Campus Security happenings

By Salima Stanley-Bhanji

If you get weak at the knees at the thought of built and buff security guards or women in uniform, you’ll be dazzled by Campus Security’s new garb. The snazzy new uniforms were introduced due to a concern from the Calgary Police Service. “Our existing outerwear makes us look too much like police officers, particularly… Continue reading Campus Security happenings

More Campus Security happenings

By Salima Stanley-Bhanji

While January is a quiet month for Campus Security, there were still some need for the men and women in blue. A major power outage on a Friday evening required the evacuation of MacEwan Hall, including the Den. “Most people were cooperative except for one individual,” explained Campus Security Manager Lanny Fritz. This highly intoxicated… Continue reading More Campus Security happenings

Steve-O + New Year’s = crazy

By Salima Stanley-Bhanji

New Year’s Eve brought 1,800 people to campus for Steve-O of Jackass fame, keeping Campus Security, along with Students’ Union event staff and Calgary police officers, on their toes throughout the night. Campus Security Manager Lanny Fritz described it as an "active night." Early in the event a fire alarm sounded, requiring the evacuation of… Continue reading Steve-O + New Year’s = crazy

November brings accidents to U of C

By Adriana Hunstad

November seemed to be full of accidents on campus. They ranged from scrapes to broken bones and almost all were sent to hospital. At the Olympic Oval, a recreational speed skater fell and broke his hip. Another accident occurred in this building, where a 92-year-old woman missed a three-inch drop-off of a platform and fell… Continue reading November brings accidents to U of C

Assault suspect arrested

By Ben Hoffman

A man has recently been apprehended and charged in connection with incidents that occurred last semester at the University of Calgary. Lester George, a 32-year-old Calgarian, was taken into police custody Dec. 8 and charged with two counts of unlawful confinement. George was arrested by Calgary Police Services after Calgary Crime- stoppers received tips from… Continue reading Assault suspect arrested

‘Tis the season to go pilfering

By Adriana Hunstad

The semester is quickly coming to an end. Holidays are just around the corner, which means car prowlings could increase. Already in October, there were eight reported cases, where the stolen goods amounted to $3,000. “It’s a good time to remind the campus community with the Christmas season approaching, not to leave any valuables open… Continue reading ‘Tis the season to go pilfering

Gone without a trace

By Emily Senger

A sudden increase in the theft of computer data projectors on campus means someone is getting a good deal on home entertainment equipment. The computer data projectors, located in many classrooms around campus, have a retail value of anywhere from $6,000-$10,000 apiece and have been disappearing with alarming frequency. The stolen projectors are resold to… Continue reading Gone without a trace

Assault suspect wanted

This suspect is wanted in connection with two assaults and attempted abductions. The events occurred Sat., Oct. 25, 2003 in Lot 10 between 7:30 a.m. and 7:41 a.m. If you have any information regarding these incidents, contact Campus Security at 220–5333 or the Calgary Police Service at 266–1234.

Dumb things people do at U of C

By Adriana Hunstad

After a relatively peaceful summer, September struck the University of Calgary in full force with various thefts and misbehaviors. An incident involving an elevator occurred in residence. Campus Security Manager Lanny Fritz described a group of individuals as being in a “party mood” when 22 students and their guests piled into an elevator. The extra… Continue reading Dumb things people do at U of C