The University of Miami was put on lockdown last night after students reported seeing a man with guns on campus.
The man, a film major at the school, was neither armed nor dangerous. The guns were fake; he was using them for a class project.
Still, students were pleased by the university's response to the non-crisis, even though some students were surprised at being instructed to stay indoors and witnessing police with assault rifles on campus. The Miami Hurricane has more:
"I see why, with some incidents like the Virginia Tech shooting, such a response would be called for. It's good they were ready just in case, but they probably caused more panic than anything else," said Michael Alegro, a junior majoring in accounting.
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