When 18-year-old Macalah Pederson arrived at UMKC on Aug. 12 to move into her dorm, the Oak Street Building was almost empty. The rest of the student body wouldn't arrive until Friday. Pederson was one of just 20 college students invited to arrive at UMKC four days early as part of the school's First Gen Roos program.
We're sharing this Unews report if only to remind parents that campus life is far from foolproof even for the commuter city college . . . Here's a life lesson about worthless security protocols: