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Safety concerns surface following CTA attack, Loop sexual assault

Safety concerns surface following CTA attack, Loop sexual assault

Jackson Danbeck

May 4, 2016

After a DePaul student was beaten in an attempted robbery on the Blue Line and another was drugged, robbed and sexually assaulted in the Loop last week, the safety of students has become an increasing concern. Read More »...

Student incapacitated, sexually assaulted in Loop

Student incapacitated, sexually assaulted in Loop

Kirsten Onsgard

April 30, 2016

A DePaul student walking downtown was incapacitated with a noxious substance, dragged into an SUV and sexually assaulted and robbed last night, according to a Public Safety alert. He escaped from the vehicle and offenders fled in an unknown direction.  Read More »...

Student arrested in connection with string of dorm room burglaries

Student arrested in connection with string of dorm room burglaries

Kirsten Onsgard

April 10, 2016

19-year-old Dillon Barrett-Rao was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary and one count of theft last Tuesday in connection with stealing items from dorm rooms. Read More »...

Norovirus reported on DePaul’s campus

Norovirus reported on DePaul’s campus

Megan Deppen

February 26, 2016

An email sent by Public Safety Friday warned the DePaul community that a commuter student was contracted a case of the norovirus. Highly contagious and with symptoms similar to the flu, the virus case escalates the need for sanitation, sleep and wellness on campus. Read More »...

Sexual assault reported in Munroe Hall

Sexual assault reported in Munroe Hall

Mariah Woelfel

February 23, 2016

A criminal sexual assault alleged to have happened in January in Munroe Hall was reported to Public Safety last Monday, Feb. 15. Read More »...

Stomach flu breaks out on Lincoln Park campus

Stomach flu breaks out on Lincoln Park campus

Kirsten Onsgard

February 19, 2016

There has been an outbreak of the stomach flu on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, according to Public Safety. The virus, known as gastroenteritis, has affected more than 30 students. Read More »...

DePaul relies on unsworn Public Safety for protection

DePaul relies on unsworn Public Safety for protection

Jackson Danbeck

January 31, 2016

While many universities across the nation use sworn and armed police for campus security, DePaul continues to rely on unsworn and mostly unarmed officers to protect the community. The issue of armed security is ever more relevant following illegitimate shootings by officers like the one at the University of Cincinnati last year. Read More »...

8 campus sexual offenses recorded since August

8 campus sexual offenses recorded since August

Mariah Woelfel

January 25, 2016

When DePaul freshman Madison Keys saw a notification a week and a half ago from Public Safety that a sexual assault was reported on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, she started to question her own safety. Read More »...

Student reports sexual assault in Sanctuary Hall

Student reports sexual assault in Sanctuary Hall

Brenden Moore

January 14, 2016

Public Safety issued an alert early Thursday morning after a student reported that she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance in Sanctuary Hall. Read More »...

Public Safety washes away DePaul students’ police brutality art display

Public Safety washes away DePaul students’ police brutality art display

Megan Deppen

June 4, 2015

Chalk outlines of splayed bodies, painted by DePaul’s Amnesty International group Tuesday night to draw awareness to police brutality, were erased within hours by Public Safety officials. Read More »...

INFOGRAPHIC: Crime on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus

INFOGRAPHIC: Crime on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus

Courtney Jacquin

April 12, 2015

In a survey of data kept by DePaul Public Safety, theft was found to be the most prevalent crime on the university's Lincoln Park campus, mirroring data kept by the Chicago Police Department. For The DePaulia's report on campus crime, click here. ...

Safety Alert: criminal sexual abuse reported Sunday morning

Safety Alert: criminal sexual abuse reported Sunday morning

Grant Myatt

October 26, 2014

DePaul Public Safety was notified by Chicago Police of a criminal sexual abuse on southern edge of the university's Lincoln Park Campus Sunday morning prompting them to issue a safety alert. Read More »...

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