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The student journalists have eight weeks to save the Siskiyou — either by raising $50,000 for an endowment or by applying for student government funds.
An Oregon middle school student’s free-speech rights were violated when he was suspended for calling a teacher a “bitch” who “needs to be shot” on Facebook rant, a federal judge has ruled.
Miles Sisk, senate vice president of the Associated Students of the University of Oregon, said on Oct. 22 that he plans to give the IP addresses of blogs, containing content that Sisk said was a form of “cyberbullying,” to university administration for possible violations of student conduct if they were not terminated in 48 hours.
A local prosecutor has declined an appeal from The New York Times seeking to compel the University of Oregon to turn over complete public records about a sexual misconduct investigation involving three UO men’s basketball players, prompting the newspaper to submit a new request.
In a settlement reached earlier this week, an Oregon school has apologized for a policy that restricted what student dance team members and their families could post on social media.
Oregon State University will pay $101,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from its disposal of a now-defunct conservative student newspaper’s distribution boxes. Oregon State admitted no fault in the agreement, and the lawsuit was officially dismissed Wednesday.
An Oregon High School may be backing down after it suspended at least 20 students earlier this month after they retweeted or, in some cases, favorited a Twitter post.
An Oregon State University student-media adviser has resigned her job after a months-long dispute with university lawyers over public records.