As college publications fight to stay independent of their administrations, newsrooms are banding together to #SaveStudentNewsrooms

Save Student Newsrooms calls on student-run publications to run editorials that highlight the need for student media on April 25 — the unofficial Support Student Journalism Day. They also ask alumni of student newsrooms to share their experiences with student media and to consider donating to their student paper. 

NEWS RELEASE: WKU journalist takes home $2,000 prize for investigative reporting on campus sexual harassment

Western Kentucky's student newspaper is honored at a college media conference for its persistent public-records digging, which provoked the university to file a "reverse FOIA" lawsuit seeking to block disclosure of information about how the college responds to sexual harassment complaints. 

Western Kentucky University sued their student paper. Attorneys on both sides are now arguing their cases.

Following in the footsteps of the University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University on Monday sued its student newspaper, the College Heights Herald, over access to records detailing faculty sexual misconduct investigations.