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Robinson found guilty of assault charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A Whitman County Superior Court jury found Demetrius Robinson guilty of two assault charges after over an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Robinson faced one count each of fourth and second degree assault stemming from a July 8 incident at a Pullman apartment complex, according to a press release from...

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun spoke about the importance of athletics at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday night. Chun said the athletic program places an emphasis on academics. He said the better athletes are in the classroom, the more successful they are on the field, and therefore academics...

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

WSU graduate student Courtney Benjamin was granted the opportunity to join an academic fellowship to help further her research on social issues in STEM. Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies and social thought in education, was accepted into the Community for Advancing Discovery Research...

Gallery exhibits Palouse scenery

Gallery exhibits Palouse scenery

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local, News, Top-feature

The Colfax Arts Council will host its second Inspired Palouse juried exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at The Center gallery near the Colfax Library. CAC Secretary Emily Adams defined a juried exhibit as artwork reviewed by a panel of judges who then decide which piece deserves an award. CAC President...

Enforcement to increase presence for Thanksgiving

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Two Washington State Patrol districts will conduct emphasis patrols starting Thursday through Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving and the Apple Cup. Troopers from WSP District 4 will increase patrols in Spokane, Whitman and Adams counties while District 6 officers will focus on Grant and Kittitas counties,...

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

An addition to WSU’s compost facility nearly two years in the making means the university will now offer a certified organic mix for local farmers and garden enthusiasts to nurture their crops. All compost is organic in the sense that it is composed of carbon and hydrogen bonds from animal and vegetable...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially get a job with local businesses Thursday. Aerius Franklin, an independent living advocate...

Parking restrictions enforced over Thanksgiving break

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

Pullman Police Department will cite and possibly tow vehicles parked overnight in parts of College Hill during WSU holiday breaks in an attempt to improve snow and leaf removal services. The College Hill core area includes parts of the hill south of Stadium Way, west of WSU campus, north of Maiden...

City Council discusses parking shortages

City Council discusses parking shortages

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


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

Pullman City Council addressed potential parking shortages during graduation and parents' weekends due to a zoning change at a meeting Tuesday night. Councilmembers approved the changes to a 3.6-acre residential area for visiting alumni located on the east side of NE North Fairway Road. Planning...

Acreage for annexation modified, not yet approved

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A proposal to annex 224 acres of land just outside of Pullman city limits was withdrawn and rewritten to reduce the number to 160 acres. In early November, a proposal was approved by Pullman City Council that would annex a sizeable portion of land south of town and affect Whitman County residents. However,...

Pullman to get new businesses including Starbucks, hotel

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Corporate Pointe Developers facilitated the beginnings of a project located across the parking lot from Safeway in Pullman that will include a full-service Starbucks, a tunnel car wash and a hotel. “[We have] four parcels of land that we are short-platting — that is when you divide lots up,”...

Former WSU employee sues over termination

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

A lawsuit filed by former WSU employee Tony Rogers alleges discrimination and an unfair investigation carried out by university officials and the school’s Office for Equal Opportunity that led to his firing. Rogers, who stated in court documents that he was an employee with the university for 27...

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