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WSU plans to test emergency siren system

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 […]

33 dead at Virginia Tech; WSU offers counseling

A lone gunman went on a shooting rampage Monday morning, April 16, at Virginia Tech univerversity, murdering at least 32 people, injuring about 29 others, then committing suicide, making it the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.  Identification of some of the vicitims are starting to be released and are being posted online on some major […]