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Victory for Free Speech at the University of Florida · 11 December 2007

By Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Filed under: Florida

Student Groups Allowed to Promote Controversial ‘Obsession’ Film

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Report on Florida Academic Freedom Policies Obscures a Serious Problem · 28 July 2006

By Sara Dogan—SAF—07/28/06

Executive Summary

A recent report from Florida’s Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability requested by the Florida state legislature purports to illustrate the extent of current academic freedom policies for both students and faculty at public colleges and universities in the state. But
examination of the specific policies and procedures in place in Florida state colleges and universities reveals that the report is a typical bureaucratic smokescreen and no such protections exist.

Read SAF’s press release here

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Students for Academic Freedom Exposes Florida Report as a Smokescreen · 27 July 2006

Filed under: Florida, Press Releases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sara Dogan
888-527-3321
Sara@studentsforacademicfreedom.org

Policies protecting students' academic freedom are non-existent on state campuses

A recent report from Florida's Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability requested by the Florida state legislature purports to illustrate the extent of current academic freedom policies for both students and faculty at public colleges and universities in the state. But an examination by Students for Academic Freedom of the specific policies and procedures in place in Florida state colleges and universities reveals that the report is a typical bureaucratic smokescreen and no such protections even exist.

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Florida Atlantic U’s Feminist Menace · 10 May 2006

Filed under: Florida

By Ari Kaufman--FrontPageMag.com -05/11/06

Dr. Wairimu Njambi is an Assistant Professor of "Women's Studies" at the Florida Atlantic University Wilkes Honors College, a feminist, and an apologist for some of the misogynistic cruelties perpetrated against women.

Much of her scholarship, for instance, is dedicated to advancing the notion that the cruel practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is actually a triumph for feminism and that it is hateful to suggest otherwise. According to Njambi "anti-FGM discourse perpetuates a colonialist assumption by universalizing a particular western image of a 'normal' body and sexuality."

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Taking the Cause of the Academic Rights of the Right · 28 May 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By Anita Kumar--St.Petersburg Times--05/29/05

The Students for Academic Freedom aim to make it more comfortable for conservative college students to thrive in a liberal arts atmosphere.

Read SAF response.

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Response to St. Petersburg Times · 28 May 2005

Sara Dogan responds to Taking the Cause of the Academic Rights of the Right

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Needed: Campus Campaign Finance Reform · 21 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By Matthew D. Farrar--FrontPageMagazine.com--04/22/05

Guess who gets between six and ten times as much money as Conservatives?

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Bill Could Chill Discourse in Colleges · 14 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

TC Palm--04/15/05

The exchange of opinions - sometimes controversial - among students and faculty has long been a hallmark of the college educational experience.

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Taking Freedom By Force · 14 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By James Vanlandingham--Florida Alligator--04/15/05

In 2001, journalist Barbara Ehrenreich published an acclaimed book, "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America."

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Jeb Bush: Horowitz a "Fighter for Freedom" · 06 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By NewsMax.com--04/07/05

Free speech advocate David Horowitz urged Florida legislators Tuesday to pass a bill that would restore freedom of speech on college campuses long dominated by liberal faculties.

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