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.
Tag: Winter 1996-97
Students claim softball suit censorship
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 takes aim at campus crime
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 lose battle to distribute alternative 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.
School found in violation of federal law
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.
Politics squeeze newspapers' funding
The Old Dominion University student senate cut the campus newspaper's funding over 96 percent last April amid allegations the action was politically motivated.
Suspended student settles writing project lawsuit
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.
Ohio Supreme Court considers landmark Miami access case
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.
Oversight policy moves through U. of Texas system
A publications policy that could require prior review by school officials over the student newspaper at the University of Texas at Pan American is still working its way through the university system.