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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.

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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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Police Subdue Post-Super Bowl Riot At UMass Amherst

Students involved in a disturbance on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus after the Patriots’ Super Bowl loss face possible school sanctions, as well as criminal charges, officials said yesterday.

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Deputies: Parkside Student Confesses To Creating List

No danger to students, authorities say as investigation continues

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Yale Fulfills Vow on Sex-Misconduct Report

Making good on a promise to be more open about its handling of sexual misconduct, Yale University has released its first report describing the complaints that were made and how they were handled.

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Campus, Local Police Bill Clears Va. Senate Panel

A Senate committee today endorsed a bill to enhance cooperation between campus and local police departments on rape and death investigations.

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