Over a year after the Supreme Court struck down the University of Virginia's attempt to limit funds to a religious student newspaper, the school has recently disclosed the real price of their loss.
At North Platte High School, staff members of the student newspaper have written editorials about a lawsuit against the school district despite what they say was a gag order on the story.
Congress jumped into action last fall, taking up various issues concerning campus crime.
By way of the First and 14th Amendments, state-supported universities cannot censor the student press.
Students in Milwaukee suffered a blow in their censorship battle with high school administrators when a state court ruled in favor of the school's decision to censor the students' underground publication.
In September the U.S. Department of Education found Moorhead State University in violation of the federal Campus Security Act, the first time any school has been investigated and found in "non-compliance" with the five-year-old law.
The Old Dominion University student senate cut the campus newspaper's funding over 96 percent last April amid allegations the action was politically motivated.
A student at a Warrenton high school has settled a lawsuit against a school board for violating his constitutional free speech rights when it suspended him for presenting a creative writing assignment to his English class.
Jennifer Markiewitz, a 1996 graduate of Miami University of Ohio and the former editor in chief of the student newspaper, along with the current editor Emily Herbert are waging a much-watched battle in the journalism community.