Frequently asked questions about the federal campus crime reporting law.
\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.
\nTEXAS -- The Midland Independent School District has become\nembroiled in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a student\nwho was suspended, placed in an alternative school and barred\nfrom attending his own graduation -- all because he refused to\napologize for a picture he had in his closet at home.
\nMICHIGAN -- A community college professor is back in the classroom\nafter a federal judge issued an injunction in September blocking\nthe school from suspending him for using crude language.
\nINDIANA -- Sixteen Greenwood High School students were arrested\nin September for vandalizing the car of a classmate who wrote\na column in the school newspaper criticizing the football team.\n
Several of the students charged in the incident were members\nof the football team.