A bill that would explicitly prohibit prior restraint and other forms of censorship of the college press is now sitting on California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk, having passed the state Senate by a 31-2 vote on August 10.
Author: Evan Mayor
Journalism group urges colleges to designate student media as public forums
College student journalists need to flex their FirstAmendment muscle. At least that's what one national journalismorganization is saying, and its members are trying to spread theword.
University recommends charges against student for taking newspapers
Central Washington University has recommended that county prosecutors seekcriminal charges against a student for taking the student newspaper, a collegespokeswoman said today.
Parent says school broke education laws by allowing articles in paper
Astudent journalist's father is accusing his daughter's school ofbreaking the law after the school newspaper published articles aboutsex.
Student newspaper files lawsuit to gain access to police report
The student newspaper at Michigan State University filed a lawsuit Friday to gain access to a campus police incident report of an alleged Feb. 23 assault on campus.
Student editor says university 'doesn't care' about recent newspaper theft
Astudent editor at Johns Hopkins University said around 900 copies of hisindependent, conservative publication went missing shortly after they weredistributed May 13.
Student accused of defaming administrator arrested, jailed
Police arrested a high school student at school last Friday after he allegedlyput the face of the school's athletic director on a sexually suggestiveliquor poster and tacked the poster on a school bulletin board.
Administrators censored teen pregnancy info, student editor says
Astudent magazine editor said he is considering his legal options after schoolofficials censored content in a teen pregnancy story that ran earlier thismonth.
Students sue administrators alleging censorship; ask for adviser's reinstatement
Three student journalists filed a lawsuit against Ocean County College andseveral administrators Wednesday claiming their First Amendment rights tofreedom of speech and the press have been violated.
Student newspaper containing Muhammad cartoons stolen
More than 2,500 copies of an Illinois college student newspaper containing thecartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad were stolen onFriday.