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Free speech allows us to discuss world problems

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2019

Freedom of speech is one of the most important principles our nation was founded on. People who are given this privilege are incredibly lucky, but with fortune also comes responsibility. The recent social media wave, #blueforsudan, calling for awareness and solidarity in light of a media ban during...

Free speech should not have to be ‘approved’ first

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

February 6, 2018

To Eastern Illinois University, and more specifically, the Campus Scheduling Office: Why must we get fliers or posters approved to be hung up around our public university in public spaces? This is public property, and this rule infringes on our First Amendment rights. For readers who did not know t...

Thank a veteran for our 1st Amendment rights

Staff Report

November 9, 2017

Written on parchment paper and stored in the national archives, our nation’s rulebook survives to this day. Over 200 years old, it works as a guideline for this country and holds it together with 26 amendments that guarantee our freedom and liberties. As journalists, we think highly of the constitution...

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