Four years after the Herald's initial records request, the college turned over documents related to 39 sexual misconduct investigations from the past decade.
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.
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.
The Kentucky Kernel’s strategy of requesting records from multiple state universities seems to be paying off, if rulings at Kentucky State University and Western Kentucky University this week are any indication.
With the help of his state representative, acollege sophomore in Kentucky has initiated a bill in the Commonwealth's Houseof Representatives that seeks to combat post-Hazelwood student pressrights restrictions.