The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Eastern officials need to be more transparent

Staff Editorial

October 15, 2019

Eastern received a threat to campus Tuesday morning from a crisis hotline, which prompted the university to issue an alert to students, faculty and staff, which said only that a “security threat” had been issued to campus. All that the Eastern community was told was a “security threat” was rece...

Eastern’s alert was handled poorly

Jessica Stewart

October 15, 2019

As you may have heard, Tuesday morning there was a security threat to campus. When I first got the Alert EIU email, I immediately assumed it was a shooter situation, as did several others I discussed it with. However, the email never specifically said what the threat was. I read the email right before wal...

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