News & Commentary

Chipsters cover the news: immigration policy

Chipsters have been covering one of the most emotional stories of the year: the separation of children from migrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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At the Supreme Court, a day of infamy for religious freedom

The 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii is nothing less than a proclamation that hostility toward Islam and discrimination against Muslims is now the official policy of the United States of America.
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Court Majority Wisely Rejects Expansive Application of Professional Speech Doctrine

A positive development emerged from the Supreme Court’s invalidation of two compelled notices in a California law that required pro-life pregnancy centers to provide notices about the availability of abortion
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This old record shop is keeping tradition alive

A record shop in Nashville, Tenn., celebrates the arc of country music, as reported in stories by 2017 Chipsters Pablo De La Hoya and Melissa Gomez during CQS orientation.
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Nashville record shop adapting, hanging on to city music roots

A record shop in Nashville, Tenn., celebrates the arc of country music, as reported in stories produced by 2017 Chipsters Pablo De La Hoya and Melissa Gomez during CQS orientation in May 2017.
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Lesley Visser Receives 2018 Al Neuharth Award

Lesley Visser, Al Neuharth Award, Al Neuharth

Veteran Sports Broadcaster Lesley Visser was presented with the 2018 Al Neuharth Excellence in the Media Award on June 18.
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Podcast: Deconstructing the “Gay Wedding Cake” Case

Lata Nott delves into one of the most controversial cases on the Supreme Court’s docket this year, Masterpiece Cakeshop, and what the Court’s decision means for First Amendment and LGBTQ rights.
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Golden Nuggets for Free-Expression Advocates in an Unusual Case

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida (17-21) has some golden nuggets for free-expression advocates even though at first glance the opinion might seem
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Religious Freedom Center Receives $500,000 Pledge

Klingenstein, RFC, Religious Freedom Center

The pledge from the Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund advances the Center’s critical work on religious liberty issues.
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