In the months since the 2016-17 school year began, a number of college newspapers have struggled with the theft or vandalism of their campus publications.
A professor will not face charges after he inserted prank fliers in East Carolina University’s student newspaper on April Fools’ Day. The fliers said the university should engage in illicit tactics to better compete in athletics.
A newspaper rack at Northwest Missouri State University was stolen near the student paper’s newsroom last weekend, leaving student reporters and the adviser wondering whether the theft was in response to a front-page story about an increase in arrests in the city of Maryville for underage alcohol possession.
Student editors at Framingham State’s weekly newspaper have reported vandalism of nearly a fifth of its print circulation, a protest of the controversial placement of two front-page articles.
Central Connecticut State University sanctioned its athletic department and head men’s soccer coach Tuesday, after the coach dumped copies of the school’s student newspaper.