In response to perceived censorship — following an article that questioned a new scholarship fund’s motives — the Bulldog Weekly’s co-editors launched an online fundraising campaign on Feb. 13 to support an alternative news website, independent from university administrators and the student government.
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Student government at California university puts student newspaper on ‘temporary hiatus’ because of ‘quality and professionalism’ concerns
The student government at the University of Redlands voted earlier this month to place the institution’s student-run newspaper on “temporary hiatus” over concerns about the paper’s “quality and professionalism.” One editor at the newspaper said the decision to defund the Bulldog Weekly was retaliation for an article about a new scholarship. The story quoted a student saying the fund was for “rich, white males.”
Online survey leads University of Redlands to cut student newspaper budget
The Bulldog,the University of Redlands student newspaper in Redlands, Calif., received astifling bite to its funding, knocking its $39,000 budget to $10,000.