Washington University will subsidize up to two Uber rides to and from campus per day for students living north and south of the Delmar Loop and in the Skinker-DeBaulevaire neighborhoods after entering into a contract with the ride-sharing company, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer Hank Webber wrote in an email to Student Life Sunday.
Washington University administrators addressed the recent wave of crime near campus and outlined new security measures in separate emails sent to parents and students Sept. 18.
Katrina Banks, administrative coordinator for Office of Undergraduate Research at Washington University, was killed, along with her teenage son, in a murder-suicide by her fiance, Dornubari Dugbor, last Thursday.
Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.
Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.
The Washington University Police Department recorded an almost 50 percent increase in campus bike thefts during the months of September and October.
Theft has increased substantially in the Skinker DeBaliviere neighborhood directly bordering Washington University’s Danforth Campus over the past year.
A Washington University employee was carjacked at gunpoint early Monday morning on Duncan Avenue in the Central West End, near the Genome Institute at the University.
Donnie Koonce, a former Washington University student who went by Rhett during his time at the University, is facing charges for photographing three women under their clothing without their permission.
Washington University’s recent released 2014 Clery Report showed a decrease in arrests and referrals on campus.