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When campus police failed me

When campus police failed me

Alyssa Mitchell

September 5, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Stranded in a Chili’s parking lot in 100 degree weather with no one to come help me — you would think I could call the campus police, right? Apparently not. On Aug. 23, my friend and I walked to my car from Chili's to go to Walmart, but it wouldn’t start. I had no jumper cables and no o...

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Brendan Wynne

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Though hands-on activities are often key components for health science students, very rarely do professors get the opportunity to show students what it’s really like to work in a hectic, hospital environment. Until now, that is.On Friday, Nov. 18, students from the departments of respiratory care, r...

New police, housing directors take part in meet and greet

Reginald Johnson II

March 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Newly appointed Chief of Police Patrick Coggins and Director of Residence Life and Housing Kristi Schulte were the focal points of the meet and greet on March 9 in Comanche Suites.“It’s been a busy month, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at protocol and process in the department,” Coggins said.Schu...

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

Jacob Smith

November 3, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

The Campus Carry Task Force held its first, and only, public forum Nov. 2 to discuss plans for the Campus Carry Law passed in the last Texas legislative session. Laura Fidelie, chair of the task force, led the forum presenting an informative case about the task force’s plans for enforcing t...

Safe spring break success

Mandy Saal

March 5, 2015


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

This year’s annual Safe Spring Break organizers wanted to remind students to drink responsibly, avoid dangerous activities, and gave students advice about what they should do to take care of their bodies. Shanna Tole, an official at the Vinson Health Center booth, said, “I hope students are reminded...

Campus police: Thefts remain steady

Campus police: Thefts remain steady

Matthew Swiger

February 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

As a new semester begins, campus crime follows, and while some students feel the frequency of thefts has increased, university police Sgt. Albert Jimenes said the number of thefts is actually normal. According to the campus crime log, since the start of the fall 2014 semester, there have been 26 ...

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