Tag Archives: Concealed Carry

Students React to Concealed Weapons in the Classroom

In this Oct. 9, 2015 file, Michael Johnson wears a firearm as he waits outside of Roseburg Municipal Airport for President Barack Obama's arrival in Roseburg, Ore. Voters in a southern Oregon county will weigh in next month on a measure that seeks to prohibit enforcement of gun laws, although it may have only symbolic effect. 

Courtesy of AP Photo, Ryan Kang

The following are responses given by students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point who were asked how they feel about having concealed weapons in the classroom. “I feel that only campus security and service members should be able to carry concealed weapons into the classroom. First of all, military members are the terrorists number one target, and they also have experience with ... Read More »

In Wake of Campus Shootings, UWSP Emphasizes Active Shooter Policy

In this Oct. 9, 2015 file, Michael Johnson wears a firearm as he waits outside of Roseburg Municipal Airport for President Barack Obama's arrival in Roseburg, Ore. Voters in a southern Oregon county will weigh in next month on a measure that seeks to prohibit enforcement of gun laws, although it may have only symbolic effect. 

Courtesy of AP Photo, Ryan Kang

After a mass shooting at an Umpqua Community College in Oregon led to 10 deaths and other college massacres, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is trying to raise awareness for its active shooter policy. The policy provides students with advice on how to best ensure their own safety in the event of an active shooter. According to Bill Rowe, director ... Read More »

Recent Home Invasions Prompt Awareness and Advice

Multiple students experienced a home invasion last week. Photo by Emily Hoffmann.

Three burglaries and one sexual assault were reported during the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 31 in off-campus housing. Nelly J. Makalin is currently being held on probation pending further investigation. Students and community members argue these events serve as a reminder that although Stevens Point is generally a safe place, it is important to be aware of one’s ... Read More »

Students For Concealed Carry To Host Training Class

Logo courtesy of Wisconsin Students for Concealed Carry.

Wisconsin Students for Concealed Carry –University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point chapter will host a concealed carry class on Nov. 9 at the Comfort Suites hotel in Stevens Point. This will be the third class put on by the organization since their formation in 2013. To take the class, one must be 18 years old and a Wisconsin resident. If residents have ... Read More »