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Tampering stops elevator

By | Mar 1, 2007

Extensive damage to an elevator shaft in West Tower shut down both of its elevators early Sunday morning. Tom Dunn, investigator for the Office of Public Safety, said the damage was caused by glass bottles being thrown down the shaft after students on the fourth floor were able to force open the outer set of…


Barlas honored with chair in Amsterdam

By | Feb 15, 2007

Asma Barlas, professor of politics, will spend next spring at the University of Amsterdam as the Spinoza Chair, an honorary position in the university’s philosophy department. Barlas, also director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, said after she delivered a public lecture in Amsterdam this past November, faculty from the…


Nonstudent charged with trespassing

By | Feb 8, 2007

A nonstudent was arrested for criminal trespassing in Talcott Hall early Saturday morning, according to the Office of Public Safety. Investigator Tom Dunn said Joel Young, 24, shoved two other students around 1:45 a.m. Saturday in Talcott Hall and was restricted from campus after the victims declined to press charges. Dunn said Young then returned…


Park Scholar program adds three awards

By | Feb 8, 2007

Three additional Park Scholar awards will be given to students entering their junior year, according to Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Beginning in spring 2008, sophomores in the school will be eligible to apply for the award and join the program as juniors the following fall. Transfer and international…


Hate graffiti found in Landon

By | Feb 2, 2007

A caller reported a swastika and the words “f–k you” written on a room’s dry erase board Jan. 18 on the second floor of Landon Hall, said Investigator Tom Dunn of the Office of Public Safety. Dunn said Public Safety is investigating the incident. Stuart Kenney, the second-floor resident assistant, said he was not on…


College announces members of Provost Search Committee

By | Feb 2, 2007

President Peggy R. Williams announced yesterday the appointment of 10 faculty members and one student to the Provost Search Committee. The members include Susan Allen-Gil, associate professor of biology; Laurie Arliss, professor and chair of speech communication; Margaret Arnold, associate professor of therapeutic recreation and leisure services; Jill Cadby ’09, a clinical health/physical therapy major;…


Student hit by vehicle

By | Feb 1, 2007

Sophomore Steve McDonald said he and his friends were returning from dinner around 7:30 p.m. when a car hit him on his right leg. He was in the crosswalk at the intersection across from Emerson Hall. McDonald said the impact sent him flying onto the pavement face-first, where he then slid forward across the wet…


Student struck by vehicle

By | Jan 28, 2007

A student was struck by a car this evening in an apparent hit-and-run accident near Emerson Hall. Sophomore Steve McDonald said he and his friends were returning from dinner near 7:40 p.m. and were in the crosswalk at the intersection across from Emerson Hall when a car hit him on the side of his right…


Charges added to drug arrests

By | Jan 26, 2007

The Office of Public Safety pressed six additional charges yesterday against nonstudent Jake Milo, who was arrested Dec. 10 in Landon Hall after Public Safety officers found what they believed to be cocaine in his possession. Laura Durling, assistant director of patrol and security services, said Milo was also charged with two counts of criminal…


County plans Coddington repairs

By | Jan 26, 2007

The Tompkins County Highway Division announced last month the beginning of a two-phase plan for the reconstruction of Coddington Road. According to John Lampman, highway engineer for the project, the first phase of the project will take place from Troy Road south to the Danby town line, away from the college. The second phase will…


More charges filed in car robbery case

By | Jan 25, 2007

The Office of Public Safety recently pressed seven additional charges against two students arrested in connection with several vehicle break-ins last semester. Laura Durling, assistant director of patrol and security services, said sophomore Danielle Varricchio and freshman Jennifer Forman were both charged with five counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree…


Student and nonstudent charged with drug possession

By | Dec 15, 2006

A student and a nonstudent were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance early Sunday morning in Landon Hall after Public Safety officers found a small amount of what they said they believe to be cocaine in the room. Freshman Sarah Bitely and nonstudent Jake Milo were arrested when officers arrived after receiving…