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Yale to install new blue phones

September 30, 2005 • 0
Several new blue phones are slotted to be installed in off-campus locations in response to the recent rise in violent crimes affecting students in these areas. The University plans to place three new phones near the Yale Divinity School, Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith said. The increase in blue phones is part of an effort on »
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Crimes hit grad housing

September 28, 2005 • 0
While acts of violence against students on and near campus have raised safety concerns in the Yale community, crime has also been quietly on the rise in areas housing Yale graduate students further from campus. Students living in the area derisively called “the Graduate Ghetto” — the area north of central campus and around Science »
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Student threatened with gun in robbery

September 20, 2005 • 1
A Yale College junior was held at gunpoint on Edgewood Avenue Sunday night — the latest in a series of crimes this year that have led University Police to send patrols off campus and into the Dwight neighborhood. The student was grabbed by a man who demanded her money and cell phone at approximately 9:30 »
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Police unions clash over turf

September 16, 2005 • 0
The union representing city police officers has filed a complaint with the state labor board, claiming Yale Police are overstepping their beat boundaries by upping patrols of the Dwight neighborhood in the wake of the shooting of a student. University Police Chief James Perrotti asked his officers to include the Dwight neighborhood in their patrols »
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Junior in ICU after accident

September 14, 2005 • 0
A Saybrook College junior was in critical condition Tuesday evening after a collision with a moving Connecticut Transit bus in the afternoon in front of Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall. Wook Choe ’07 collided with the right rear side of the bus at 12:58 p.m. yesterday as it was making a right turn onto Prospect Street from Grove »
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Korb pleads not guilty at hearing

September 14, 2005 • 0
Gregory Korb ’08 pleaded not guilty to charges of rape Tuesday in New Haven Superior Court. At the hearing — which took approximately one minute — the Calhoun College sophomore simply said, “Not guilty,” when asked for his plea by Judge Richard A. Damiani. Korb and his lawyer, William F. Dow III ’63, then asked »
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Undergraduate is arrested for striking fellow student

September 13, 2005 • 0
Yale Police Department officers responded to a report of a physical altercation involving a student near the corner of Crown and High streets early Friday morning. Police arrested Joseph Fahrendorf ’06 outside the Soul de Cuba restaurant on charges of assault in the third degree and breach of peace in the second degree, both of »
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Yale cop reports to FBI

September 9, 2005 • 0
An officer with the Yale Police Department is responsible for reporting to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, in an arrangement common to many college campuses that has raised concerns from civil liberties groups. A member of the Yale Police Department is assigned to such a task force, a legal partnership between the FBI and »
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Student projects memorialize Kroon ’05

September 8, 2005 • 0
The friends and family of Andrew Kroon ’05 continue to honor his memory through a range of environmentally-friendly projects, including planting trees across the country and supporting causes Kroon pursued while at Yale. Kroon, a Latin American studies major and member of Berkeley College who was greatly devoted to the environment, passed away last spring »
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Yale employee reports assault

September 5, 2005 • 0
Less than a week after a student was shot in the hand in an attempted mugging on Howe Street, a Yale employee was reportedly assaulted in her apartment building on the same street. Ashley Norman, a 22-year-old lab coordinator, said she was thrown to the floor and mugged as she waited for the elevator at »
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Kroon’s ’05 death found to be natural

September 2, 2005 • 0
The Connecticut chief medical examiner’s office has determined that Berkeley senior Andrew Kroon’s death last spring was caused by cardiomegaly, an enlarged heart, said Lorraine Siggins, the chief psychiatrist at University Health Services. Kroon was found dead April 16 in his room in the Taft Apartments. Siggins said the medical examiner’s report states that the »
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Student faces rape charge

August 31, 2005 • 0
A Calhoun College sophomore was arrested on rape charges early Saturday morning. Gregory Korb ’08 was arrested by University Police at 4 a.m. and charged with sexual assault in the first degree, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Although Patten declined to elaborate on the crime, a person is charged with sexual assault in the »