Looking for words to help our friends on the hill struggling with basic concepts of personal liberty, I found them best stated in Michael Roth’s wise counsel, “We always have the right to our own opinion, but there is no right not to be offended.”
The First Amendment is there because a state that compels loyalty least deserves it.
Black lives and voices matter, but not to the exclusion of others. Censorship serves no one worse than those who have the most trouble being heard.
An lawyer who represents theirself has a fool for an attorney. Consider the counsel President Roth is offering. It may be the only lesson worth learning during your tenure at Wesleyan.
Kilian is a member of the Class of 1984.