"Other student journalists and I created our own independent newspaper called the Spotlight so we could write investigative news pieces that are controversial. Without the SPLC, the Spotlight would have never gotten off the ground. The SPLC has helped cultivate my love for the universal right of free speech."
Muscatine Community College student journalists drop lawsuit against school
About a month after a federal judge dismissed the student editors' request for an injunction, the Calumet student editors drop their lawsuit against the university.
Court will not grant an injunction to Iowa student journalists suing administrators for retaliation
The judge wrote that the student journalists did not show enough evidence of retaliation or intimidation to proceed with a preliminary injunction against the college.