Police Blotter, Sept 15-22

Assault

Mon. 09/19 – A student athlete reported that another athlete pushed him down while running at 8:40 a.m. during a team practice taking place in Hermann Park that caused minor abrasions. The District Attorney declined charges.

Burglary of Motor Vehicle

Thur. 09/15 – A female student’s laptop was stolen from the trunk of her vehicle between noon and 3:00 p.m. of the previous day in lot on the south-west corner of Wheeler and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4A).

Fri. 09/16 – A male student reported that his parked vehicle was burglarized and items were stolen from within between 1:00 a.m. Read More …

Milo Yiannopoulos visits UH

On Monday evening as the sun set on UH, dozens of red hats suddenly appeared.

The now-infamous ball caps, emblazoned with that now familiar political slogan, converged on our Student Center. The lines grew long outside the theater and many were turned away as the announcement rang out that there were no more seats. Inside the packed theater, the red ball caps, alongside many others, waited in anticipation.

When Matthew Wiltshire ’17 of the University of Houston College Republicans announced that Milo Yiannopoulos was here, the crowd burst into applause and the shouts of “USA! Read More …

Police Blotter, Sep 7–14

Robbery

Mon. 09/12 – A female student reported being assaulted and robbed of her mobile phone at 8:55 p.m. at the E. Cullen Plaza.

Assault and Criminal Mischief

Wed. 09/14 – A student reported being assaulted by an unknown male due to road rage at 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot at the northeast corner of Cullen and Elgin (16D).

Assault and Criminal Trespass Warning

Sun. 09/11 – A student reported an individual touching himself at the MD Anderson Library at 5:12 p.m. The individual assaulted a UHPD officer while trying to leave the library and was arrested. Read More …

Advising Reform: NSM Advising Takes Advice

The University of Houston’s unrelenting expansion has placed a strain on its academic advising resources. To meet the new demands being placed on it, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics’ (NSM) Undergraduate Academic Advising Center has been re-evaluating its work from the ground up.

In an interview with NSM’s Associate Dean of Student Success, Andrew Hamilton, The Cougar Paw obtained details of current and planned changes to NSM’s undergraduate academic advising and how they will be implemented.

Using a checklist created by the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), the Advising Center identified current issues with advising. Read More …