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Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2019

Debby Carscallen, division chief of emergency medical services (EMS), will be awarded Paramedic of the Year after working with Moscow Volunteer Fire Department since 2002. Carscallen said she will receive the award on Oct. 15 at the EMS World Expo in New Orleans. She said she received small awards...

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

May 23, 2019

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen asked sources which identifying details we could publish. As a result, Isa’s last name is not included, and some names have been changed to protect sources’ employment, relationships and safety. An asterisk identifies a source’s name has been changed. Isa, now 19, ...

Gashora Girls

Gashora Girls

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen Reporter

May 16, 2019

Eight years ago, a 15-year-old Linda Umwali first stepped foot in the Gashora Girls Academy in Kigali, Rwanda. Today, Umwali is one of four women attending WSU who hails from that same school. Since arriving at the university, the students from Rwanda have built a community of their own. In a little...

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A WSU regents professor in the School of Economic Sciences, Ron Mittelhammer, received the V. Lane Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service for his dedication to bettering the university. “I am thrilled to win this award," Mittelhammer said. "I never expected it, but it happened, and I am...

Exhibit emphasizes light with spheres

Exhibit emphasizes light with spheres

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2019

An exhibition featuring three spherical structures is being constructed in part by Taiji Miyasaka, WSU professor in the school of design and construction. The designers of the exhibit plan for their creation to enter the Seattle MadArt studio Feb. 26.  The exhibition is called Circum-ambience for it...

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019

Noel Schulz, a professor in WSU’s school of electrical engineering and computer science, has been named as the first Schweitzer Chair. Schulz said the primary responsibilities of her position, the Edmund O. Schweitzer III Chair in Power Apparatus and Systems, is to work with students and connect...

Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 28, 2019

Around fourteen bookcases filled WSU alumnus Lawrence Seeborg’s basement. “I was collecting faster than I can read them,” Seeborg said. Seeborg, who is also a Pullman High School graduate, said he donated over 450 Holocaust-related books to WSU Libraries. He got interested in collecting Holocaust...

Run for 3 honors Hilinski

Run for 3 honors Hilinski

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 9, 2018

Tessa Sechler, along with four other WSU students, will be hosting Run for 3 on Sunday to support the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. All the proceeds from the 3-mile run will benefit Hilinski’s Hope. Sechler, a senior majoring in sports management, said she believes this event will serve as an important...

Palouse farmer builds skate park

Palouse farmer builds skate park

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2018

For the past 17 years, a farmer in the town of Palouse has had a dream: to build a skate park. Aaron Flansburg’s dream became a reality in June when the Palouse Skatepark officially opened in the town of Palouse, home to just 1,000 residents. Michael Dahl, lifelong skater, farmer and best friend...

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018

A Pullman farmer and WSU alumnus plowed the phrase “Go Cougs!” on his family farmland for planes to see on Oct. 16. Brady Boone drove his tractor to write the phrase while his father and two of his friends helped him gauge the height and the spacing between each letter. Boone and his friends...

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018

Yong-Chool Ha, Korea Foundation professor at University of Washington, spoke about the denuclearization of North Korea and the history of its nuclear program Tuesday afternoon in the Foley Speaker’s Room. “North Korea was isolated and comparatively [to South Korea] suffering,” he said. “They...

New art exhibit features videos, interactive art

New art exhibit features videos, interactive art

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018

The Kate Gilmore: In Your Way exhibition has a new home at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art from now until Dec. 22. The solo traveling exhibition will feature several works of art that cross media platforms. There are nine videos that are performance-based and a new piece that welcomes the public...

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