Barnard students received another curiously worded security alert today about a concerning interaction between a student and a potentially dangerous male who “approached her in the vicinity of Milbank hall, as she was walking towards Barnard Hall, and engaged her in conversation” until he “became agitated” and threatened her. The full email and description of […]
During Thanksgiving break, a man was seen on video removing property from a residence on 115 St. between Broadway and Riverside Drive. Bwog would like to remind everyone to close and lock all windows and doors when leaving the room for an extended amount of time.
Bwog is here to keep you up-to-date on campus events, but we’re also here to let you know when there’s danger in the community. Late last night, there was an incident of “forcible touching” (someone being grabbed) near W.115 St and Riverside Drive. Read on for the full security dispatch, and please be safe!
Update, 6/9, 2:00 pm: Cops have released a video (via Gothamist) of the suspect. The Times reports that police believe that the three men found dead were drug dealers who were shot execution-style for stealing from other drug dealers. All three victims had prior arrests on their records. Update, 6/8, 5:00 pm: Vice President for […]
It’s time to close and lock those vulgar prison doors on your fire escape accessible window. Looks like the hip new crime wave in Morningside Heights is to climb through windows and steal shit. Statement and pictures via Public Safety: On February 9, 2012 at 7:50 p.m. the male shown in the photo climbed into the window of […]
From the most recent Public Safety security alert about the burglary in the Bayit (bolding ours): On Sunday, February 5, 2012 at about 2:10 a.m. the male shown in the photos below, removed a laptop from the room of a tenant, in an apartment building on W. 112St. between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. The suspect climbed […]
At 10:40 am, Antonio Gonzalez, Associate Director of Barnard College Public Safety, sent out this security alert regarding Saturday’s Grand Larceny committed against a Barnard student: On Saturday, January 21, 2012 at approximately 12:45pm a Barnard College student was the victim of a Grand Larceny: Bag Snatch on Broadway and West 111 Street. The student […]
Update, 5:11: Director of Communications, Kat Cutler, told us Jacob has been found and is now with his family. Another university official also confirmed he is at home and well. According to Spec, Columbia College senior Jacob Inwood has been reported missing after last being seen December 14th at the Milburn, New Jersey train station. […]
Public Safety: they always seem to be there to shut down improv shows and boot you off the lawns, but never when you’re walking home bleary-eyed from Butler at 3am. As if you didn’t already have to reassure your parents of your safety in the big bad city, now you can go home for Thanksgiving […]
While the NYPD is stationed outside Barnard monitoring a student meeting in the Diana, crime continues unabated on 114th St. Public Safety published a new security alert to their website tonight detailing an attempted robbery that reads much like last week’s. The descriptions of the respective suspects’ methods and appearances are virtually identical. According to the […]
What’s with all the guns these days? C’mon criminals. What is this, the 80’s? Below is the security alert released by Dean Terry Martinez. Bwog will update as we learn more. The New York City Police Department has notified us that on November 19, 2011 at about 2:05 a.m., two students were the victim of a robbery on […]
We’ve just received a notice from Dean Terry Martinez concerning an attempted robbery on November 12, 2011 at about 7:30 pm in a brownstone lobby on W 114th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam. Note that the security alert came from NYPD, and so was not necessarily a Columbia building. The suspect, pictured after the jump, […]
Around 5:30, students received a Security Alert e-mail from Dean Terry Martinez about about a robbery on 114th. While this was supposed to be a reaction to an event that occured last night, the attached flyer reported an incident that occurred last year. Public Safety confirmed that the crime that actually occurred last night (and […]
Looks like the administration is expecting more of the commotion we saw the last time Chomsky was here. The linguist/philosopher/cognitive scientist/activist etc. returns to Columbia tonight at 6 pm in LeFrak for another round of controversy. Update, 4:20 pm: We hate to be the bearers of bad news if you were hoping to beat the crowd, but… […]
As reported by DNAinfo, a female Harlem resident was sexually assaulted in Morningside Park during the early evening this past Sunday. The incident happened around 6pm and police are currently interviewing witnesses. As Brad Taylor, a board member for the group Friends of Morningside Park observes, the attack “was alarming because it occurred while it […]