Instead, they should remain the sites for inclusive dialogues and intellectual growth.” Who Pays for Security?
Supporters of bringing Shapiro to campus also said that they were told that they would have to cover security costs -- a requirement they said was unconstitutional but that the university said was not part of the decision to call off the event.
After setting up the event page, they said, university staff reached out “tactfully and consistently,” and Castaneda suggested that a forum featuring multiple perspectives might make more sense.
“Cal State LA's administration is truly promoting intellectual and ideological diversity by rescheduling the event and changing the format to a forum.
The president of California State University Los Angeles canceled a speech by controversial conservative writer and commentator Ben Shapiro after students and faculty objected to Shapiro's views.