Travers Hall tagged with racist epithets

Someone carved the word “nigger” into a wall in a Travers Hall elevator on Wednesday, March 19.

A Travers office staff member told Campus Police that she noticed it at 11:30 a.m. and submitted an online work order to have it removed.

The officer removed a piece of paper taped to the wall to cover the word and observed it carved into the wood on the wall.

There are no suspects or further information at this time.


In a seperate incident, criminal mischief was reported in Travers Hall on March 21 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. when the word “nigger” was found written on the wall by a building attendant.

The building attendant reported it to the Travers Residence Hall Director, who called Facilities to have the word painted over.

A sign was placed over the word to hide it temporarily.

When Campus Police officers went to photograph the word, Facilities had painted over it.

There is no further information at this time.


A bag was stolen from the Packer Hall locker room on March 19 at 8:40 p.m.

A student told Campus Police that he put his backpack and belongings in a locker in Packer Hall.

When he returned to his locker the bag and belongings were missing. A search of the area for the bag yielded no results.

He also said he searched the area prior to alerting Campus Police and found nothing.

The stolen items amounted to $343.

There is no further information at this time.


A theft was reported in Green Hall on March 24.

The incident took place between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The victim said that before arriving at work in Green Hall she dropped her child off at school.

She thought she left her purse at the school and went back to see if staff there had recovered the purse, but it was not there.

She then thought she had it with her when she arrived at work and placed it on a desk, but it was not there.

She said there was a period of time where everyone in the office was at a meeting and the doors to the office suite were not locked.

She was advised to call Campus Police if she located the purse.

The items stolen amounted to $105.

There is no further information at this time.