The opinion section of the University of Colorado'sonline student paper was back up Monday, and a controversial faculty"fact-finding committee" was disbanded as the Campus Press staff anduniversity community try to find closure after a student column sent shockwavesthrough campus.
Student editors have suspended the opinion sectionof the University of Colorado's online student paper, the Campus Press,following a public backlash over a student column titled "If it's war the Asianswant... It's war they'll get."
With frequent tuition hikes and steep taxes comes a desire from thoseconcerned with the use of tax dollars to know how money is allocated at publicuniversities across the country.
Allegations of sexual assault and drug and alcohol abuse during football recruitment plagued the University of Colorado last year, leading lawmakers and state officials to eye the University of Colorado Foundation, which held key documents that would indicate how some funding for recruitment was spent.
In the wake of two lawsuits and a grand jury investigation involving the fundraising arm of the University of Colorado, state officials are accusing the University of Colorado Foundation of having an "anonymous nature" – and, the officials say, they are ready to do something about it.