On the same day that former Penn State assistant footballcoach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on new molestation charges, state legislatorsreleased the text of a bill that would bring the university into the reach ofPennsylvania’s public records law.
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Daily Collegian adviser reinstated
The board ofdirectors for Pennsylvania State University's independent studentnewspaper, the Daily Collegian, reinstated the news adviser a month afterhe was fired.
All charges dismissed against Penn State photographer
A photographer at Pennsylvania StateUniversity's Daily Collegian was cleared of his remaining failureto disperse charge July 22 in a pre-trial motion after he was arrested last fallwhile covering a post-football-game riot.
Penn State alumni ask board to reconsider firing of longtime newspaper adviser
Students and alumni at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., are upset over the firing of the independent student newspaper's news adviser and are putting pressure on the newspaper's board to reverse the decision.
Student photographer to face trial
The case of a Pennsylvania State University student photographer is headed for a trial after a district judge threw out all but one of the charges.
Charges re-filed against Penn State photographer
PENNSYLVANIA -- Misdemeanor charges have been re-filed againsta student at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., for takingphotographs for the student newspaper during a riot near campus that broke outafter a football victory last fall.
Student sues school alleging harassment policies have 'chilling effect' on speech
A university student is suing Penn State University to challenge theschool's anti-discrimination and harassment policies, which he claims ''suppress the discussion of controversialviewpoints.''
Closed-door talks spur law change
A bill modifying the state's Sunshine Act, introduced in response to closed talks between Dickinson School of Law and Penn State University, quickly passed the state senate in June.