campus crime http://wamc.org en Parties Pose Problems For Colleges And Communities http://wamc.org/post/parties-pose-problems-colleges-and-communities <p>Though just 21 of the 55 arrested at Saturday’s Blarney Blowout are enrolled at <a href="http://www.umass.edu/" target="_blank">UMass Amherst</a>, roughly 100 students marched across campus Tuesday demanding an apology from Amherst police for what some students are calling excessive use of force. Amherst police were the lead agency in responding to the alcohol-fueled outdoor daytime party that drew more than 4,000.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:59:33 +0000 Jim Levulis 85772 at http://wamc.org Parties Pose Problems For Colleges And Communities UMass To Spend $2M To Improve Security In Amherst Residence Halls http://wamc.org/post/umass-spend-2m-improve-security-amherst-residence-halls <p>Officials at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have released an independent report on residence hall security.&nbsp; The review was commissioned following an alleged gang rape in a residence hall last year.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:16:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 79170 at http://wamc.org UMass To Spend $2M To Improve Security In Amherst Residence Halls On-campus Rape At UMass Amherst Prompts Security Review http://wamc.org/post/campus-rape-umass-amherst-prompts-security-review <p>Four teenagers have been arrested for the rape of an 18 year old UMass Amherst student in a campus residence hall.&nbsp; University officials say they’ll undertake a comprehensive review of security.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:10:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 50371 at http://wamc.org On-campus Rape At UMass Amherst Prompts Security Review