\nPENNSYLVANIA - Ever since a state law was first enforced\nin 1997 prohibiting the advertisement of alcohol in any publication\nby, for or on behalf of any educational institution, most college\nand university student newspapers in Pennsylvania, as well as\nthe bars and restaurants that advertise in them, wanted the law\ngone.
Tag: Spring 1999
State anti-Hazelwood legislation faces success. defeats
\nIllinois' legislation counteracting the 1988 Supreme Court\ndecision of Hazelwood School District v.
‘College Hazelwood‘ case hits the Sixth Circuit
\nOHIO - The heat is on in a federal appellate court as the\nbattle rages over First Amendment rights and prior restraint in\nthe Kincaid v.
Community protests against adult night club ads
\nHAWAII - After seeing scantily clad women in the student\nnewspaper, students and faculty, as well as some members of the\ncommunity, protested in front of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's\nBoard of Publication that the newspaper demeaned women.
Silencing youth will not stop the violence
Two days after the shooting rampage at Columbine High Schoolin Littleton, Colo., the Student Press Law Center started hearingthe stories we knew would come.
Principal denies student’s editorial
\nTEXAS - The definition of irony: When Adam Martinez wrote\nan editorial for the high school newspaper, he demanded a stop\nto an act he thought controversial, but his principal pulled the\nstory, fearing it would be, well, too controversial.
Martinez's editorial in the Dixie Dispatch, of which adviser John\nBriggs approved, criticized students' behavior at football games,\nwhere the team is known as the Rebels, for waiving Confederate\nflags.
Kincaid v. advisers
It was a decision that changed high school newspapers across\nthe country. Hazelwood East High School near St.
On-line ‘heckling’ gets student suspended
\nGEORGIA - "It is a wonder how we cause so much trouble\nand avoid recieving [sic] the proper punishment."
So boasted 14-year-old Matt Foreman, a.k.a.
Television policy finally adopted at Blair High School
\nMARYLAND - After more than three years of discussing and\ndebating, Blair High School finally has accepted a broadcasting\nguideline and regulation proposal for their student television\nstation.
Supreme Court to hear student activity fees case
\nWISCONSIN - The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider\na case that could determine whether a university can charge students\nmandatory student activity fees to finance political clubs and\nother groups that express unpopular views.