Aproposed policy change at the University of Rhode Island would prohibit studentsfrom publishing photos or video of “sensitive material” such as criminal orviolent acts.
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R.I. bill would open records of some private college police departments
The Rhode Island House of Representatives hasapproved a bill requiring private universities to release more informationabout crimes handled by campus police departments that employ full-fledgedpeace officers.
R.I. college paper staff locked out of their newsroom
Student journalists at the Community College of Rhode Island are back in the newsroom for now after student government locked themout earlier this month.
Appeals court rejects suit by student named in crime alert
A student who sued his university for naminghim as the assailant in an assault near campus has not yet decided whether tocontinue his case after a federal appeals court dismissed the suit lastmonth.
Rhode Island College settles suit over abortion-rights signs
A lawsuit over road signs supporting abortion rights ended with Rhode Island College paying $11,350 and clarifying its signage policy as part of a settlement announced Tuesday.
Student appeals libel case stemming from campus crime alert
RHODE ISLAND -- A former Johnson & Wales University student who sued the school for libel after it released a crime alert falsely identifying him as an attacker is appealing a district court's summary judgment in favor of the university.
Rhode Island student files lawsuit after medieval senior photo rejected
A senior at Portsmouth High School filed a lawsuit against the school Tuesday because it refused to publish a yearbook photo that depicted him dressed in medieval garb with a sword.
Bryant U. student newspaper editor witnesses thieves taking papers
Bryant University campus security is investigating an incident in which about 900 copies of the student newspaper, The Archway, disappeared from news stands Nov. 3.
Nearly 5,000 copies of Rhode Island student newspaper stolen
Nearly every copy of last Friday's issue of The Good5 cent Cigar was stolen, andeditors said they suspect an article on a fraternity prompted thetheft.