KANSAS — Reporters were barred from asking Attorney General William Barr questions at an Oct. 2 event at Wichita State (a public university). When a reporter tried to ask a question anyway, he was escorted out by police. The event was a private roundtable discussion with Kansas law enforcement officials about federal, state and local… Continue reading Reporters (including students) were barred from questioning AG Barr at Wichita State
UPDATE: The Shawnee Mission School Board in Kansas unanimously approved a policy on Aug. 12 that set lawful parameters for what student media in the district can and can't publish. The final policy is a revision of an initial proposal introduced in July the school board that would have allowed administrators to censor any student… Continue reading Kansas school board revises, approves student publications policy after initial 1A scare
The proposal would cut almost a quarter from the paper’s current fee allocation. The paper’s editor says the “compromise” is still a death knell.
The University of Kansas will implement concealed carry on its campus beginning July 1, but students have yet to receive all of the details regarding this procedural shift.
A community college in Kansas has walked back, in part, actions taken to restrict its own student newspaper.
This week, a group of student journalists in Pittsburg, Kan. achieved something that many their age only dream of: affecting real, tangible change in their community.
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Kansas University’s student-run newspaper the University Daily Kansan has resolved a First Amendment lawsuit against the university.
The court ruled that the University of Kansas overreached when it expelled a student for posting profane tweets about his ex-girlfriend while under a no-contact order. The university had also cited Title IX.