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Free speech: Isn't that what college is supposed to be about?
Free speech: Isn't that what college is supposed to be about?

College campuses ought to be — but often aren't — bastions of free speech. Sometimes it's students who choke off debate, as occurred last year when hecklers at Brown University drowned out a speech by New York City's police commissioner. But some college officials also suppress speech. According to a lawsuit filed this week, that was the case at Citrus College in Glendora. The lawsuit against the Citrus Community College District was brought by a student named Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle with the assistance of FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a Philadelphia-based group that promotes free speech at colleges and universities. It is one of four lawsuits filed by lawyers for...

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