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Police: Hazing Took Place At Florida A&M U Professor's Home

Witnesses told police that two Florida A&M University faculty members were present as band fraternity pledges were hazed at the home of one of the professors in early 2010, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.

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Attorney Seeks $4M For 2 Virginia Tech Families

Families awarded $4 million each in a wrongful death lawsuit over Virginia Tech's response to a 2007 massacre are seeking to circumvent a $100,000 cap on claims against the state, according to court filings.

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Guns on Campus: Five years after Virginia Tech tragedy

In the five years since the Virginia Tech tragedy, the debate over allowing concealed weapons on campus rages on.

First things first. This story is not about the Second Amendment of The United States Constitution, which grants citizens the right to keep and bear arms. Every state recognizes that right and, at the state level, 49 of them include a provision for licensed owners to carry concealed handguns in public. Instead, this story is about the debate over whether that right should extend to carrying firearms onto the country’s colleges and universities.

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UConn Shuttle Buses Now Speak To Students

System Warns Pedestrians Bus Is Turning And Reminds Drivers To Look Both Ways

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Student Shot To Death On Mississippi State Campus

A student was shot to death at a Mississippi State University residence hall late Saturday night, prompting campus-wide alerts as authorities searched for suspects who fled the scene.

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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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