The president of ChristopherNewport University defended the school’s student newspaper Tuesday with anemail blast to all faculty, staff and students after university employees hidcopies of the paper from racks during campus tours last week.
Adisgruntled Christopher Newport University student allegedly resorted tonewspaper theft, confronting and informing a staff member about the theft onher way to the racks and boasting about it on Facebook.
The print edition ofthe Captain’s Log, the student newspaper at Christopher NewportUniversity in Newport News, Va., could soon be no more.
Lawmakers in Massachusetts and Georgia have pushed recently for greater access to campus crime information. A bill before the Massachusetts Legislature would make police departments at private schools in the state that have law enforcement authority subject to open records laws. A Senate vote on the Massachusetts bill has been postponed repeatedly.