A bill that could expel U-W students who disrupt campus speakers twice is up for a vote in the Wisconsin Assembly today (Wednesday). Republicans say the measure is needed to make sure conservatives can get their points across in a liberal atmosphere without violence or heavy interference. But Democrats say it could force students to silence themselves and not ask questions of speakers that could help them learn. Among other things, the bill requires campuses to review policies and rules on free expression during the orientations for freshmen. U-W Madison professor emeritus Donald Downs says it’s a good idea for new students to understand the First Amendment before starting college — but Madison junior Richardo de la Cruz tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel it’s more important to require student training on multiculturalism and racism.