It is a tough call. That's what one University City homeowner said when I asked how the friction between students and residents near Ames Place could be resolved. The residents, some of whom have little kids and most of whom have jobs in the morning, complain about noise from college students partying, etc. Even the students say loud late night parties should be busted, but some of them believe the police are being too strict. Washington University did notify students of U. City's intent to crack down and that some things that would have been warnings in the past will now be citations. These court actions are costing the students who are arrested hundreds of dollars. The good news? There is a move underway to establish an ongoing dialogue between police, students, and residents.