Campus Fire Watch GWU

Campus Fire Watch GWU - Michael Samuels 09/10/2008 SMPA...

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Michael Samuels 09/10/2008 SMPA 110W Doyle Campus Fire Watch “We have more false alarms than Lindsay Lohan's pregnancy tests” said first year law student Steve Glatter when asked on his thoughts about the real risk of a campus fire. Steve spent four years living in George Washington University on-campus housing and went on to say “my opinion is only conjecture, but it appears that the university thinks about and plans for fire safety appropriately; fire drills are common and all alarms prompt evacuation and are responded to swiftly.” National Campus fire-safety month has a greater significance this year on the George Washington campus after last semester’s Schenley Hall fire. The fire, started by a blown out air conditioning unit, thankfully resulted in no injuries. This issue sparks a new debate on whether this is a real fear for GWU students or an isolated incident. Again Glatter, who served as Chief of Staff to the President of the Student Association last year, was quick to note “according to the Hatchet's reporting, UPD and the DC fire
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SMPA 110W taught by Professor Michaeldoyle during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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