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Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Free speech is also about free listening

Editorial Staff

April 5, 2017

The concept of free speech is essential to the fabric of American society. The Founding Fathers thought it to be so important that they made it their first order of business when they wrote the Bill of Rights, which they intended to be a growing catalogue of legally-defined human rights. As such, one can say that there are few thin...

Educator’s borderline inappropriate actions face harsh repercussions

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

May 16, 2013

A professor from Florida Atlantic University was placed on administrative leave on the very same day that a high school teacher from South Carolina finally resigned from a position the district wanted to fire him from. The university professor asked students in class to stomp on the word “Jesus” while the high school...

Celebrity endorsements influencing the youth vote

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

Should celebrities endorse their political preferences out to the public? Celebrities are idolized and admired by millions, both young and old. The youth of America is our future America. And what does future America think about the presidential election? Jay-Z and Beyoncé have gone public and announced their support...

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