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Increasingly our students prefer being shielded from speech that offends them. There is a renewed sense of activism and we try to encourage that, Harrison said
We offer counseling for students who are emotionally disturbed by some speech, Harrison said
State Sen. David Argall said a number of colleges and universities were invited to the hearing on free speech on campus, but many did not attend.
Not all speech is protected, like speech that is violent in threats. Some of the speech may run afoul of those laws and that becomes a delicate balance - Dr. Valerie Harrison, Senior Advisor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Temple University
A supremacist group wants to talk. There is a group that hates that. Our society let them both do that. The question is, who is going to pay for it. We have to trust our campus police if things get out of hand. - Smolla said
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