UF editors claim student government official dumped newspapers on eve of election

In aspat of he-said, she-said between student politicians and a student newspaperat the University of Florida, one thing is certain — 268 unread copies of The Independent Florida Alligator werefound discarded in a trash bin the day before student government elections.

SUNSHINE WEEK: Courts weigh transparency, student privacy

In the past year, courts across the country have tried tointerpret the meaning of the federal student privacy law, known as FERPA.Several recent rulings suggest the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Actdoes not protect the vast array of information about students that someuniversities have claimed.