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OU launches its Freedom of Speech contest

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter February 21, 2024

Is freedom of speech a necessity in order to have a healthy democracy? Oakland University President Ora Pescovitz and Professor Dave Dulio, the director of the Center for Civic Engagement, invite students...

The American Civil Liberties Union formed in 1920 to provide legal aid for conscientious objectors of World War I.

ACLU — or ACLU for just a few?

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2022

Founded in 1920, the original mission of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution...

A speaker practices his First Amendment rights outside the Oakland Center.

Student Code of Conduct, free speech policies changed without student notification

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist October 25, 2016

Updated Oct. 26, 2016 at 5:45 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. to incorporate additional information provided by Student Body President Zack Thomas.  At some point during the fall semester, Oakland University made...

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