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Funds for new Whitman County website approved

Funds for new Whitman County website approved

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Whitman County Commissioners approved the use of $20,000 to build and host a new website during a meeting on Nov. 4. Craig Wines, county network administrator, said the project began Wednesday, and he expects the project to be finished in about 16 weeks if all goes according to plan. “It’s...

Study finds Islamophobia is more rampant online than in reality

Study finds Islamophobia is more rampant online than in reality

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

A recent study led by a WSU professor indicates how online environments perpetuating anti-Muslim rhetoric threaten America’s electoral system. “#Islamophobia: Stoking Fear and Prejudice in the 2018 Midterms” examined how a handful of individuals and automated bots spread toxic messages about M...

Hospital to hold sleep apnea presentation

Hospital to hold sleep apnea presentation

SOLEN AREF, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Pullman Regional Hospital will host a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, in celebration of the hospital's Sleep Center Lab receiving accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in October 2019. Local residents who suffer from sleep apnea have an...

City hall renovations delayed, fees increase

City hall renovations delayed, fees increase

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

The Parks and Recreation Commission discussed the delays with the new City Hall renovations and the increase in various recreation fees during Wednesday night’s meeting. Recreation Superintendent Kurt Dahmen began the meeting by reviewing the progress on the City Hall renovations. He said the majority...

Senate confirms legislative affairs director

Senate confirms legislative affairs director

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

ASWSU confirmed a new director of legislative affairs during Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Samantha Cruz, junior criminal justice and political science double major, will take over after former Director of Legislative Affairs Josh Maasberg resigned last month. Maasberg and the other executives...

Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

The Pullman Police Department have launched an investigation into the death of an Alpha Tau Omega fraternity member. Police Chief Gary Jenkins identified the member as 19-year old freshman Samuel Martinez, according to the latest press release. According to the Pullman PD press release, officers...

Gamers prepare for tournament

Gamers prepare for tournament

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Esports Rocket League A team to represent WSU in New York for gaming event

Helping on the hardwood

Helping on the hardwood

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Isaac Nelson, a Ti-Cities, Washington native, was in a laundromat in Las Vegas doing exactly what one would expect: laundry. Nelson, a fifth-year senior agricultural technology and production management major, was not doing his own laundry. He was doing the laundry for 11 college-aged women. Nelson...

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

A land development firm submitted a proposal to build a student housing complex in apartment land. Whipple Consulting Engineers submitted the environmental checklist application on Sept. 30 on behalf of Annex of Pullman LLC. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said Spring of 2020 is when...

GIESORC holds inclusive fashion show

GIESORC holds inclusive fashion show

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

*This article was updated to correct that GPSA and Gamma Iota Omicron Fraternity, Inc. helped with the Fashion & Drag Show: United We Are Stronger. The article was also updated to include that Gamma Iota Omicron Fraternity, Inc. contributed to the funding of the show. GIESORC will host Fashion ...

History project honors WWII student veterans

History project honors WWII student veterans

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

WSU faculty members and a graduate student collaborated to complete “The Fallen Cougars Project,”  which honors WSU students who served during World War II by sharing their stories Monday at the Pullman Depot Heritage Center. Ray Sun, associate professor of history and creator of the project,...

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

Only Indian Hindu temple in area decorates, worships in celebration of light

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