A student at Cal Poly sued the school after he was prevented from passing out flyers except in a designated free speech zone.
An Oklahoma State University student was stripped of his fraternity membership and residential life position after using a racial slur on social media.
A graduate student at Indiana University was expelled after making threatening social media posts.
A student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy was nearly expelled because of social media posts.
The editor-in-chief of Haskell Indian Nations University’s student newspaper was given a directive by the school’s president to not attack any student, faculty member or staff member with letters or in public.
A student at Fordham University was disciplined after posting photos on Instagram.
A doctoral student at Stockton University was charged with violating the student code of conduct after expressing political views in class and on social media.
A student reporter at Frostburg State University was investigated for harassment of a staff member after publishing a story about the school’s coronavirus response.
A student at Stanford Law School had his diploma placed on hold after officers of the Federalist Society pushed administrators to initiate a formal investigation over a satirical flier the student created advertising a mock Federalist Society event.
Naomi Mathew applied to start a student club called Animal Alliance at Truman State University, but her application was denied on the grounds that such a club would pose an “emotional risk” to students and a “reputational risk” to the school. After the Foundation for Individual Rights in education became involved, the school reversed course, recognizing the group and pledging to reform its student group recognition policies.