Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:43pm
A string of sexual assault allegations at three University of Minnesota fraternities on consecutive weekends last fall shook the U's Greek community. The incidents and the resulting six-week moratorium on alcohol at parties spawned changes: At Homecoming fraternity parties this weekend, rules about alcohol use were tighter than a year ago. Some houses brought in private security.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 8:57pm
When fire devastated the Zeta Psi house on Broadway early Sunday, it marked the fifth time a fraternity house had gone up in flames in the university area since Hurricane Katrina. Even though fire officials say the blazes appear unrelated and don't signal a larger problem, the president of the local neighborhood association has had enough.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/02/2011 - 6:08pm
One in 10 students at Bridgewater State University has been the victim of sexual aggression since arriving on campus, according to survey results presented last week to students, faculty, and regional and state care providers who regularly deal with fallout from such incidents.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 7:04pm
Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell has expanded its fire alarm and emergency communications (a.k.a. mass notification) systems offerings through the integration of audible and visual notification devices and IP network command software from Alertus Technologies. Utilizing any number of hard-wired and wireless methods, Alertus' wall-mounted Alert Beacons(r) , text-to-speech interface modules, digital signage and computer desktop alerts can integrate seamlessly with the E3 Series(r) of fire alarm and other emergency communications systems (ECS) from Gamewell-FCI.