An apartment balcony that collapsed near the University of California campus here, killing six young people at a birthday party, was overcrowded well beyond its structural limits Tuesday when it gave way, Berkeley officials have acknowledged.
As students at Harvard, an Ivy League University, sat Examinations Monday morning police received an email warning of explosives on site. The bomb threat was taken seriously and an evacuation quickly took place.
Reports are coming in from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of a shooter near Building 32, also called the Stata Center. An MIT police officer has been shot and killed. This breaking news story will be updated as more information is available.
The start of a new year may be the start of a new resolution for Marymount College students. As of Jan. 1, 2013, Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., has been declared a smoke-free campus.
A lockdown imposed on the campus of the University of South Alabama after a robbery incident at the college dorm has been lifted. The campus was locked down after a student was robbed at gun point earlier in the day.
The US Justice Department reports that "college women are at a higher risk for sexual assault than their non-college-bound peers" and universities, like the University of Arkansas, are taking steps to raise awareness and prevent assaults.
Valentines Day Massacre: A gunman has started firing in a lecture hall on the Northern Illinois University campus. It is being reported that he has already shot 15 people. Police say the man has a shotgun and a pistol.
One person carrying a rifle in a bag was arrested on the St. John's Queens campus Wednesday afternoon, police said. He appeared to have a President Bush mask, according to preliminary information from law enforcement officials.
Another Taser Tuesday update. Two University of Florida police officers have been placed on leave with pay after using an electronic stun gun to subdue a student who was questioning Sen. John Kerry at a campus forum.