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Western Washington University will conduct a test lockdown drill at the same time the school tests its alert notification system at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

The test of the notification system will include voice messages over the campus fire alarm system, desktop messages on campus…

For the second time in less than a week, a man snatched a cellphone from a woman’s hand on the Western Washington University campus and ran away.

The man approached two women at the bus stop outside Buchanan Towers at the south end of campus at about 1 a.m. Sunday, April 17, according to…

The idea sounds simple as pie.

Administrators and student food activists at Western Washington University recently agreed to the goal of having the university spend at least 25 percent of its dining hall food budget on locally sourced, sustainable farm products by 2020.

Speaker and musician Kai Roberts will take the stage in The Underground Coffeehouse at Western Washington University April 22 to discuss a broad range of topics related to mental health and illness and the social stigma surrounding them.

Roberts will speak about his…

Officials at Western Washington University plan to conduct a test of the school's Western Alert emergency notification system at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important information about safety.…

University Police said a Western Washington University student was robbed of her phone and other belongings in front of Buchanan Towers residence hall on campus at 9:44 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the student was waiting at the bus stop at Bill McDonald Parkway when a man approached her,…

After high lead levels in drinking water created a crisis in Flint, Michigan, many communities around the country turned their attention to their own water quality.

An Associated Press analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data found that nearly 1,400 water systems serving 3.6…

In his early days on the University of Washington campus as a freshman, Kaid Tipton got his first taste of what it was going to be like as a student of color at the state’s most elite public school.

He ran into a former classmate from Kentridge High School in Kent, who greeted him with a…

Law and Western Washington University policy require that new employees attend sexual harassment prevention training. Staff and faculty new to Western, and other faculty and staff who have never taken the in-person training at Western, can sign up by going here and then selecting…

Western Washington University is the latest institution to ban hover-boards.

Western joins dozens of other universities and colleges to prohibit the use, possession or storage of hover-boards.

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