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"Community colleges are a small fraternity," said Greg Stevens, who works for Community Colleges of Spokane. "It's a small community, we'll probably know some people there." "Community colleges are a small fraternity," said Greg Stevens, who works for Community Colleges of Spokane. "It's a small community, we'll probably know some people there."
SPOKANE, Wash. -

"It just makes me sad," said Spokane Community College student Jordan Anderson. 

And he, like many of us, are grieving. 

"Community colleges are a small fraternity," said Greg Stevens, who works for Community Colleges of Spokane. "It's a small community, we'll probably know some people there." 

"Nobody will ever feel safe there [at Umpqua Community College] again," said another Spokane student, Robbin Beach. 

At Spokane Community Colleges, "it's a place where we do planning, run scenarios, and prevention is best part of the plan," said Stevens. 

Officers monitor these campuses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - they are not allowed to be armed. 

But, after a day like today, security teams are forced to keep in mind that not everything is preventable. 

"I don't think it'll affect anything on a day to day basis," said Beach. "The reality is anything could happen anywhere, anytime." 

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