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Mascot Missing After Break-In

ETU Security is currently cooperating with the Golan County Sheriff’s Department on a burglary investigation at the O’Brian Estate. Late yesterday evening burglars broke into President Nelson’s office, resulting in the disappearance of Poe the ETU Fighting Raven. “This is most likely a simple prank. I don’t understand how such a break-in should even be possible though, …


East Texas University (ETU) is a state university nestled in the piney woods of East Texas in Pinebox, Texas.  ETU serves 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students in almost sixty fields of study. The anthropology and folklore departments are ranked in the top ten in the country and ETU is rated in the Top 20 Best Education Values for a public university. Students from more than 35 countries attend ETU. The college has a nationally ranked ROTC program and was recently awarded a grant to become a Homeland Defense Training School. ETU has a very active Journalism department and its own award-winning, student-run television (KTRU) and radio stations (KETU).

***Federally Mandated Clery Act Annual Security Report***

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46)

The report for 2016 is now available.

  • Murder/Non-negligent Manslaughter: 7
  • Manslaughter by Negligence: 13
  • Sex Offenses: 14
  • Robbery: 14
  • Aggravated Assault: 9
  • Burglary: 28
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 14
  • Arson: 2
  • Weapon Violations: 20
  • Drug/Alcohol Violations: 53
  • Missing Persons Reports: 24
  • Misc Hospitalizations (accidental, non-assault): 119