The University of Maryland at College Park student newspaper, the Diamondback, has found itself in a freedom of information battle with the university over unpaid parking tickets.
The debate continues regarding the validity of ebonics, a term developed to describe a dialect of English used by some African Americans.
Three state courts recently have ruled on separate freedom of information cases. In two of the three decisions, the court ruled in favor of opening records.
The Ames Daily Tribune is appealing a county district court's decision that required the opening of advertising and business records for the Iowa State University student newspaper, the Iowa State Daily.
The Texas attorney general has handed down an informal ruling stating that a tape of a school board meeting that includes a high school student drama production is an educational record.
The university's newspaper, The Daily Californian, experienced six thefts of its newspaper during the last school year, all alleged responses to stories dealing with and mostly opposing affirmative action.
Athletic department officials at the University of Kentucky will have to make public the sources of any outside income, according to an opinion issued by the state attorney general.
While many student newspapers around the country have found little solace in local law enforcement when dealing with newspaper thieves, one Kentucky prosecutor has shown that where there's a theft, there's a way.
The Student Press Law Center reported in August that the number of high school student journalists seeking legal assistance hit another all-time high last year.
From college campuses to the U.S. House of Representatives, the question of how open campus crime information should be is a topic of continued debate.