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Campus groups start student safety committee

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Various campus groups formed a student-safety committee in response to a report that revealed how some students feel unsafe at the University of Minnesota and its surrounding neighborhoods.

On Nov. 3, a committee of University entities, including student government and administrative bodies, held its first meeting to discuss ways to help students feel safer on campus. 

At an Oct. 24 forum meeting, the Minnesota Student Association announced recommendations they would present to the safety-focused committee. 

Recommendations included expanding Gopher Chauffeur operation to six days a week, increased lighting on and off campus, an app that consolidates free transportation options offered by the University, the creation of a new UMPD student advisory council and expanded bus routes. 

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