“People aren’t finding a discreet corner. They’re peeing in people’s yards and on their property, and not stopping when neighbors ask them to. Peeing on someone’s house? Come on. That’s above and beyond inappropriate behavior.”
— Macalester College Dean of Students Jim Hoppe on a recent increase in neighborhood complaints of student partying. He said he has already received six serious complaints in the first two weeks of the semester alone.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.