Students: Drugs on Campus

That comely coed dutifully jotting lecture notes in biology class? That long-haired beatnik with the droopy mustache sidling into a bull session at an off-campus bar? Beware. They may not be students at all but undercover agents —out to make a pinch. That, at least, was what students at Cornell and Fairleigh Dickinson universities discovered last week. To their considerable surprise, local police in both communities had planted spies on campus to get leads on the sale of illegal drugs.

In Ithaca, Detective Maximo Jiminez donned dirty trousers and bright shirts, frequented...

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