POLL: Should Student who Threatened Kent State be Expelled?

William Koberna, 19, of Brunswick, charged with inducing panic after threatening to open fire on campus

The Kent State University student who has been released from jail on bond pending further court hearings on charges of aggravated menacing and inducing panic.

William Koberna, 19, of Brunswick, was afternoon after being arrested Sunday on the charges, which stemmed from a message he posted on Twitter threatening to use a fire arm on campus.

Aside from the criminal charges, Koberna faces university hearings that could lead to his suspension or dismissal.

What do you think? Should dismiss or suspend Koberna in light of recent deadly mass shootings in public?

Dave August 01, 2012 at 02:59 PM
I think he should be evaluated, obviously, but if it's determined that he's just a kid pulling a prank, or an angsty teen just looking for attention, then i think a suspension is all that's warranted. I'm sure many kids have said things along those lines, obviously not meaning it, so just because he said it on social media doesn't mean he needs to be expelled. No college kid should be able to have a gun on campus, but that's another topic.
Matt Fredmonsky August 01, 2012 at 03:01 PM
Kent State University has placed Koberna on "interim suspension" pending due process of the criminal charges. Here's the story: http://patch.com/A-w76P
jeff clark August 02, 2012 at 03:56 PM
He needs to grow up! has,t he watched the news lately.
Janie August 03, 2012 at 03:05 PM
I think he needs to be banned from KSU. People in this generation have not been taught well by their parents OR their teachers - it's my generation to blame, I realize... but it's typical nowadays to say, "Oh, that's just a kid thing..." and let such behavior continue to the detriment of the kid and all those around him or her.
jiim may September 09, 2012 at 03:53 AM
He needs to be banned from life. A public hanging at kent state to send a message


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