Tagged campus crime

Trump hat leads to fight in MacHall food court

By Scott Strasser, October 18 2016 — For the second time this semester, a baseball hat showing support for United States presidential candidate Donald Trump has caused a stir at a Calgary post-secondary institution — this time at the University of Calgary. In mid-September, a video capturing a squabble between Mount Royal University students over…

Bike theft on campus sees 100 per cent spike from last year

By Scott Strasser, May 17 2016 — Bike theft is up 100 per cent at the University of Calgary compared to this time last year, according to campus security. Eighteen bikes were reported stolen in the first four months of 2016 — double the nine stolen in the same period in 2015. “It’s definitely an…

Theft spikes in University of Calgary library, locker rooms

By Scott Strasser, March 29 2016 — Theft at the University of Calgary has spiked recently, particularly in the kinesiology complex and the Taylor Family Digital Library. Campus Security sent out a community advisory email on March 23 informing students of the increase in theft and urging them to ensure their belongings are protected.   …

Stolen underwear found in Yamnuska residence dorm rooms

By Chris Adams, March 12 2015 — Residence Services issued a security alert to all students living in residence on March 6 after three female students found dozens of pairs of underwear in their Yamnuska Hall dorm rooms. They reported the incident to Residence Services on Jan. 9, 2015, after they returned from winter break….

Campus crime tales: dispatch two

By Scott Strasser, February 5 2015 — “We’ve had people come in to bathe in the washrooms.” Trespassing was the most common criminal offence at the University of Calgary in recent weeks, according to Campus Security (CS) director Brian Sembo. “We seem to be having an upswing with people wandering into campus who shouldn’t be here,”…

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