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Pullman police will use electric bicycles

Pullman police will use electric bicycles

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The Pullman Police Department has added two electrically assisted bicycles to its fleet of vehicles. Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the E-bikes were added to assist officers that may have to travel up hills during their police work. “Not to sound flippant, but there is a lot of hills in...

School of Music introduces new policy

School of Music introduces new policy

ABBY DARR, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The WSU School of Music is implementing a policy change to provide livestreaming of all ensemble, solo and faculty recital performances. Staff and students anticipate the change will let students engage with the musical programs offered through the music school. This is something potential new audiences...

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The support and love animals provide us is not only comforting — for some people, it’s curing. Many people rely on emotional support animals (ESAs) to help with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and more. That’s why it can be beneficial to bring your ESA to...

History professor named new department chair 

History professor named new department chair 

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

Recipient of WSU’s Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor of History was named chair of the history department. Matthew Sutton, history professor, said he began his three-year term as department chair on Friday. He said Matthew Jockers, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, made the decision...

WSU employee to retire after 34 years of service

WSU employee to retire after 34 years of service

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

A WSU employee who grew up in Pullman will retire after working at the university for over 34 years. Deborah Hill, Facilities Service’s plant communications coordinator, will officially retire at the end of the month. “It’s a fancy name for dispatch,” she said. While working, Hill said...

Transportation services to use new system

Transportation services to use new system

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

WSU Transportation Services implemented license plate recognition technology to replace traditional toll booths for the Terrell Library and Smith Center parking garages. Chris Boyan, associate director of Transportation Services, said instead of paying a cashier when leaving the garages, patrons can...

Lentil Festival brings residents together

Lentil Festival brings residents together

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 18, 2019

Pullman residents and WSU students alike gathered this weekend in Reaney Park to celebrate the unlikeliest of legumes: the humble lentil. For people new to the Palouse, the lentil might not stand out as a food worth its own musical line-up, parade and park filled with vendors. Many first-time attendees...

Journalist goes zero waste

Journalist goes zero waste

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 18, 2019

If you go to the Compton Union Building for food, you probably get a paper box. Employees unwrap plastic bags of food and once you pay, you get a paper receipt, or it’s thrown in the trash. You grab a plastic fork, maybe a plastic knife, get your paper cup and finish it off with a plastic lid and straw....

Welcome to Life!

Welcome to Life!

ZACHARY GOFF, Evergreen life editor

August 18, 2019

Welcome back Evergreeners! It’s that time of year again. The time to avoid buying your books until it’s absolutely necessary and the impending sleepless nights are upon us. With this new school year comes a new staff for The Daily Evergreen. As it is only polite, let me introduce myself: my...

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 11, 2019

Pullman is one of those great college towns that require some creative thinking in order to make the most of what’s here. If you’re new here, and especially if you’re like me and have more familiarity with a city, it can be hard to see what’s so special about this tiny quintessential university...

Cougar Country Drive In purchased by local business owners

Cougar Country Drive In purchased by local business owners

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

August 1, 2019

Cougar Country Drive In has been purchased by Pullman locals and will reopen under new ownership. According to a press release, Mike and Terry Wagoner, owners of Zoe Coffee and Kitchen, recently purchased the drive in from the previous owner Rhonda Witt-Miller. The menu will not be changing, said...

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

July 17, 2019

The residents and venue operators at the Bayou swing open their screen door several nights a month to turn their farmhouse into a full-blown concert space. They said it’s not too crazy. They’ve only had to kick a handful of people out. One person tried to cut down one of the swampy trees that...

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