Safety

Tulane, Loyola Officials Tell Students They Are Taking Extra Steps To Combat Crime

In an effort to improve safety in and around campus, Tulane University has hired four off-duty NOPD officers this semester to work with campus police, Tulane Police Superintendent Jon Barnwell said. Barnwell also said Tulane is working with the city's Department of Public Works to fix about 70 street lights in the area.

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Trinity Assault Was Brutal, Yes, But It's Too Early To Draw Conclusions (Column)

A month ago, a man was found unconscious on a dark street in Hartford. Nobody paid much attention, except his family and the police who found him.

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Oregon State Board Of Higher Education Expected To Ban Guns On Campus, Again

Since a September court decision, students and faculty with concealed weapons permits can legally pack guns on Oregon's seven university campuses, but that may end on Friday.

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Technomad Mass Notification System Powers University Campus Audio

Western Washington University‘s sprawling campus in scenic Bellingham stretches 215 acres, with nearly 15,000 students walking the grounds during the fall and spring semesters. The university gives prominence to campus safety, recently upgrading its fire alarm system in 47 buildings and adding a mass notification system to improve audio quality and long-distance coverage.

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Debate At Boston U Extends To Safety

A controversy that began with the arrests of two Boston University ice hockey players on sexual assault charges has mushroomed into a broader debate about women’s safety after a recent graduate called the school’s behavioral health hot line late at night and found only what she called “a useless loop of automated menus.’’

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Technomad Mass Notification System Powers Outdoor Audio at Western Washington University

Western Washington University‘s sprawling campus in scenic Bellingham stretches 215 acres, with nearly 15,000 students walking the grounds during the fall and spring semesters. The university gives prominence to campus safety, recently upgrading its fire alarm system in 47 buildings and adding a mass notification system to improve audio quality and long-distance coverage.

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Background Checks on College Students Rising

Lessons learned the hard way

Sometimes tragedy creates change for the better—a sad reality that is being illustrated on campuses across the country as an increasing number of colleges mandated background screenings for students, particularly those enrolled in health science programs.

Purdue Probes Vandalism That Used Racial Slur

A case of racial vandalism discovered last week has Purdue University officials concerned.

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Frostburg University Police To Patrol City Streets After Deaths

Frostburg State University says campus police will patrol nearby city streets after two students were slain off-campus in the last two years.

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Judge Denies Request To Keep Steger In Va. Tech Suits

Special Justice William Alexander this morning denied a lawyer's request to reconsider the dismissal of Virginia Tech President Charles Steger from two $10 million wrongful death lawsuits stemming from the April 16, 2007, shootings on the school's campus.

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