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Spoon Speaks: True Tales of a College Press Freedom Fighter

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Mark “Spoon” Witherspoon, retired professional editorial adviser for the Iowa State Daily, spent more than 30 years helping college students fight for their rights as journalists. In honor of #StudentPressFreedom Day 2022, Witherspoon will share true tales of press freedom from his days on the front lines and answer questions from the audience. Those who attend are invited to build their own Ice cream sundaes with special First Amendment toppings in Spoon’s honor.
Free and open to the public.
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022
Time: 1:10-2 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Hall, Room 172
To join virtually, please RSVP with your name and email address to to receive the Zoom link.