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Meet lauren

Lauren Cooley is a free speech enthusiast and contributor at the Washington Examiner. 

Lauren speaks nationwide about bias in higher education, the importance of free speech on campus, and political issues impacting young adults; her current campus tour is called "Make Campus Great Again!" and has been profiled by CNN, Fox News, the New York Times, and USA Today.

In her previous role as editor at Red Alert Politics, Lauren led a team of young writers, covering higher education and millennial trends. During the 2016 election, she co-founded Campus Red PAC, a Florida-based voter registration and GOTV program for campuses.

Lauren appears on TV and radio frequently, including Fox News, Fox Nation, Newsmax, One America News, BlazeTV, and more. She has been published at many outlets including USA Today, the Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, Townhall, the Christian Post, and of course the Washington Examiner.

She is currently conducting research at the University of Miami on the role of the First Amendment and civil discourse in higher education. Her thesis publication is upcoming.