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Student pulls fire alarm to ease academic stress


Sept. 27

2:20 p.m.

Female student approached another female student in EBS 301 stating “If you ever f— with me or my car again, I will bring a pair of scissors and chop your hair off.” Then offender spit on the victim. An investigation from security has not been able to confirm that the student did cause damage to the other student’s car. The offender was referred for student discipline.

6:40 p.m.
Security responded to a fire alarm in the Business Communications Building. An instructor informed security that he was suspicious of one of his students being responsible for pulling the alarm. On Wednesday, Oct. 3, an instructor contacted security stating that he spoke to the student and the student admitted to pulling alarm. Security made contact with student and then he was brought to the Dean and referred for student discipline. Police were also called; pulling a fire alarm is a misdemeanor but can be a felony if there are any injuries because of the alarm being pulled. Student informed security that he was under a great amount of stress and thought that pulling the fire alarm would be a way to be excused from class.

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Oct. 1

12:06 p.m.

Security responded to the Wake Center regarding a student who threw a calculator across the room while using foul language. When meeting with the student, security was able to determine that the individual needed professional help and contacted the Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff deputies arrived and after a meeting with the student they contacted Crisis and Recovery Emergency Services. Paramedics arrived to transport the student to Cottage Hospital. The student needs to contact the Dean before being allowed to return to class.


Oct. 4

6:15 p.m.

A person was seen hopping the fence at the Winslow Maxwell Overlook. Security officers determined that the individual was homeless and had been sleeping by the overlook. The officer informed the individual that he isn’t supposed to be on an unapproved area and that he is not allowed to camp on City College property. The individual was cooperative.

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