One editor fairs better than another in appeal

GEORGIA ' The president of Georgia State University decided to reverse the punishment given to one student editor and uphold the sanctions imposed on another editor.

The decisions stem from a case last spring involving the student newspaper, The Signal. Former editor Stephen Ericson and former perspectives editor Bradford Pilcher were punished for not running certain letters to the editor.

In September, President Carl Patton chose to grant Pilcher's appeal, and overturned all the sanctions placed on him.

Columbine wins reprieve in religious tiles dispute

In and out of the courtroom, faith-based groups and families continue to battle schools to expand students' rights to religious expression.

After failing to comply with a federal judge's order, Columbine High School in Colorado won a stay in a case involving the display of religious-themed memorial tiles painted by the families of two victims killed in the April 1999 shootings at the school.

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