Tag: year in college media

by Rachele Kanigel

2015 was a rollercoaster year for college media, with some significant threats to students’ press freedom, several tragedies and some uplifting victories. It was a time for resilience and resourcefulness and students and their advisers used the courts, legislative remedies and the power of the press to address the some of the challenges they faced. […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Roughly a month ago, Kyle Plantz agreed to shout strangers’ names in a newsroom for only $5. Plantz, 20, a junior journalism major at Boston University, is not crazy. He’s passionate — about The Daily Free Press. In early November, the FreeP, the 45-year-old independent student newspaper at BU, launched a fundraising campaign to pay off […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Allegations of Ivy League hazing. Alice in Wonderland on LSD. A Biblical studies professor busted in a child predator sting. A student squirrel whisperer. A 280-pound black bear falling from a tree. And something called milking. These buzzwords and teaser descriptions factor into a few of the many viral creations published or posted by college […] more »