Evan Ribot, 17, managing editor of Statesman, a student
newspaper at Stevenson High School, is flanked by editor Pam Selman,
18, (left) and reporter Molly Hartrich, 16, (right) as he speaks at a District 125 school board meeting Thursday in Lincolnshire. (Tribune / Chris Walker)
"The worst part about it all is that (the censorship) is not just
unlawful -- it's bad teaching and bad journalism," said Selman, of Buffalo Grove.
"The fact that we are students does not deprive us of our rights as
journalists working on a limited public forum to be free from
unreasonable restraint." (Stevenson H.S. students defend newspaper Tribune)