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April 19, 2012

The University of Mississippi has long been considered one of the safest campuses in the country, but with recent shootings at in-state neighbors Mississippi State and Jackson State, some concern has spread across the campus regarding just how safe we are. 

 

The University of Mississippi has long been considered one of the safest campuses in the country, but with recent shootings at in-state neighbors Mississippi State and Jackson State, some concern has spread across the campus regarding just how safe we are. 

In 2010, the Daily Beast researched nine major criminal incidents and came up with the 50 Safest/Most Dangerous college campuses in the country. The statistics account for the previous three calendar years. 

March 21, 2012

At some point in our lives, we have all acted in self-defense. From responding to a friend’s sarcastic remark, to the even more extreme case of fighting back in a serious confrontation, we can all imagine a scenario in which we have defended ourselves. 

 

At some point in our lives, we have all acted in self-defense. From responding to a friend’s sarcastic remark, to the even more extreme case of fighting back in a serious confrontation, we can all imagine a scenario in which we have defended ourselves. 

February 22, 2012

 

There are many deadly weapons on campus including cars, bats, folding knifes, long knives, swords (used in clubs), rifle team weapons, razor blades, etc. There is no debate that students can responsibly manage these deadly weapons.

 

There are many deadly weapons on campus including cars, bats, folding knifes, long knives, swords (used in clubs), rifle team weapons, razor blades, etc. There is no debate that students can responsibly manage these deadly weapons.

To qualify for the enhanced concealed carry weapon (CCW) license, applicants must be 21 years of age, not have had previous encounters with the legal system and go through training.

Licensed gun holders understand that simply presenting the gun in public may result in a weapon-brandishing felony charge. 

February 19, 2012

The tragic shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, in which a student killed 32 people and wounded 25 others before committing suicide, occurred nearly five years ago.

The tragic shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, in which a student killed 32 people and wounded 25 others before committing suicide, occurred nearly five years ago.
Since then, some states and their universities, including Mississippi, have thought about changing their on-campus gun laws. The thought is that a law-abiding person carrying a firearm could have a positive effect in a situation like a school shooting.