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.
Mental health is the next frontier for some community colleges, with Covid bringing into clearer focus the need to improve mental health services to help fulfill their mission of educating students. The Alamo Colleges District and San Diego City College are two community colleges that are taking novel approaches to improving mental health services.
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.
Colorful T-shirts hanging on a clothesline in the main quad at Fullerton College. Defined as “sexual activity when consent is not obtained or freely given,” sexual violence is common, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.