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The Lane building in McDonald East. Students waited outside for over twenty minutes on Sept. 29 for Public Safety after a fire alarm went off.

‘We’re lucky it wasn’t serious’ — Students discover Lane fire alarms not connected to Public Safety

Ian Young, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

A fire alarm was triggered at the Lane apartment building on Sept. 29, 2021. Residents of Lane stood outside for twenty minutes waiting for Public Safety.  Public Safety was not notified of the fire...

a fire alarm against a brick wall

Cooking causes multiple fire alarm during the Fall 2020 semester

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Cooking is the leading cause for multiple fire alarms last semester.  As of Nov. 23, there were 77 fire reports on campus. Forty-nine of these fire reports could be attributed to cooking and the other...

Ambulances and Sheriff cars outside Leslie apartment Oct. 26 after a grease fire.

Housing responds to frequent fire alarms

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor February 4, 2020

Alexia Willard, a sophomore English major, commented on a Facebook post that she doesn’t evacuate her apartment until the fire alarm goes off for more than 30 seconds because she believes it’ll be...

Crime Log 1/28-2/3

Crime Log 1/28-2/3

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

1/28 8:16 a.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 2:40 p.m.- Alcohol Offense/Parking Lot E   1/29 12:46 a.m.- Welfare Check/McDonald East Apartments 12:53 p.m.- Illness Report/McDonald...

Ambulances and Sheriff cars outside Leslie apartment Oct. 26 after a grease fire.

Two injured after grease fire in Leslie apartment

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor October 26, 2019

A grease fire broke out at the Leslie building apartments Saturday night that led to two people being burned. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Perry Township fire trucks, Public Safety vehicles...

Crime Log 3/25 - 3/31

Crime Log 3/25 – 3/31

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer April 1, 2019

3/25 12:15 p.m. - Fire-False Alarm/Physical Activities Center 1:31 p.m. - Incident Report/Non Campus 5:54 p.m. - Alarm-Panic/Orr Center 9:20 p.m. - Suspicious Person(s)/Parking Lot B 9:36...

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Ciera McCann, Staff Writer February 6, 2018

1/29/2018 9:58 a.m. - Welfare Check/O'Daniel North Apartments 7:32 p.m. - Injury Report/O'Daniel North Apartments 10:49 p.m. - Drugs- Incident/Governors Hall 1/30/2018 11:13 a.m. - Fire- False...

The university has updated its policy regarding areas on campus which are designated for “speech and expressive activities.” The locations are the lawn area south of Rice Library, the lawn area between the Physical Activities Center and the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center and the lawn in front of the Health Professions Building. The three areas combined are approximately 1.6 acres of the 1,400 acre campus

‘Every intent of being open’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor August 31, 2016

Freshman Shelby Heins said having zones specific for free speech wasn’t something she would expect to have on a college campus. “We’re paying to go here,” the nursing major said. “So our...

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