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Volunteers to solicit donations for local organizations

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

Hundreds of volunteers will visit neighborhoods around the Palouse area Saturday morning, asking for donations of non-perishable food and personal care items for local food banks and pantries. Along with door-to-door donation collecting, Pullman and Moscow will be hosting a community event with food, music, fu...

Stargazers, citizens defend dark skies, native Palouse prairie

Stargazers, citizens defend dark skies, native Palouse prairie

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News

It takes a little over a mile of uphill driving and unlocking and relocking several gates along the way to reach the highest point of Bald Butte, 30 minutes south of Pullman. Deer graze nearby and coyotes’ howls echo below. This is the meticulously chosen site of the Palouse Astronomical Society’s...

Early snow in Pullman doesn’t mean colder weather

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The early snow in Pullman from the first weekend of November may have seemed like a sign of another cold winter, may have seemed like a sign of another cold winter, but that won’t necessarily be the case, according to Nic Loyd, a WSU meteorologist. “Most of November would be ice-free,” Loyd...

Pullman propositions lack needed votes to pass

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Both city of Pullman propositions currently do not have enough votes to pass despite beating the 60 percent supermajority threshold. Proposition No. 1 has 62 percent of voters approving the measure, which satisfies the needed supermajority. However, city propositions have to be voted on by at leas...

Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


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

City of Pullman Proposition No. 1, for a new City Hall, ended Election Day with a nearly 400-vote lead for approval. The initial vote count saw more than 1,100 votes approve the bond. The rejected side received just under 750 votes. There are still at least a thousand votes left to be counted, meanin...

Sophomore moons visiting dads, national audiences at Stanford game

Sophomore moons visiting dads, national audiences at Stanford game

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


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

WSU sophomore Elliott Armitage never intended to become an internet sensation. But when he decided to leap the rails of the west end zone at Martin Stadium last Saturday, he fell right into the hearts of the Cougar faithful. Yes, Armitage is the man who pulled his pants down after WSU took the lead...

CAS professors may face greater teaching load amid budget cuts

CAS professors may face greater teaching load amid budget cuts

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Top-feature

The College of Arts and Sciences has requested data on its faculty’s accomplishments over the past five years, leaving some professors with concerns about the data being used to increase teaching loads for those who are less productive in other areas. Donna Potts, an English professor in the college...

Teens plead not guilty in death of Pullman man

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Two teenagers pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of 18-year-old Timothy Reeves in July. Matthew McKetta, 18, and Keagan Tennant, 17, face multiple felony charges in Latah County related to Reeves’ death. The death resulted from Tennant and Reeves allegedly playing a Russian-roulette style game while campi...

Second batch of JFK files released

Second batch of JFK files released

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, WSU Tri-Cities

Hundreds more documents related to former U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination were released by the National Archives and Records Administration on Friday, after the initial release of over 2,800 documents on Oct. 26. Following the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection...

Ramps to be redone on highway

Ramps to be redone on highway

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Safety

The Washington State Department of Transportation is returning to Pullman to improve the curb ramps installed along Highway 270 this summer, after the department found that the ramps were tripping hazards for walkers. The work on the highway, at the entrance to Pullman, began yesterday and will continue...

Businesses prepare for Dad’s Weekend

Businesses prepare for Dad’s Weekend

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

With Dad’s Weekend around the corner, local businesses throughout Pullman are preparing their stores and crew for the rush. The Daily Grind, Thomas Hammer, Rico’s Public House and Porchlight Pizza are a few spots in downtown Pullman that have been through the busy weekend before. Employees...

Grad students’ stipends reduced

Grad students’ stipends reduced

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Administration, GPSA, GPSA, Local, News, Research, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of teaching and research assistants could lose about a sixth of their incomes, raising concerns that reducing stipends could become a standard practice for the university. Early this month, about 350 teaching and research assistants in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture were...

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