The Daily Evergreen

Career fairs taking place at WSU this week

JESSICA ZHOU, Assistant news editor

October 2, 2017

Many companies are visiting  WSU to recruit students for full-time and summer employment opportunities, Monday and Tuesday. The WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences is holding its networking event tonight, for students and organizations in the Ensminger Pavilion beginning...

Student affairs to unveil new conduct policies

Student affairs to unveil new conduct policies

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2017

A university task force will propose changes to the rules governing student conduct Wednesday. Mary Jo Gonzales, vice president for Student Affairs and member of the student conduct process Task Force, said the task force focused most of its efforts on clearing up issues with due process and eliminating...

Moscow task force celebrates Human Rights Day

Moscow task force celebrates Human Rights Day

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2017

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force celebrated Human Rights Day by tabling and creating cards to educate the community on refugees in Idaho. This past Saturday, the task force tabled at the Moscow Farmers Market for their annual campaign for human rights. They researched different populations...

Pickup truck hits bus in Colfax

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2017

A bus was hit head-on by a pickup truck in Colfax at 10 p.m. Thursday. The bus, owned and operated by Cheney Church of the Nazarene and driven by Shane Endicott, was transporting youth for a church activity when it was hit by a pickup truck driven by Jill Hogan of Spokane, according to a Colfax ...

Uber officially operating in Pullman

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

September 29, 2017

After the Pullman City Council voted to reduce background checks, from fingerprint checks to a name-based social security check, Uber officially launched its service the morning of the sold-out USC football game. This comes after local taxi drivers expressed concerns over the lack of in-person verificati...

Friday’s game limits campus parking lots

Friday’s game limits campus parking lots

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017

WSU students, faculty and staff will face parking issues as fans and alumni travel to Pullman for today's game. Permit holders will be required to vacate affected lots, which include all parking garages and almost all other permit lots on campus, by 1 p.m. in anticipation of the game’s 7:30 p.m....

Local taxi drivers size up Uber

Local taxi drivers size up Uber

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

With the loosening of restrictions on ride-sharing apps, some local taxi drivers are concerned that Uber or Lyft may have an unfair advantage. Owner of WildCat Taxi, a taxi service based in Moscow,  with a license to also run in Pullman, Denise James said she doesn’t see a an increase in Uber or...

Odd string of tire slashing strikes apartment complex

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

Several tires were vandalized in the Coffee House Apartment complex in Pullman. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said that tires were flattened by nails. The nails were propped against the tire so when the victim used their vehicle, the nails then punctured flattened the tires. Tennant said that...

UI updates safety policies for RSOs

UI updates safety policies for RSOs

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

Months after the rocket explosion, the University of Idaho is changing their Student Organization policy in an attempt to better protect staff and students from further incidents. On April 13, a rocket fuel explosion left four UI students injured. In the weeks that followed, university administration...

Dissmore’s staff increases training after fake ID arrests

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen news reporter

September 27, 2017

Since the beginning of August, Dissmore’s IGA in Pullman has reported 13 cases in which an underage person has attempted to pass a fake ID for the purchase of alcohol and/or tobacco, according to a Pullman Police Department press release. Of these cases, 12 have resulted in arrest, according to...

WSU student dies in car crash on I-90 Tuesday

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

A WSU student died after hitting a pickup truck on I-90 east of Kittitas around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Washington State Trooper Brian Moore said the driver of the pickup truck was headed east and lost control after swerving around an animal in the roadway. The vehicle flipped and remained in the road...

WSU alumnus reflects on Cassini-Huygens

WSU alumnus reflects on Cassini-Huygens

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2017

David Atkinson had been looking forward to finally seeing the data from his team’s experiment with Huygens, a space probe stationed on one of Saturn’s moons. Huygens had traveled to Jupiter attached to Cassini, which disintegrated earlier this month when NASA engineers navigated it into Saturn’s...

Every student. Every story. Every day.
Local