That's Not Funny By Caitlin Flanagan

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College, the next step into adulthood, should be an institution that promotes and fosters freedom of speech and thought. Nowadays, however, these educational institutions are becoming progressively more sensitive and conservative about exposing their students to the unfiltered realities of the world. The article, “That’s Not Funny!” by Caitlin Flanagan, reveals how many stand up comedians tend to stray away from college gigs because they are too restricting on what they are allowed to express to a room of young adults. Comedians are forced to change their style and are not given their freedom of speech to avoid possibly offending or imposing any stereotypes on the students. Universities purposely block out discussions of certain thoughts and

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