security

Oakland increases security coverage

Oakland increases security coverage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/06/2018 Last week, Pittsburgh took steps to become a safer city. Responding, in part, to the recent deaths of University of Pittsburgh student, Alina Sheykhet, and Duquesne University student, Dakota Jones, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office joined forces with UPMC and University of Pittsburgh to install 60 security cameras throughout […]

Arming teachers wrongly misconstrued

Arming teachers wrongly misconstrued

03/22/2018 By Vincent Gullo | Staff Columnist  An interesting quality about modern political discourse is that in the wake of tragedy and desperation, players from both sides of the aisle still find ways to belittle their political adversaries. The horrific shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida was viewed as the last straw […]

There’s an app for that: Walking safely and avoiding danger

There’s an app for that: Walking safely and avoiding danger

By Madeline Bartos | Staff Writer 11/16/2017 For students living off campus for the first time, navigating the streets of Pittsburgh can be difficult. With daylight saving time shortening the amount of sunlight in the evening, walking the streets can get even trickier. Your parents have probably told you to never walk by yourself, but […]

Number of alcohol violations increases

Number of alcohol violations increases

By Julian Routh | News Editor The number of liquor law violations on campus increased again in 2012, according to the public safety department’s annual security and fire safety report. There were 460 reported liquor law violations referred for disciplinary action on campus property from January to December, 25 more than the count in 2011. […]