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Knives and Switchblades Now Legal On Campus

Photo by Allison Birr

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill which allows people to carry concealed switchblades and knives of all kinds without a concealed carry license.  Now students, faculty and community members will be able to carry concealed knives anywhere on campus, with the exception of university buildings. “I feel like people should have permits and background checks before being ... 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 »