• Call Campus Security?  Maybe not.

    Call Campus Security? Maybe not.

    Over Christmas, as I returned to my car at 2 a.m., I was approached by four muscular campus security officers, in three patrol cars. It was a little scary. Someone had called in a complaint about a man “trying to break into the library, wearing a hoody.”  I had returned some books to the Millar Library dropbox,…

  • Guns On Campus?

    Guns On Campus?

    Right now, there’s about 9 guns for every 10 Americans. With the recent mass shootings across the country, the Oregon University System is moving to preemptively transform campus security officers into full-blown “sworn police”—and that means they’ll be armed with handguns. I’m not sure how I feel about this. Having guns on a college campus…