Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Free speech on campus: It should come as no surprise that when Ann Coulter tries to speak on a college campus that trouble follows. For the record -- I'm no fan of Coulter's. I think she's a bomb-thrower and generally does more harm than good for the conservative cause.
But I wanted to highlight to something else in the article.
Eric Knudsen, a 19-year-old sophomore journalism and social welfare major at UConn, didn't attend the speech.
"We encourage diverse opinion at UConn, but this is blatant hate speech," said Knudsen, head of Students Against Hate. [emphasis added]
Am I the only person who went into journalism because I liked writing and not because I wanted to promote some agenda?