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Outgoing U. columnists in trouble over ‘hidden’ vulgarity

May 6, 2010

by Brian Maffly

The Salt Lake Tribune

 

The University of Utah student newspaper has a 12-year tradition of hiding vulgar or racy phrases in copy of the year's final edition, but this time it appears the pranksters did a poor job of concealing the offensive language.

Virtually emblazoned across the tops of two editorial pages in the Daily Utah Chronicle 's April 28 edition are references to male and female body parts, prompting U. administrators to place holds on the transcripts of the nine columnists, all seniors hoping to graduate today...

Schools: University of Utah

NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.

Outgoing U. columnists in trouble over ‘hidden’ vulgarity

May 6, 2010

The University of Utah student newspaper has a 12-year tradition of hiding vulgar or racy phrases in copy of the year's final edition, but this time it appears the pranksters did a poor job of concealing the offensive language.

Virtually emblazoned across the tops of two editorial pages in the Daily Utah Chronicle 's April 28 edition are references to male and female body parts, prompting U. administrators to place holds on the transcripts of the nine columnists, all seniors hoping to graduate today...

Schools: University of Utah