Is free speech under threat? Discussion group raises questions about first amendment rights

Taylor Walding Variety Editor American Downfall, a discussion group led by Luke Ritter, a lecturer of history, organized a discussion on the concept of free speech and its consequences, particularly focusing on whether free speech is under threat on college campuses around the United States. Before the discussion, Ritter took an anonymous poll through Kahoot to Read More

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First Amendment is not an excuse to insult police officers

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania upheld the conviction of Jamal Knox, who had been found guilty of threatening two Pittsburgh police officers in his rap song “F— the Police.” Knox, who performs under the pseudonym Mayhem Mal, was charged and convicted of threatening Officers Daniel Zeltner and Michael Kosko of the Pittsburgh Police Read More

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Let freedom roll: Constitution Day celebrated

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Two student organizations were on a roll celebrating free speech this past week. On Monday, student representatives from Students For Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty stood in front of Trojan Center, recruiting Troy students to sign a beach ball expressing their freedom of speech in honor of Constitution Day. “One of Read More

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