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College Campus Sexual Assaults: What the University of Illinois is doing to solve this issue

In recent months, University of Illinois students at Urbana-Champaign have received campus safety alerts on issues of sexual assaults, three to be exact. This grabbed the attention of not only the staff, students, and faculty of U of I but also well known media outlets like the Chicago Tribune and WGN TV. While these alerts and assaults are always devastating news to hear, U of I is trending upwards as one of the most invested and resource-rich universities that combats sexual assaults.

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Bicycles Causing Safety Concerns for Illinois Students

Credit to parking.illinois.edu

Credit to parking.illinois.edu

Though students might be getting to class more quickly on their bikes, others on foot are raising concern over the lack of attention pedestrians receive on campus. A 2012 report by th eNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed that cycling deaths in the United States rose 8.7%  from 2010 to 2011. 

Though students might be getting to class more quickly on their bikes, others on foot are raising concern over the lack of attention pedestrians receive on campus.

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