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WSU student arrested for alleged trespassing

WSU student arrested for alleged trespassing

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety

Taylor Berglund, a WSU student, was informally arrested on alleged criminal trespass in the first-degree and alleged malicious mischief in the third-degree charges at 8:35 p.m. on Saturday, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Berglund's former boyfriend called the Pullman Police Department with...

Alleged DUI, reckless driving cited to WSU student

Alleged DUI, reckless driving cited to WSU student

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety

Police arrested a WSU student for an alleged DUI, an unattended hit and run and reckless driving at 12:19 a.m. on Sunday. Alyssa Valdez, 19, allegedly hit three parked cars while trying to leave her driveway on Indiana Street, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Valdez then fled the scene...

Towing service prepares for winter storm

Towing service prepares for winter storm

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Safety, Top-feature

Myers Auto Rebuild and Towing are preparing its two tow trucks, especially for tonight’s commute home, in light of the recent heavy snowfall in the Palouse area. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that's in effect from 4 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. The WSU Alert...

Snow closures at WSU, Pullman

Snow closures at WSU, Pullman

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

February 11, 2019


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

Temperature will drop to 27 degrees by tonight, according to the National Weather Service website. Snow may accumulate between 3 to 5 inches. WSU Classes and normal operations are canceled today, according to a WSU alert. There will be snow-removal services, but slick or icy spots may remain. Human Resource Se...

Humane Society to honor Lauren McCluskey

Humane Society to honor Lauren McCluskey

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


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

The Whitman County Humane Society (WCHS) is expanding its building to include a wing it will call the Lauren McCluskey Cat Wing, in honor of McCluskey since her death in October. More than a year ago, members of the Board of Directors decided they wanted to expand the shelter due to overcrowding. WCHS did not have enough money for a new building, which would cost $400,000...

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


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

Two pairs announced their candidacies for president and vice president of ASWSU on Thursday through social media. Quinton Berkompas, deputy director of legislative affairs, announced he would run for president with running partner Jhordin Prescott, a Kappa Alpha Theta sorority member. Mariela Frias-Gomez,...

Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


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

Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) will continue its partnership with WSU’s Mechanical and Materials Engineering program to improve their prototypes of wearable arm and chest simulators. Becky Highfill, PRH Center for Learning and Innovation director, said the simulation labs will use the new equipment....

Commission revamps ArtFest, public art policy

Commission revamps ArtFest, public art policy

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Arts Commission revised its public art policies and procedures and discussed Pullman ArtFest, formerly known as ArtWalk. “We’ve been looking at other cities and towns … to freshen our policy up so that it’s new and fits better,” said Jeri Harris, Pullman Arts Commission chai...

Speakers give update on college deficit, cost of materials

Speakers give update on college deficit, cost of materials

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


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

Faculty Senate discussed an update on WSU’s deficit and the cost of student resources such as textbook materials Thursday afternoon at the Faculty Senate meeting. Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration, said WSU ended 2017 with a $30 million deficit. The university’s expenditures...

Schulz says deficit to decrease by millions

Schulz says deficit to decrease by millions

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


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

The $30 million deficit at WSU caused by reserve overspending is projected to decrease to $3.5 million by the end of the 2019 fiscal year. WSU President Kirk Schulz said he formed a fiscal health advisory committee comprised of student government representatives such as GPSA, Faculty Senate and other...

Pullman winery inspected

Pullman winery inspected

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Top-feature

Pullman winery Merry Cellars is under investigation for alleged illegal gambling after a craps table and other gambling instruments were seized Jan. 28 by Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) agents. The presence of potential illegal gambling at a Pullman winery was first reported to the WSGC...

Students, professors present agricultural projects

Students, professors present agricultural projects

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


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

Students and professors presented posters featuring agricultural projects during the BIOAg Symposium in the Ensminger Pavilion on Thursday. Chad Kruger, director of WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, said the BIOAg program fosters research and education projects focused...

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