The Rubicon

Protests at the governor’s residence: free speech or civil disobedience?

Many protesters have been showing their adversity towards the quarantine, but does this bring more harm than good?
May 4, 2020

Flickr Creative Commons image can be found at Lorie Shaull.

[MOVIE REVIEW] The Post recounts monumental case for freedom of the press

The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg retells the Pentagon Papers, a supreme court case that supported The Washington Post's freedom of press.
January 25, 2018
The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg recreates the timeline in the supreme court decision that ended in freedom for the press.

First Amendment rights should not justify insensitivity

First Amendment rights should not justify insensitivity
April 6, 2017
Students should rise to meet the expectations of respect by thinking about not only the actual language they use and ideas they express, but how those words impact their peers and the larger community.

UND blackface Snapchat protected by First Amendement

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Will the same hold true in the Edina High School case?
November 5, 2016
Edina High School responded to a racist Snapchat message on Nov. 4, just a month after the UND ruling that said racist language is protected under the First Amendment.

Anti-racism does not conflict with the freedom of speech

There are more than two perspectives on the recent happenings in France. If you want to wave two flags, do so undauntedly, even if one is raised higher.
January 19, 2015
The shooting of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in France has generated an unnecessarily polarizing dialogue between anti-racism and its protection under the freedom of speech.
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