Campus administrators, staff and students joined together Thursday to reevaluate the role of free speech online and on campus, marking 53 years since UC Berkeley’s 1964 Free Speech Movement took place.
Statements & news
October 5, 2017
September 26, 2017
In the days and weeks leading up to his planned Free Speech Week at the University of California at Berkeley, Milo Yiannopoulos talked a big game about the murderer’s row of conservative speakers he had assembled. But last week Chancellor Carol Christ was coming to doubt that he ever actually intended to go through with the event.
Now that Free Speech Week has fizzled, she said in an interview on Tuesday that she remains unconvinced.
Although the threatened right-wing invasion devolved into the “most expensive photo-op in the university’s history,” this is unlikely to be the last attempt to disrupt our campus. There are lessons to be learned.
September 20, 2017
The alt-right is laying a trap for Berkeley students during next week’s planned “Free Speech Week,” a writer with the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Alabama-based anti-hate group, told students and administrators Tuesday night.
September 15, 2017
A Presentation by Ryan Lenz of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
When: September 19, 2017
Time: 6-7:30 PM
Where: Multicultural Community Center
220 MLK Jr. Student Union
About the event: