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Bollinger.. “speaking too softly”?

New York Times on Bollinger. The debate over free speech continues there. Evidently stage storming is a forgotten element of free expression:

There’s general agreement that the physical altercation was unacceptable, but it’s one of these things where certain students feel it’s completely acceptable to walk on stage and others believe that it isn’t,” said Christopher Riano, one of the students who lead the University Senate’s student affairs committee. “President Bollinger has done a very good job of engaging students. The area of debate is where do we, as Columbia, feel the lines should be drawn, and that debate is going to continue.

Aux barricades!  

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