A state appeals court on Friday upheld thedismissal of a former dean's libel and defamation lawsuit against St.Cloud State University's student newspaper, the UniversityChronicle.
A judge this week dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former St. Cloud State University dean who sued the student newspaper after it published comments that suggested he was anti-Semitic and a racist.
Ching Fung had worked for the student newspaper at St. Cloud State University for less than a year when the popular, Grammy Award-winning rock band Evanescence came to town.
Two libel lawsuits involving student newspapers in Indiana and Minnesota were filed in the past few months, while a court dismissed a libel suit filed against a student paper in Massachusetts.