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Proposed suicide hotline number 988 ‘will save lives’

From a young age, everyone knows the three digits to call in an emergency: 9-1-1. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it’s even catchy. But what number are we to call during a personal crisis? Currently, it’s 1-800-273-8255. Not the most…

911, Pizza Delivery Please?

Written about five months ago, Reddit user Cruz1836 posted on a Reddit Thread called, “911 Operators, what is that 1 call that you could never forget?” of a call he received working as a 911 dispatcher. It reads about a…

Emergency Notification Test

BU’s emergency notification system to be tested Friday, Nov. 20. Be prepared to receive emails, voice mails, text messages, and to hear the campus sirens.