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Thrown keys caused Elder Hall flood in May

Matthew Choi, Reporter

July 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The flooding in Elder Hall last May, which resulted in about $30,000 in damages, was caused by a students' thrown set of keys activating the sprinkler system. The student accidentally struck a sprinkler head May 28 on the third...

Students forced to move out of Elder after flood

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 29, 2015

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More than 15 students have been forced to move out of Elder Hall after a flood in the residential hall Thursday night. Sprinklers were set off and caused extensive flooding and Residential Services determined the carpet must be removed and repl...

Elder Hall evacuated after extensive flooding

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 28, 2015

Filed under Campus

Elder Hall flooded Thursday evening after the sprinklers were set off, leading to an evacuation of all residents. The third floor of the freshman-only residence hall suffered “extensive water damage” after something triggered...

Blotter: Nov. 26

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 26, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Northwestern student's cell phone taken at fraternity house A Northwestern student's cell phone was stolen Friday while she was helping prepare for a party at a fraternity house, according to police. While at Phi Kappa Psi...