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College Policy and the Aids (Non) Epidemic

Communities in our society are becoming increasingly aware of the challenges being presented by the AIDS virus. Our government, as well as many other organizations like Planned Parent Hood, are taking strides to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS virus. Recently, in an attempt to contribute to the fight, the Administration of my College, Camden County College, has decided to install condom dispensers in the rest rooms throughout the three Campus locations. While this decision has been met with a great deal of resistance and controversy throughout the campus, I Agree with the many other students that there is no needed to spend the resources and time to install these dispensers being that we are commuter school without any dorms, with the fact that there are grocery stores right around the block that provide these resources to students. Camden County Colleges vision states as the following:
All who study, visit, or work at our three campus locations will find comfortable, safe, and attractive settings that are designed to sustain a vibrant community characterized by imaginative teaching, caring student services, energetic management, and collegial discussion of diverse ideas and opinions (2005). According to this statement, the College is declaring that it will provide a safe setting, which, by definition of safe, means free from risk and affording protection. While the vision of the college does not state the limitations to which the college will provide a safe setting, I disagree that this is any way a benefit to the students of the school when condoms are readily available in the nearest grocery or convenience store. In addition, the vision of the college also states a safe community will be provided by caring student services. Omit for the college to maintain and uphold this vision, it can be…...

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