Tag: campus safety

Students speak about campus safety

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer zbeaucha@iu.edu A college campus is place of higher education, a place people go to further themselves and learn. A college campus should be a place where people feel safe. However, unfortunate as it may be, this is not always so. Is this the case on the campus of IU South

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Staying safe on campus

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer When traveling across IU South Bend’s campus, there are ways to ensure that you can protect yourself. With the shortened daylight hours through the winter months, safety rises as a concern for some. From carrying defense mechanisms to physical preparation, you may want to evaluate ways to stay safe on

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Coffee and Conversation debates campus carry policy

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For Constitution Week, the American Democracy Project (ADP) on campus hosted several conversations on current popular topics of political debate, including guns on campus. With the rise of mass school shootings across the nation, some campuses have discussed and even allowed members of universities with carrying licenses to carry

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Just a cloud, or something more

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu     College students are increasingly fueling their nicotine addictions with Juuls and other vaping devices. An August 2018 report by the 28th annual Indiana Youth Survey, published by IU Bloomington, stated that almost 30% of twelfth graders are using vaping devices. This percentage is a 45% increase from

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Man found unconscious outside of campus

By: KATE LUCE staff writer On Aug. 3 at 3:00 a.m., a public safety advisory was issued to IU South Bend after a report of an injured man was found unconscious outside of campus. The incident took place next to the Student Activity Center’s parking lot, along 20th Street. The man is not a student

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Guns in the classroom? Indiana bill would allow concealed weapons on public college campuses

By SARAH E. WARD Staff Writer It seems lately school shootings are becoming a regular story for media outlets, and the lingering question still remains: How can it be prevented? A new bill has been introduced in the Indiana General Assembly by Republican Senator Jim Banks which would allow students, faculty and staff to carry

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