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And now the (non-nuclear) fallout begins

Twitter lit up like a firestorm with last evening’s ominous Illini-Alert system announcement.

Here’s some of what’s bound to be a lot of national media attention, given the vague and sinister nature of last night’s alert:

The Atlantic:


I’m all for safety first, but this is the second time Illini-Alert is getting coverage for messing up. There’s got to be a happy medium where accurate, precautionary information can get out without the people of C-U boarding up their windows and loading their shotguns because a shelf breaks.

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