Sensitivity or Censorship: How Language Policing on College Campuses is Shaping America's Future

College Students

Faustin Tuyambaze

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Step foot on any college campus and you'll likely hear the phrase "check your privilege" at some point. It's part of a new wave of so-called political correctness aimed at protecting students against offensive words or ideas. Free speech advocate Greg Lukianoff believes universities are coddling students in the name of emotional well-being. In an Atlantic cover story he coauthored earlier this year, he argues it can even have damaging effects on their mental health.


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