SAF Timeline Shows Progress of Academic Freedom Movement · 03 November 2006

When David Horowitz founded Students for Academic Freedom in the Spring of 2003, it was because of the need he saw for an organization to stand up for the rights of students to get a professional education and be free from political harassment in university classrooms.

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Columbia University Fails to Protect Free Expression · 17 October 2006

Dear Students and Supporters,

Columbia University’s negligence in protecting free speech and free assembly was on display last week, when members of several student groups including the International Socialist Organization incited a violent riot at an event held by the College Republicans in a successful attempt to prevent Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist from speaking.

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Students Who Triumphed over Speech Code Face Reprisals at Georgia Tech · 05 October 2006

In my last letter I brought you news of a great victory for academic freedom: A lawsuit brought by two conservative students demolished Georgia Tech’s speech code which prohibited “acts of intolerance” and other constitutionally protected speech.

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Speech Code Demolished at Georgia Tech · 21 September 2006

As you get settled into your fall classes and routines, I am excited to bring
you news of another recent victory for academic freedom. A lawsuit brought
by two conservative students has demolished Georgia Tech’s speech code.
Read on for all the latest details…

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A New Campaign for the New School Year · 31 August 2006

Dear Students and Supporters,

Welcome back to campus! As the summer winds to a close, we are excited to kick off the new school year with the announcement of a major victory that occurred during the summer break: Temple University instituted a Student Bill of Rights that paves the way for all our chapters across the country to call for the adoption of similar Bills for their universities. Read on for all the details on how you can make this a key issue on your campus this semester.

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Temple University Trustees Adopt Policy on Students' Academic Rights · 21 July 2006

Yesterday (July 19), Temple University in Philadelphia became the first university to adopt an academic freedom policy which specifically addresses student rights and not just faculty privileges; protects students from ideological abuses in the classroom; and provides a grievance machinery to handle violations of students' academic freedom.

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Princeton Students Pass Referendum on Academic Freedom · 12 May 2006

Dear Students and Supporters,

Greetings from St. Louis, Missouri. I've been here for just over a week and have been working to get our office re-established here and to catch up on all the correspondence I missed while I was out. I'm also pleased to announce that we have a new toll-free phone line at which you can reach me which is 888-527-3321. Please feel free to call me with any questions or concerns about the academic freedom movement or if you are interested in starting a chapter on your campus. My email address will remain the same: Sara@studentsforacademicfreedom.org.

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First National Academic Freedom Conference a Rousing Success · 19 April 2006

Dear Students and Supporters,

I am pleased to announce that our First National Academic Freedom Conference, held April 6-7 in Washington, DC, was a tremendous success-so much so that we can't wait to do it again next year!

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One Week to the First National Academic Freedom Conference · 31 March 2006

Majority Leader Boehner Promotes Academic Freedom

"Take Politics Out of the Classroom": The First National Academic Freedom Conference

On April 6-7, 2006, Students for Academic Freedom will host the First National Academic Freedom Conference. The slogan for the conference and for the coming campaign is "Take Politics Out of the Classroom." The conference will feature a debate between Students for Academic Freedom chairman David Horowitz and University of Colorado-Boulder professor Ward Churchill. The topic for debate will be: "Can Politics Be Taken Out of The Classroom, and Should It Be?"

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David Horowitz to Debate Ward Churchill at Academic Freedom Conference · 22 March 2006

Dear Students and Supporters,

On April 6-7, 2006, Students for Academic Freedom will host its First National Academic Freedom Conference featuring a debate between Students for Academic Freedom Chairman David Horowitz and University of Colorado-Boulder Professor Ward Churchill. The topic for debate will be: "Can Politics Be Taken Out Of The Classroom, and Should It Be?"

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