One organization’s efforts to push Catholic universities to adhere more strictly to the Church’s teachings have forced schools around the country to take sides in a debate on free expression.
Some student media at universities in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin may have felt left out in the cold after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Hosty v. Carter in February. The case questioned the authority of administrators at an Illinois university to censor a student newspaper that published articles critical of the school.
Across the United States, college cartoonists like Keesee are dealing with offended readers, protests and scolding administrators over the content of cartoons.
Nearly every copy of last Friday's issue of The Good5 cent Cigar was stolen, andeditors said they suspect an article on a fraternity prompted thetheft.
Two men posing as newspaper staff members stole thousands of copies of a studentnewspaper today, claiming that a misprint in the newspaper required that all thepapers be recalled.
Admissions staff at Catholic University of Americaremoved copies of the student newspaper Friday from a rack outside theadmissions office.
Succumbing to pressure by student press advocates, the student government at aWisconsin university said it would not attempt to limit the distribution of acampus satire magazine Wednesday.
Officials at North Central University dismissed two editors at thestudent newspaper last week after they refused to let administrators readcontent before publication.
The online April Fools' Day edition of Hamline University's studentnewspaper upset alumni and people affiliated with the Navy SEALs, which resultedin university officials temporarily shutting down the site lastweek.
A student at Embry-RiddleAeronautical University admitted to stealing more than 800 copies of the studentnewspaper last month containing an article about drug and DUI charges she wasfacing.