N ews-Record.com - Greensboro, North Carolina: News: Honor code cha...http://www.news-record.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060 118/N... 1 of 11/18/2006 4:07 PM Weath Greens 51° Lig h Humidit y Wind: 1 7 Home News Opinion Business Entertainment Sports Market Place Public Notices Help & Reader Services DIY Contest Poll TriadCareers TriadCars TriadHomes TriadClassifieds Newspaper Ads Featured Job Ads Archives Apartments Yellow Pages Celebrations Obituaries Advertiser Index Place an Ad Personals Print Advertising Ad Post Online Advertising N&R Store ADVERTISEMENT A & T University 2006 Calendar GoTriad Readers Choice Awards Home Depot Do-It-Yourself Contest Flair Winter 2005 TriadCareers: Employment of Choice Living Well at 50 Plus TriadHomes Monthl y « back News Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Print this article Email this Article News & Record Allison Jaynes Honor code charges against UNCG students dropped By Lanita Withers Staff Writer GREENSBORO -- UNCG has dropped honor code charges against two students who protested in areas of campus other than those defined as free speech zones, according to the accused students and an education advocacy group. Student Code of Conduct violations were dropped against 23-year-old UNCG seniors Allison Jaynes and Robert Sinnott for refusing to move when told to do so by a university official.
The case began after a ... more. less.
November protest organized by the College Libertarians to object to the university's specified free speech zones. During the three-hour protest, about 50 students gathered in front of Jackson Library -- which isn't one of the designated free speech zones -- and held signs and banners in protest and collected signatures against the policy. Sinnott said a goal of the protest was for the university to make allegations against them.<br><br> "We were intending to provoke the system into action into a critical review of what's going on," he said. Jaynes, the founder and president of the UNCG College Libertarians, said she got involved because most citizens and students don't know their constitutional rights. Officials "take advantage of that to keep things calm and quiet," she said Tuesday.<br><br> "That strikes a chord in me." JenDayShawUNCG'sdeanofstudentsdidnotreturnacallfor Email this Article Print this article Comment on this A Search Archives Join N&R eNewsle t Reader Advisory N e Add N&R RSS Fee ADVERTISEMENT