Northern Star

Students on social media should verify information before sharing

In the age of social media, rumors of alleged threats can spread in seconds and be blown out of proportion.

Jordan Radloff

November 20, 2019

Any possible threat to campus should be taken seriously, but spreading rumors on social media about threats that aren’t proven to be true does more harm than good in making the student population feel safe. Students should have waited for the university police to determine if the alleged safety threat fr...