The Gustavian Weekly

Campus Safety Report (3/28/2014)

By The Weekly Staff | March 28, 2014 | Campus safety report

Monday March 17

  • No incidents reported.

Tuesday March 18

  • A Gustavus student reported the theft of personal belongings from Rundstrom Hall.

Wednesday, March 19

  • No incidents reported.

Thursday, March 20

  • Campus safety responded to a medical assist in Uhler Hall.
  • One student was cited by Campus Safety for an of-age alcohol violation in College View. Two students were cited for failure to comply with a College official.

Friday, March 21

  • A Collegiate Fellow and Campus Safety responded to a noise violation in Southwest Hall.

Saturday, March 22

  • Campus Safety responded to an underage alcohol consumption violation in Pittman Hall.  The student was transported to Rivers Edge Hospital.
  • Collegiate Fellows responded to a College policy violation in Norelius Hall involving four students.
  • Campus Safety found eight vehicles that had been damaged by eggs in the Sohre parking lot.

Sunday, March 23

  • No incidents reported.

Tip of the Week:

Severe Weather

In Minnesota, severe weather takes different forms depending on the season. In late spring through fall, severe weather can include thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, and straight-line winds.

Severe Weather WATCH: Conditions are right for severe weather to occur.

Severe Weather WARNING:  Severe weather has been confirmed and is moving in a direction that jeopardizes the local area. GO TO SAFETY IMMEDIATELY!

Severe Thunderstorms:  Rainstorms that include thunder and lightning, as well as possibility of various sizes of hail.

Tornado: Conditions are right for a tornado when a hot humid air mass collides with a cold air mass. Wind speeds of a tornado can reach 200 MPH.

Severe Weather Response

Be aware of your location and the location of the storm shelter in the building you are in.

If a Severe Weather Watch is Issued

  • Listen to local radio and TV stations for further updates.
  • Be alert to changing weather conditions.

If a Severe Weather Warning is Issued

  • If you are inside, go to the safe place in the building.
  • If you are outside, hurry to the basement of a nearby sturdy building or lie flat in a ditch or low-lying area.
  • If you are in a motor vehicle, get out immediately and head for safety.