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    Safety is a tremendous issue on college campuses, and additional procedures need to be taken to prevent crimes from happening. When walking onto a college campus as a young adult, people get a rush of the unknown. The unknown could be going to college parties and late night study groups. College should be like any high school or elementary school and have better security measures to protect their students. The reasons we need these extra steps are to prevent violence, give students a sense of

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    significant problems on college campuses across the United States (Garlow, Rosenberg, Moore, Haas, Koestner, Hendin, & Nemeroff, 2007; Silverman, Meyer, Sloane, Raffel, & Pratt, 1997). According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), suicide is the second leading cause of death on college campuses (National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAMI], 2012). In all, over 1,000 college students die at their own hands each year (Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2004), and 15% of college students surveyed

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    Freedom, that is what is on every college freshman's mind when they step onto their campus, I certainly did. There is that moment of realization and you can taste what feels like the beginning of your life. You are promised opportunities and a guaranteed a better future, whether that means climbing up the economic ladder or enriching your knowledge, there is a clear understanding that these years will be your best. Although sometimes they are your worst, what colleges do not tell you, or even what they

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    Alcohol Issues on College Campuses “Binge Drinking on College Campuses.” Center for Science in the Public for Science, Center for Science in the Public Interest. Web. 21Mar. 2012. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) discusses that students enrolled in college are more likely to consume alcohol than their peers than do not attend college. They report that 1700 college students die yearly due to alcohol. The increasing number of college students drinking has resulted in higher incidences

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    Concealed Handgun Should college students be allowed to carry a concealed licensed handgun? Should students be permitted individual security on college campus? In 1791, our founding fathers established in the U.S Constitution the right that everybody has “the right to bear arms”. The right to bear arms in the Second Amendment gives individuals the right to own guns and indicates that the government cannot restrict this right. Colleges do not allow individuals to carry these weapons on campus

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    Overall diversity in college campuses has been held back with the SAT because of its unfair standards. In an article called “These Four Charts Show How the SAT Favors Rich, Educated Families.” written by Zachary Goldfarb, there are statistical charts one of them show that a student who has a parent that has obtained a graduate degree on average score 300 points higher than those who have parents with a lower education. Keep in mind that the article was published by The Washington Post which has

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    What’s mine is yours Bike theft is the number one reported crime on college campuses. And with the cost of bicycles among college students ranging from 250 to 300 dollars, . Of these bikes reported stolen, only about 1 in 100 are recovered. On a nationwide level, the FBI and National Bike Registry estimates the total cost of bikes stolen every year to be $350 million. From recent efforts of campus securities around the nation, the amount of bikes stolen has decreased dramatically, but is still a

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    you’ve learned so far in this course, do you see a need for public artwork on the STC campuses? Explain why. Many universities have their representative public artwork on their campuses for which they are recognized. Moreover, art feeds people's creativity. 2. Do you think South Texas College would benefit from a percent for public art program which would provide a permanent public art collection on all the campuses? Yes. At the moment of selecting a university, new students take into account factors

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    Do you feel that colleges can be unsafe for their students? Many colleges have had violent issues in the past on their campuses like rape, murder, robbery, and even suicide. They have always been an issue to address, and more people have been finding out which has caused them to gain concerns for their kids heading to college. College campuses can be dangerous for enrolling students, and most people do not even know or pay attention to why these things occur. These problems are mainly mental illnesses

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    Students are involved in the exploration of self as the racial diversity continues to increase. The diversity that has been increasing in the college campuses makes a strong case for the need to regard the role of different cultural, ancestral and religious influences (Wiley 15). In the case of African American students, they are most likely to experience double consciousness – the two-ness of being

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