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Mary Beth Tinker poses for a photo with a journalism class from Liberty High School in Colorado Springs. Tinker, best known for the Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District Supreme Court case of 1969, was the keynote speaker at the J-Day event on September 27th. Tinker was a student involved in a protest of the Vietnam War which led to a supreme court case that has become a key point for students right of free speech. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

Student advocate Mary Beth Tinker discusses Supreme Court case, free speech

Claire Oliver September 30, 2018

The voices of student activists today are echoing the same voices that opposed political agendas almost 50 years ago.  Free speech in schools wasn’t always advocated for. The justice system did...

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