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Thrown keys caused Elder Hall flood in May

Matthew Choi, Reporter

July 13, 2015

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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 29, 2015

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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...

Northwestern housing staffer charged with aggravated assault

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Police arrested a Northwestern housing staffer Friday morning after he allegedly displayed a knife and threatened a Sodexo employee. Maurice Henry, 45, told the Sodexo employee he was going to “kill him” after they got...

Police: Man arrested in connection with mail thefts was Northwestern employee

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 12, 2015

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The man arrested Tuesday in connection with thefts from campus mailrooms was a Northwestern contract employee, University Police said Thursday. The Chicago man, 29, was contracted by the University for pest control, UP Deputy ...