freedom of speech

Racist remarks lead to cover up of chalkboard in library foyer

Due to the recurring appearance of racist remarks, the communication chalkboard in the foyer of the McPherson Library at UVic was covered up on Oct. 16. “It didn’t go unnoticed.…

Safe spaces host freedom of expression, not the thought police

Shawn Garbutt is the Comment Editor at The Manitoban, the University of Manitoba’s student newspaper. WINNIPEG —The current war against political correctness saw the conservative side celebrate a major victory when…

UVic instructor shares controversial views online

In the past, a university instructor’s private life would likely remain outside the classroom door, but maintaining a digital life makes that far more complicated. As authority figures, it’s reasonable…