Frontline: Family of deceased student deserves privacy

When a student dies, it is not uncommon for the surrounding community to speculate about the cause of death. The fact of the matter is, as curious as we all may be, how a student dies is no one’s business but the family’s. Public speculation does nothing to help the family and friends cope with the death. The university administration is put in an undesirable position in times like this, and the decision whether or not to release the name of a Western student who has died can not be an easy one.

Read more


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s