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Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Matthew Sutherland, Democratic candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives, met with a small group of community members Thursday at Neill Public Library to talk about how he plans to support the 9th District’s working families. Sutherland is a 25-year-old WSU alunmus who served in...

Application aims to keep online marketplaces safe, accountable

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


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

Two brothers have developed an app called Trader Rater that allows users to review online sellers and buyers in order to keep people accountable and safe. Users can go to the app to see if people on secondhand marketplaces like Craiglist and OfferUp are trustworthy, app co-creator and WSU alumnus...

City may implement indigenous celebration

City may implement indigenous celebration

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council met Tuesday night to discuss creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day, several resolutions and ending a contract with a retail recruitment firm. Councilmember Brandon Chapman spoke to the council about the city creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Chapman said he has spoken...

22-year-old man arrested for inappropriate texts to minor

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police arrested 22-year-old Gerald Haugen for allegedly exchanging text messages of a sexual nature with a local 14-year-old girl. Officers arrested Haugen in the early morning hours Sunday, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Police originally received a tip from a concerned parent about...

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Jason Gesser, the assistant director of athletics for the Cougar Athletic Fund, has resigned following new allegations of sexual misconduct by former WSU volleyball player Alyssa Wold. Gesser sent his letter of resignation to WSU on Tuesday. The Daily Evergreen released a 3,100 word report las...

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


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

Lisa Brown, Democratic candidate for Washington’s 5th congressional district, met with students and faculty on campus Monday for a question-and-answer session. Among other things, Brown addressed issues of gun control, reproductive rights and the importance of democratic participation. The race...

Unofficial entity sent Whitman County voters inaccurate information, auditor says

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

In Whitman County, an entity calling itself the “Center for Voter Information” has been mailing voters incorrect information, according to a press release from Whitman County Auditor. The letters the organization have been mailing state the voter receiving the letter is inactive and must fill...

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

WSU researchers have found that alternatives to the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, are causing genetic abnormalities in mice. This discovery is not the first time Patricia Hunt, a professor in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and the lead author of a study in the latest issue...

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

A 17-year-old photographer opened up his first art gallery Friday at the Moscow Food Co-op. Avery Caudill, a Moscow resident, said he has been waiting a year for this gallery to happen. “The waitlist for the actual show is a year long,” he said. “All but one of these photos I hadn’t actually...

Leadership program in Moscow provides tools for success

Leadership program in Moscow provides tools for success

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

A leadership group in Moscow, Idaho, aims to give participants a hands-on learning experience and build leadership qualities. Leadership Moscow is a professional development course designed to develop leadership and communication skills, Jenny Ford, the executive director of the Moscow Chamber of...

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman Regional Hospital will donate John Deere utility vehicles that will function as transports for injured student-athletes to local high schools. The vehicles, also known as “Gators,” remedy the issue of navigating through difficult paths that would prevent injured athletes from getting quick...

Evergreen findings contradict WSU statement in regard to Gesser article

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU released the following statement in response to the Evergreen’s investigative piece regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Jason Gesser. The statement, attributed to President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Patrick Chun, is replicated in full below. “We take any allegation...

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