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ZZU Bar & Grill closes

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA and REBECCA WHITE

October 17, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The ZZU Bar & Grill shut down abruptly over the weekend. The bar has been around since 2006, co-owner Cathy Cooper said. Her husband, Douglas Cooper, said due to a shortage of funds, they were unable to continue the business. He said they hope to re-open if they can find a new operator to run...

National Weather Service issues wind advisory

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The Spokane branch of the National Weather Service released a wind advisory late this morning for 1 to 8 p.m. The advisory cited a strong cold front as the cause of the winds, mainly 35 to 45 mph with a few 50 mph gusts. There have been no reported incidents of downed branches or power outages...

UW offering ASWSU Global tickets that were originally denied

UW offering ASWSU Global tickets that were originally denied

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

University of Washington is offering ASWSU Global 80 group tickets for the Apple Cup, ASWSU Global Adviser CeCe Smith said. The tickets were denied by a sales representative earlier this month. “They are adjusting the cost we spent, and we are now getting to spend what we originally budgeted to...

Fever education focus of student project

Fever education focus of student project

LILLIE WILLIAMS, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A University of Washington medical student is partnering with local groups to distribute thermometers and fever information to young families in Whitman County. Nick Rasmussen, a second-year student from the UW School of Medicine, said his connection with the Palouse started with his involvement in...

Google Maps makes transit tracking easier

Google Maps makes transit tracking easier

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Transit bus routes are now available on Google Maps, taking out some of the guesswork for passengers.   On Google Maps, students can input current location and intended destination, then receive real-time recommendations that take into account walking time to bus stops, arrival times, and additional walking times and distance after they get off the bus...

Academy of Sciences admits WSU scientist

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News

A WSU virology and global health researcher, M. Kariuki Njenga, was named to the National Academy of Medicine for his work in infectious diseases and veterinary medicine. He is one of 11 WSU researchers elected to the National Academies. According to a WSU News release, Njenga is currently based in...

Nobel Prize winner speaks about Human Rights at UI symposium

Nobel Prize winner speaks about Human Rights at UI symposium

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Politics

Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi, spoke yesterday at the University of Idaho Pitman Center on tolerance, against the war in the Middle East and women’s rights through an international perspective. She is an Iranian human rights activist and attorney who speaks out against hate and oppression. She rose...

WSU researchers create renewable jet fuel

WSU researchers create renewable jet fuel

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU research team, Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, have found a way to replace ethanol based energy sources with biofuels created from lumber mill waste. Co-director of NARA Mike Wolcott said waste from lumber mills can be used in commercial airliners; the long term goal behind the project...

WSU researchers expand rabies vaccinations to Africa

WSU researchers expand rabies vaccinations to Africa

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Research

Researchers at WSU are partnering with Serengeti Health to research rabies vaccines and promote animal and human health around the world. Guy Palmer, the senior director of Global Health at the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, explained that the focus of their rabies research is to identify...

ASWSU denied tickets by UW, emails show

ASWSU denied tickets by UW, emails show

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

In forwarded emails between University of Washington and ASWSU Global, it appeared that UW was only willing to sell Apple Cup tickets to Husky fans. The Evergreen obtained two separate chains of emails showing a conversation between a University of Washington ticket representative and ASWSU Global....

Intersectional identities explored

Intersectional identities explored

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students, educators, lawyers and activists spent their Saturday in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center discovering different aspects of undocumented and LGBTQ identities, and ways to support those who identified with one or both. Keynote speaker and first undocumented member of the Seattle LGBTQ commission...

Bill Moos hired as Nebraska’s athletic director

Bill Moos hired as Nebraska’s athletic director

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

Nebraska has signed WSU’s Bill Moos as its new Athletic Director. He agreed to a five-year contract with the Cornhuskers that entails a base annual salary of $1 million, plus incentives. Moos will begin his tenure at Nebraska on Oct. 23. “To lead one of the most storied and successful athletic...