Sexual crimes reported to Public Safety, CPD

News

By Cassy Sottile and Lori Wysong News Editors A case of dating violence occurred on campus last year, beginning in the spring semester of 2018, according to the most recent Department of Public Safety report. By the fall semester, the situation escalated to a case of rape. Both incidents were reported to Public Safety and […]

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Public Safety and CPD Respond to Recent Crimes

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Over the course of last week, Washington College students received several emails updating them on the investigation of multiple violent incidents allegedly involving students.  On Tuesday, Sept. 4, President Kurt Landgraf met with Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Sarah Feyerherm, Director of the Department of Public […]

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Keeping Belongings Safe for Break

News

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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There’s an App for That: Five Best Apps for Students

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer With busy schedules and constantly growing to-do lists, having just the right app at your fingertips can make all the difference. After asking different opinions from students around campus and researching online, certain apps seemed to be the most popular across the board. If you already have all five apps […]

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Off-Campus Assault Reported

News

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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Safety and Crime Update

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By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer On Oct. 7, the annual Security and Fire Report was released by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). This 59 page report discloses campus crime statistics and security information. A majority of it is dedicated to general information, such as campus policies and programs related to dating violence, domestic […]

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Minor Fire Sparks Saffety Concerns

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By Alice Horner Editor-in-Chief A school light fixture caught fire in Reid Hall last Thursday, raising concerns about safety in one of Washington College’s oldest residential halls. Sophomores Jessica Klein and Jamie Greedan were getting ready to go to bed when they smelled something burning. Fellow sophomore hallmate Beilin Zia investigated the smell and saw the flames flickering. “Any second the bed could have caught fire,” Zia said. Danyelle Martin, […]

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Quiet Hour Rules and May Day Reminders from Public Safety

Student Life

Twenty-four hour quiet hours have gone in effect as of yesterday, April 29 and will be in effect for the remainder of finals week. Students who violate 24-hour quiet hours may be asked to leave campus immediately, regardless of their final exam schedule, so please plan accordingly. From 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. each night, […]

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