Antisemitism on Campus

In testimony before a House committee, the university leaders said there was a fine line between protecting free speech and allowing protests, while also combatting antisemitism.

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