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Trevecca releases annual security and fire safety report
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Trevecca releases annual security and fire safety report

By Lindsey White In 1986, Jeanne Clery, a freshman at Lehigh University, was raped and murdered in what should have been the safety of her dormitory. She had no way of knowing the quality of her safety considering standards for crime reporting on campuses did not exist.  After her death, Jeanne’s parents took it upon themselves to lobby for policy changes about crimes on college campuses are tracked.   As a result, the Jeanne Clery Act, which requires colleges and universities to release a public crime report annually, was signed into law in 1990. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, Trevecca Nazarene University released its 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report in October. The report documents crime on campus in 2019.  “As part of the C...
Safety tips for online dating
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Safety tips for online dating

By Lindsey White Paige Skaufel, sophomore history major, fixes her hair in the mirror and puts on her favorite outfit. Her phone dings with a text from her date letting her know he is waiting outside for her. With high hopes, she gets in his car, only to find the man she met on Tinder is much different than what she expected.  “After meeting up with him, I made an excuse to go back to campus,” Skaufel said.  According to a report released by Statista, 51 percent of college students used dating apps as of 2017. Due to lack of face-to-face interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic, college students have found online dating an alternative way to make new connections. The parent company that controls 60 percent of the dating app market, called Match Group, reported a 15 per...