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Opinion

Delayed alert for campus shooting leaves students apprehensive

ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Last week, a USF football player fired multiple gunshots at the exterior of the Holly D residence hall. University Police (UP) quickly assessed the situation and arrested offensive lineman Benjamin Knox. However, the university did not notify students of the incident until nearly 12 hours later, causing […]

Opinion

New police policy respects transgender community

The murder of a transgender woman in Tampa this year sparked an international discussion over the proper way for police to approach transgender victims and suspects.  The St. Petersburg Police Department responded to this concern by implementing a new policy last week to train officers how to correctly interact with […]