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Security at The University of Chicago

Security at The University of Chicago The University of Chicago is a very safe school. Campus and the surrounding neighborhood is below the city average for crime.  The University police force is the third largest campus police in the nation. Throughout campus there are 123 "emergency phones," almost one for every corner. Cameras are mounted on top of almost all the emergency phones. Clearly safety is a top priority for the University, but when is enough, enough?

One of the many emergency phones

 These Emergency phones are all over. The distance between two are no more then two blocks. They do lower crime in areas with them, but it comes at a cost. Everywhere you walk you are being watched. Privacy is compromised in the wake of safety.

Charlotte, one of the many security guards at Lab, agreed to an interview. "I do make a difference, because the daily regiment and focus that I have keep the students safe. Its when I get lazy is when my job means less and less"

When in Greece
Recently I took a school trip to Greece with my camera. Throughout the week I captured the landscape and urban life of Greece. 
As we flew, the land beneath us was beautiful

Right out of the airport, it was clear how the Greek economy relied on tourism

The city of Athens was littered with graffiti and signs made of both the Greek and Latin alphabet

Walking through the city people and dogs where everywhere

There were many museums and tourist locations in the city