Tagged Campus Security

Increased surveillance on University of Calgary campus a positive step forward

By Scott Strasser, October 25 2016 — On Oct. 14, a fight broke out between two men in the MacHall food court after comments were made about a “Make America Great Again” hat. Though University of Calgary campus security and the Calgary Police Services investigated the incident, we’ll probably never know exactly what happened in…

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…

Campus Security to increase CCTV surveillance

By Scott Strasser, July 12 2016 — Campus Security will get more help from Big Brother this year, with plans to significantly increase the number of surveillance cameras at the University of Calgary by the fall. The U of C currently uses around 300 closed-circuit television cameras, with that number expected to increase to around…

Two suspects charged in string of post-secondary credit card thefts

By Scott Strasser, June 1 2016 — Two suspects are charged with stealing more than 50 credit and debit cards from three Calgary post-secondary institutions in recent months. Alexander Louis Harsanyi, 22, and Monica Rebalski, 22, are both charged with multiple counts of theft under $5,000 and fraud under $5,000. Calgary Police Services launched an…

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.   …

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