The Torch is on

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) has started a blog, The Torch. First burned is University of California at Santa Barbara, which tried to force a site called Dark Side of UCSB to remove “UCSB” from the name. FIRE intervened. UCSB backed down.

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  1. Richard Nieporent says:

    FIRE is an excellent organization. They protect free speech on campus whether the individual is from the right or the left. However, for some strange reason the vast majority of their cases involve conservative students and faculty. It must be a statistical fluke since we know universities do not have a liberal bias.