Five missing dollars has brought out a years-old animosity between the State University of New York at Brockport’s student newspaper and its student government, sparking two threats against members of the newspaper staff — including a suggestion that someone break the editor’s fingers.
Copies of the student newspaper at The College at Brockport went missing after the paper ran a controversial cover picturing a student that was killed over the weekend.
An attorney for the State University of New Yorkat Brockport’s student government is demanding the editor of the school’sstudent-run newspaper retract a Feb.
More than 2,000 copies of the Feb. 6 edition of thestudent paper at the State University of New York at Brockport were stolen overa period of five days.
Lawyers for students Patricia Simpson and Robert Wojick filed the lawsuit in June against the State University of New York at Brockport in a federal district court in Buffalo.