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Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

WSU alumnus Matthew Sutherland met with supporters to mark the beginning of his campaign for Washington State’s Ninth Legislative District and a seat in the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. In front of a crowd of about 50, Sutherland, a Democrat,...

City explores removing trees

City explores removing trees

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

As part of a proposal to improve Pullman’s downtown, the trees lining Main Street could be removed in the next few years. These nearly 20-year-old trees’ roots cause issues with the sidewalks, Parks Director Alan Davis said, but new trees would come with their own set of problems. “When the...

WSU to hold walkway test in June

WSU to hold walkway test in June

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will begin a month-long test of a pedestrian-only walkway on Thatuna Street beginning in June. The test, which has been coordinated with the City of Pullman, will close a short portion of Thatuna Street between Colorado and Linden Streets to vehicles for the month of June. John ...

WSU to test cougar reportedly responsible for attack

WSU to test cougar reportedly responsible for attack

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU will run tests on a cougar believed to be responsible for an attack that left one dead and another wounded outside of Snoqualmie on May 19. Issac Sederbaum, a 31-year-old from Seattle, called 911 saying he and 32-year-old S.J. Brooks of Seattle had been attacked by a cougar approximately nine miles of No...

Historical Society aims to restore Pullman depot

Historical Society aims to restore Pullman depot

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Foggy windows surrounded by cracking window frames, peeling wallpaper, cobwebs coated in a layer of dust and a glossy red parking meter. All distinct features within the Pufferbelly Depot sitting on the edge of the South Fork of the Palouse River in the heart of downtown Pullman. Now the brick building...

Former employee sues WSU, Schulz

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU and various administrators, including President Kirk Schulz, were named in a lawsuit by a former employee filed in April. The suit, filed by Darryl Riser of Colton, alleges WSU and the administrators violated his Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment of due process and equal protection rights in thei...

Crews work to fix water main break

Crews work to fix water main break

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A water main pipe burst early Tuesday morning on the WSU campus, causing a water outage to three buildings and a flood in the basement of another. The repairs will cost the university an estimated $20,000-25,000, Associate Vice President of Operations Dan Costello said. WSU Facilities received ...

Chun hires new Cougar Athletic Fund director

Chun hires new Cougar Athletic Fund director

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Sports

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun announced the hiring of Mitch Straub as senior associate athletic director of the Cougar Athletic Fund on Wednesday during an interview with Pullman Radio Morning News. Straub was the associate director of development at Ohio State University before he decided to...

Evergreen named top three student newspaper in nation

Evergreen named top three student newspaper in nation

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

The Society of Professional Journalists named The Daily Evergreen a Mark of Excellence national finalist in the Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper category. Evergreen reporters Forrest Holt, Cody Cottier and Jessica Zhou were national winners in the General News Reporting, Large School Division...

James Short Jr. passes away at 93

James Short Jr. passes away at 93

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, WSU Pullman campus

James Short Jr., the founding director of WSU's Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, passed away at 93 on May 13. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at WSU announced his passing in a Facebook post Friday morning. WSU dedicated Wilson-Short Hall, then known as Wilson Hall, to Short in 2009. Wilson-Short H...

City takes feedback on building plans

City takes feedback on building plans

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Concerns raised included accessibility for seniors, layout of various departments

Granite Point cleanup day successful

Granite Point cleanup day successful

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Students from WSU and University of Idaho picked up litter at Granite Point, also known as the cliffs, on May 10. The Army Corps of Engineers closed the area on May 2 following a day of heavy traffic that left the popular destination rife with graffiti and trash, including broken glass and beer cans....