Students, faculty and experts on campus security are questioning Western’s preparedness for an active shooter.
Western Front staff found that the majority of buildings have classrooms with doors that swing outward, making them difficult to barricade, and doors that do not lock from the inside.
Photo courtesy of Ana Ramirez.
Western unveiled its new Sustainability Action Plan this past December, joining 60 other U.S. universities in a 20-year commitment to improve current systems of sustainability across campus.
Western representatives are beginning the months-long fight for gaining support and funding toward issues in higher education. The 2018 Washington legislative session began on Jan. 8 in Olympia and will continue on for three months.
Civil rights attorney Larry Hildes, and legal assistant Karen Weil, represented a student survivor in a case from 2015.
By Jimmy Goulding
An emergency change was made to three chapters in the Washington Administrative Code on Oct. 13, affecting the use of university facilities, demonstrations, firearms and dangerous weapons.