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New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

Adhi Ramkumar

November 18, 2018

Read our 11.16 Staff Editorial about New Voices Indiana here.

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

Hear Our Voice: HiLite, other Indiana publications not immune to  censorship unless New Voices Bill passes this legislative season

November 16, 2018

In 2017, it failed. in 2018, it failed again. but in 2019, if we make a strong case to our representatives, House Bill 1130 may finally pass and finally restore freedom of the press to student journalism in Indiana’s schools. HB 1130, known as the “New Voices” bill, would provide scholastic journalists...

Working to #BeHeard: Former Acumen editor-in-chief reflects on involvement in New Voices legislation movement

Working to #BeHeard: Former Acumen editor-in-chief reflects on involvement in New Voices legislation movement

Selena Qian '17, former Acumen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018

I was part of New Voices Indiana back in the 2016-2017 school year. It was exciting to help put together and advocate for a bill to protect student journalists and their advisers. We started by meeting with all of the stakeholders and reaching out to them. We spoke in support of the bill in a committee...

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

This summer, the right to bear arms came under public scrutiny and incited a nasty debate across partisan lines. Considering the horror of the Aurora theater massacre, it’s certainly an important debate to be had. Amid the hubbub over the Second Amendment, however, I thought more about the First A...