Tuesday, March 31, 2015

UCLA's Sound Policy

From KPCC: {excerpt}

Last June, Clinton Clad-Johnson joined his fellow stressed-out UCLA students, peeled off his pants and participated in a beloved tradition: the "undie run."

"Everybody knows that finals season can be very stressful, right? So everybody goes running, kind of half naked in their underwear," he said. But this undie run was different. As Clad-Johnson and other students were sprinting through campus, they heard an incredibly loud noise. "It was kind of reminiscent of the sounds you hear in war movies," he said. Campus police had turned on a Long Range Acoustic Device - the same type of sirens used in Iraq to break up crowds with ear-splitting tones...

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The campus police siren call:

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