Prompted by the legalization of recreational marijuana use in two states, students are more interested than ever in writing about the subject. Many, though, still encounter hurdles when reporting on the drug.
Even simple records requests are held up by delays and high costs, say journalists at Florida Atlantic University. The problems have been worsening over the past few years, in particular for one student.
A student journalist says she wants to write about medical marijuana for her Florida high school’s magazine. But staff and other students would rather she didn’t.
Students at Central Michigan University are sharing on Twitter their plans to destroy copies of the student newspaper, and in one case, someone posted a photograph of a paper being set on fire.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is stepping in to save its student newspaper after a student budget committee opted to completely slash the publication’s funding subsidy, staffers say.
A professor will not face charges after he inserted prank fliers in East Carolina University’s student newspaper on April Fools’ Day. The fliers said the university should engage in illicit tactics to better compete in athletics.
Around 400 copies of Cuesta College’s The Cuestonian disappeared between Tuesday and Wednesday, says an instructor at the California community college.
Oregon State University will pay $101,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from its disposal of a now-defunct conservative student newspaper’s distribution boxes. Oregon State admitted no fault in the agreement, and the lawsuit was officially dismissed Wednesday.
A bill that would have added the term “emotional harm” to Washington’s anti-bullying statute will not make its way out of committee, the bill’s primary supporter said.
A community college in California is scrapping a policy that requested faculty go through a public relations department before answering reporters’ questions, college and district officials say.