The Cowardice of Safe Spaces and PC Culture: Austin Petersen

by Aidan Piombino-Mattis Austin Petersen opened up the College Republicans’ Truth Week event for 2017 on Monday night, appearing at Penn State despite his intense Senate Primary in Missouri. The Libertarian-cum-Republican candidate spoke on a variety of issues, though the primary focus of the lecture was free speech and safe spaces, and the ideological danger presented by these supposed safety measures. The talk, entitled The Cowardice of Safe Spaces and PC Culture, covered everything from the cultural marxism of…

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The Absurdity of “Unfree Expression”

by Kevin Fenchak The Daily Collegian has really pushed the envelope on its generally mediocre, often sloppily edited, and consistently insipid opinion commentary. By publishing columnist Dominique Servati’s article, entitled “When does the first amendment go too far to protect hate speech?”, they have lowered the bar even further. Servati’s argument is not only legally wrong, it is philosophically vacuous and serves only to reinforce the prejudices of leftist students. The importance of an article such as this is…

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