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Emergency lights light up the hallway of Erickson Hall during the outage.

Campus power outage: Students create chaos amid blackout

Olivia Doak October 25, 2021

Around 9pm on Sunday, Oct. 24 the power went out in some parts of campus, including major residential halls. In response, chaos ensued as students began running around and screaming in their dorm buildings....

A worker in a cherry picker saws a tree off a powerline during Tuesday nights power outage.
Photo by Shylee Garrett.

Campus reacts to severe storm’s damage

March 16, 2016

Sirens blared throughout the Rock Island community on Tuesday night, signaling people to take shelter immediately for the incoming storm, which resulted in damages to buildings and multiple knocked down...

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