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Family of student asks for help

Family of student asks for help

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2020

Friends and family of an injured WSU Pullman student are asking for help funding his rehabilitation care. Kyle Osborne, 19, was hospitalized after being hit by a car on Nov. 25 in Southern California while visiting his family for Thanksgiving. He sustained several injuries including brain hemorrhag...

Frozen leaves cause unusual taste in red wine

Frozen leaves cause unusual taste in red wine

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

Unusual floral notes found in red wines are caused by frozen and dead leaves, according to a WSU professor.  Jim Harbertson, associate professor of enology for WSU’s Wine Science Center, specializes in the study of wines. He said he was tasked by Washington wine producers with explaining why re...

‘It’s always a Monarch’

‘It’s always a Monarch’

TJ YOCKACHONIS, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

Public citizens flutter and swarm to help WSU scientists discover the migration path of Western Monarchs between the months of February and May.  The community-science project “The Western Monarch Mystery Challenge” began Feb. 14 and will continue until April 22.  Due to the unkno...

WSU adviser retires

WSU adviser retires

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

Art collections, squirrel figurines and cat photos adorn Valorie Fisher’s office in Clark Hall. A timeworn wedding photo and a bowl of candies fill the room with an atmosphere of warmth and energy. For more than 30 years, Fisher has worked as an adviser in WSU. She is retiring after the end of ...

Student group ships medical gear to China

Student group ships medical gear to China

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

For the past 70 days, Zhuocheng Huang had to adjust his sleep schedule to accommodate charity workers in China, which is 16 hours ahead of Pullman. After the coronavirus outbreak, Huang said he felt the urge to help his country by shipping medical gear to those working in hospitals. “Wuhan is [a] closed city,...

Mariposas Undocumented Alliance at the capitol

Mariposas Undocumented Alliance at the capitol

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2020

“I always grew up with the mentality that education is the one thing they can’t take away from you. They can take your rights, your property, but never the knowledge you acquire,” said Yuleidy Rodriguez, a WSU junior political science major and member of the Mariposas Undocumented Alliance (MUA). Rod...

WSU student wins prestigious scholarship

WSU student wins prestigious scholarship

BREANNA RONEY, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2020

Staff and students celebrated Kristian Gubsch, WSU senior chemical engineering major, at Tuesday evening’s Honors College Dessert with the Dean. Gubsch is the first Cougar to win the Marshall Scholarship for graduate study. Honors College Dean Grant Norton said the Marshall Scholarship is one of the mos...

Early start times affect teenagers

Early start times affect teenagers

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2020

University of Washington Professor Horacio de la Iglesia gave a presentation on the effects sleep deprivation has on teenagers. De la Iglesia said everyone is sleep deprived. He said sleep deprivation is getting worse and there is a sleep deprivation epidemic in the U.S.  De la Iglesia said t...

Mexican professor speaks about immigration

Mexican professor speaks about immigration

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2020

A former professor from the University of Washington visited WSU to speak about immigrant families’ experience of losing their cultural heritage from American assimilation. Carlos Gil traced his family’s immigration experience in a presentation called “From Mexican to Mexican American: A Family Im...

“Salmon Run” artwork brings cultural history to campus

“Salmon Run” artwork brings cultural history to campus

JACQUI THOMASSON, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2020

Nine glass fish now adorn the walls of the Terrell Library atrium. “They’re beautiful individually but their strength comes from the grouping, as with people,” glass artist Dan Friday said. WSU Libraries held a reception Thursday to commemorate the piece. Nakia Williamson, director for the N...

Student running for House of Representatives

Student running for House of Representatives

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2020

A WSU student is running for a seat in the Washington House of Representatives as a Republican to voice his concerns for eastern Washington. Ryan Vance, ASWSU deputy director of legislative affairs and junior political science major, said a democracy needs to have seats changing frequently in order...

Helping on the hardwood

Helping on the hardwood

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 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...

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