In April, reporters at the State Hornet at Sacramento State University in California used public records to identify individuals not named in a NCAA report on infractions by the university’s tennis program that put the program on a three-year probation.
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Students and journalism professors at Western Washington University take on university’s failure to adhere to Washington Public Records law. In the latest take on what seems to be an ongoing battle with the school’s administration for documents that are clearly public, student Erasmus Baxter (our favorite byline of the year!) details how public information officers have delayed providing documents and in one case almost totally redacted a document for no defendable reason.
The student newspaper at Utah State University found that the business school collects millions of dollars in tuition that is supposed to be allocated by an advisory board that has never met.
After the story published. The board scheduled a meeting.
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