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Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

May 02, 2014 | Zach Kram and Emily Schienvar

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.

Student taken into custody for reportedly striking sophomores with SUV

April 28, 2014 | Manvitha Marni

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.

Sophomores reportedly hit by SUV in front of Brookings steps

April 28, 2014 | Manvitha Marni

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.

W.I.L.D. to feature increased security

April 24, 2014 | Emily Schienvar

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.

Evening robbery near campus raises student concern with crime alert system

February 06, 2014 | Divya Kumar and Michael Tabb

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.

Subway employee claims order mishap led to physical altercation

December 09, 2013 | Michael Tabb

A Mallinckrodt Center Subway employee says a four-minute-late order and payment dispute led to a customer throwing his unopened beverage at her shoulder. The Washington University Police Department is continuing to investigate the alleged altercation between a campus employee and Subway cashier over an order.

New course tackles lack of preparedness for campus violence

October 28, 2013 | Michael Tabb

Administrators and students agree that Washington University falls short when it comes to training the community how to respond to possible violent threats on and off campus.

New statistics bring large-scale 2012 drug busts to light

New statistics released by Washington University show that referrals to the judicial administrator due to drug policy violations more than tripled between 2011 and 2012 following a string of busts.

Clayton police continue investigation into last week’s alleged on-campus sexual assault

October 14, 2013 | Manvitha Marni and Michael Tabb

Clayton police are continuing to investigate an alleged sexual assault that took place last week on the intramural athletic fields by the South 40. According to the Washington University Police Department’s crime log, a female student reported being assaulted by a man she met at a downtown St. Louis venue around 1:50 a.m. on Oct. 6.

Cluster of off-campus daytime robberies cause student safety concerns

September 09, 2013 | Michael Tabb

Two armed robberies within a mile of the Danforth Campus in the last several days have left students increasingly aware of off-campus safety issues. Both robberies happened during the day, one at gunpoint and the other involving a pocket knife.

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