Aaron Goodtree

Creature comforts: Students sneak pets into dorms

She didn’t expect to bring Hamtaro home to 1959 E Street, after a friend found him wandering around South Hall. And the senior couldn’t help but take in two turtles that friends picked up in Chinatown. “They’re nice to come home to. Especially after long days, you just want to come home and cuddle with […]

Teen busted for intent to distribute in Gelman

Metropolitan Police officers arrested a 16-year-old last week for unlawful entry into Gelman Library and possession of and intent to sell marijuana. Officers seized one bag of marijuana, more than $200 in cash and 92 zip bags from the suspect Jan. 30. He was also arrested for possession of and intent to sell drug paraphernalia. […]

Campus robberies double over last year

The number of robberies reported to the University Police Department nearly doubled over the last calendar year, as reports of stolen electronic devices increased across the District. But at the same time, reported burglaries – which involve breaking and entering – dropped by more than half, UPD Chief Kevin Hay said. The University has cracked […]

4-RIDE driver injured following assault

A 4-RIDE driver was hospitalized Friday night after an individual threw an unknown object through the driver’s side window. The driver received minor injuries from the incident that took place around 11:21 p.m., University Police Department detective Matthew Robinson said. Shards of glass hit the driver in the face after the object shattered the window. […]

CADE to ask parents, faculty to take online surveys

The University’s alcohol and drug responsibility office plans to ask faculty, parents, staff and upperclassmen to participate in online educational programs. The Center for Alcohol and other Drug Education will ask them to log into a website called My Student Body to take surveys with role-playing scenarios to offer insight on topics like substance abuse, […]

Police boost presence near The Avenue after thefts

The University and Metropolitan Police departments are keeping a closer eye on outdoor seating near The Avenue after a rash of reported thefts this fall. In each of the seven cases reported to UPD since the beginning of this school year, individuals noticed that their personal items were stolen while they sat outside restaurants near […]

Peaceful prayer to speak against abortion

Senior Rosemary Holt clutched rosary beads and bowed her head Tuesday afternoon. Outside an F Street abortion clinic, the Washington Surgi-Clinic next to The Dakota residence hall, Holt stood with a weekly prayer group. For four years, the weekly demonstration – a gathering that Newman Catholic Student Center chaplain Father Greg Shaffer has dubbed “Rosary […]

Crime log

Liquor Law Violation / Threats 10/02/12 – 1:05 to 11:19 a.m. Location: 500 block of 22nd Street – Case closed A visibly intoxicated student was knocking on the door of the University Police Department. While he was being evaluated for intoxication, he threatened an EMeRG officer. Referred for disciplinary action Drug Law Violation / Liquor […]

Campus burglaries drop in half

The Foggy Bottom Campus saw about half as many burglaries in 2011 than it did the year before, according to data released Monday. A total of 40 burglaries were reported for 2011 – significantly fewer than the 75 incidents in 2010 – marking a fourth-straight year of decreases, Department of Education statistics show. University Police […]