Lindsie Rank is a 2018 graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Law, Media & Communication dual-degree program, through which she earned a J.D. and a master’s in mass communication with a focus on First Amendment law. For her master’s thesis, Lindsie conducted a nationwide survey of college newspaper editors to examine the prevalence of administrative censorship of student media. Lindsie spent the summer of 2015 as a FIRE legal intern.
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lindsie grew up on an onion farm in the heart of the Columbia Valley and earned her B.A. in English and journalism at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing her wardrobe, spending hours in the kitchen whipping up vegan cuisine, and snuggling her pugador pups.
- VICTORY: Ashland abandons demand for prior review of student newspaper, recommits to expressive freedom after FIRE’s intervention,
- Ashland University dismisses newspaper adviser as administrators complain that student reporters did ‘too much investigative journalism’,
- Do I have a right to interview sources employed by my college?,
- Loyola New Orleans drops misconduct charges against student journalist disciplined for routine newsgathering,
- Eastern Kentucky University latest campus to bar employees from speaking to journalists,
- Loyola University New Orleans punishes student journalist for newsgathering,
- SPFI hotline: Does the paper own the copyright?,
- Announcing FIRE’s Free Press Workshop for student journalists,
- Indiana University stifles student press by blocking access to public records,
- Title IX weaponized against student journalists, again. This time, at Princeton.,
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