By Alex Ross 

Sweetgrass Society says Northern Senate denied freedom of speech

Senate painted over Dakota pipeline protest logo

 

November 30, 2016



Members of Montana State University-Northern’s Sweetgrass Society accused the Associated Students of MSU-Northern Student Senate of violating their free speech rights as an organization by painting over a protest logo on the campus’ Hello Walk.

“It is disappointing that action was taken without prior notice or knowledge of the Sweetgrass Society,” the Sweetgrass Society said in a letter dated Nov. 28 and addressed to Student Senate President Randy Roeber.

The letter said the Senate infringed upon their free speech rights as an organization after painting over the hashtag logo #NO...



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