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Author: Kayla Schierbecker

Kayla Schierbecker is a former student at the University of Missouri. She writes about free speech, campus wars and police accountability for Heat Street and The College Fix. In 2015 she recorded a viral video of students and faculty preventing journalists from documenting protests. The video has received nearly three million views on YouTube and launched a national conversation about freedom of speech on campus.

WATCH: Ohio Deputies Pepper Spray Man Strapped in Restraint Chair

WATCH: Ohio Deputies Pepper Spray Man Strapped in Restraint Chair

A Ohio sheriff's department once again has been exposed on video pepper spraying a detainee strapped in a restraint chair, a disturbing incident that took place a month after an almost identical video surfaced that was written off as an "isolated" incident by the sheriff who runs the jai ...
Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Eyewitness testimony from a 7-year-old girl who saw her mother stabbed to death was the “linchpin” that put Rodney Lincoln behind bars for life for the April 1982 murder of a St. Louis woman. The deciding factor for the outcome is now doubting her own story, and she wants her mother’s ...
Watch: American University Melissa Click Wannabe Calls Police on Journalist at Milo Yiannopoulos Event

Watch: American University Melissa Click Wannabe Calls Police on Journalist at Milo Yiannopoulos Event

A woman believed to have been part of the media relations team for American University in Washington D.C. told a journalist that she did not have the right to record a protest on campus Thursday because it would interfere with their attempt to provide a "safe space" for people on campus. ...