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Associated Press Media Editors, President Bob Heisse
Susan F. Brown of North Lake, Wisconsin
With her donation wrote, “To encourage a free and vibrant press at the University of Memphis!”
Fran Pedron Martin of Belton, Texas
With her donation wrote, “Glad all of you are taking this stand and proud to be part of the energy.”
Deborah Warrington Baker of Hampshire, Tenn.
With her donation wrote, “I plan to send more $ as I can — hopefully monthly. Stay strong! And know that there are many cheering you on.”
Bob Willis of Memphis, Tenn.
“Restoration of this year’s funding is good, but true victory won’t be won until there is a fair funding system for the future. Keep up the fight!”
Chris Vermillion (@pcvrmlln1898) via Twitter
"I will say that The Daily Helmsman keeps the campus more up to date on whats going on than the actual Police Services."
Isaac WIlson (@iawilson) via Twitter
"Wow this Daily Helmsman stuff is insane and ridiculous. I loved the Helmsman kept it real about stuff happening on campus."
Kelly Raven Silvermoon via Facebook
"I am not formally against the SGA nor the SAC; however, as a recent University of Memphis graduate, I can honestly say that the Helmsman was more useful to me during my time there." READ FULL POST HERE.
Shakia (@ShakiaSNN) via Twitter
"Our school paper ( @DailyHelmsman ) helps keep students informed. Without it many would be lost #Memphis"
Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) via Twitter
"Signs suggest the budget was cut for all the wrong reasons. But hopefully it'll get fixed thanks to the negative attention it's received."
(The campus community will get to keep reading) "about rapes on campus the university would never disclose without pressure from the Helmsman."
Joe Yeradi (@JoeYerardi) via Twitter
"Keep fighting the good fight, Daily Helmsman staffers. You guys are an inspiration."
Frank LoMonte (@FrankLoMonte) via Twitter
" 'What they're doing stinks, it's cowardly and it's wrong.' Proud of Memphis faculty for standing behind the Helmsman."
Angela Davis (@ShugNoAvery) via Twitter
"They cut the Daily Helmsman??? TEARS"
"They quoted my tears tweet lol. I love my school paper though. The Daily Helmsman keeps it legit."
John Martin (@JohnMartinCA) via Twitter
"The argument that the Helmsman never publishes any "school-related content" is bunk. Lame school events have gotten ink countless times.
Shaun Fosset (@shaun_fossett) via Twitter
"I had the pleasure of writing for the Daily Helmsman, many times. It was and is a quality publication. I grew to respect print journalists.
Scott Hall (@ScoHa) via Twitter
"... SGA has made it clear in the past that they despise the Helmsman and they fact they don't publish PR pieces."
Magic Mike (@MichaelKBowen) via Twitter
"Huge fan of frosh camp. But how do they get an 83% (90 to 165k) increase in funding in one year? Helmsman loses 33% (75 to 50k)
Trey Heath (@treyheath) via Twitter
"On Helmsman budget cuts: Look at the talent that paper has produced, continues to produce. It has given school big ROI.
Scott Carroll (@ScottyKnoxville) via Twitter
"On The Helmsman budget battle, I'll just say this: If the paper suffers, the campus and its community will suffer. There will be no winners."
Kat Leach (@kati_the_great) via Twitter
Why whould anyone on the funding committee vote to cut Helmsman funding completely if not as punishment for content?
Kelsey Climer (@kelsey_climer) via Twitter
"If the real reason to the Daily Helmsman budget cuts is the controversial content, that's messed up.
Ken Garland via Facebook
"This is the latest in a long line of attempts to censor the Helmsman. It went on when I was general manager 1984-90, and it is still going on."
Boyd Lewis, University of Memphis alumnus