Topic: Drexel University
The Virginia Tech shooting showed that the university has learned important lessons since the 2007 massacre. Virginia Tech quickly sent alerts campuswide via Twitter, e-mail, and text.
12/09/2011 04:15 pm
With many encampments razed or in jeopardy, Occupy Wall Street needs a second act. For now, many activists are settling on issues of concern to local residents. Will that weaken the movement, or strengthen it?
12/05/2011 09:42 am
After months of tepid statements, the US yesterday condemned the 'excessive force' used by Egyptian security forces. Meanwhile, three US students were arrested for protesting in Tahrir Square.
11/23/2011 12:18 pm
UC Davis faculty and students are calling for Chancellor Linda Katehi to resign, saying she should have prevented police in riot gear from pepper-spraying peaceful UC Davis protesters.
11/21/2011 03:39 pm
Occupy Wall Street activists should hire political consultants and assemble a list of demands, suggest many pundits. Many bleary-eyed protesters vow that they will not be bent to a neat electoral timetable.
11/16/2011 12:10 pm
As politicians and the media scramble to identify 'Occupy Wall Street' leaders, members of the protest movement are not playing along. But do they really need any? There are pros and cons to leaderless movements.
10/10/2011 05:57 pm
Media imagery can play a profound role in shaping the cultural memory of an event like 9/11, and some media experts worry that coverage could veer too far toward mythmaking.
09/09/2011 10:39 pm
As police in Carson City, Nev., seek a motive in the IHOP shooting Tuesday, criminologists say thorough investigations can often turn up the reasons behind mass killings.
09/07/2011 06:18 pm
A California lawmaker wants to set up a fund to pay people who help identify violent sports fans. His legislation comes after brutal attacks this year at Dodger Stadium and Candlestick Park.
08/24/2011 07:45 pm
While the ability to track 'flash mob' lawbreakers on Twitter and other social media platforms offers a powerful, futuristic vision for policing, real-life police response has so far been more Sherlock Holmes and less Blade Runner.
08/22/2011 07:48 pm