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Registrar Rip-off

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CCNY employee busted for theft On Wednesday November 26, police officers arrested a City College administration worker at the registrar’s office. Shalaunda Tolbert has been accused of pocketing $1,400 from a City College student. The day before, graduate student Magdalena Alagrin left her wallet at the registrar’s counter before paying her tuition. Another student turned […]

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Protect Your iPhone and Other Electronics

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CCNY offers a new way to keep your stuff safe. by Christal Somar iPhone 5: $650. iPad 2: $399. Macbook Pro: $1,100. Protecting these devices by registering them with CCNY’s Public safety: Priceless. Recently, the Department of Public Safety has teamed up with the NYPD and has brought the Operation Identification Program to CCNY. Operation […]

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Keep an Eye on Your iPhone

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With robbery up, don’t be a victim by Miguel Medina IPhone users in New York need to be aware of their belongings. Thefts and robberies of electronic devices are on the rise. According to Daily News, nearly half the 16,000 robberies in the first 10 months of 2011 involved technological devices, and that iPhones account […]

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Safe at School?

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 Are you and your belongings protected on campus–a discussion by Shantia Dobson Security guards stationed at buildings at CCNY stop students and check ID cards for verification that they do not pose a threat to the campus or other students. But is this working to safeguard you and your stuff? Serious, violent crime has decreased […]

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Is Your Bike Safe on Campus?

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 Maybe not….so don’t get caught slippin’ with lock clippin’ by Ashley Duchemin Earlier this semester, students reported two bicycles missing from campus grounds though both were secured by locks. Each of the incidents involved bikes attached by cable locks only. The CCNY Department of Public Safety: Crime Prevention Unit has been working together with the […]

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Phone Snatchings on the Rise

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 As more and more people plug in to high-tech gadgets, they put themselves at risk of getting their iPhones and Android devices stolen. The NYPD reports that 40 percent of all robberies involve cell phones. In a recent AP article, writer Terry Collins reported two separate incidents of phone theft. “One thief recently snatched a […]

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Have No Fear, Campus Security Is Here?

Last fall, thieves walked away with a computer containing the personal information of 7,000 CCNY students, triggering a campus-wide nightmare.  That breach in security left many students angry and afraid with no one to confide in. But one student took matters into his own hands and created a Facebook group, where fellow victims of the CCNY […]

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