A shooting of a school bus driver in Alabama and the abduction of a 5-year-old boy from the bus by the shooter has BYU-Hawaii students thinking about increasing safety awareness and also the heroic actions of the bus driver who stood up to the kidnapper.
As Hawaii lawmakers advance a bill to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, students said they will remain unaffected by the change. The bill will require perpetrators to pay a fine rather than be criminally prosecuted.
Hyderabad, India, was the target of multiple bomb blasts killing more than 16 people and injuring more than 117. The BYU-Hawaii campus is home to some Hyderabad natives. The bombing occurred Feb. 21 and has become a priority in investigation in the Indian government.