author Marlee Hirson, Monday February 8, 2016

In light of the recent events that occurred at Vancouver Island University(VIU), AppArmor’s mobile safety app for VIU, called Safety@VIU, received extremely positive recognition from the University and Global News. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Friday January 29, 2016

An article posted by Inside Higher Ed titled “Technology is Not Enough” discusses how universities and colleges need to have active change in regards to how technology is used by students, along with the technology itself. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Tuesday January 12, 2016

In order to close the gap between reported and unreported assaults, students need more ways to report assaults and quickly contact security teams. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday November 18, 2015

A recent article by Academica discusses an important topic regarding university and college campuses across North America – sexual violence. One of the points is that academic institutions need to put proposed policies into action in order to see a result. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday November 11, 2015

Social media is everywhere. For many, it’s the most dominant source of information. Whether it be through Facebook, Twitter, or instant messaging, we receive updates about current events at an exceptionally fast rate. This can be a great thing as it can keep people informed in a crisis. But it can also be a bad thing. [Read More]