\nWASHINGTON, D.C. - If at first you don't succeed, change\na few words, give it a new name, and reintroduce your bill to\nCongress the next session.
FLORIDA - ReLeah Lent, former adviser to Making\nWaves, the student newspaper at Mosley High School in Bay\nCounty, Fla, will receive the annual PEN/Newman's Own First Amendment\nAward, which includes a cash prize of $25,000.
\nNEW YORK - Daniel Sorid's fight for press credentials\nas a reporter for the Columbia Daily Spectator remains\nunresolved, as his application was once again, and officially,\nrejected.
\nVIRGINIA - After round two, the score is now even between\na group of free speech-advocating Virginia professors and the\nstate government in a battle over Internet regulation.
\nCOLORADO - Leigh Campbell-Hale says she does not plan to\nfight her removal as adviser to the high school student newspaper,\neven though her school is in one of the six states that has passed\nlegislation to counteract the 1988 Supreme Court decision of Hazelwood\nSchool District v.
\nWISCONSIN - Two radio announcers at St. Norbert College\nwere silenced during their reading of J.D.
\nUTAH - When student Dave Matthews moved to Kearns, Utah,\nat the beginning of this school year, he brought along the homemade\nnewspaper he started at his former high school.
\nWASHINGTON - A battle may have been won for the First Amendment,\nbut not without casualties as a Stanwood High School English teacher\nreceived a $20,000 settlement after she was let go from her newspaper\nadvising position.
\nFLORIDA - Despite the fact the student newspaper had published\nsimilar items for the past five years, the student government\nat Florida A&M University decided this spring to take an active\nstance against the publication of a newspaper endorsement of a\ncampus presidential candidate.
The student government froze the Fauman's funds for\ntwo weeks and has tentatively reduced its funding for next year\nfrom $58,000 to $40,000.
\nWISCONSIN - A student journalist's last effort to erase\nan expulsion from his disciplinary record failed last December\nwhen a judge dismissed his civil case.