The world we live in

Mar 13, 2017
Trigger warnings..
Concerns have been raised over a 'culture of conformity' on Britain's university campuses after a poll found up to half of students fail to support free speech.

There are mounting worries among many in academia that universities are turning into 'echo chambers', with students retreating to 'safe spaces' and 'no platforming' lecturers and commentators they disagree with.

At least that's what they used to do. If a recent editorial co-signed by the paper's top editors is to be believed, The Daily Northwestern will no longer fully report on campus events if the reporting runs the risk of making marginalized students feel unsafe or upset.