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Free speech discussion returns to LSU’s campus

Some LSU student groups are calling for the return of Delta Kappa Epsilon’s infamous banners and a visit from controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, both issues that raise the question of free speech on campus, The Advocate reports.

While LSU officials won’t infringe on students’ right to free speech, they also say they won’t indorse these activities, according to The Advocate.

“LSU is committed to balancing our students’ right to free speech with the cultivation of a safe living and learning environment,” Dean of Students Mari Fuentes-Martin said in a statement, according to The Advocate.

DKE fraternity’s banners have come under fire in previous years, making reference to the 1970 Kent State and Aurora, Colorado shootings.

Breitbart News editor Yiannopoulos’ talks have sparked several protests at college campuses in the past, and his appearances have been canceled at some schools, according to The Advocate. He was invited by LSU Students for Trump to speak at the Union Theater on Wednesday.



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