York University students will be patrolling the neighbouring area, known as the York Village, in response to the recent killing of student Quian Liu, the Excalibur reported. The student patrols, which began late last week, was one of the ideas to come out of a forum on campus safety, hosted by the York Federation of Students (YFS) on Thursday. Another initiative came from the YFS which recommended that the university implement mandatory “anti-oppression” and equity training for students and staff. “[Students and staff] will be able to identify privileges on campus . . . it’s about people taking responsibility for their actions,” outgoing YFS president Darshika Selvasivam said.
York students make safety recommendations
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