After more than two years of helping students cope with the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic, comes a new hurdle for educators and families: Supporting our young people through the biggest attack on a European state since World War Two.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to unprecedented disruptions for California’s college students and the institutions they attend. These disruptions have been wide-ranging, but the effects have not been as severe as initially feared.
A local legislator hopes to bring awareness to bullying aimed at LGBTQ youth, especially since, according to the nonprofit Trevor Project, 42% of young LGBTQ people have seriously considered suicide in the last year.
Some California colleges are responding to campus sexual assault and harassment with restorative justice: a process that brings together the student who was harmed, the person who harmed them and the community to seek solutions.
Senate Bill 367, known as the Campus Opioid Safety Act, requires community colleges and California state universities to provide opioid prevention information and resources as part of established campus orientations
Members of the California Student Journalism Corps fanned out to ask students their thoughts about safety on their college campuses. The question was left open to interpretation because “safety” could have a different meaning for each person; and while the Feb.
The video starts with a simple white background and a phrase that is all too recognizable to American college students: “RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.” It’s part of a tool distributed by California State University to prepare students and employees for the possibility of an active shooter on one of its 23 campuses.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 140,000 people die each year from excessive alcohol use. In 2020, 11,654 people died in alcohol-related car crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.