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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Foggy conditions are expected across the Palouse until Friday.

Freezing fog may cause icy roads, low visibility

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 25, 2022

Heavy fog has descended onto the Palouse and is expected to continue through Friday, potentially creating icy roads in already low visibility conditions. Inclement weather like fog falls carries little...

Facilities workers clear snow from a parking lot on campus following last weeks record snow event.

WSU snow clearers reflect on historic snowfall

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

WSU Facilities Services staff members have had to deal with historic snowfall this month, with much of the precipitation falling earlier than usual. Grounds department supervisor Derrick Reynolds said...

Drivers can be proactive by driving slowly, using snow chains or tires and choosing not to drive if the weather makes roads too dangerous. 

Cautious driving is the name of the game, troopers say

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 11, 2022

Weather conditions across the state continue to keep the Washington State Patrol busy, and students returning to school on the east side have seen its effect firsthand.  As temperatures rise...

WSU Pullman and Vancouver welcome new buildings to their campuses.

Facilities Services makes way for new buildings

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 10, 2022

WSU will remodel or start construction on several buildings to make room for new research facilities and other educational spaces this year.  Builders broke ground in November for a new life sciences...

The sun sets over the snow-covered hills of the Palouse, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.

Pullman sees quieter weather first week of school

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 10, 2022

Though Pullman saw rough weather conditions last week, the weather will start to calm down as students return to campus.  Jon Fox, Spokane National Weather Service meteorologist, said even though...

WSU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to road conditions

WSU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to road conditions

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 7, 2022

All WSU Pullman classes will be canceled Monday and Tuesday to give students ample time to return to campus following statewide highway closures.  All other university operations will continue...

Snow expected Monday across Palouse region

Snow expected Monday across Palouse region

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter December 6, 2021

The Palouse is expected to get between two and four inches of snow on Monday. The Palouse, Columbia Basin and the Spokane areas are expected to have wind up to 40 miles per hour Wednesday afternoon,...

Maintenance rooms containing a risk of asbestos exposure are marked with proper signage.

Asbestos on campus: Present but not immediate danger

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

Most buildings on campus built between World War II and the 1970s contain asbestos, a harmful mineral. Floor tile and pipe insulation are the most common places asbestos is located, said Matthew McKibbin,...

Monday afternoon wind storm could cause power outages, dangerous driving conditions

Monday afternoon wind storm could cause power outages, dangerous driving conditions

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 15, 2021

Eastern Washington is expected to have wind gusts reaching 60 miles per hour Monday afternoon, which could cause downed trees, property damage and power outages. One of the strongest bands of wind in...

The one-question survey will be available until Nov. 15.

Environmental Sustainability Alliance asks for survey responses

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 10, 2021

The Environmental Sustainability Alliance is sending a one-question survey over email to all WSU students on Nov. 9-15. The heading of the email is “Help WSU get out of fossil fuels!”  All students...

The Outdoor Recreation Center is hosting founder Chris Tapfer, who will share photos and stories from early trips, such as multiweek expeditions that the ORC would not be able to do today.

Outdoor Recreation Center celebrates 50th anniversary

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 27, 2021

The WSU Outdoor Recreation Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a presentation and light refreshments from 4-7 p.m. Thursday in the ORC lobby. ORC founder Chris Tapfer will share photos and...

Temperatures will drop throughout the week starting Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Pullman to get a wet winter

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

Residents in Pullman may be seeing a wet winter in the coming months.  Lower temperatures have been flowing into the region because of La Niña, which is a condition where ocean temperatures are...

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