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Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969), was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court that defined First Amendment rights of students in U.S. public schools.

A .pdf scan of The Black Moochie, Part 1, at the center of censorship controversy at Salem State University (formerly College). Though it is unknown what parts of the story were printed in The Log, we can get a sense of the content from this digital…

Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988) was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that public school curricular student newspapers may be able to place restrictions on students' free speech and expression.

A review of Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988) and the principal's authority to censor articles in a student newspaper.

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The memo is a statement from President Frederick Meier of Salem State College regarding the decision of the Antonelli v. Hammond case. Judge Garrity found that the administration of the college has no authority or control of the student press.

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This document is an attempt by Biology professor James Schooley to start a new campus newspaper in the wake of the controversy about 'The Log' publishing "The Black Moochie". This was the only issue of 'The Analog'.

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The document is an extensive report on the censorship of 'The Log'. It contains a detailed timeline of actions, copies of relevant documents, etc.

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The anonymous student expresses his anger that "our Log is gone" due to the actions of the editors of the paper.

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The memo from President Meier states his opinion on the potential publication of Eldridge Cleaver's "The Black Moochie" in "The Log". He warns that "The Log" could have its funding taken away if it proceeds with "the purveyance of obscenity and filth…

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President Meier responds to the letter from James Murphy regarding the censure by the College Publications Board.
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