Taking the high road

When administrators at Upland High School in California instituted prior review of the annual student-run literary magazine, adviser Alan Berman said he stepped down from his position in protest.

Court OKs 10-day suspension for holding up 'bong hits' poster

In his May 27 ruling, U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick said Juneau School District officials had a right to suspend a student under the school's anti-drug policy after he displayed a banner that read ''Bong Hits 4 Jesus.'' Joseph Frederick, then a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, held up the sign during the Olympic torch relay as it passed through the town in January 2002 leading up to that summer's games.