Keeping Belongings Safe for Break

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By Cassandra Sottile  Elm Staff Writer With the upcoming holiday break, Washington College will be losing its  main source of information for reporting suspicious activity on campus. “This time of year for college breaks, students leaving campus become a vulnerable population,” said Director of Public Safety Gerald Roderick. During the holiday season, crime rates typically go […]

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Gibson Fine Arts’ Suspect Charged

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By Brooke Schultz and Molly Igoe Editor-in-Chief and News Editor Chestertown resident Vicirius Wilson, 19, has been charged with fourth degree burglary for a theft in Gibson Center for the Arts. According to Lt. John Dolgos of the Chestertown Police Department, the individual was caught on Monday, Oct. 30 at about 2:10 p.m. after a […]

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Public Safety Discusses Sexual Assault Protocol

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By Molly Igoe News Editor On Monday, Nov. 6 Suzy Sams, a part-time patrol officer with the Department of Public Safety, led a discussion about how to prevent and address campus sexual assault. “Sexual assault takes away your choice in the matter, so we’re here to give you back choices,” said Candice Tyrell, Public Safety’s office […]

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Safe Ride Rolls Out Changes

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By Katy Shenk Elm Staff Writer Although Safe Ride was instituted at Washington College just 12 years ago, it has already experienced remarkable growth, according to President Christina Pletcher, senior. What began as one small van and a single Public Safety dispatcher now encompasses a fleet of three 15-passenger vans, each with their own driver and […]

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Thefts in Gibson

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By Molly Igoe News Editor Three thefts occurred on Sept. 13 and 15 in Gibson Center for the Arts. The first two thefts took place on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Junior Megan Iacona was one of the students who had their phone stolen. She said that the crew was working on the set for the show “Major […]

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Combating Bystander Effect on Campus

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By Mary Sprague Elm Staff Writer In difficult situations, the choice to act is often the hardest one. Social pressure — acknowledged or not — and fear of negative judgement are factors that are difficult to counter. “We all have been in these positions routinely, where we see something that is probably not going the best […]

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Off-Campus Assault Reported

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By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer On Saturday, Sept. 2 at 2 a.m., a female Washington College student was grabbed from behind by an unknown male while she was on her way to her home from O’Connor’s Pub and Restaurant on High Street. The suspect approached on a bike. Director of Public Safety Gerald Roderick said, “Somewhere […]

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Public Safety Report: 4/18 – 4/24

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A THEFT was reported on 4/19 at 7 p.m. The incident occurred between 4/16 at 9 p.m. and 4/19 at 9 p.m. in the Western shore lot. The case is closed. A HIT AND RUN was reported on 4/23 on 8:10 p.m. The incident occurred between 4/21 at 6 p.m. and 4/23 at 8 p.m. […]

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Public Safety Report 4/11-4/17

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A SIMPLE ASSAULT was reported on 4/11 at 9:55 p.m. The incident occurred on 4/11 at 9:55  p.m. in Minta Martin. The case was referred to Student Affairs A case of MDOP was reported on 4/11 at 10:30 p.m. The incident occurred on 4/11, exact time unknown, in Minta Martin. The case was referred to […]

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Public Safety Report: 3/20-4/2

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A HIT AND RUN was reported on 3/21 at 5 p.m. The incident occurred between 3/20 at 5 p.m. and 3/21 at 4 p.m. in the Western Shore lot. The case is open. A ROBBERY was reported on 3/26 at 12:50 a.m. The incident occurred on 3/26 at 12:44 a.m. near Athey Field. The case […]

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