Tag Archives: Guns

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 »

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 »

A Little Too Close to Home

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On Sunday, Radcliffe Haughton shot and killed his estranged wife and two other women in a Brookfield, Wisconsin spa before turning the gun he had bought two days earlier on himself. Recently, these violent acts have seemed all too common, forcing me to reevaluate the trust I held in the nature of people and question why these things were happening. ... Read More »