Frequently asked questions about the federal campus crime reporting law.
\nWYOMING -- The University of Wyoming's student publications\nboard decided in October not to eliminate Frontiers magazine\nafter announcing that Frontiers and two other publications\nmight be eliminated in order to channel funds into the student\nnewspaper.
INDIANA -- When Marina Hennessy started working on a story\nabout hazing for Avon High School's student newspaper, she wanted\nto show that incidents, such as an alleged assault involving the\nswim team at nearby Carmel High School, did not happen at Avon.\n
Until she found out they did.
CALIFORNIA -- A professor at the City College of San Francisco filed a lawsuit in October against a former CCSF student over a Web site that allows students to post reviews of professors.
"It's sending lies, death threats and defamation against teachers around the world," English professor Daniel Curzon-Brown said of the Teacher Review Web site.
Curzon-Brown charged in his suit that the site has caused him emotional distress by publishing statements about him and other professors that are false and defamatory.
\nPENNSYLVANIA -- After only a quarter of the 3,000 seniors\nat the University of Pittsburgh purchased a yearbook last year\n-- leaving the publication with a large deficit -- administrators\nstepped in, transferring control over the yearbook from students\nto the public affairs department.
"The yearbook was about to go out of business anyway,"\nsaid Ken Service, a university spokesman.
CONNECTICUT -- Ben Popik and Brendan Sullivan were set\nto be editors of their school's student newspaper this year, but\nthey were missing one thing: an adviser.
GEORGIA -- A middle school student has decided not to sue\nthe school district that suspended him for 18 weeks in February\nfor creating a personal Web site critical of his school.
NEW YORK -- A columnist for the student newspaper at Syracuse\nUniversity was fired from his position on the school's judicial\nboard after he penned a column accusing the judicial affairs office\nof abusing its power.
CALIFORNIA -- The parents of a student who admitted using\nillegal drugs in a story published in Alameda High School's student\nnewspaper filed a formal complaint with the school district in\nOctober.
CALIFORNIA -- After publishing a picture of a Hispanic\nman's arrest on the front page of its Oct.