A speech by an Israeli diplomat was interrupted by protests by Muslim students.
A prominent Republican strategist was shouted down at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Robert Zoellick was a deputy secretary of state under President George W. Bush, and was nominated by Bush as president of the World Bank in 2007. In 2013, Zoellick was invited to deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at Swarthmore College on June 2. Some students and faculty objected to Zoellick’s participation […]
2016 Republican president candidate Ben Carson cancelled his appearance at Johns Hopkins University’s graduation ceremony after an outcry over remarks he made about gay marriage.
Condoleezza Rice turned down her invitation to give the commencement speech at Rutgers University after faculty and student protest.
A speaker cancelled her talk on Brown University’s campus after a petition called for to disassociate her lecture from Brown/RISD Hillel.
The Young America’s Foundation is conservative non-profit organization “whose mission is to educate the public on the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, traditional values, and leadership.” In 2016, the Foundation partnered with Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator and provocateur, to host a nationwide speaking tour at college campuses to discuss […]
Claire Guthrie Gastañaga was the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in Virginia. Gastañaga was scheduled to speak on the campus of the College of William & Mary on October 4, 2017 at an event co-sponsored by William & Mary’s student-run programming organization Alma Mater Productions and the ACLU. Shortly after she […]
Chelsea Manning’s visiting fellowship was revoked after criticism by current and former Pentagon officials.
A leading figure in the alt-right movement spoke at Texas A&M University, drawing massive protests.