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Check your route well in advance
December 4, 2007

Due to recent flooding and road damage, caused by the Dec. 2-3 storms, it is suggested that people traveling shoud check their route before they leave home.  This includes parents planning to attend the upcoming fall commencement on the Pullman campus, as well as business travelers and students.


You can learn about highway conditions throughout the state at any time by clicking on the snowplow photo/link on the front page of WSU Today,  (See following example.)


State Highway Conditions


 You can also call 511 on a landline … » More …

Multiple siren testings 9 a.m – 5 p.m. Saturday
September 24, 2007

PULLMAN – Emergency sirens will be blaring at several selected times 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, on the WSU Pullman campus as tests and adjustments are made to the university’s new outdoor campus siren/public speaker system.

The siren manufacturer Acoustic Technology Inc. Systems is expected to run two to three tests between 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., then another series of tests beginning at 11:30 a.m. and a third set at 2:30 p.m. These test will include 20 listeners distributed through out campus who will give feedback on the quality of voice messages.

No tests will be run 9:45-11:15 a.m. or 3:45-4 p.m.

The speakers were installed … » More …

WSU plans to test emergency siren system
August 13, 2007

To improve emergency communication abilities, Washington State University has installed a new siren/public announcement speaker system on its Pullman campus. The directional speakers — each rated at 115 decibels — were mounted last week on the roof tops of five buildings.

The speaker manufacturer, Acoustic Technology Incorporated Systems, will be on campus testing and adjusting the speakers later this week for volume and direction.

“We want everyone in the community to know that when they hear sirens sounding this week, it is just a test, not an emergency,” said Chris Tapfer, emergency management coordinator.

The purpose of the siren/speaker system is to provide … » More …

Suspicious note left at Vet Teaching Hospital
September 24, 2002

Campus security patrols discovered a suspicious note outside of the university#s Veterinary Teaching Hospital late Sunday evening addressed to “animal killers.”The note, found at about 11:30 p.m., was taped to the intercom outside the southwest corner of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital near where human MRI patients enter and exit. The note read (sic):Dear Animal Killers…You Have delayed detection, enabled Unlocked doors No tower lockdowns and Lots of info in Network and Harddrive which we Now can prove our case.. No more experiments. No more Killing, No More Dogs!! Leave the Dogs alone!!! Harmon Lies to the papers and students who are about to expose this … » More …