Tag:generation opportunity

  • Generation Opportunity urges UNC board to enact free-speech law

    The University of North Carolina Board of Governors could weigh in as early as this week on a state law requiring college campuses to protect free speech. Generation Opportunity, a Millennial-oriented group promoting economic and social freedom, is urging the board to embrace those safeguards. In a letter, Anna Beavon…

  • UNC campuses no longer free-speech zones?

    RALEIGH — What started with a simple conversation among three students at North Carolina State University ended in a lawsuit. Hannalee Alrutz wanted something different, but actions by the administration left her little choice. Alrutz is president of Grace Christian Life, an evangelical campus group at N.C. State with roughly…

  • Campus Free Speech Bill Readied For Short Session

    With the conclusion of the General Assembly’s special session over Charlotte’s transgender bathroom law, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest will be turning his attention to a Campus Free Expression Act meant to protect free speech on UNC system campuses, strike down restrictive speech codes, and punish those who attempt to…

  • Poll: Young Adults Not Better Off Than Four Years Ago

    CHARLOTTE — A recent survey commissioned by Generation Opportunity from the inc./WomanTrend polling company found 88 percent of North Carolina’s young adults have changed some aspect of their day-to-day lives because of the current state of the economy, such as skipping a vacation, reducing their grocery budget or skipping a…