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Five police officers in uniform. One is a white woman and the others are men of color.
Aug 02, 2022
Tensions between Queens College public safety officers and staff and faculty of color have led to accusations of racism and heightened fear and distrust on both sides.

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August 2, 2022
Tensions between Queens College public safety officers and staff and faculty of color have led to accusations of racism and heightened fear and distrust on both sides.
July 14, 2022
A rash of bomb threats has disrupted higher ed institutions—especially community colleges—across the country this summer.
June 27, 2022
Asian students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison are calling for more protection after an international student from China was beaten in downtown Madison.
May 9, 2022
Liberty University is under investigation for Clery Act noncompliance. Fourteen women have sued since July, accusing the university of a long-standing pattern of mishandling sexual assaults.
April 15, 2022
In the post–George Floyd era, some college police departments are demilitarizing uniforms and repainting cars to appear less intimidating and try to earn students’ trust.
April 12, 2022
Colleges across the U.S. are changing policies on mask mandates, reinstituting such requirements amid increasing coronavirus cases. Some see a direct link to spring break travel.
April 5, 2022
Waterboarding allegations at Norwich University came the same week Bowling Green State expelled a sorority for hazing. Experts say women are hazed as often as men, but in less violent ways.
April 5, 2022
Amid a surge in gun violence near campus, the Temple University Police Association disputes as “factually untrue” the hiring and patrol numbers the administration has reported.
March 16, 2022
Public safety concerns are paramount for Temple University parents since a student was murdered near campus. Now some parents have hired private security firms to protect their children.
February 22, 2022
Instead, urban universities should reckon with long-standing failures to prioritize the well-being of their communities and make meaningful, unconditional investments, Charles H. F. Davis III writes.

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