New study illustrates the oppression of expression on campuses nationwide

When you think of the typical college experience, a few common tropes come to mind:  Partying, coed mingling, long nights studying, long nights not studying, and an overall sense of maturation through experimentation.

While wild and unruly at times, all of these experiences will help to mold the student, making them worldly in ways that sleeping a few rooms over from your parents never could.

But now, the oppression of free expression is stealing some of this spontaneous metamorphosis from our nation’s youth.

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A recent study found that most college students say that the political and social climate on their college campuses prevents students from expressing their true beliefs. The study reveals that more than two-thirds of college students admitted that campus culture causes students to self-censor over the concern that their classmates could find their views “offensive.”

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“College students largely agree that the political and social climate on college campuses prevents some students from saying what they really believe because they’re afraid of offending their classmates,” says a recent study conducted by the Knight Foundation and College Pulse.

Just how bad were the numbers?

The study found that 68 percent of American college students say “the climate on my campus prevents some people from saying things they believe because others might find them offensive,” while roughly 31 percent disagree. The study also notes that students in agreement with this statement have “increased modestly over the last 12 months.”

These fears have been highlighted several times over recent years, particularly on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley where, in 2017, gay conservative author Milo Yiannopolous was forced to cancel a speaking engagement after violent protests by the radical leftist mob turned the college into a de facto war zone.

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