Twuesday Tweetacular: Caffeine headaches and other first world problems

Like Vox, Brett thinks of every possible excuse to not take an exam. Imagine the email: “Professor, I couldn’t study because someone stole my books in the library!” It’d work about as well as “My dog ate my research paper.” Allie Prescott failed to understand how romantic that XXL Steak Nacho truly was. Vox has […]

Campus Crime Watch: No laptop November

View Campus Crime, November, 2012 in a larger map This November, 49 violent and property crimes were reported to Georgetown’s Department of Public Safety. The vast majority of incidences were thefts of unattended property. A total of 12 laptops were stolen this month, prompting DPS to begin a campaign for laptop safety, which included offering […]

Several laptops stolen from student’s apartment on Prospect Street

Earlier this morning, several laptops were stolen from a student’s residence on the 3300 block of Prospect Street NW. According to an email from the Department of Public Safety, the residents were not home at the time of the burglary. The alert also added that there were no signs of “forced entry.” The incident occurred […]

Second laptop theft reported in Reiss this month

A Georgetown employee contacted the Department of Public Safety at approximately 3:30 p.m. today to report a stolen backpack. The backpack, along with the laptop it held, was taken from an unlocked office in the Reiss Science Building. The public safety alert states the employee left the office at around 10:30 this morning and returned […]

Laptop stolen in Reiss Science Building this morning

Today at around 8:20 a.m. a Georgetown employee reported that a laptop was stolen from an office in the Reiss Science Building. According to the public safety report, the employee had left the laptop in the office at around 5:40 p.m. yesterday afternoon, and when he returned this morning it was missing. There were no […]

Public Safety Alert: Laptop stolen in Henle Village Saturday morning

At approximately 2:30 a.m. yesterday, a Georgetown student confronted an unidentified male with a backpack inside his Henle Village residence. The man said he was looking for someone, and the student “escorted” him out of the apartment, according to a public safety alert. The student eventually learned that one of his roommates’ laptop was missing. […]

Public Safety Alert: laptop stolen from White Gravenor Building

At approximately 9:15 a.m. today, a University employee reported to the Department of Public Safety that a laptop was stolen from a classroom in the White Gravenor Building. According to the public safety alert, DPS investigators have deduced that forced entry was made to steal the laptop. The employee had left the laptop in its […]

Public Safety Alert: Burglary in Harbin Hall

Another year, another laptop theft. According to an email sent to the University community early this morning by the Department of Public Safety, an unidentified suspect stole a laptop from an “uninhabited” room in Harbin Hall. According to the email, a suspicious person was seen in the building, but canvassing of the area by both […]

Burglary in Kennedy

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at around 2:45 p.m., a room in Kennedy was burglarized. According to a public safety alert, a student left his room around 2:45 p.m. He asserts that he secured his door. However, when the student returned at 3:00 p.m., he found his door unsecured, two laptops and an iPod missing, […]

Burglary on the 1300 block of 33rd Street

On Tuesday, May 3, at approximately 10:30 a.m., two houses on the 1300 block of 33rd Street were burgled. According to a public safety alert, a Georgetown staff member reported the crimes that three laptop computers and an mp-3 player were stolen from the first house, which the burglar entered through an unopened door. The […]

Public Safety Alert: Your laptop will never be safe again

Two more laptops were stolen this week, according to a University public safety alert. After a female student fell asleep shortly after midnight on Monday, an unknown suspect broke into her Harbin dorm room and stole her laptop. Another student, who lives in Alumni Square, discovered that his laptop was stolen sometime between 10 p.m. […]