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Run for 3 honors Hilinski

Run for 3 honors Hilinski

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Features, Local, News, Sports, Top-feature

Tessa Sechler, along with four other WSU students, will be hosting Run for 3 on Sunday to support the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. All the proceeds from the 3-mile run will benefit Hilinski’s Hope. Sechler, a senior majoring in sports management, said she believes this event will serve as an important...

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

ASWSU senators approved their legislative agenda for the year, passed a new bill about discrimination and approved funding for STAGE Student Theatre at their meeting Wednesday night. Senators pass agenda for Olympia The ASWSU Senate passed the legislative agenda presented by the Executive Legisl...

Company moves to block records release

Company moves to block records release

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Proprietary Variety Management, the company selected by WSU to help with the commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple strain, has filed for an injunction blocking the release of public records relating to the fruit in Whitman County Superior Court. There will be an oral argument regarding the motion...

Research determines link between crops, climate change

Research determines link between crops, climate change

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Research about climate cooling thousands of years ago offers new insight into how societies changed their diets, agricultural practices and trade routes to adapt to the change. WSU adjunct professor Kyle Bocinsky and former WSU professor Jade d’Alpoim Guedes are studying the effects of cooling events...

Foley panelists discuss election

Foley panelists discuss election

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

At a three-person panel Wednesday, speakers discussed the early results of Tuesday’s midterm election and political shifts seen since the 2016 general election. President Donald Trump had a large role in this year’s midterms, said John Wilkerson, University of Washington political science professor....

Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

The Indian Students' Association (ISA) and Dining Services hosted students Wednesday evening to celebrate Diwali, a traditional Hindu festival of light, with food, live performances and prayer at Northside Cafe. Diwali is celebrated by members of the Hindu, Sikh and Jain faiths. Participants around...

Vote for Whitman County treasurer remains unclear

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

As Whitman County tabulates more votes for the midterm election, challenger Christina Nelson has maintained her slight lead over incumbent Mark Clinton. Nelson has now received about 51.8 percent of the 10,239 votes counted as of 5 p.m. Wednesday and Clinton has received about 49.2 percent. The...

Hart wins judicial race in landslide

Hart wins judicial race in landslide

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

November 7, 2018


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

In the race for Whitman County District Court judge, Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart beat challenger Rob Rembert, Pro Tem Whitman County District Court judge, by nearly twice the number of votes based on initial voter tabulations Tuesday night. Hart earned 65.7 percent of the vote and Remb...

Deadly force Initiative 940 seems to have passed in early returns

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics

Initiative 940, which targets the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers, seems to have passed as of Tuesday night's voter returns. About 53.7 percent of the vote in Whitman County was in favor of I-940 compared to 46.3 percent against. Statewide, the initiative was approved by 59.2 percent...

State voters pass gun safety initiative

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Washington voters passed Initiative 1639, which would make the state’s gun laws some of the strictest in the nation, in Tuesday night’s count. The “Safe Schools, Safe Communities” initiative passed statewide with 60.4 percent voting yes and 39.65 percent voting no as of Tuesday night. In Whitman...

Schmick holds on to 9th district seat against Sutherland

Schmick holds on to 9th district seat against Sutherland

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2018


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

Incumbent Joe Schmick (R) beat out Democratic challenger Matthew Sutherland in Tuesday’s election to continue representing Washington’s 9th District in the state House of Representatives. Sutherland, a WSU graduate student, was Schmick’s first Democratic challenger since 2008. He won with 64.4...

Jamison takes decisive lead in county auditor race

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2018


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

Republican Sandy Jamison is expected to win the election for Whitman County auditor after initial tabulations Tuesday night showed her leading at 63.6 percent, while Democratic challenger Eric Fejeran trailed behind at 36.4 percent. Jamison said the first thing she will do in office is individually...

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