Horan Elevators to be Replaced

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Editor Beginning last semester, rumors have been circulating all throughout campus in regards to the replacement of the elevators on campus. While it seems as if almost all of the elevators have some sort of issue, students have been questioning for months, if not years, when the elevators will be replaced. There have been rumors going around with this one stating that the reason … Continue reading Horan Elevators to be Replaced

Securing Jasper Hall

Two of Manhattan’s four dormitory buildings on the North Campus are constantly monitored by Public Safety Proctors (Lee and Horan), while the other half, Jasper and Chrysostom fail to share the same safety features and amenities. “Jasper and Chrysostom Halls are very secure” said Andrew Weingarten, director of residence life in an email statement, “They are monitored and patrolled by Public Safety and Residence Life … Continue reading Securing Jasper Hall

ID Scanners Still to Be Installed in Jasper Hall Women’s Bathrooms

Jess Quinn, Contributing Writer New dormitory security measures are taking shape in Jasper Hall, where ID scanners that will grant access to bathrooms are being implemented on the female floors of the dorm this month. Last year, a male intruder entered a female restroom in Jasper Hall, stirring up a discussion on campus about dormitory security. To prevent intruders in the future, Public Safety and … Continue reading ID Scanners Still to Be Installed in Jasper Hall Women’s Bathrooms

Jasper Residences Uniformed After Incident

Jasper Hall is unlike any other dorm on campus. It does not have a security guard by the front door, it has very few security cameras and students do not use guest passes for when they have guests. Sometimes Jasper Hall can become a free-for-all with people doing whatever they want since there are no consequences to follow. Residents in Jasper definitely like that the … Continue reading Jasper Residences Uniformed After Incident

Ongoing Investigation in Jasper Hall

Students kicked off the weekend with an email from residence life stating that “an unknown person was observed recording a female student who was showering on the third floor of Jasper Hall.  The unknown person was using an iPhone with a dark purple case on it.” The New York Police Department, residence life and public safety are conducting an ongoing investigation into the incident, according … Continue reading Ongoing Investigation in Jasper Hall

Jasper Hall, OV Without Functioning Fire Alarm Systems Indefinitely

Residents of Jasper Hall will be without smoke detectors for an indefinite period of time, according to vice president of facilities Andrew Ryan. Overlook Manor will also be without fire alarm panels indefinitely.  “We would not have people in the building if there was an issue that [made it] not safe to be in there,” Ryan said. Signs were recently placed in Jasper Hall stating … Continue reading Jasper Hall, OV Without Functioning Fire Alarm Systems Indefinitely