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Family of WSU fall victim hopes for recovery

Family of WSU fall victim hopes for recovery

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Matthew Gray, 18, had been at WSU for just three days. He had joined a fraternity and was considering construction management as a major. Then, on Aug. 24, he fell from his second-floor window in the Community-Duncan Dunn residence hall, suffering severe injuries. Since then, he has been in critical...

WSU Cadet training emphasizes technique over strength

WSU Cadet training emphasizes technique over strength

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

100-pound woman, no more than five-feet tall, grasped a six-foot tall, 200-pound man’s hand and pushed it back, forming a gooseneck, a police defensive technique. “So, I’m going to turn and bring him down,” she explained to another cadet, who was intently watching. She effortlessly pulled...

Palouse celebrates pride

Palouse celebrates pride

L.A. BRYAN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Under the sun-dappled shade of Moscow’s East City Park, hundreds gathered at noon Saturday to celebrate the 23rd annual Palouse Pride Festival. Participants marched in the Pride Parade that originated in downtown Moscow. Participants wound their way through streets packed with pedestrian traffic...

WSU researchers develop cutting edge brain-mapping algorithm

WSU researchers develop cutting edge brain-mapping algorithm

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

It took 10 years to map the worm’s brain, it would likely take another 10 for the mouse. The human brain is still a long shot, but getting shorter with the help of an algorithm developed by WSU researchers. Their work, which is bringing computers closer to human accuracy in analyzing images of the...

Students skip class to witness solar eclipse

Students skip class to witness solar eclipse

KATIE SHADLER and L. A. BRYAN

August 21, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Scattered around the Jewett Observatory, dozens of students, faculty and Pullman families wearing $3 solar shades gathered to view a near-total eclipse. Inside the observatory, physics and astronomy graduate student Jerred Jesse showed a projection of the moon covering the sun and the little sun...

Salmon harvest impacts Northwest culture

Salmon harvest impacts Northwest culture

ALYSEN BOSTON, Evergreen news editor

June 21, 2017


Filed under Features, News

When thinking of endangered species, elephants and pandas usually come to mind. These and other listed animals are banned from sale, yet in America there is one endangered species whose meat is still found in grocery stores. Pacific Coast salmon happen to claim that unique title. Steve Katz, a WS...

WSU students launch free lottery app

WSU students launch free lottery app

ALYSEN BOSTON, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Features, News

A team of WSU students designed an app that allows users to win jackpots up to $250 by submitting free virtual tickets. WSU junior Thad Lewis, CEO and cofounder of Grattis, said the app is not too good to be true. “We’re just trying to give people free money,” Lewis said. “It really...

Architecture students design portable homeless shelters

KAIA JOHNSON | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU architecture studio of third-year students will put their projects to the test in a homeless shelter design competition in Spokane this week.The 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Spokane Homeless Shelter Design Competition, sponsored by Integrus Architecture, asks participants to design a di...

Native student wins employee of the year

HALEY DONWERTH | Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Frazier Myer enjoys feeling like he’s part of something bigger than himself, which is why he loves his job as communication assistant for WSU Native American Programs (NAP).Myer, a senior communication student, has worked under Faith Price, the program’s assistant director, at the NAP for two ye...

WSU custodial director to retire after 33 years

WSU custodial director to retire after 33 years

TYLER WATSON | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News

After 33 years of working for WSU, 17 of which were spent supervising more than 100 employees, the current WSU custodial director will retire next month.In what he called the highlight of his career, Tom Parrish received the President’s Employee Excellence Award on March 31. He said it was “unre...

The Wave of the Century

The Wave of the Century

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The view from Sukanta Bose’s ninth-floor Webster Hall office looks out over the crests and troughs of wheat hills, autumn-browned waves rolling south. The scene is striking and I tell him so. “Yes,” he laughs, “I am fortunate to have this office.” But the waves that captivate Bose originate...

Only thing to change is his title

Only thing to change is his title

WILLIAM MCCADDEN | Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Joseph Iannelli, the new associate dean for international programs, will be responsible for managing student exchange programs and international research collaboration, adding to his continued responsibilities as the founding director of the WSU Tri-Cities School of Engineering and Applied Sciences....

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