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    Amendment of the Bill of Rights, it is stated that an individual shall have freedom of speech and freedom of the press. However, there have been numerous controversies challenging the right of freedom of speech, and how people should use this right without violating other people’s rights. A perfect example can be found when college students express their beliefs on campus. In some cases, when college students express their racial, sexual, and religious views through songs, banners, and other methods, they are often perceived as being extremely controversial. When students overuse their freedom of speech to verbally violate other people’s individual right to equality permitted by the constitution, it undermines the equality of all.…

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    College is supposed to teach students freely and discuss material that open ups the mind without limitation. According to college professor Lisa Hjjar, “Any kind of trigger policy is inimical to academic freedom” (Medina). An example of this would be if an English professor wants to read the book “The Adventures Huckleberry Finn”. This book has many trigger warning on it because of the numerous racial slurs. But, the book also has a moral teaching behind it that is expressed throughout the book…

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    Critical Listening

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    listening means that you are not just hearing but thinking about what you are hearing. Critical listening questions and evaluates what is being said and seeks key concepts and unifying themes. Your high school curriculum would have served you better had it focused more on developing your listening skills rather than drilling you on test-taking. Finally, when you go to a university, you are in a sense going to another country, one with a different culture and different values. I have come to…

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    codes to restrict individuals from expressing hate towards other individuals or matters. Universities and colleges apply speech codes on campus to prevent students or faculty members from speaking offensive words or comments. The restriction offensive speech has been perceived as a violation to the First Amendment, the right to freedom of speech. The question that…

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    “making something out of nothing.” My parents said they theses saying a lot when I was growing up and I now say the same to my children. As a matter fact I just said it to my youngest son this morning on his way to school. He saying how he wanted some Nike gloves that cost $60 and I told him “you better use what you got until you can get what you want!” "Ain 't it a shame” Has the same meaning all around. Ain’t it a shame how that person acting? Kinds saying that person should be embarrassed…

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    what students say in today’s generation. In the article “Free Speech on Campus” by CQ Researchers readers are given the information about what the controversies concerning how far free speech extend are, how state and federal courts decided on various cases of free speech, traces of history of academic freedom of universities, and what the issues at stake in colleges hosting academic centers sponsored by authoritarian regimes. The controversies concerning how far speech extends according to…

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    servants ignorant of the impact of hate-speech, and a couple of moving pictures of Black Lives Matter protestors. The topic of Free vs Hate speech is simple, -well not taking into account the amount of sympathizers that have say in the determinations of whether certain speeches violate laws or such- Free speech is; the ability to like peanut butter over jelly, republican or democrat, critical of the government, or supporter . Not Nazi or the rest of the population. Simply put, any speech that…

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    widely in private and public schools around the world. Experts claim they are used to take the competition out of the way one dresses, keeps the focus on learning, and bring safety back to the school halls. But in all reality they tend to make things worse. They take away a student’s individuality and put the focus of schooling on appearance rather than the content of one’s mind. A uniform has no reflection on one’s mind or moral values. Adopting school uniforms has not been shown to improve…

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    My personal communication style is normally I get very frustrated when I'm trying to prove my point especially if I have actually facts to back me up in my argument. Especially in a personal setting it feels to me sometimes that people tend to talk over me. I'm not much of an person of emotion, my argument are a matter of right and wrong. I have learned that an academic argument is a method for communicating a singular position with evidence, logic, and persuasion. There are essential elements…

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    ideas, thoughts, and speak their mind about matters at large. Throughout history, the rights to freedom of speech has been questioned and or exploited in many different ways and as a direct cause many organization and groups of people have taken the chance to inquire about the limits provided by this right. The organizations consist of mostly colleges and universities. Free speech on campus is one of the major issues concerning students and faculties due to the regards that it stands on a…

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