Safety

Public Seeks Answer From Roxbury Community College On US Crime Audit

Members of the board of trustees at Roxbury Community College said at their public meeting Tuesday that school funding could be in jeopardy if embattled college president Terrence A. Gomes remains in the post he has held since 2003.

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U Of Wisconsin Dean Of Students Calls Shooting 'Unsettling'

UW-Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam described an early-morning shooting near campus on the eve of graduation last weekend as "unsettling."

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Roxbury College Draws Scrutiny For Apparent Gaps In Crime Reports

Federal officials are auditing Roxbury Community College for suspected lapses in its reporting of crimes committed on campus - the latest in a series of controversies for college president Terrence Gomes.

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13 Students Charged In Hazing Death Of Florida A&M U Drum Major Robert Champion

Thirteen people were charged Wednesday in one of the biggest college hazing cases ever prosecuted in the U.S., accused in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major who authorities say was mercilessly pummeled by fellow members of the marching band.

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Charges Coming In Fla. Hazing Death

At least five people will face charges in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member aboard a bus after a performance in Orlando last fall, authorities said Tuesday.

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U Of Southern California Details New Security Measures After Shooting

The University of Southern California and Los Angeles police announced new security measures Thursday following the unsolved killings of two Chinese graduate students near a campus that promotes itself as an international destination.

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Group Says It Has Ceased Bomb Threats on Campus

As students headed to final exams at the University of Pittsburgh this week, with many exhausted and frustrated by more than 100 bomb threats that have disrupted classes and emptied dorms, they were hoping there would be no further evacuations now that a group has announced its bomb threat campaign is over.

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Va. Tech Marking 5 Years Since Campus Massacre

Students were headed to class on Monday at Virginia Tech, the first year the school hasn't suspended instruction to mark the anniversary of a 2007 rampage that left 32 people and the gunman dead.

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5 Years After Tech, Va. Colleges Gauge Threats

Virginia's colleges and universities have quietly investigated hundreds of students, employees and others in recent years to prevent a repeat of the Virginia Tech massacre of 2007, when a student gunman left a series of increasingly disturbing warning signs before killing 32 people and himself.

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Report: U of California Pepper Spraying Could Have Been Prevented

The infamous pepper spraying of UC Davis student protesters by University of California police in November "should and could have been prevented," says a new report that strongly criticizes campus and police handling of the incident.

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