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Clifton Residents Upset with Off Campus Parties
CINCINNATI (Deb Dixon) -- Some of the neighbors who live around UC say the off campus parties are out of control.
The good news about UC is it has its biggest freshman class ever. Police tell us robberies are down because of added lights and extra patrols.
But the off campus parties often attract hundreds of students, some of them not old enough to drink. It's not only a legal issue, but also a safety concern.
Last weekend, three houses on Stratford had one big party that was a three house party. Three hundred to four hundred students who couldn't have been all legal attended.
Some of the people living in Clifton love living around UC but hate living near a party house.
Local women spoke with Local 12 and said they are not opposed to off campus parties, just rude and irresponsible ones.
UC puts out a tip list for hosting off campus parties that includes have plenty of toilet paper, snacks and be respectful of neighbors.
No one in Cincinnati wants a party to get out of control like it did at the University of Dayton at a St. Patricks Day celebration.
A spokesman for UC says the college added language to its student code of conduct that includes bad behavior off campus. Students caught violating the code can receive punishment ranging from a written reprimand to expulsion.