Five students reported to UR Security that someone had broken windows of their cars parked in the metered spaces on Wilson Boulevard Monday, Feb. 5.

Four of the five students reported nothing was stolen from their vehicles. The fifth student reported that a radar detector, a hand-held scanner and $44 in change were taken from inside his vehicle. The victims involved were to file a report with the Rochester Police Department

Property stolen in Anderson

A student in Anderson Tower reported that when he returned from visiting friends in another suite at 5 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, he found someone he did not know sitting in his room. The unknown visitor told him his name was ?Jay,? that he lived on the second floor of the building and that he had not stolen anything . He then left the room and went into the stairwell, Security Investigator Dan Lafferty said.

The student had left his room open and unattended for about 15 minutes.

Later that evening, the victim and other residents of the suite reported property missing. The property, having a total value of $477, included a book bag, a DVD movie and 11 Nintendo 64 games. One of the residents also reported that his personal safe was damaged but nothing had been stolen from the safe. One of the residents said he would call RPD at a later date.

ID stolen from

Sigma Alpha Mu

A student reported to Security that someone stole his UR ID from his open unattended room in the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity house sometime between 10 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2. He also reported that the suspect damaged his room phone and rendered it non-operational. The victim was to file a report with RPD at a later time. Damages to the phone are estimated at $200.

SAM smoke machine sets off alarm

Smoke detectors on the first and third floors of the SAM fraternity house sounded at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, as a result of a smoke machine being used at a party that night. Security officers contacted the president of the fraternity, who turned the smoke machine off and ventilated the area.

Officers advised the brothers not to operate the machine again without obtaining permission from the University Fire Marshal?s office. There was no apparent damage to the area, Lafferty said.

YKT party causes complaints

Officers making a party check on a Phi Kappa Tau party in Munro House at midnight Sunday, Feb. 4 found that the occupancy level exceeded the limits and that there were several complaints of noisy people running through the halls. They contacted a brother in the fraternity, who had all non-residents in the suite leave.

Coat stolen from SAM visitor

A visitor reported to Security that her coat had been stolen from the SAM house between 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 and 1 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. Her Rochester Institute of Technology ID card, a friend?s ID card and her keys had been in the pockets. The victim?s property, except for her coat, was found in the Fraternity Road Circle.



UR Baseball beats Hamilton and RIT

Yellowjackets baseball beat Hamilton College on Tuesday and RIT on Friday to the scores of 11–4 and 7–4, respectively.

Zumba in medicine, the unexpected crossover

Each year at URMC, a new cohort of unsuspecting pediatrics residents get a crash course. β€œThere are no mistakes in Zumba,” Gellin says.

The Clothesline Project gives a voice to the unheard

The Clothesline Project was started in 1990 when founder Carol Chichetto hung a clothesline with 31 shirts designed by survivors of domestic abuse, rape, and childhood sexual assault.