Free Speech Fight Erupts over Wesleyan 'Street Chalk' Practice Diane Orson reports that students at Wesleyan University in Connecticut are accusing administrators of trampling on their rights to free speech. The university recently banned the long standing practice of "chalking," in which students used campus sidewalks to make political statements. But in recent years, administrators say, the messages had become offensive.
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Free Speech Fight Erupts over Wesleyan 'Street Chalk' Practice

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Free Speech Fight Erupts over Wesleyan 'Street Chalk' Practice

Free Speech Fight Erupts over Wesleyan 'Street Chalk' Practice

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Diane Orson reports that students at Wesleyan University in Connecticut are accusing administrators of trampling on their rights to free speech. The university recently banned the long standing practice of "chalking," in which students used campus sidewalks to make political statements. But in recent years, administrators say, the messages had become offensive.