Emboldened, perhaps, by their seeming omnipotence, some school officials in the post-Hazelwood era have trained their sights on new ground.
When Meadville Area High School student Brooke Kneeland died of leukemia last May, friends wanted to pay tribute to her by placing an ad with her picture and two poems in the school's yearbook.
A New York university was issued a $4,200 fine by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for playing a sexually explicit rap song over the airwaves of its student-run radio station.
A story on page 8 of the Spring 1998 issue of the SPLC Reportnrelated the story of Midwestern State University newspaper editornJason Lawrence, who was verbally threatened by an athlete at thenschool after the newspaper published a cartoon critical of thenteam's performance.
chool officials at Blair High School who pulled a controversial student-produced television show more than two years ago are still in the process of developing broadcast regulations and guidelines.
It would take more than the arguments of a conservative student newspaper to win back status as a recognized student publication.
The fight to give the public moreaccess to campus crime information got a shot in the arm afterCongress passed 1998 amendments to the Higher Education Act.
If writing for a newspaper was considered a football game, Joseph Oladiji would have to dig deep in his playbook repertoire to figure out his next plan of attack.
If you can't beat 'em, try something else.
When newspaper editor Jennifer Stanley first heard that one of the school's student leaders allegedly hit his girlfriend last fall, she wanted to find out more.