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Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, Local, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of pages of public records show a number of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Jason Gesser, assistant director of athletics at the Cougar Athletic Fund, dating back as far as 2014. The allegations are outlined in interview notes and records from a complaint review carried...

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council discussed several possible changes to the city including a new library logo, transit communications and a warming shelter Tuesday. Neill Public Library Service Director, Joanna Bailey, introduced a new possible logo for the library in front of the council. She said the influence...

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


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

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, several sponsors on campus including University Recreation and the School of Languages, Cultures and Race will host a series of events over the next few weeks. The events will be held in different locations throughout the CUB and Chinook from Sept. 19 to Oct....

WSU employees ask administration for higher wages

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 10, 2018


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

The WSU Classified Staff will be delivering postcards to President Kirk Schulz’s office asking for raises at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Classified Staff includes employees such as carpenters, roofers, electricians and painters, as well Dining Services. "I have a gentlemen that’s been working 20 years...

Finding love for conservation

Finding love for conservation

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

Annie Fan, a senior at WSU, only realized she wanted to major in wildlife ecology and conservation last summer after a fellowship at the San Diego Zoo. One year later, she’s doing environmental field research for a local nonprofit. As an intern at the Phoenix Conservancy, which focuses on conservation...

Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Environmental activists hope to raise support for the removal of dams on the Lower Snake River at the fourth annual Free the Snake Flotilla that will take place this Friday and Saturday at Chief Timothy Park in Clarkston. The two-day event brings together environmental activists and members of the...

City implements software to increase accessibility for public

City implements software to increase accessibility for public

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the use of a new software for its website. This software, which the city is paying for through a subscription, will be used by council members to upload meeting agendas and minutes for the public to see. City council members...

Businesses aim to reduce waste

Businesses aim to reduce waste

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

In an effort to contribute less waste to the environment, some local businesses in Pullman are offering customers alternatives to plastic straws. One business that recently made the change is Pups & Cups Cafe in downtown Pullman. The cafe offers paper straws and six-month biodegradable straws,...

Sheriffs arrest four Saturday in drug busts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Whitman County Sheriff deputies arrested four people in two separate incidents for possession of controlled substances and prostitution Saturday. The first traffic stop occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday when deputies pulled over 27-year-old Tyson Van Dinter of Spokane for speeding on State Route 195...

Bollywood Film Festival starts this month

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

Students and members of the community from all backgrounds can see a different Bollywood movie at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow each Tuesday in September. The event, called Bollywood on the Palouse, occurred for the first time in 2016 and this year will be its second run. Karan Raval,...

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


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

The Valley Road Stormwater Detention Pond is set to be drained in an effort to clean the pond and keep it more maintained. The pond, which has been around since 1969, is in need of drainage. This project is part of a five-year plan to clean out all detention ponds in Pullman and keep them better maintained...

Sheriff’s Office seeks reserve officers

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers for their Reserve Deputy training program, which is scheduled to run from November through April. The program is good for anyone who wants to serve their community, said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers. “We’ve had people who...

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