May 26, 2016


Falls, collisions, fire hazards leading universities to ban hoverboards

BOSTON — One of the holiday’s hottest presents is now considered contraband at many U.S. colleges. At least 20 universities have banned or restricted hoverboards on their campuses in recent weeks, saying the two-wheeled, motorized scooters are unsafe. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of Read More…

Oberlin College revises trespass policy

OBERLIN — Oberlin College has revised its controversial trespass policy after months of meeting with community members. The policy, which is available on Oberlin College’s Office of Safety and Security’s website, has significant changes, including the formation of a Community Advisory Board. The board was proposed by One Town, a group of activists formed to Read More…