What's on your list of no-nos?
Monday, March 26, 2012
Just about no-one thinks it's OK to call a politican "numb-nuts." That's the finding from a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll that asked not only whether it's OK for politicians to call each other names, but which names. Read on for the full statement from FDU. Most New Jersey voters say that politicians should avoid name-calling and be respectful of their opponents. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 87% say politicians should lay off the name-calling. Just 10% say it’s OK for pols to make a strong point by calling their opponent a name. But given a choice of 14 names, not all names are equal: 23% of Garden State voters say calling an opponent “dishonest” is never …
Area colleges report most security issues involve the use of alcohol and drugs
Liquor and drug violations far outpace any other illegal activity on four Morris County college campuses, according to annual reports filed by the schools. The reports are filed under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act by the College of St. Elizabeth, County College of Morris, Drew University and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Florham Campus). The reports are available to the public at each school. In 2010, the latest figures available, Drew recorded 287 liquor law violations that were referred for college disciplinary action or judicial review as crimes, and 12 drug arrests. Fairleigh-Dickinson recorded 53 liquor incidents and four drug-related events in dormitories that were referred …