Your mother always said, “Walk with a purpose. Keys as a weapon! NO CANDY FROM STRANGERS!” Mom was right. But the world has changed since she gave us our daily warning about safety. Yes, Staunton is a small town. And MBC has an extremely small record of crime on campus. But nowhere are you exempt from all danger.
Learn how to be aware of your surroundings and protect yourself. When in doubt, listen to your gut. Take a self defense class next semester. Look out for your friends — neighborhood watch isn’t limited to neighborhoods. Get tips from our own security department for staying safe on campus. And take the TestWell Wellness Inventoryto see where you stand on safety. In other words, be your own McGruff the Crime Dog!