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STUDENT WRITER LOSES JOB OVER COLUMN ON CHELSEA

Jesse Oxfeld, a senior at Stanford University, lost his job at the student newspaper, the Stanford Daily, after writing about Chelsea Clinton in a column his boss said violated her policy of not covering President Clinton's daughter.

Oxfeld wrote an opinion piece about the media coverage of Chelsea's arrival Sept. 19, accompanied by her parents.

"First, why, precisely, is it that we're all expected to bend over backward to give Chelsea and her family a 'normal' Stanford experience while the first family itself is under no similar obligation?" he wrote.

The newspaper's editor-in-chief, Carolyn Sleeth, said, "He submitted something, and I chose not to run it. I said I wouldn't be using his work."

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