There are several emergency assistance boxes on the Eastern Oregon University campus with a red button to press to summon help. Potentially, this box could warn people of a possible shooting on campus. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
It’s becoming a repetitive experience. Open a media page or turn on the television to read reports of another mass shooting. The tragedy in Roseburg Thursday hit closer to home since the shooting, which left approximately nine dead and at least seven injured, occurred in Oregon — and on a campus of a similar size to Eastern Oregon University.