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Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Matthew Sutherland, Democratic candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives, met with a small group of community members Thursday at Neill Public Library to talk about how he plans to support the 9th District’s working families. Sutherland is a 25-year-old WSU alunmus who served in...

Faculty Senate introduces new website

Faculty Senate introduces new website

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News

Faculty Senate announced its new website which is meant to encourage more transparency Thursday at its first meeting of the semester. The website will allow members of the Senate to receive important announcements and emails efficiently, said Greg Crouch, Faculty Senate chair-elect. One of the features...

Pipe dreams: Impacts of local pot businesses in Pullman

Pipe dreams: Impacts of local pot businesses in Pullman

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

After Washington’s legalization of cannabis in 2012, Pullman has quickly adapted to the legal market with four pot shops, including one that opened just this summer, currently operating within city limits. Now, city residents may be seeing a fifth. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board...

ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Amir Gilmore, president of Graduate and Professional Student Association, urged the ASWSU Senate to take a stand regarding the recent controversy in which members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity were accused of cultural appropriation. The criticism came after a video surfaced of members wearing...

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Final results for fall enrollment at WSU Pullman showed an increase in freshman enrollment by roughly five times the normal rate, said Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications. Current student enrollment numbers were released by WSU officials on Sept. 12, with a total of 21,022...

Student explores heavy metal music, Indian culture in research

Student explores heavy metal music, Indian culture in research

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Daniel Cullinan, a history major at WSU, spent a month last summer doing research in India. Now he’s writing an article on heavy metal he hopes to publish in a scholarly journal. Cullinan’s interest in the topic stemmed from work in an Asian studies course, in which he interviewed Mushaf Nazeer,...

Event highlights new plant research facility

Event highlights new plant research facility

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

The Plant Phenomics Symposium celebrated the installment of the new phenomics facility in Johnson Hall on Tuesday. The new phenocenter was secured through a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust authored by Kiwamn Tanaka, Henning Kunz, Karen Sanguinet, Scot Hulbert, Zhiwu Zhang and Helmut Kirchoff. The...

New way to deliver drugs to infection sites

New way to deliver drugs to infection sites

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Researchers at WSU have found a new way to fight sepsis, a systemic inflammatory response that can cause organ failure. Can Yang Zhang, a postdoctoral research associate in the Laboratory for Disease-Driven Design of Nanotherapeutics, which is part of the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical...

Application aims to keep online marketplaces safe, accountable

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


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

Two brothers have developed an app called Trader Rater that allows users to review online sellers and buyers in order to keep people accountable and safe. Users can go to the app to see if people on secondhand marketplaces like Craiglist and OfferUp are trustworthy, app co-creator and WSU alumnus...

City may implement indigenous celebration

City may implement indigenous celebration

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council met Tuesday night to discuss creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day, several resolutions and ending a contract with a retail recruitment firm. Councilmember Brandon Chapman spoke to the council about the city creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Chapman said he has spoken...

22-year-old man arrested for inappropriate texts to minor

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police arrested 22-year-old Gerald Haugen for allegedly exchanging text messages of a sexual nature with a local 14-year-old girl. Officers arrested Haugen in the early morning hours Sunday, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Police originally received a tip from a concerned parent about...

Fraternity faces backlash after culturally offensive video surfaces

Fraternity faces backlash after culturally offensive video surfaces

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Greek, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A video that showed members of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, also known as Fiji, dressed in grass skirts followed by a #FIJIISLANDER2018 hashtag, was published on Twitter on Monday night. “It clearly shows a lack of understanding for our community,” said Dan Welter, associate dean of students for...

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