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In a move that appeared aimed at what some view as a growing trend of political correctness on college campuses, President Trump signed an executive order Thursday to bar federal research grants to institutions that don't "avoid creating environments that stifle competing perspectives."

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Dozens of protestors waved signs and chanted “Ben Shapiro has to go!” as the controversial conservative political commentator made his small-government case inside an Ohio Union ballroom on Tuesday.

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This week, Ohio lawmakers are returning for a lame-duck session, with hearings set on a so-called "right to work" bill and a Republican-backed bill on free speech on college campuses.

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Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be at Ohio State University Tuesday speaking to students.

A trial date is set in a white nationalist's lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott is scheduled to hear the case March 18, 2019.

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Lawyers for associates of white nationalist Richard Spencer have moved to withdraw their lawsuit against The Ohio State University, which denied the white nationalist a space to speak on campus.

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White nationalist Richard Spencer’s plan to speak at the University of Cincinnati has been scuttled by a legal standoff over the Ohio school's demand for a security fee of nearly $11,000.

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The University of Cincinnati is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the organizer for white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus tour, calling it meritless.

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Kent State University has turned down a request from associates of white nationalist Richard Spencer to hold an event at its Student Multicultural Center on May 4. That’s the 48th anniversary of the day the National Guard shot 13 students protesting the Vietnam War, killing four.

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A white supremacist is suing the University of Cincinnati for what he says are excessive security costs for a planned appearance by Richard Spencer.

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Associates of Richard Spencer say they finally booked a date next year for the white nationalist to speak at the University of Cincinnati: March 14, 2018.

University of Cincinnati President Neville Pinto says he agonized over the decision to allow white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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The University of Cincinnati board of trustees has condemned hate while defending a decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer has followed through on threats to sue The Ohio State University after school officials refused to rent campus space for Spencer to speak.

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A lawyer for white nationalist Richard Spencer says he will file a federal lawsuit against The Ohio State University after officials refused to allow him to rent space on campus.

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