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US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 2, 2018


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

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited WSU on Monday as part of a tour of Eastern Washington and land grant universities with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA. Perdue began his tour in Spokane before making his way to Pullman, according to a press release. Once on campus, he walked through...

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018


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

See the bottom of this page for a slideshow of the event. Protesters held a march for immigrant rights in downtown Pullman on Saturday in response to the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. People gathered at High Street Mall at 11 a.m. before proceeding as a group to Reaney Park, where mu...

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


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

Coug Bikes, WSU’s new bike share program that launched on June 1, has been well received by the community. The service has amassed over 500 active members, who have collectively rode over 2,000 miles, according to data collected by the Outdoor Recreation Center. “I’d say it’s been very positive s...

State removes unused tracks

State removes unused tracks

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Washington State Department of Transportation began removing unused railroads on three Pullman streets Monday and expect to complete the process by the end of the week. The work includes the removal of the tracks that span across State and Kamiaken streets and Grand Avenue, which could see additi...

Zoe apologizes for posting suspect tweet

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Zoe Coffeehouse has apologized following a reply to a tweet by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Twitter last week that referenced the U.S. child detention situation. “What’s happening to families at the border right now is a humanitarian crisis,” Clinton’s tweet read. “Every p...

Community voices distrust in Maxwell

Community voices distrust in Maxwell

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 28, 2018


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

Members of the public, including a former multiple decade veteran of the Pullman School District, voiced concerns over the leadership of Superintendent Bob Maxwell and Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer at a meeting Wednesday night. A group of community members led by Margi Vogel, who retired...

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 27, 2018


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

WSU broke ground on its new plant sciences building, the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex, Wednesday morning. The state of Washington will provide $52 million in funding for the project, according to a WSU news release. Construction of the building is expected to be finished by January...

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council discussed several issues at a meeting Tuesday, including electric buses, a public mural and sidewalk construction. The council addressed a city policy about the completion of sidewalks in new developments. Currently, developers are required to construct sidewalks within three...

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

As the weather gets warmer and students begin to flood into town, Pullman Police Department bicycle patrol officers will be covering the College Hill area more often. Bicycles allow officers to maneuver through crowded and hidden places, but they also help law enforcement to connect with the community. “On...

Fans mad after RV passes sell out

Fans mad after RV passes sell out

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


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

Many WSU fans expressed frustration on the Die Hard Cougs Facebook page last week when the Cougar Athletic Fund announced parking passes for RV’s and campers for football games this upcoming season had sold out. The CAF sold out of RV parking passes June 11 after opening their availability June...

Former Montana football player charged for assault on WSU track athlete

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Sports

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a former University of Montana football player with second-degree assault after he allegedly beat a WSU track and field athlete last October. Justin Strong, a 22-year-old defensive back who just completed his final season with the Grizzlies, will...

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An interview committee has recommended Stephanie Bray for the open position of principal at Franklin Elementary School. Bray has worked as a first-grade teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School for the last four years and interned under former principal Bill Holman, who is leaving Franklin Elementary...

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