Content restrictions placed on university’s “free speech” wall
University of Denver student leaders have placed restrictions on what can be written on a campus free speech wall — and have also installed a camera to monitor who writes what — after some of the messages scrawled on the wall upset students of color.
Student leaders, in a recent memo to the campus community, stated that the restrictions — which they dubbed “guidelines” — are as follows:
Students may not use The Wall to intimidate, oppress or exploit members of the community.
DU has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination, harassment and gender-based violence, and therefore, The Wall cannot be used to promote messages that compromise the safety of community members. Content on the wall that intimidates members of the community, leading them to fear for their safety and well-being is in violation of The Wall guidelines. – READ MORE