Western Illinois U. editor reinstated after suspension for freelancing video of campus brawl

Administrators at Western Illinois University lifted the student newspaper editor’s suspension Monday — nearly two weeks after they removed him from his job because he sold a video of campus police officers’ response to a fight.

Administrators at Western Illinois U. suspend student editor from student newspaper for selling video of campus riot

The university's vice president for student services said the student reporter violated several sections of the student conduct code, including “committing acts of dishonesty” by representing the newspaper “without the explicit prior consent of the officials of that group.”