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Tin Tan Tacos parody account posts racist tweet

Tin Tan Tacos parody account posts racist tweet

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2020

A parody account for Tin Tan Tacos posted a racially insensitive tweet on Thursday discouraging people to eat at Azia and Panda Express due to the coronavirus. The Tweet has since been removed.  The account with the username Tin_Tans_WSU wrote, “You might get the coronavirus from Panda Express o...

WSU responds to COVID-19

Bill, left, and Stella Heston are not concerned about the novel coronavirus. They are Pullman retirees in their 80s.

TJ YOCKACHONIS, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2020

Students and locals share concerns as WSU health leaders coordinate response efforts to prepare for a local COVID-19 outbreak in Pullman. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued an emergency declaration last Friday due to more confirmed cases and increasing deaths in Washington.  By ...

Murrow Symposium postponed indefinitely

Murrow Symposium postponed indefinitely

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

The 45th Edward R. Murrow Symposium will be postponed surrounding growing concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus. Corrie Wilder, chairperson of the Symposium Committee, published an announcement on the symposium website outlining the delay. All events, including the keynote speech from NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, the Mu...

Shot K9 returns to Moses Lake with honor procession

Officer Nick Stewart walks K9 Chief out of the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital at 10:30 am.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2020

A 25-car escort waited to take Chief, Moses Lake K9 police dog, home this morning around 10:30 a.m. after he was released from WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Chief was shot in his left eye on Friday night while pursuing a felony robbery suspect, said Charlie Powell, public information officer for...

Fire cleared at Terrace Mobile Park

Fire cleared at Terrace Mobile Park

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

The Pullman Fire Department cleared a fire at the Terrace Estates at about 5:30 p.m. The fire began at approximately 1:16 p.m. at 1165 S. Grand in a mobile home. Assistant Fire Chief Ryan Scharnhrost said investigators cleared the scene and the area is safe. He said the structure was completely e...

All-campus lockdown test today

All-campus lockdown test today

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

There will be an all-campus lockdown to test WSU’s alert system at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on WSU Pullman’s campus. Sarah Blatner, WSU Emergency Management coordinator, said WSU students, faculty and staff will receive an alert message through email, text or a phone call. There will also be sirens to...

ASWSU Judicial Board hears complaint against pro tempore

ASWSU Judicial Board hears complaint against pro tempore

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2020

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Two ASWSU senators filed a complaint against senate Pro Tempore Hannah Martian. The ASWSU Judicial Board held a hearing for the complaint on Tuesday. Senators Connor Simmons and Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare filed the complaint regarding the pro...

Students wait for release during police activity

Students wait for release during police activity

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

February 20, 2020

Students from Pullman Public Schools who live on the 300 block of NW Robert Street are being held at school due to police activity.  The school district does not consider students to be at risk, according to an email sent out by Pullman Public Schools to faculty and parents.  Shannon F...

Breaking News: Power outage shuts down lights on Stadium Way

Breaking News: Power outage shuts down lights on Stadium Way

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2020

Lights on Stadium Way shut off Tuesday night following a power outage on the WSU campus.  Pedestrians used light from their phones to signal to drivers that they were crossing the street.  A representative from WSU Facilities Services said the outage affected multiple buildings on campus. ...

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

JAKOB THORINGTON, LAUREN ELLENBECKER, ANDREA GONZALEZ, ANGELICA RELENTE, SYLENA HARPER, and BREANNA RONEY

February 10, 2020

Weekend Round-up Parking rate increase WSU parking permit rates and fines could see an increase this July if a new proposition from WSU Transportation Services and the University Parking and Transportation Task Force passes. The annual parking permit increases would range from $9 to $100, according to the Transportation Serv...

Flood advisory in effect

Flood advisory in effect

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 7, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service in Spokane issued a flood advisory for Whitman and Latah counties at 1:47 p.m. on Thursday. The advisory will be in effect until 1:45 p.m. on Friday, according to the advisory. Recent rain and snowmelt caused rivers and creeks to rise. Around one inch of r...

Winter storm warning issued for Palouse, classes canceled

Winter storm warning issued for Palouse, classes canceled

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 4, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Palouse region from 4 p.m. on Tuesday until noon on Wednesday. WSU canceled classes and suspended all operations tomorrow due to inclement weather predictions, according to WSU Alerts. Between 5 and 10 inches of snow is expected t...

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