Monday, June 14, 2021

Katelyn McCormick

An editor’s farewell address

This may be the last article I ever write for a newspaper. My impending graduation means graduate school, and that graduate school program is not in journalism. Hopeful as I am about freelance writing, this may very well be the last time I sit at my computer, mere minutes before deadline, searching for words that mean anything.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday, March 8, at 9:15 a.m., two officers on foot patrol walked by an unoccupied and parked 1995 white Chevrolet pickup truck owned by the College on Metzger Drive. Upon inspecting the vehicle to see if it was secured, the officers smelled what they believed to be burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle's interior.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Cromwell Hall on a report of possible drug use. Upon arrival, officers noticed a strong odor of what they believed to be tobacco smoke emanating from the reported room. After obtaining permission from one of the residents to enter the room, the officers observed, in plain view, an empty plastic container labeled for pipe tobacco and a pack of EZ Wider rolling papers.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday Feb. 15, at 5:10 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Wolfe Hall on a report of an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, officers found a student sitting up on his bed. The student appeared conscious and alert. When questioned, he told officers that he had consumed two shots of vanilla vodka and four or five beers in his room between 1 a.

Movie spring fever? Try these guilty pleasures

Anyone who knows me has heard me say "I need a new scene" quite a bit in the last month. That's not to bash my current world, but the obscene cold, the longing for spring and the fact that this is my last semester of college make me want something new. Something different.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 5:40 p.m., Campus Police was dispatched to the New Library on a report of harassment. Upon arrival, officers met with a female student who said that while using AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) on a library computer, she received alarming messages from an unidentified user from the screen names "NaturallyMe28" and "Haunting4u001.

A night in Brooklyn: expect the unexpected

"Nah man, don't move to Manhattan," Daniel, a Starbucks union organizer and my new-found friend, said. "Manhattan's over. Brooklyn's cool." And he was seemingly right. When our managing editor Ashley and I got off the Q train in Flatbush on Saturday, we had ambitions of a book signing.

Cop Shop

On Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m., Campus Police was dispatched to the third floor of New Residence Hall on a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival, an officer met with a New Residence community advisor (CA) who said that some time between 11 p.m. on Jan.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday, Jan. 25 at approximately 12:30 p.m. in Brower Student Center, a complaint was phoned in to Campus Police about a man masturbating on a bench outside Room 202. According to witnesses, the man was seen making masturbatory gestures underneath a newspaper in his lap.

Time is of the essence in 24-hour play festival

For college students, sleep is rarely a priority. And on Friday, about 70 students at the College will put their insomniac mettle to the test during WIRED, a 24-hour theater festival in which students write, rehearse and perform six original plays. The event culminates in a performance of all six plays on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Travers-Wolfe main lounge.

News Briefs

VOX petitions school insurance to cover pill Voices of Planned Parenthood (VOX) at the College recently collected signatures during its "Right to Choose Day" to support coverage of birth control by school insurance. Currently, the school's insurance plan does not cover any form of female contraceptive.

Cop Shop

On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8:15 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Eickhoff Hall on a report of an unconscious person. An officer reported that he had received an anonymous call stating that there was a male student sleeping near the exit door since 3:30 a.

Cop Shop

On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 2:30 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Wolfe Hall on a report that an unidentified male had wandered into a room and vomited on the floor. The victim told officers that the male visitor who entered her room had been in the room next to hers earlier that night.

Cop Shop

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 1:50 a.m., Campus Police observed a male student crawling across Metzger Drive on his hands and knees. An officer observed the student vomit several times and lay down in the grass on the side of the road. Upon approach, the officer noticed the student was profusely sweating, slurring his speech and had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.

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