[caption id="attachment_50987" align="alignleft" width="150"] How can universities distinguish between free speech and bullying?[/caption]

Censorship—the word itself carries a negative connotation to most people, who associate it with outlandish speech codes, banned materials, and, perhaps most importantly, banned ideas. Campus censorship in particular remains a hot-button topic for colleges and universities—especially as they struggle to define where free speech ends and bullying begins.

The University of Delaware experienced this issue first-hand earlier this year when campus officials addressed bullying in the university’s student code of conduct.

The newly-added anti-bullying prohibitions in the University of Delaware’s student...

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