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Redskins, Revenge, Censorship: The Ridiculous Mascot Fight at a Pennsylvania High School

Dan Reimold | Posted 10.09.2014 | Education
Dan Reimold

Neshaminy High School officials have been locked for a year now in an uproariously abhorrent battle royale of their own making with the school's student newspaper. Why? Because staffers decided they would no longer print the name of the school's mascot.

Pennsylvania School Proposes Policy to Force Use of Slur

Adam Goldstein | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
Adam Goldstein

Once government property is set aside for an educational purpose, students have a protectable free expression right within the scope of that purpose. Students no more have a right to take control of the newspaper away from the editors than they do the right to take control of the footballs away from the football team.

Student Newspaper Fights For Right To Ban The Word 'Redskins'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

A student newspaper that was told it could not ban the word “Redskins” from the publication may go to court over the issue. Several months ago...

High School Students Ban 'Redskins,' Get Sent To Principal

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When a high school newspaper at a suburban Philadelphia football powerhouse decided the word "Redskins" had no place in its page...