The University of Chicago sent a letter to incoming freshmen explaining that there would be no “safe space” for them on campus. The letter is in response to protests all over the nation’s colleges by students who disagree with chosen speakers or topics. Although there has been some backlash from certain groups, the overwhelming response to the letter has been positive from both students and faculty.
The University of Chicago has had enough of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and students protesting against free speech.
In a landmark letter sent to all incoming freshmen, the university has taken up the defense of free speech.
“Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so-called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do not cancel invited speakers because their topics might prove controversial, and we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds…