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.

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