This opinion piece reflects the point of view of the writer. Cameren Boatner is a reporting intern for the Student Press Law Center. Students have a right to know when a crime occurs in their backyard – especially when the crime is sexual violence. But a law intended to protect victims is leaving the public… Continue reading Opinion: Marsy’s Law needs to be amended to keep the public better informed on crime
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FAU student newspapers detailing alleged rape by quarterback found in trash
FLORIDA — Kristen Grau walked by a University Press newspaper stand and knew something wasn’t right. Every copy was gone, even the display piece. In the trash bin only feet from the stand, Grau found the newspapers under only a few pieces of garbage. The cover story of this particular issue includes a detailed account… Continue reading FAU student newspapers detailing alleged rape by quarterback found in trash
Engineering students steal more than 1,500 copies of student newspaper for class project
The student editor at Florida Atlantic University is waiting to see if the paper will be reimbursed for the cost of the stolen papers — estimated at about $950.
At FAU, student journalists report persistent difficulties accessing public records
Even simple records requests are held up by delays and high costs, say journalists at Florida Atlantic University. The problems have been worsening over the past few years, in particular for one student.
Florida college punishes student reporter for failing to leave suicide scene
Dylan Bouscher, editor-in-chief of Florida Atlantic University’s newspaper, the University Press, was surprised to be summoned to his school’s student conduct office earlier this month and hit with four disciplinary charges related to refusing a police order to leave a crime scene.
FAU newspapers stolen twice in one week
About2,600 copies of Florida Atlantic University’s student newspaper were stolenover three days this week after members of the staff removed posters thatcriticized the paper.
Thousands of copies of FAU paper dumped
About 2,000 copies of the student newspaper at Florida Atlantic University were taken from their bins and thrown into the trash early last week.
Former adviser will be allowed to advise FAU student newspaper
When Michael Koretzky was fired from his 12-year positionas the adviser of Florida Atlantic University's student newspaper, itsparked tensions between the University Press and FAU's StudentAffairs department.
FAU moves to block former adviser from helping editors
After being fired did not stop newspaper adviser Michael Koretzky from working with his students, Florida Atlantic University is pressuring student newspaper editors not to permit Koretzky to to work without pay.
FAU cites desire to improve media as reason for firing longtime adviser
Citing the desire to"improve and upgrade student media," Florida Atlantic Universityfired its longtime newspaper adviser, Michael Koretzky, last week.