Take Back the Night march draws large crowd

To view photos individually, click the arrows to the right, under the photos.     Photos by Robert Hubner and Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services     PULLMAN – The 27th annual Take Back the Night march drew a sizable crowd Wednesday evening bringing together the Pullman and WSU communities in solidarity against violence.   The march began on […]

2010 WSU Pullman security, fire report released

      PULLMAN – The 2010-2011 annual Security/Fire Report for the WSU Pullman campus was released on Friday, Oct. 1, and is available online.   The 20-page report is designed to provide the WSU community with an accurate statistical look into the campus’ fire safety and sex assaults record. In addition, it provides information on the […]

Sketch of Pullman rape suspect posted

Pullman Police have released an artist rendition of a suspect wanted in connection with a rape that occurred early Sunday morning near the Valley Road area of the city.   Officers said a woman from the Tri Cities, who was in town for homecoming, was attempting to make her way back to her friend’s place […]

Nearly 10 percent of WSU women claim sexual assault

Nearly 10 percent of the female students surveyed at Washington State University reported they had been victims of attempted rape, and 8.5 percent said they had been raped while enrolled, a university study found, according to the Associated Press.  Those statistics are in line with similar studies at other schools, with the number of incidents at WSU […]

Police urging caution in wake of sexual assaults

Public safety officials in the city of Pullman and at Washington State University are urging area residents to be watchful in the wake of two sexual assaults reported in the past week in the city of Pullman. One rape reportedly occurred at 1:30 a.m. Thursday (March 18). The Pullman Police Department reported that when two […]

Researchers to analyze DNA in rape, murder cases

Hundreds of thousands of unsolved rape and murder cases could potentially be solved by processing DNA samples now housed at crime labs across the country, and researchers at Washington State University will play a key role in the effort. The Debbie Smith Act, by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), creates a federal program to test […]