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Escorted Off Campus / Ingress is Keeping Me Awake

I've really been enjoying +Ingress, the augmented reality game  (ARG) released by Google owned Niantic Labs. I've been so engaged in it that on multiple occasions I've gotten out of bed, put on some clothes, and left the house in the middle of the night to go defend or hack nearby portals. Last night was one of these instances.

It was about 11:30pm and I had left bed again to go down to MCC and link up some newly upgraded portals. I had already made a few stops along the way and was planning on turning back in after I wrapped up work at the school. I hit a couple portals  near the Rose Garden and had just started to make my way into central campus. It was a bit eerie out and I posted to the faction chat how 'weird' it felt being on that campus that late at night. No sooner had I hit enter on the chat when someone shouted "HEY!" I turned around to see two security guards approaching me. from a distance they keep shouting at me, asking if I worked there. I …