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‘A beautiful setup for predators’

‘A beautiful setup for predators’

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

July 18, 2019

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen left out names of professors and students to protect the women who filed complaints. Some WSU professors who students accused of sexually harassing them are still employed at the university, public records show. The Office of Equal Opportunity investigated two prof...

Sweet Mutiny to change location, reopens Friday

Sweet Mutiny to change location, reopens Friday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

This article was updated to add the specific street address for the current location of Sweet Mutiny. A local yogurt and dessert shop moved locations this summer and will host its grand reopening on Friday and Saturday. Katie Esler, Sweet Mutiny general manager and WSU graduate, said she would wo...

Public library hosts free robotics event for children

Public library hosts free robotics event for children

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Gears whirr and pneumatic pumps hiss as the machine wheels around the Heritage Room of the Neill Public Library on Wednesday, picking up rubber balls and dropping them into children’s hands. Members of the 4-H P.A.R.T. (Palouse Area Robotics Team) SciBorgs 4061 presented the robot they designed,...

Airport receives over $27 million in grants

Airport receives over $27 million in grants

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received three grants totaling over $27 million to fund utilities, the runway realignment project and construction of a taxiway. Tony Bean, the airport’s executive director, said the first grant amount is $76,495. The second grant is $24.9 million and the third grant...

Citizens protest human detention centers

Citizens protest human detention centers

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Pullman residents held a vigil to protest human detention camps on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the Pine Street Plaza. Over 100 people attended the event where two guest speakers spoke against the incarceration of immigrants. According to an article from NBC News, over 300 migrant children were held in detention camps in Texas meant for 100 occupants, most of which had no access to showers or a ...

Reports of indecent exposure launch investigation

Reports of indecent exposure launch investigation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

The Pullman Police Department opened an investigation into several incidents of indecent exposure dating back to fall 2018. Chris Engle, a PPD detective, said the department began the investigation in June. “It’s open and obscene exposure,” he said, “and knowing that the exposure is likely...

OEO makes changes to name, policy

OEO makes changes to name, policy

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

The Office of Equal Opportunity updated its procedures regarding sexual harassment as a part of a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The federal review began in 2013 and looked at universities’ handling of sexual harassment and sexual violence...

Researchers develop drug delivery system to reduce cancer cell growth

Researchers develop drug delivery system to reduce cancer cell growth

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

A new study conducted by WSU researchers in Pullman found that a common spice could help reduce cancer cell growth. Susmita Bose, Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor and lead researcher, said the new curcumin-based drug delivery system developed recorded over a 90-percent reduction in...

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

Community groups will host a vigil 7 p.m. Friday at Pine Street Plaza as a protest to the treatment of immigrant detention camps at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Community Congregational United Church of Christ and Palouse ProActive will take part in Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention...

McCluskeys to sue University of Utah

McCluskeys to sue University of Utah

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

WSU professors Matthew and Jill McCluskey filed a $56 million lawsuit against the University of Utah claiming the university could have prevented the murder of their daughter, Lauren McCluskey, who was shot and killed on Oct. 28, 2018. “We taught Lauren that if someone is a law-abiding citizen it’s...

WSU hires new director of Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence

WSU hires new director of Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

WSU’s Office of Outreach and Education has named an executive director to lead its Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence department. Allen Sutton will begin his tenure as the department’s director on July 15. He’s leaving Auburn University in Alabama, where he worked as the director of...

Hotline for grieving pet owners shuts down

Hotline for grieving pet owners shuts down

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine shut down its Pet Loss Hotline services last Monday after receiving a high number of unrelated phone calls from local pet owners. Charlie Powell, public information officer for the veterinary medicine college, said two counselors trained the student veterinarian...

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