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-- -- invitation by a group of college students to host what might be euphemistically.
Referred to as a representative.
Of alternative media.
And there is some resistance correspondent Molly Line shows us.
Colleges and universities have been known to push the envelope when it comes to inviting controversial figures to campuses.
And Williams College a prestigious private institution in western Massachusetts.
Is the latest to do so.
Inviting a porn star.
-- speakers described as a quote gender -- performer author and artist and tonight a sample of the performers work is scheduled to be shown on campus followed by discussion with students.
Some have been shocked by the graphic description of the porn stars talents both -- I think that the big.
Question right now it is a matter of whether this event has academic merit or whether it has social -- college officials say they've received roughly half a dozen calls from alumni.
And one parent expressing concern.
Critics of the porn stars visit have questioned the administration's judgment and funding of the event tonight.
But Williams College officials are quick to point out that the money is coming from an endowment is a gift to the college -- twenty years ago specifically to fund education regarding human sexuality.
And orientation issues.
Colleges have all kinds of events we have hundreds and hundreds of events and share some of them are provocative challenging they're provocative challenging to different people.
And to those who don't wanna take advantage of that opportunity they don't have to it.
Proponents argue the screening may push boundaries but does have value you know I think that pornography it.
And at issue is that is -- and that deserves critical analysis just like many other topics at Williams College.
And I think that this is a really good opportunity.
On that to engage in -- critical announces the event including the video screening is scheduled for 7 o'clock this evening.
In Williamstown Massachusetts.
Molly Line Fox News.
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