Kansas City Mayor Lucas | Colleges, Coronavirus & Students
Segment 1, beginning at 3:40: Kansas City's mayor isn't asking to defund the police, just to reform them.
Kansas City's mayor isn't calling for the firing of Kansas City police Chief Rick Smith, either. What he is asking for is a series of changes to department policy that would, among other things, require officers to intervene when they come across other officers using excessive force.
- Quinton Lucas, mayor of Kansas City, Missouri
Segment 2, beginning at 30:44: Can colleges and students work together to stop the spread of the coronavirus on campus?
It's tough to be a college administrator right now, but some think it's a mistake for universities to blame students for outbreaks of COVID-19. One Missouri professor who wrote about the issue for The Atlantic says students are inevitably going to socialize, and the playbook colleges use to govern campuses needs to incorporate that.
- Dr. Jessica Gold, psychiatrist and assistant professor at the Washington University in St. Louis
- Conner Mitchell, reporter for The Lawrence Journal-World
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