Late last year, Gerian Steven Moore was terminated from his position as adviser to Chicago State University's student newspaper, following what he describes as administrative retaliation for his unwillingness to censor the paper's content.
Author: Kate Maternowski
On Dec. 1 of last year, the University of Washington's Daily doubled the usual size of its Monday edition, but none of the extra column inches included staff-member bylines. Instead, seven full pages were dedicated to reader letters in response to a column printed the prior week.
Between the devil and the sea
For the handful of college newspapers able to attain it, financial independence from the university is often considered the highest guarantee of editorial freedom.
Press laws: For students, by students
Young journalists with help from legislators, propose anti-Hazelwood bills to restore free press rights.
Off the mainstream: Looking for an alternative
As mainstream student media across the country fight censorship battleswith their school administrations, alternative publications are popping up insteady numbers in response to their own disfavored symbols of authority 'official student newspapers.
Catholic University newspapers stolen, area police refuse to investigate
Rutgers student newspaper, senate reach agreement over subscription fee
The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) and the university's student newspaper, the Daily Targum, reached a compromise last week regarding the future of student newspaper subscription fees.
Texas lawmaker proposes bill to protect college student speech
A Texas lawmaker's bill aimed to protect student speech at Texas colleges reached the Higher Education Committee of the state's legislature last Thursday.
Gustavus student newspaper's 'Case Day' story gets papers trashed
Clark College Board of Trustees refuses newspaper adviser tenure
The sole journalism professor at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., was denied tenure last week by the school's Board of Trustees, effectively firing her by June.