Op-ed: ‘Not a threat’

I’ve tried doing this the right way, I really have. There has to be a way the University can keep students safe from known threats.

Anonymous Student

WUPD receives accreditation, achieves 100 percent compliance

Washington University Police Department received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. following the conclusion of a three-year assessment process in March.

| Staff Reporter

University updates weapons policy, clarifies reporting system

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced an update to “clarify and streamline” regulations on the possession of weapons, explosives and fireworks on campus in an email sent to the University community Tuesday.

Julia Arbanas | Staff Reporter

Op-ed: Off-campus student safety is not a priority

With the recent string of armed robberies occurring near Washington University’s Danforth Campus, I started to ask myself why they were happening.

Daniel Pefley | Class of 2019

Students concerned over lack of safety alerts after off-campus armed robbery

Some students have raised concerns about public safety communications after an armed robbery occurred on the Centennial Walkway Oct. 31 around 12:35 a.m., and only certain off-campus residents were notified due to a technical issue.

| News Editor

Staff ed: Communicate to all on issues of safety

The Student Life editorial board urges the Washington University Police Department—and any other offices associated with dissemination of alerts—to send all security memos and related warnings to all Washington University students, regardless of housing circumstance.

WUPD, WU admin reevaluate emergency preparedness a year after Forsyth shooting

Washington University administrators discussed the University’s preparedness for active shooter situations on the Danforth Campus as the one-year anniversary of the April 21 shooting of a Bon Appetit employee approaches.

| Senior News Editor

Wrighton signs letter defending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Chancellor Mark Wrighton joined over 470 other university presidents and chancellors in signing an open letter in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects students whose immigration status would otherwise be threatened.

| News Editor

Semester sees 50 percent spike in campus bike theft

The Washington University Police Department recorded an almost 50 percent increase in campus bike thefts during the months of September and October.

| Contributing Reporter

Newly appointed WU Police Chief Mark Glenn says debate security is primary concern

Mark Glenn will serve as the Washington University Police Department’s new Chief of Police, the University announced Friday. Although Glenn has long-term goals focusing on community involvement and advocacy, his first major task will be to prepare campus for the frenzy of protests and political activity that many anticipate to arrive with the upcoming presidential debate Washington University will host this October.

| Senior News Editor