In the wake of shootings on college campuses, students nationwide are left with questions about their universities’ precautionary measures. While Washington University has several components to its safety plan, including trainings and communication, these plans are not communicated to students with regularity.
“WUPD isn’t going to take me to the hospital any more.”
In an incredible act of courage, Washington University Police officers arrested Ferguson protester Dan Wheeler on Monday for sneezing too loudly in the East Asian Studies library while holding a sign that read “No Justice, No Peace.”
Six cars were broken into and a seventh was stolen outside a University College glassblowing class at Third Degree Glass Factory on Thursday night.
The Washington University Police Department is often seen by students as a group of officers who break up fraternity parties and refer intoxicated students to the judicial administrator. To help shed light on a real night in the life of a WUPD officer, Student Life shadowed WUPD officer Dave Goodwin on Friday, Sept. 26.
Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.
A Washington University student who was driving a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night was taken into custody Monday morning, the Office of Public Affairs confirmed.
Washington University police have taken the driver of a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night into custody. Sophomores Shana Zucker and Richard Lee were in fair condition at Barnes-Jewish Hospital as of 10:20 a.m., a media representative for Barnes-Jewish confirmed.
Despite the Students Against Peabody sit-in under the Brookings Archway providing the backdrop to one of Washington University’s largest events, Social Programming Board and the Washington University Police Department expect Friday’s W.I.L.D. to proceed as planned.
University City is continuing to investigate last week’s robbery on Kingsbury Blvd. that has raised concern among students who live nearby but never received a crime notification about it. Last Sunday night at about 7 p.m., a male student said he was walking on the 6600 block of Kingsbury when he was knocked to the ground and punched by a suspect.