The Daily Evergreen

WSU study needs participants

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers are asking for student participants for a academic stress and animal interaction study. According to a WSU news release, the team of researchers known as the Pet PALS study team, is seeking undergraduate students to study the effects of human and animal interaction and dealing with...

Motorcycle crashes outside of Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Local, News

A couple crashed their motorcycle on Hamilton Hill Road outside of Colfax Tuesday night. The 43-year-old couple went off the roadway after they failed to turn sharp enough for a curve. They were transported to Pullman Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained in the accident. There...

Congestion expected Labor Day weekend

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) recommends that travelers plan ahead for the upcoming Labor Day to avoid poor traffic conditions. Interstate 90 and Snoqualmie Pass are expected to be congested due to bridge deck repairs. Drivers should also expect lane closures, and traffic...

WSU bomb threat suspect released on bail; awaiting arraignment

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Jose Andes Tecautl, an 18-year-old former WSU student who has been accused of carrying out last week’s bomb threats, has been released on bail and is awaiting his arraignment Friday. Tecautl was a resident advisor in the all-male Stimson Hall, where the bomb threats and hate symbols were made. He...

Students given temporary passes after cartridge paper runs out

Students given temporary passes after cartridge paper runs out

MADISON WILLIAMS, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


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

In hopes of having a parking spot this semester, many students ordered their parking passes in advance of the start of school. But some had difficulty retrieving their physical passes. Junior Taylor Frame said she went to the Transportation Services Building the Thursday before school started to pick...

‘Houseless, not homeless’

‘Houseless, not homeless’

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Several local organizations and a WSU researcher have come together to educate the public on the homelessness epidemic, which is migrating from cities to smaller places like Pullman. The Neill Public Library recently hosted an event that combined research and personal stories of homelessness on the...

Air quality warning in effect until Thursday

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The National Weather Service issued an air quality warning for eastern Washington due to wildfires around the northwest. The alert warned that children, the elderly and people with respiratory issues are at higher risk of serious health issues due to the smoke. The warning extended to Okak, Twisp,...

Stimson Hall resident adviser arrested in connection to bomb threats

Stimson Hall resident adviser arrested in connection to bomb threats

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 29, 2017


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

WSU Police arrested Stimson Hall Resident Adviser Jose Tecuatl at 10 p.m. Monday for three counts of alleged threatening to bomb and three counts of alleged felony harassment in relation to the two bomb threats made against Stimson Hall last week. Investigating officers discovered Tecuatl was connected...

Unusual crime reports mark first weekend of fall semester

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

The end of “syllabus week” in Pullman saw several unusual crimes reported to the Pullman Police Department. Patrick J. Sanderlin, 18, of Kirkland, Washington, was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple charges stemming from him bringing a handgun to a party. Opgenorth said that the arrest...

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 introduces biometric scanners

WSU introduces biometric scanners

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU introduced the MorphoWave Tower, a biometric fingerprint identifier that grants access to certain buildings though a simple wave of a hand. Inspired by the University of Maryland’s use of the MorphoWave Tower at their campus dining halls, WSU’s Cougar Card Center has collaborated with University...

Baskin Robbins under new ownership

Baskin Robbins under new ownership

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

The new owners of Pullman’s Baskin Robbins, a brother and sister duo, are making changes to the business as the former owner awaits trial on molestation charges. Ruslan Cox, one of the new owners, said former owner Dennis Cox, their father, is no longer a part of Pullman’s Baskin Robbins. Despite...

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