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Commentary: Permission to Enter the Rath Building

By Lee Coppola

Buffalo, NY – A controversy erupted in recent weeks between the Giambra administration and the electronic media over access to the Rath Building. Listener-Commentator Lee Coppola says no one should need permission to enter a public building.

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Listener-Commentator Lee Coppola is dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University. In an e-mail message to Dean Coppola, Bob Koshinski wrote that he did not create the Rath Building policy and that it had been in place since the late 1980s.