The week of Aug. 30, six cars were broken into at the Health Professions Divisions and the Alvin Sherman library parking garages. Thieves broke several of the cars’ windows and stole items including a laptop, clothing, a GPS unit and a backpack.
Every time I turn on the news, it’s as if the celebrities flip a coin to see who will show up in the news this week. Either T.I. will be arrested for drug possession, “Housewives” star Sonja Morgan will be arrested drunk driving, or Rudy Giuliani’s daughter will be arrested for shoplifting. Their trials are reported on and followed by fans and gossip enthusiasts for days, weeks, maybe months, but then magically it seems their punishment doesn’t seem that bad, or even fitting.
Crime never sleeps, especially on college campuses. Recently, flyers posted around campus told NSU students about an alleged assault and hit-and-run on campus. With national campus shootings and the stabbing of Florida International University student, Kendall Berry on its campus, students are more concerned than ever about how they are alerted about campus crime and emergencies such as shootings, fires and other crises.