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Conservative students can’t speak freely, and that’s bad for everyone

Originally published at The Philadelphia Inquirer

At Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa., 162 miles from Philadelphia, alumni launched the Open Discourse Coalition in 2021. Their goal? To bring diverse viewpoints to campus after their alma mater was ranked last in the state for freedom of speech.

Today, the Open Discourse Coalition is thriving, with national thought leaders — including Edward Snowden, Jennifer Yuengling, and Jordan Peterson — headlining events. And, most importantly, Bucknell students from the left and right actively seeking out diverse perspectives come to the Open Discourse Coalition and appreciate its commitment to civil discourse.

It’s a glimmer of hope in an otherwise dismal censorship landscape on American college campuses.

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