Law professor Geoffrey R. Stone covers the history of threats to free speech, and opines on how recent campus controversies should have been handled.

Science writer Maria Konnikova contests the purported findings that personality traits cause political attitudes.

In a letter to new students, the University of Chicago dean John (Jay) Ellison declared that the university does not support trigger warnings or condone safe spaces. Jesse Singal explains the national context behind this letter. You can find other praise and criticism here.

At Heterodox Academy, we published a post on susceptibility to ideology and an invitation to become America’s first Heterodox University (see related coverage at The WaPo and the Chronicle).