Michael Knowles, University of St. Thomas

February 2022
University of St. Thomas

A University of St. Thomas group, the College Republicans, sought to have political commentator Michael Knowles to campus. Michael Knowles is a conservative aligned political commentator, author, and media host. Additionally, he has written for The Daily Wire, an American conservative news website and media company. Following this request an official complaint to the Higher […]

Liz Cheney, Colorado College

April 2023
Colorado College

Colorado College invited Republican politician Liz Cheney to speak as the college’s commencement speaker. Liz Cheney served as the United States representative for Wyoming’s congressional district from 2017 to 2023 and is a Colorado College alum. Following the announcement students and facility began pushback efforts stating that Cheney did not represent student or college values […]

Ron McNinch, University of Guam

November 2022
Univserity of Guam

University of Guam Professor, Ron McNinch, was punished for speaking on his opinions regarding Guam’s election with students, colleagues, and the media. McNinch asked candidates to attend a political forum at the university, which he organized.  Furthermore, he stated that he would participate if a candidate did not attend. He preceded to criticize candidate who […]

Erika Lopez Prater, Hamline University

December 2022
Hamline University

Erika Lopez Prater, an Art History professor at Hamline University in Minnesota, displayed artwork showing the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Provoked by her display, Prater received the news her professorship was nonrenewed.  The University stated that their decision was based upon concerns regarding “Islamophobia.” Hamline University claims to have a commitment to embrace free expression, even […]