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Corrected: App created to protect users

Corrected: App created to protect users

ALEX DAVIS

November 19, 2012


Filed under Crime, News

 Loyola Student Affairs met with smartphone app developers to discuss creating a discreet and easy way to keep students safe. Secret Chaperone is a free-to-download, web and mobile-based discreet text message alert system that lets people know where you are, who you're with and how long you'll b...

On Being Drugged

On Being Drugged

AAREN GORDEN

November 14, 2012


Filed under Crime

Imagine you're having a night out with friends during the Krewe de Vieux parade at the Dragon's Den. You buy a drink from the bar. Then, in your next moment of consciousness, you're lying on the ground in Washington Square surround by five men you don't know. This horror story was the reality for a 2...

LUPD starts Uptown patrols

LUPD starts Uptown patrols

CONNOR MCCULLAR

October 4, 2012


Filed under Crime, Features, News

The Loyola University Police Department will join the Tulane University Police Department in its routine off-campus vehicle patrols to combat crime. LUPD is working to ensure the safety and security of students by patrolling in a new Dodge Charger alongside TUPD and the New Orleans Police Department. ...

Fear and Insecurity

HANNAH IANNAZZO

September 19, 2012


Filed under City, Crime, News

The number of reported incidents of sexual assault has increased this semester. Police captain Roger Pinac confirmed that two Loyola students who live on campus were involved in the sexual assault that happened on Sept. 14. According to staff counselor Brooks Zitzmann, the increased number of repor...

Professor to aid city in tackling murder

J. KARIN CURLEY

January 26, 2012


Filed under City, Crime, News

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas have a plan to reduce murders in 2012, turning to community policing strategies and the expertise of George Capowich, an associate sociology professor and criminologist. According to a city report, there were 199 people murdered in 2011, up from 17...

Safety First

JENNIE GUTIERREZ Staff Writer

January 25, 2012


Filed under Crime, News

Fed up with rising Uptown crime and lack of authoritative reaction, Tulane students decided to take matters into their own hands, organizing a campaign called "It's Not Enough" to raise attention to the issue. "We came up with the idea after The Hullabaloo published an article last semester about TUP...

Campus Cautious

Campus Cautious

Sable LeFrere

October 11, 2011


Filed under Crime

       New Orleans can be a beautiful city. From the tourist attractions to the fun nights out with friends, the college experience can be a memorable one. But if students aren't careful, all those beauties can turn into an ugly nightmare.      "It's impossible to pr...

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