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University says campus is still safe, despite safety cuts

Christopher Mosely

September 11, 2014

Part of the university’s institutional prioritization process includes a review of all departments at the university based on economic demands and efficiency. Included in that review is the university’s Safety Services. Indeed, the university has already decreased the number of security officers on...

New Safety Services policy

By Halee Heironimus

August 14, 2013

Do You Have Your Keys & ID? Did You Lock Your Door?Safety Services constructed a campaign to ensure that students have their Eagle Card and room key present at all times. The biggest change in the policy is the new lockout fee.Students will now be charged $5 per lockout.Unlike previous years, studen...

Jaywalking remains a problem on campus

By Teresa Williams

September 12, 2012

As the new school year begins, Safety Services is warning people to avoid jaywalking. Although many individuals jaywalk out of convenience, it presents serious dangers to both motorists and the AU community. The primary area of concern is Claremont Avenue, mainly because of the high volume of traffic, a...

Vandalism continues at Phi Psi house

By Missy Loar

February 10, 2011

More vandalism was reported at the Phi Kappa Psi house this past weekend when egg was discovered running down the front door Saturday morning. Last month, someone reportedly defecated on the floor in the Phi Psi house and poured laundry detergent and bleach on the floor as well, among other alleged a...

Vandalism not connected to CAB events, says Safety

Vandalism not connected to CAB events, says Safety

By Glenn Battishill

February 3, 2011

With many great student dances, comedians or other weekend activities comes the vandalism that can tarnish the event. Most recently, the basement in Clayton Hall was vandalized after the Campus Activity Board's glow party. Furniture was overturned, and laundry detergent and shaving cream was spread ...

Student arrested for alleged possession of marijuana

By Missy Loar and Cody White

November 12, 2010

An Ashland University student was arrested Monday evening by the Ashland Police Department as part of a marijuana trafficking investigation. Tyler Mann, 18, of North Canton, a freshman AU student and 4th-floor resident of Kilhefner Hall, was booked into the Ashland County Jail at about 7:30 p.m. Monday...

Parking changes drives students to frustration

By Dan Shade

October 14, 2010

Despite changes in parking regulations and increased patrolling at night, Safety Services has reported that fewer tickets have been given out so far this year compared to previous years. This year, there were changes with the Amstutz and Bixler parking lots. Students are no longer permitted to park i...

CFA sees series of incidents; thefts and problems occurring frequently in building

By Cody White

October 14, 2010

The Center for the Arts building has seen a recent rash of thefts and vandalism, according to faculty and Safety Services reports. The door window to room 340, the digital art lab, was broken at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 25 while the door was locked, according to Safety Services. Days later, members of the journ...

Police crack down on jaywalking

By Dan Shade

September 30, 2010

Jaywalking is an issue that Ashland police have tried to tackle by starting to ticket students. Safety Services has also become aware of this problem, with many calls from local residents coming in complaining about students illegally crossing the street. "We receive at least one call a day from a re...