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OPINION: Campus safety apps are the new wave of campus security

Olivia Montgomery, Guest Columnist April 22, 2023

Staring intently at the Student Center ceiling, freshman history major Lauren Katona said, “I would climb up there in the tile and hide if someone with a gun were to walk in right now.” A stiff...

Anti-racism town hall celebrates efforts to eliminate discrimination and announces upcoming projects

Wyatt Loy, Reporter April 24, 2022

Members of the Kent State Anti-Racism Task Force Transition Team welcomed students and fellow faculty to a town hall over Zoom on Thursday, where they shared progress on the 106 goals to combat racism...

Officer Robert Wilson demonstrates how to use a makeshift tourniquet during A.L.I.C.E. training on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

ALICE training helps students stay safe on campus

Hannah Davis Feature writer September 18, 2019

For freshmen at Kent State, there are several mandatory events to attend. Unlike orientation, Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate (ALICE) training provides its attendees with skills they can use outside...

Lt. Joe Hendry of the KSUPD demonstrates to students how to detain a gunman during the A.L.i.C.E. training workshop on March 15, 2013 in the student center. A.L.I.C.E., which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation, is a crisis training program teaching students how to deal with an active shooter situation. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

ALICE training mandatory for freshmEn

Dana Miller October 7, 2015

Kent State continues to show confidence in being an Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate (ALICE) trained school in light of the recent shooting on Oct. 1 at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.The devastating...

Coutresy of Alice Training Institute.

Training workshop prepares Residence Assistants for active shooter situation on campus

Lauren Biertempfel February 26, 2015

Kent State’s resident assistants are required to attend at least one ALICE training workshop, which is used nationwide, helps students and staff better prepare and protect themselves in an active shooting...

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