Harassment charges have been filed against The Fairfield Mirror,Fairfield University's independent student newspaper, in response to acolumn published Sept. 30.
CONNECTICUT -- Editors and advisers of Fairfield University's student newspaper,the Fairfield Mirror, are working with Fairfield's administrationto evaluate newspaper policies after a controversial opinion piece on the "walk of shame" was printed Sept. 30.
Protests, destruction of newspapers andstudent-government resolutions have unfolded over the past two weeks followingthe Sept. 30 publication of a satirical column about the "walk of shame" in Fairfield University's student newspaper, the Fairfield Mirror.
Orientation issues are a staple for most college student newspapers and often offer freshmen a first glimpse into college life. But it is the audience that these freshman guides target — new students and their parents — that student editors say makes school administrators especially wary about content.
Fairfield University professors say they will investigate what they are calling a censorship incident when administrators pulled an orientation issue of The Mirror, the school’s student newspaper, from news stands in June.