To be announced
The 2020 essay competition topic will be available soon.
Essays should be approximately 1,000 words in length. Only essays from undergraduate students will be accepted. The winners will be invited to a dinner hosted by the Center faculty.
The deadline to apply has passed.
Check back soon for the 2020 essay competition.
“Should social media platforms be permitted to censor controversial speech?”
Winners: Anitha Quintin, Lucas Olsen, Matthew Kass
“Should the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution—which states that ‘All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside’—be repealed or modified to restrict more precisely the definition of who may claim citizenship?”
“Should the U.S. Electoral College be abolished, reformed, or left to the states to determine?”
“Are the goals of fostering freedom of speech on campus and of fostering a welcoming environment for all students incompatible?”