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Thefts and other crime on the rise

NATALIE SMITH STAFF REPORTER   Butler University senior Alix McLaughlin was outside with her friends at her off-campus house, waiting for pizza to arrive at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6. She looked in her front window and was shocked to see a man she did not know wearing gloves and crouching in her house.

OPINION | Bike owners, be proactive to prevent theft

In the past year, Butler University has suffered a series of bicycle thefts. Students, faculty and staff reported nine stolen bikes in the past three months. The Butler University Police Department can do very little to prevent future thefts, so the responsibility falls on the bike owners. The worst possible response to crime involves blaming