UC Berkeley campus must continue to protect free speech

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In the past few years, UC Berkeley has been attacked for being “anti-free speech” and has been portrayed in the media as an institution that is ideologically homogeneous. But our unique history tells us that this is not the case. We are the home of the Free Speech Movement, and
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University needs to value and support its librarians

What world do we live in? Last year, UC Berkeley went to great lengths extolling the free speech rights of all — spending $4 million to ensure that “alt-right” media hound Milo Yiannopoulos and his neo-Nazi followers had an unfettered platform on campus. Scores of police from surrounding communities were
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Released emails show professors, students asking administrators to postpone or cancel February 2017 Milo Yiannopoulos event

Campus English professor David Landreth emailed Dean of Students Joseph Greenwell and an unnamed member of the Berkeley College Republicans, or BCR, with a personal appeal to postpone the Yiannopoulos event, fearing threats of violence, according to emails obtained by The Daily Californian by a California Public Records Act request.
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