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  1. Student activism does not justify silencing speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    In a politically divisive climate, college campuses have come to reflect the polarizing political and racial attitudes in the United States. Last year, The Atlantic reported that student engagement and political activism are at an all-time high among college and high school students, with a 2.9 percentage growth of a student having a "very good chance" of participating in a protest.

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  2. What Bill Maher doesn't get about college studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    His statements last Friday on Real Time with Bill Maher seemed to ally himself with conservative commentator Ann Coulter in her recent efforts to speak at the University of California, Berkeley. But they also spoke to Maher's broader annoyance with university students across the country.

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  3. POINT: Conservatives exaggerate attacks on free speech rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    Free speech isn't dead. It is increasingly yielding necessary debate. The creation of an entire student organization at Harvard focused solely on free speech is highly unnecessary and promotes the idea that free speech cannot simply be integrated into everyday conversations.

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  4. COUNTERPOINT: Free speech is critical for intellectual argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    Backlash against conservative speaker Ann Coulter's planned visit to the University of California, Berkeley later this month demonstrates that in today's contentious political climate, the ability to freely discuss concepts and ideas without fear of reprisal from others is waning. People, especially college students, tend to hide behind condemnations of unknown or feared concepts as "-isms."

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  5. COLUMN: Fads outweigh substance in millennials' politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    Met with stiff resistance, thousands were arrested as Russian dreams for a freer nation once again faded into a backdrop of repression and censorship. But across the seas, American millennials who, after the Women's March and other demonstrations, have done their own fair amount of protesting, favor sexy over substantial political engagement, ren Take for example the University of California, Berkeley, where two clubs invited unabashedly bigoted conservative commentator Ann Coulter to campus to speak on immigration.

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  6. Women's water polo bounces back at CalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    In a hard-fought defensive bout between two of the top five teams in the nation, the No. 2 women's water polo team found its offensive spark in the second half to come from behind and defeat No.

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  7. Editorial Board: Student safety is a two-way streetRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Daily Trojan

    It's no secret that USC's position in South Central Los Angeles makes it infamous for crimes like robbery, assault and even homicide. And many take this issue as a reason to remain within the gates of the University, seemingly protected from the outside world.

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