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    Coronado’s security scandal

    As a Coronado Residence Hall resident, I feel it is absolutely ridiculous to have to check in to my very own home every Thursday through Sunday. The so-called reason behind this preposterous procedure is for safety. Does this mean that the UA only cares for the safety of Coronado residents? Why only

    Coronado? There are four exits in Coronado and only one entrance. I understand that Coronado has 850 students living in it, but everyone must pass through this one sole entrance. There are people on duty at the front desk until 3 a.m.; I think they would notice if a potentially harmful person entered the room. During check-in, if one doesn’t have their CatCard, all they must do is state their name, room number, be charged $10 and then they are free to go. Those who don’t live in Coronado must submit a form of identification and then be stamped. Tell me, when does this stamp come into play? Should I consider someone who doesn’t live in Coronado and doesn’t have a stamp on them dangerous? Why only on weekends? Our safety is in jeopardy during the week! Do we assume that criminals only commit their crimes on the weekends? There are already numerous amounts of cameras planted on each floor. If you can prove you live in Coronado, you should be able to come and go as you please. This is a money-making scandal disguised as safety precautions. It is an absurd policy that should be drastically amended or exterminated altogether. This policy has nothing to do with safety. It is nothing but our educational system taking advantage of its students.

    Leanna Dresher
    undeclared freshman

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