{FD} Berkeley ‘Free Speech Week’ set to begin amid threats of Antifa protests, speaker uncertainty

The four-day long event -- organized by a student group called Berkeley Patriot in conjunction with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’ MILO Inc. -- has become a major concern for officials at UC-Berkeley worried about seeing more violent counter-protests, like the ones that have plagued the school this year during speeches by conservative and alt-right speakers.

{FD} UC system to shell out $300G to help with security costs for controversial speakers

In an unprecedented step, the University of California system is preparing to give at least $300,000 to help UC Berkeley pay the security costs for right-leaning controversial speakers during the campus' “Free Speech Week,” with the system's president quipping "free speech is not free."

{FD} Petitions calling for firing prof for provocative ‘dead cop’ tweet gain steam

Two separate online petitions calling for the firing of a New York professor who tweeted that it is a privilege to have “future dead cops” as students have gathered a total of more than 1,000 signatures so far.

{FD} Ohio State University ‘privilege’ workshop says only white people can be racist

If your skin color is white, only you can be a racist, and it’s impossible for you to be a victim. That’s reportedly the message coming out of a workshop held at Ohio State University Tuesday aimed to teach white students about their "privilege" and how not to act racist.

{FD} Columbia University’s military association voices ‘disappointment’ over dean’s missive

A student military association at Columbia University’s law school is disappointed by a dean’s letter last week that implied military recruiters are only welcome on campus because the school needs federal funding.