From Charlottesville to Gainesville to a College Town Near You, Campuses Brace for More Tumult in 2018

Public universities grapple with balancing freedom of expression — even hate speech — with providing safe campuses.

A Roadshow of Hate: Supremacist Rallies Fueled by Travelers From Afar

At two demonstrations in Tennessee on Saturday, as at many white nationalist events, local police faced unfamiliar crowds coming mostly from out of town.

Protesters Drown Out Richard Spencer at University of Florida

In his first college appearance since the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the white supremacist and his supporters were outnumbered by students and others protesting his views.

University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer

By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS October 17, 2017 Richard B. Spencer, a prominent white nationalist, is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Thursday, prompting an outcry over whether his views are protected speech, dividing the campus and putting law...

Affirmative Action Policies Evolve, Achieving Their Own Diversity

By VIVIAN YEE August 5, 2017 Just a year ago, after the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions program by a single swing vote, the question seemed to be edging, at last, toward an answer: Colleges could,...