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STAFF EDITORIAL | Free speech for Westboro

Westboro Baptist Church, established in 1955 by Pastor Fred Phelps, has gained recent publicity due to their members protesting at fallen soldiers’ funerals with signs that read “God hates fags” and “Thank God for dead soldiers.” The case of Westboro Baptist Church protesting at the funeral of Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder has now reached

STAFF EDITORIAL | Independence, free speech necessary for student organizations

We at the Butler Collegian believe it is the right of all active student organizations to exercise their First Amendment right of free speech and to act as the independent organizations they are. We are outraged that members of the Butler University faculty and staff would take it upon themselves to regulate the planned activities

STAFF EDITORIAL | The Texas State Board of Education dictating revisionist history as an educational standard undermines our future

The Texas State Board of Education has a long record of attempts to butcher American history. In its latest proclamation limiting references to Islam in high school textbooks, it seems the board is now taking aim at world history as well. The resolution, approved Sept. 24, aims to curtail what the conservative board sees as