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Petition Circulating At Harvard To Stop Former Trump Administration Officials From Attending Or Speaking At The University


A petition circulating in the Harvard University student body seeks to ban Trump administration officials from teaching, speaking, or attending the institution because of their association with the president.

The petition, discovered by Fox Business’ Lydia Moynihan, represented the latest attempt to punish Trump associates. Students are demanding that if the university does associate with a Trump alumnus, they’ll “create and share with students transparent guidelines” for why.

Harvard, like other colleges, has been accused of censoring conservative viewpoints.

Last year, the university came under fire for requiring a “neutral” moderator to be present for controversial speakers. The policy reportedly allowed the moderator to impose a “two-strike” rule on interruptions and had to be registered with the Dean of Students’ Office a month in advance. An editorial for The Harvard Crimson, a student-run paper, blasted the policy and its other aspects as “paternalistic, ineffective, and contrary to the College’s stated goals of free speech.”

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