Smith and Perrone plead guilty, likely to serve probation

In federal court yesterday, Charles Smith and John Perrone plead guilty to manufacturing DMT in Smith’s Harbin dorm room last October. Perrone admitted during the hearing that he purchased the supplies needed to make the hallucinogenic drug, while… Read More

“Inadvertent human error” caused Harbin fire alarm malfunction

The failure of Harbin Hall’s audible fire alarm system was caused by “inadvertent human error,” according to Chief Administrative Officer Spiros Dimolitsas. “A technician failed to properly reset the system after conducting a monthly test of a fire… Read More

ANC wrapup: Let’s go to the HOP

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission met on Monday to discuss the usual—license approvals and community noise complaints. As expected, commissioners also mentioned the shenanigans in Harbin Hall, as well as a few local bars and restaurants. Here are the… Read More

WaPo’s last-minute costumes for lazy college students

Looking to go out tonight but not sure what to wear? Use up all your good costumes already? The Washington Post has a few suggestions for college-themed costumes, including “Can of Four Loko,” “Mark Zuckerberg,” and of course,… Read More

Student “questions” DeGioia about Harbin arrests, beats joke into the ground

h/t Funny or Die

Campus Crime Watch: Six laptop thefts in the past week

View Campus Crime Watch: October 19-26 in a larger map Drug violations—and the ensuing arrests—took a prominent position in this week’s news coverage. However, theft remains the most prevalent type of crime on campus. Six reported incidents of… Read More

Smith and Perrone released to parents, trial set for January

At D.C. District Court this afternoon, Charles Smith (SFS ’14) and John Perrone, a freshman at the University of Richmond, were released under parental custody to their homes in Andover, Massachusetts. Smith and Perrone will stand trial in… Read More

Harbin freshman arrested for “use of a controlled substance”

6:45 p.m. update: At her arraignment, Baltazar pled not guilty to charges of unlawful possession of and intent to sell marijuana and the sale of drug paraphernalia. She was released from custody, but the D.C. Superior Court recommended… Read More

Washington Post reports that K2 tip, not “strange odor,” led to Harbin arrests

The Washington Post is reporting that University Public Safety officers received a drug tip on Saturday morning that led to the arrests of Charlie Smith (SFS ’14), John Perrone, a University of Richmond freshman, and John Romano (COL… Read More

University sends update about Harbin Hall evacuation

Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. update: According to an email sent to students by the University Housing Department, Facilities Management will test each residence hall’s fire alarm system this week. Between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow, Darnall and New… Read More