Campus free speech

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University of Cincinnati officials haven't made a decision ahead of a threatened lawsuit by white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. Spencer's attorney says UC and Ohio State University have until Friday to agree to allow Spencer to speak on campus.

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College and university campuses have long been considered spaces that supported and protected free speech and the open exchange of new ideas. But on campuses across the country, arguments over what type of speech should be allowed are becoming more frequent, and increasingly turning into violence.