Although censors of the college press traditionally target student newspapers, two college yearbooks were shelved this spring by administrators with objections to the books' contents.
A federal judge in Illinois rejected an elementary school student's plea in April to have her school print the words "God Bless America" on a yearbook cover she designed.
By refusing to grant a temporary restraining order, U.S.
High school censorship seems to occur in an ever-growing set of circumstances. For example, in recent years the Report has described restrictions on student Web sites, repression of underground newspapers and rejection of student media advisers who stand up for their students' rights.
On Feb. 20, the staff at Temple University's student newspaper the Temple News put the finishing touches on that week's issue.
When college journalists at the University of Oregon showed up to cover their student government association’s vote tally after a campus primary election, they were turned away and told they had no right to be there.
MASSACHUSETTS – The 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.
Two separate court rulings in the Midwest upheld the public interest in access to information that was previously kept under lock and key by school and college administrators.
This spring, administrators at three universities tried to implement tighter control over campus publications.