Homeless

Read: UNM Considers Building Fence Around Entire Campus

UNM Considers Building Fence Around Entire Campus

Students are worried about their safety on campus, especially at night, because it is open and easy for the public to access.

Read: Opinion: Laws Addressing College Student Homelessness Must Be Carefully Crafted

Opinion: Laws Addressing College Student Homelessness Must Be Carefully Crafted

The California legislature is considering requiring community colleges allow overnight parking for homeless students, but if it passes, there are obstacles to its effective implementation that must be addressed.

Read: Survey: Half of College Students Struggle to Find Food, Shelter

Survey: Half of College Students Struggle to Find Food, Shelter

The survey revealed that 45% of students reported being food-insecure and 56% reporting having some sort of housing insecurity.

Read: Homeless Using Portland State University Campus as Shelter

Homeless Using Portland State University Campus as Shelter

PSU officials say 12 people have received warnings for trespassing on campus and two have been arrested so far this year.

Read: Mass. Program Offers Free Dorms for Homeless College Students

Mass. Program Offers Free Dorms for Homeless College Students

The program is currently housing 20 homeless college students and plans to expand in the future as additional funding comes in.

Read: 7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

7 Stories from 2018 to Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Here’s a round-up of our favorite feel-good stories from 2018 to ring in the New Year with a positive outlook on mankind.

Read: How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

In this video, social workers discuss how issues like hunger and mental health issues impact school security, and how social workers and campus police can work together to improve student safety.

Read: How the University of Texas Manages the Homeless on Campus

How the University of Texas Manages the Homeless on Campus

A murder of one of its freshmen in 2016 prompted UT to improve its control of non-student and homeless access to buildings.

Read: Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

Man Charged with Homicide in Hospital Security Officer’s Death

The security officer died a month after collapsing during an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital.

Read: West L.A. Veterans Affairs Office Opens Parking Lot to Homeless Vets

West L.A. Veterans Affairs Office Opens Parking Lot to Homeless Vets

There are an estimated 4,500 homeless veterans in the Los Angeles area and approximately half live and sleep in their cars.

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