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UTSA engages with FBI after back-to-back bomb threats

UTSA used its Twitter account to update students on the bomb threats. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano.

Taiwo Adepoju

April 26, 2017

On Mon. April 17, students, faculty and staff were evacuated from the John Peace Library (JPL) due to a bomb threat. “An officer came in. He called for everyone’s attention and then to exit the building through the back,” Precious Rayfield, library staff and health major said, “We were just lik...

UTSA Chief of Police Lewis engages students for a safer campus

Photo Courtesy of UTSA Counseling

Isaac Serna

April 26, 2017

A non-specific bomb threat, targeting the John Peace Library, left many UTSA students confused and concerned last Monday and Tuesday when they were instructed to evacuate the building. Among the officers on the scene was Associate Vice President of Public Safety and Chief of Police Gerald Lewis, Jr. T...

Twitter outpaces UTSA text alerts

Samantha Ceballos

April 26, 2017

The finals days of the semester are here and finals are quickly approaching. Students, faculty and staff are tired and ready for a break, but the past week has caused anxiety for many. Last week, the campus community  experienced two back-to-back bomb threats. While the threats were “non-credible,”...