A former advisor for the student newspaper at Central Missouri State University is suing the school. She claims CMSU is punishing her for a damaging news story in the Muleskinner newspaper that lead to a state audit of the university. Barbara Lach-Smith advised the student newspaper when it exposed the lavish contract for outgoing president Ed Elliot. She is seeking more than $100,000 in damages in federal court. The university is withholding comment.