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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, October 05, 2007

The Denver Post - CSU editor admonished, will keep job
A board chooses the lightest sanction in weighing his use of a vulgarity in an editorial.

Fort Collins - The Colorado State University editor who used the F-word in the student newspaper will keep his job.

The Board of Student Communications on Thursday night agreed to only admonish 20-year-old J. David McSwane, saying he committed two violations of the student media code.

The board picked the lightest sanction offered against McSwane rather than taking no action at all.

McSwane could have been reprimanded, suspended as editor of the Rocky Mountain Collegian or fired for writing "(Expletive) Bush" in a Sept. 21 editorial, said James Landers, CSU journalism professor and interim chair of the board.

The editorial drew national attention and the ire of ......

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