By skot@skotm.com

As we all know, Eastern is a party school and most of the parties take place off campus in different neighborhoods and apartment complexes. Now that I’ve stated the obvious, I’ll give you my reason. Saturday March 6th, as most of us began our spring break, Ball State university student Karl Harford’s life was tragically ended. Around 5am, 3 guys attending the party he was at, asked Karl to give them a ride home. What he didn’t know, was that they were planning to rob him. He was just doing what most of us would do, and making sure people get home safely. His body was found in the back seat of his car with a single gunshot wound to the head, the 3 guys shot him for two dollars and his cellphone. I’ve been the D.D. at parties before, as most of us have. I just don’t want to see this repeat itself again, the students at Ball State are having a hard time dealing with this loss because they are a close knit campus…just as this one is. So before you give just anybody a ride, think twice, or it could mean your life.