After Oregon Shooting, FSU Reflects on Campus Safety

After Oregon Shooting, FSU Reflects on Campus Safety

Fairmont State University- Fairmont, WV

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, Fairmont State University is quiet and peaceful. But after Thursday’s fatal mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon,some students are wondering what would happen if that peace was ever disrupted.FSU junior Dorian Hetzel said, “I’m not exactly sure what I would do, and I’m sure a lot of the students would really like to understand and find out more about what they could do each day.” We also do what’s called ALICE Training, and ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evade. It’s kind of just an up-step of what a lockdown drill is,” said John Nigh, a campus police officer. Students agree that it’s good to have training and preparation sessions. Read more

October 3rd, 2015|