University of Chicago says safe spaces and trigger warnings stifle free speech. Do you agree? | The Tylt

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Critics argue the very people who likely find all spaces safe are the ones issuing anti-safe-space edicts.
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Some argue elite academic institutions like the University of Chicago were designed by and for straight white men—where's the harm in creating space that also feels hospitable to women and minorities?
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University of Chicago is infamous for its high suicide rate.
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But the school's defenders say the statement clearly opposes harassment and bigotry, and argue they can protect both free speech and students' rights.
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Many people are fed up with what they see as college campuses catering to students' special needs, and think concepts like trigger warnings and safe space are contradictory to the very idea of academic freedom.
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While many conservatives support the decision, others applauded the letter as championing liberal values.
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