As the fall semester came to a close at Eastern Michigan University, most students were finishing finals and preparing to head home for winter break.
Author: Jenny Redden
Administration bars Tufts journal from printing unsigned editorials
On May 10, editors of a conservative journal at Tufts University issued a news release on their Web site.
Advocates counting on Alito, Kennedy concurrence to limit decision's scope
Reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision in Morse v. Frederick was almost as varied as the judgment of the Court, which issued five opinions in the first high school student-speech decision since Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier in 1988.
Advocates await signature in Illinois
Student journalists at public universities and community colleges in Illinois are one signature away from a guarantee that their newspapers are not subject to prior review or restraint.
NCAA blogging policy evokes concern
Basketball is king in Indiana. The sport is exciting; the athletes are exceptional; the fans are hardcore; and the newspaper coverage is plentiful.
California Assembly to consider executive salary bill
CALIFORNIA -- A bill in the state legislature aimed at increasing the transparency of specified public university executives' compensation is another step closer to the governor's desk.
South Carolina Supreme Court rules school district violated open-records statute
SOUTH CAROLINA -- The state supreme court ruled Monday that a school district violated the state Freedom of Information Act when it refused to release information about final candidates for a superintendent position.
Eastern Michigan U. president fired after campus crime report released
MICHIGAN -- The president of Eastern Michigan University has been dismissed after an alleged homicide cover-up that received national attention.
Michigan State newspaper expects Eastern Michigan situation to help lawsuit
MICHIGAN -- News that the president of Eastern Michigan University was dismissed Sunday after the school violated federal safety laws may help the student newspaper at Michigan State University get access to campus police records it requested in March 2006.
Fairfax school district considers student-expression policy change
VIRGINIA -- An attorney for the Fairfax County Public Schools, the largest district in the Washington, D.C. area, is recommending that the district abandon its student-expression policy for a more censor-friendly version that explicitly states that school publications are not open forums, according to documents obtained by the Student Press Law Center.