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Connections: Safe Spaces And Trigger Warnings On College Campuses

Sep 8, 2016

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