Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

Sixty-seven U.S. colleges are under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift. No longer were discussions of campus sexual assault confined to a handful of Northeastern colleges. From the University of California, Berkeley, to the Pennsylvania State…

Will Wichita Charities Help With Immigration Crisis?

Immigration crisis WICHITA, Kan. – The White House is calling it a humanitarian crisis. Fifty-two thousand immigrant children have illegally crossed the U.S. border this year. Legally, most can’t be deported because they came without an adult and because of the deportation rule for the countries they came from. Now charities across the nation are…

Idaho university allows armed patrols as law takes effect

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) -Public safety officers armed with semi-automatic pistols will patrol Idaho State University for the first time on Tuesday to safeguard students and staff, in response to a new state law allowing concealed weapons on college campuses. Click here to continue reading…

Community Colleges Contemplate Armed Security Guards on Campus

Most students heading to college are consumed with the adjustment to dorm life, the sometimes complex maze of the registration process and the cheapest place to purchase textbooks and supplies. However, recent events on campuses across the country, particularly the tragic massacre that occurred at Virginia Technical College just a few short years ago, have…

How campus safety could affect college choices

Campus safety is on the minds of many college-age women these days. Female students were among the targets in the deadly attacks last week near the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. But even before then, sexual harassment and assault on college campuses were making headlines.In the past couple months, the U.S Department…