Give College Kids an Inch...
- St. Xavier University has closed until further notice after two threatening graffiti messages were found at a freshman dorm. The latest promised people would die on Monday.
- Malcolm X College on Chicago's West Side has been evacuated after a written threat was found on campus.
Chicago police explosives experts and their bomb-sniffing dogs raced to the West Side campus late Monday morning. A threatening message found inside a bathroom stall had prompted the action, along with the evacuation of some 900 students who were attending classes.
Threats of violence on one college campus have left several other Chicago schools closed for the day.The schools closed Monday are Mother McAuley High School, Brother Rice High School, Queen of Martyrs Elementary School and Evergreen Park Southwest Elementary.
[...] school officials say closing the schools is a matter of security; they'd rather be safe than sorry.
Labels: open posts