George Mason Law School

Va. Tech paper’s online comments disrupt funding

Written by


February 14, 2010

12:16 AM

According to an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Tech’s non-profit, student newspaper, the Collegiate Times, may lose funding over its liberal online commenting policy.

Tech’s Commission on Student Affairs wishes to dissolve their contract with the non-profit company that oversees Tech’s student media, and is threatening to cut the paper’s access to advertising.

Tech’s Vice President for Student Affairs Edward Spencer said the Collegiate Times policy has allowed its website to become “a big graffiti wall” for comments that can be “very racist, sexist, xenophobic and alarmist.”

Read the full article here.

Share This Article

Related News

Tribe Square evicts The Crust leaving ground floor empty
As gubernatorial primary nears, students get out the vote
College mourns death of online MBA student, Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken

About Author

The Flat Hat
  • The Flat Hat