“While we can reasonably assume that riding in an UBER, a LYFT, a taxi or the MBTA may have inherent dangers, general statements to the community about these risks do not meet the ‘serious and continuing threat’ requirements of the Clery Act. I believe this can be a point of confusion for some in our community.”
It was at the discretion of BCPD to assess the imminence of the danger, and it believed that it was not worthwhile to report.
Editor’s Note: It is come to our attention that there are multiple inaccuracies in the article on which this editorial is based. We are working on a correction and update, and will provide one as soon as possible. Several news outlets recently reported that a Boston College student was allegedly raped by an Uber driver…
BCPD said it will replace old and broken phones in the coming months as a part of campus security upgrades.
“A Heights investigation revealed that 31 of 120 surveyed blue lights—a little over 25 percent—are not working in varying capacities—some have broken call panels and others have burnt-out lights.”
Students were reminded to close and lock their windows when they are not in their room and to report any suspicious activity to BCPD.
BCPD and the Massachusetts State Police are searching for a 6-foot tall black male who reportedly sexually assaulted a female student early Sunday morning.
“It was just a little sketchy, we didn’t expect it to happen like that, if at all,” Kevin Lahiff, MCAS ’18, said.
Collin Witt, MCAS ’18, was lying in his room on the first floor of 235 Foster when he saw a silhouette walking back and forth in the front yard. After about 10 minutes, he opened the blinds and saw a man in a black hoodie standing in front of his window.
An unknown person rearranged letters on a parking sign in the Mod Lot Saturday night to spell out a derogatory anti-gay slur.