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Robinson found guilty of assault charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A Whitman County Superior Court jury found Demetrius Robinson guilty of two assault charges after over an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Robinson faced one count each of fourth and second degree assault stemming from a July 8 incident at a Pullman apartment complex, according to a press release from...

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun spoke about the importance of athletics at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday night. Chun said the athletic program places an emphasis on academics. He said the better athletes are in the classroom, the more successful they are on the field, and therefore academics...

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase

WSU graduate student Courtney Benjamin was granted the opportunity to join an academic fellowship to help further her research on social issues in STEM. Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies and social thought in education, was accepted into the Community for Advancing Discovery Research...

Gallery exhibits Palouse scenery

Gallery exhibits Palouse scenery

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local, News, Top-feature

The Colfax Arts Council will host its second Inspired Palouse juried exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at The Center gallery near the Colfax Library. CAC Secretary Emily Adams defined a juried exhibit as artwork reviewed by a panel of judges who then decide which piece deserves an award. CAC President...

WSU introduces new budget office role

WSU introduces new budget office role

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The new executive director for budget, planning and analysis wants to help recover WSU’s fiscal health and update the current payroll system. Kelley Westhoff began her new role on Nov. 1 after Joan King, former associate vice president and chief university budget officer, retired from her position...

Spidey sense: When eight-legged friends pay a visit

Spidey sense: When eight-legged friends pay a visit

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

As people begin to rummage through their storage for Christmas decorations, one graduate student suggests to be aware of a harmless eight-legged arthropod that may just be trying to find a safe place to stay as winter approaches. Abigail Hayes, a graduate student in the department of entomology, said...

Enforcement to increase presence for Thanksgiving

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Two Washington State Patrol districts will conduct emphasis patrols starting Thursday through Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving and the Apple Cup. Troopers from WSP District 4 will increase patrols in Spokane, Whitman and Adams counties while District 6 officers will focus on Grant and Kittitas counties,...

WSU grads escape California fire

WSU grads escape California fire

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Global Campus, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor and his wife fled their California home last Thursday with their 3-year-old daughter to escape a fire that would destroy their house, leaving nothing behind. Jack McNassar, a professor of anthropology for WSU Global Campus, and wife Melissa McNassar, a professor at Butte College in...

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

An addition to WSU’s compost facility nearly two years in the making means the university will now offer a certified organic mix for local farmers and garden enthusiasts to nurture their crops. All compost is organic in the sense that it is composed of carbon and hydrogen bonds from animal and vegetable...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially get a job with local businesses Thursday. Aerius Franklin, an independent living advocate...

Parking restrictions enforced over Thanksgiving break

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

Pullman Police Department will cite and possibly tow vehicles parked overnight in parts of College Hill during WSU holiday breaks in an attempt to improve snow and leaf removal services. The College Hill core area includes parts of the hill south of Stadium Way, west of WSU campus, north of Maiden...

ASWSU to lobby for new WADDL building

ASWSU to lobby for new WADDL building

MADYSEN MCCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night, senators approved a resolution to lobby state legislators for funding for the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab and confirmed a member to fill the election board chair. Resolution to support WADDL ASWSU senators passed a resolution calling on state...

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