Colorado State University announcedTuesday that it will officially separate its student media organizations fromthe university, registering them as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
Colorado State University officials plan topresent a proposal next month to the university system's Board of Governors thatwould convert the school's entire student media department into an independentnonprofit corporation.
An advisory panel is considering a proposalthat would convert Colorado State University's entire student media departmentto an independent nonprofit corporation.
The opinion section of the University of Colorado'sonline student paper was back up Monday, and a controversial faculty"fact-finding committee" was disbanded as the Campus Press staff anduniversity community try to find closure after a student column sent shockwavesthrough campus.
A Gannett spokeswoman said last week the media company wanted to buy Colorado State University's student paper but stopped communicating with the university after officials told the company in a Jan. 22 meeting that the paper was not for sale.
Student editors have suspended the opinion sectionof the University of Colorado's online student paper, the Campus Press,following a public backlash over a student column titled "If it's war the Asianswant... It's war they'll get."
The interim president of Colorado State University's Board of Student Communications resigned Friday, withdrawing his proposal to change the BSC bylaws to grant the board increased power to punish student publications for the use of profanity.
COLORADO -- Friday's staff editorial at Colorado State University's The Rocky Mountain Collegian was four words long, written in all capital letters and large type.
COLORADO -- A Lewis-Palmer High School student filed a federal lawsuit against administrators on Aug. 27, claiming her constitutional rights were violated when school officials made her issue an apology to community members for her graduation speech, which referred to Jesus Christ.
A former high school student pleaded guilty to criminal libel last week, admitting that he impersonated one of this former teachers and sent threatening messages to students on the social networking Web site MySpace.com.