Tufts magazine faces student’s libel allegation

MASSACHUSETTSThe Primary Source just cannot catch a break. After beating sexual harassment charges and stopping a series of thefts, the conservative magazine at Tufts University in Medford is now the subject of a libel claim.

Iris Halpern, the senior who alleged the magazine harassed her last fall, filed a complaint with the dean's office on April 1 claiming the magazine libeled her and retaliated against her for having filed the sexual harassment charges.

The conflict between Halpern and The Primary Source dates back to Oct.

Cases target secret meetings

Around the country, school board members and college administrators are being threatened with harsh punishments for illegally conducting business behind closed doors.


In what may be an unprecedented action, five former Las Cruces school board members are facing criminal charges for alleged open-meetings violations.