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Connections: Safe Spaces And Trigger Warnings On College Campuses

In its welcome letter to incoming freshmen, the University of Chicago told students it does not support trigger warnings or safe spaces.

We discuss the debate over balancing academic freedom and student health and safety with representatives from local colleges.

  • Dr. M. Elizabeth Thorpe, assistant professor of communications at the College at Brockport
  • Dr. Linda Ross, associate professor of psychology at Finger Lakes Community College
  • Christina Hoff Sommers, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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