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UMW Communication Professor Anand Rao on Colonial Forge High School Free Speech Controversy

Professor Rao isn’t the only one speaking out about the violation of student’s free speech rights in the wake of the Banana Man controversy. His daughter, Tizrah Rao, is a Colonial Forge High School student who became engulfed in the

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Breaking News: Colonial Forge Principal’s Heavy-Handed Past

UPDATE: In addition to what appears below, apparently Principal Spillman was hired for a job at Strasburg High School and resigned 15 days later. What happened? What did they find? The plot thickens. Karen Spillman is no stranger to controversy.

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Banana Man’s Mom Stunned By Treatment By Police

The Banana Man controversy just continues to grow – you know the student who was handcuffed and placed in a police car for running down the sidelines during halftime of a high school football game in a banana suit, suspended

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ACLU: Colonial Forge Violating Student’s Right to Free Speech, Banana Man Controversy Grows

The controversy surrounding Banana Man and the reaction by Colonial Forge High School and the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is growing ever louder by the minute. Students across the area, in a show of solidarity, have been wearing yellow t-shirts

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Sign the Petition to Free Banana Man!

UPDATE: After you’re done signing the petition, check out the Free Banana Man Song (at the bottom of this post)! The Free-Lance Star finally got around to covering this great injustice, which I wrote about here. It’s about time. Sign

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Stafford County Going Bananas

Has everyone in Stafford County gone bananas? No, really? This story is so ludicrous; I don’t even know where to begin. According to myFoxdc.com, a Colonial Forge High School student was “handcuffed and placed in a police car for running

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