Controversial articles lead to formation of committee

ARIZONA -- An ad hoc student newspaper advisory committee at Yavapai College claims it is seeking to upgrade the standards of the school's newspaper, but the paper's former editor thinks the college president is trying to gain editorial control over the paper after the publication of several controversial articles.

Editors at The Rough Rider received a memo announcing the formation of the committee to establish more comprehensive guidelines and professional standards. The committee's recommendation is due in August.

Fall 2000, reports