Mid-Del community approves additional funds

Bond Election flyer for Mid-Del Public Schools

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief The Mid-Del community passed a $10 million bond election Feb. 11 to increase the school system’s safety measures, provide upgrades to instructional technology, and replace aging buses. The bond issue passed with more than three-quarters of voters approving the two-part proposition. The first section will provide facility improvements based on each school’s […]

Proactive measures help keep RSC safe

Emergency Kiosk

Carina Snow Assistant Editor With nationwide heightened concerns for school safety, RSC is taking a “proactive approach to campus security,” President Jeanie Webb wrote in the 2013 annual security report released in December. The Office of Safety and Risk Management will complete revisions to the RSC emergency response plan by Feb. 1; every classroom will […]

Hacker Mitnick to Speak

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor   Rose State Live has invited former hacker Kevin Mitnick to talk about his 30 years experience in computer security and his books at 3 p.m. April 12 in the Tom Steed Community Learning Center as part of their cultural series.     The presentation “Art of Deception: Are YOU […]

RSC prepares staff for possible Active Shooter

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor In 2012, cities throughout the U.S. saw what police refer to as “Active Shooter” events.   To help faculty and staff make preparations in case of an Active Shooter, Richard Andrews, interim campus safety and security specialist, introduced Midwest City Police Department Lt. Jerry Kennedy, to speak on ways in […]

Campus Security Rushes to Students Aid

Narges Taghavi, Feature Editor Oct. 16 campus police and RSC students responded to a report of a missing child.  The mother found a female campus security guard and got the campus police and Midwest City Police department to search the campus for her child.

Identity thieves target personal health information

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief In the latest installment of the Great Issues Lecture Series, Linda Whaley, director, Health Information Technology Program, addressed students, faculty and staff regarding personal health information. One thing Whaley considers both good and bad is the constant policy revisions that take place within the health care industry. “The changes sometimes make […]