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Colorado State University has 17 different resources to help students ‘affected’ by ‘free speech’

Colorado State University (CSU) referred students “affected by a free speech event” to 17 different departments or resources for help.

The sign, which was posted to the Turning Point USA Rockies Territory Instagram account earlier this week and reported by Campus Reform, reads: “If you (or someone you know) are affected by an event of free speech on campus, here are some resources.

It then lists a range of people and departments that students can contact, including the Dean of Students, the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Multicultural Council, Reporting Bias Incidents, the Office of Equal of Opportunities, the Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and a Victim Helpline.

The Office of the Ombudsman and the Employee Assistance Program, which are resources available to CSU staff, were also listed.

Also included were departments related to student diversity programs, such as the Asian-Pacific American Cultural Center, Black/African Cultural Center, Native American Cultural Center, Pride Resource Center, and Student Disability Center.

The Oval on the Colorado State University campus in early spring. (Marekuliasz via Getty Images)

The conservative student group’s report accused the school of “intolerance” for the sign, writing, “And we didn’t even have an event, but we gotta love the intolerance of @coloradostateuniversity. ”

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As Campus Reform reported, CSU has recently witnessed several incidents of hostility towards conservative students. In 2019, CSU President Joyce McConnell sent an email that students said compared an event with Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk to a black face and swastikas.

Charlie Kirk speaks onstage at Politicon 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

Charlie Kirk speaks onstage at Politicon 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

In October, CSU warned students in a E-mail that they will arrest or cite them for trespassing if found on school property without first submitting COVID-19[female[feminine vaccination or exemption information.

The university later sought to clarify its policy on vaccinations, telling Fox News that it “does not arrest unvaccinated students” and that those unvaccinated students are free to come and go from campus, including taking courses, as long as they provide their vaccination. information or declare a derogation.

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If they come to class before providing their information, it “will be considered an intrusion”.

Colorado State University did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Fox News’ Nikolas Lanum contributed to this report.