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Fla. college suspends paper after students fight for control

(08/01/04 12:00am)

Since February, editors struggled with administrators over access to the school’s financial records and the use of the college’s logo on their business cards. The situation climaxed in March when editors printed an article — without their adviser’s approval — criticizing the lack of student activities on campus.

College officials trash student publications

(08/01/04 12:00am)

Copies of the La Roche Courier were distributed on April 14 and confiscated by college president Monsignor William Kerr three days later -- the same day prospective students and their parents toured the college during an open house.Kerr apparently confiscated the newspapers because of an editorial in the newspaper that advocated teaching students about safe sex, said Nicole Johnson, a student editor of the newspaper.

Former adviser alleges college violated 1st Amendment

(09/01/05 12:00am)

Former college President Veldon Law said in an affidavit, filed May 25 in federal district court, that he recommended Schartz's contract be renewed, but the Barton County Community College Board of Trustees voted not to renew it. Law, who was fired from the college by the Board of Trustees on July 19 after three former basketball coaches were accused of fraud, declined to answer questions for this story.

Adviser out of a job despite national support, student protest

(09/01/06 12:00am)

Since November, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the American Association of University Professors have come out in support of Fischler, asking the college to reinstate him. College Media Advisers has censured the college and Dolphin staff halted publication in protest of the administrators’ decision.

Georgia Public Broadcasting begins daytime programming on WRAS 88.5 amid widespread protests

(07/02/14 12:00pm)

Student and alumni efforts to delay or halt the start of Georgia Public Broadcasting over the formerly student-run airwaves of WRAS 88.5 FM have failed, and listeners tuning into the Atlanta station between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. will hear talk radio instead of music programming that has been a hallmark of the station since 1971.

After students protest, Georgia State University pushes back start date for deal giving broadcasting network daytime programming hours on WRAS-FM

(06/02/14 12:00pm)

Georgia State University has postponed the start of a deal that will switch WRAS-FM daytime broadcasting to Georgia Public Broadcasting after a nearly month-long protest by student and alumni deejays and supporters.