Meg Lanker-Simons http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW student denies that she authored controversial post http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-student-denies-she-authored-controversial-post <p>University of Wyoming student Meg Lanker-Simons is denying charges that a controversial Facebook post targeting her…was written by her.&nbsp;</p><p>The post threatened sexual violence and led to protests in support of Lanker- Simons.&nbsp; U-W Police have cited her with interference for lying about the post on the now defunct U-W crushes page.&nbsp;</p><p>U-W spokesman Chad Baldwin says they suspected Lanker-Simons was the author after launching an investigation.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:26:48 +0000 Bob Beck 40101 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW student denies that she authored controversial post Student accused of making false statements http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/student-accused-making-false-statements <p>A University of Wyoming student has been cited for interference with a police investigation in connection with a post on a non-university-affiliated Facebook page that included a reference to sexual violence.</p><p>Meghan Lanker-Simons received the citation as a result of false statements she made to the UW Police Department. The UWPD investigation concluded that she was responsible for the post on the now-dismantled “UW Crushes” Facebook site in which she ostensibly was targeted as a potential victim of sexual violence.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 18:38:20 +0000 UW News Service 40083 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Student accused of making false statements Administrator takes down "UW Crushes," apologizes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/administrator-takes-down-uw-crushes-apologizes <p></p><p>Page administers have removed UW Crushes from Facebook.&nbsp; This follows a public backlash to a post that directed violent sexual language at a University of Wyoming student.</p><p>UW Crushes was not affiliated with the university.</p><p>The page allowed users to anonymously submit messages about other UW students. Many were vague compliments, but some were sexually explicit or use real names.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:13:53 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39880 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW student targeted with violent, sexual language on anonymous web page; police investigate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-student-targeted-violent-sexual-language-anonymous-web-page-police-investigate <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">University of Wyoming police are investigating an anonymous message posted to a public Facebook </span></font><font color="#1F497D" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">page</span></font><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:03:54 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39847 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org