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Residential areas to be swept weekly

Residential areas to be swept weekly

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

Scheduled sweeping will occur in residential areas to remove gravel, debris and other materials from the streets Wednesday and Thursday of every week. Pullman Maintenance Supervisor Brian Druffel said two vacuum sweeping machines are used to complete the sweeping. He said the machines are used...

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under News, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Panhellenic Council may revise bylaws in the coming months to focus on safety as part of an initiative called “Forward 19.” Panhellenic President Ani Duni said traditionally Panhellenic councils, which serve for one year, set a checklist of goals at the beginning of the year they want...

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

Victoria records daily conversations, transcribes the recordings, refers to her notebook and studies material until it becomes a memory. “If I don’t write something down, it doesn’t exist in my world,” said Victoria, who asked that her full name not be used due to an ongoing restraining order....

Per capita water use continues to decrease in Pullman

Per capita water use continues to decrease in Pullman

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The average daily water usage per person has gradually decreased over the last few years in Pullman, despite an increasing population of water users, according to the 2018 Unaccounted Water Report for the city of Pullman. In 2018, the average amount of water used per capita in Pullman was 88.1 gallon...

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee begins its 2019-2020 budget deliberations this week, members of ASWSU and GPSA are preparing to present their budget proposals. ASWSU ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem said the ASWSU Executive Budget is asking for about $270,000. There i...

Eco-friendly bill could lead to potential gas price increase

Eco-friendly bill could lead to potential gas price increase

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A bill that aims to reduce air pollutants from diesel and gasoline fuels could lead to a potential gas price increase of 30 cents per gallon. The House approved HB 1110, which is a bill to decrease greenhouse gas emission from transportation fuels. State Rep. Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) said the House Comm...

Former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree

Former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

A Whitman County jury found a former WSU student guilty of rape in the second degree and furnishing liquor to minors on March 28. Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau wrote in a press release that 23-year-old Thomas Culhane was convicted as a result of behavior at a party the former WSU student hosted in Au...

Outreach group undergoes increase in reports

Outreach group undergoes increase in reports

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


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

The Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse (ATVP) experienced an increase in domestic violence reports in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. A total of 596 victims in the Palouse received advocacy service from ATVP, according to the 2017-2018 ATVP Annual Report. Amy Volz, coordinator of domestic violence...

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Faculty Senators discussed concerns about proposed changes to faculty titles at the meeting Thursday.   Denise Yost, assistant professor for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, said the proposed non-tenure track changes include four sub-track categories, and instructors with ...

Researchers use fungi to expand bee lifespan

Researchers use fungi to expand bee lifespan

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Research

Two WSU researchers are using certain fungi extracts to improve bee health. Jennifer Han, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Plant Pathology, and Nick Naeger, a postdoctoral researcher from the Department of Entomology, focused on polypore — multiple pore — mushrooms becaus...

Athletics experts address department’s deficit

Athletics experts address department’s deficit

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

With WSU’s multimillion dollar athletic deficit, WSU Athletics Director Pat Chun said at a talk Thursday that although the university is working to reduce its deficit, money spent on athletics goes to benefit the whole university and not just athletics directly. “The goal is always to complement what...

Sports economist tackles problematic NCAA money race

Sports economist tackles problematic NCAA money race

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Foley Institute hosted Sports Economist Andrew Zimbalist to speak about the problematic money race occurring in college sports across the NCAA, citing coach salaries among the reasons some college sports see major deficits. Zimbalist emphasized the large amounts of money invested into college athletics ...

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