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PRIDE proposes bill for greater access to condoms

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Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

February 24, 2020

PRIDE presented a bill to make condoms more accessible to students at the Student Government Association meeting on Feb. 18. “I think giving students accessible access to [condoms] can reduce the negatives that might come with unprotective sex,” Adrienne Hill, sociology senior, said. The bil...

Issues transgender students face on campus

Reese Beasley, Reporter

November 21, 2019

For transgender and non-binary students, life on campus and almost anywhere can be difficult. “I feel kind of safe, but it makes me nervous that there are people that would rather eradicate me and other trans people from this campus. Even when I’m minding my own business, I notice how people look...

Police officers help to keep campus secure

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Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018

The University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency and is staffed by both sworn and civilian professional. The 10 sworn police officers along with a telecommunication dispatch team operate all day, every day. As they prepare to move into an improved building in the next two mont...

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Derek Soper, Legacy Hall director, educates students on how to play the game

Keanna Jenkins

March 8, 2018

To educate students on how they can be safe during their spring break vacations, various organizations on campus hosted booths on the Jesse Rogers Promenade as a part of Safe Spring Break on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Around 200 students were in attendance at the event and a variety of boo...

‘Scentsy’ candles provide dorm-safe alternative to traditional candles

Scentsy Candle burns perfectly pomegranate in a Killingsworth dorm. Photo by Hannah Dean

Hannah Dean

September 17, 2015

Fighting the odors that come with living on campus can often be a struggle. Because typical candles are not allowed in dorms due to the fire hazard of the open flame, some students have found an alternative in Scentsy candles, warmed by a low-watt bulb. Maurisha Peyton, early childhood educ...

Resident Assistants to present educational drinking games

Ricinda Turner

March 26, 2015

The resident assistants in Killingsworth Hall plan to use the drinking game Tower of Power, made popular by the movie "21&Over" as part of an effort to teach students to consume alcohol safely, March 26. Tiffany Uke, Killingsworth RA and sophomore biology pre-med said, “We’re trying to promote...

Have a safe Spring Break

Michael Lamberti, freshman in mechincal engineering, tries to catch a ball at the sobriety test booth ran by the police department at safe spring break held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Cedric Phillips

March 4, 2014

About 40 students gathered in the student center Comanche suites for the Safe Spring Break event on March 4 to learn some safe spring break tips and to grab a free bite to eat. The event was sponsored by the  Counseling Center, disability support services, housing and dining services,  police ...

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