The Daily Evergreen

Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, Greek, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A 19-year-old Cheney, Washington man has been arrested in connection with the Sunday morning fire at WSU’s Theta Chi fraternity that had multiple ignition points and left a back deck destroyed. Isaac Scott DePaolo was arrested Monday with the help of the Cheney and Eastern Washington University...

Jason Gesser placed on home assignment pending investigation into new OEO complaint

Jason Gesser placed on home assignment pending investigation into new OEO complaint

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature

WSU released a statement announcing it has placed Jason Gesser on home assignment following a new Office for Equal Opportunity complaint filed today alleging sexual misconduct against him. The Evergreen reached out to Gesser, the assistant director of athletics for the Cougar Athletic Fund, who answered...

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

WSU researchers have found that alternatives to the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, are causing genetic abnormalities in mice. This discovery is not the first time Patricia Hunt, a professor in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and the lead author of a study in the latest issue...

Safe Rides back again this fall

Safe Rides back again this fall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

Cougar Safe Rides kicked off its fall season of operations Sept. 13. The program, previously known as Women’s Transit, offers rides to everyone Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to midnight, as well as Friday and Saturday nights from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The name change aims to encourage more people of...

Animal health breaks ground for $61.9 million building

Animal health breaks ground for $61.9 million building

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health broke ground on a new $61.9 million building on Saturday. The addition to the Allen Center will be built on Olympia The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health broke ground on a new $61.9 million building Saturday. The addition to the Allen Center...

Theta Chi Greek house suffers suspicious fires Sunday morning

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

Investigators from both the Pullman Fire Department and Police Department called the cause of the Sunday morning fire that destroyed Theta Chi’s wooden deck “suspicious.” Firefighters found multiple blazes around the house after arriving on-scene, according to a news release by Glenn Johnson, Pul...

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

A 17-year-old photographer opened up his first art gallery Friday at the Moscow Food Co-op. Avery Caudill, a Moscow resident, said he has been waiting a year for this gallery to happen. “The waitlist for the actual show is a year long,” he said. “All but one of these photos I hadn’t actually...

Leadership program in Moscow provides tools for success

Leadership program in Moscow provides tools for success

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

A leadership group in Moscow, Idaho, aims to give participants a hands-on learning experience and build leadership qualities. Leadership Moscow is a professional development course designed to develop leadership and communication skills, Jenny Ford, the executive director of the Moscow Chamber of...

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman Regional Hospital will donate John Deere utility vehicles that will function as transports for injured student-athletes to local high schools. The vehicles, also known as “Gators,” remedy the issue of navigating through difficult paths that would prevent injured athletes from getting quick...

Event commemorates principal WSU members

Event commemorates principal WSU members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


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

The second annual Crimson Coat ceremony welcomed six new senior leaders to WSU on Thursday evening. President Kirk Schulz and First Lady Noel Schulz established the ceremony last fall for incoming senior leaders. Each individual received a crimson coat and Schulz introduced the recipients to the public. Lisa...

Letter to the Editor: Jason Gesser

JASON GESSER, Assistant athletics director for the Cougar Athletic Fund

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Letters to the Editor, News, Opinion, Sports, wsu, WSU Pullman campus

Editor,   Throughout the last 20 years of my life, I have unwaveringly supported Washington State University as a WSU student-athlete, proud alumnus and now employee of the athletic department. So, I was very disheartened to read the story published in the Evergreen stemming from rumors and un...

Evergreen findings contradict WSU statement in regard to Gesser article

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU released the following statement in response to the Evergreen’s investigative piece regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Jason Gesser. The statement, attributed to President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Patrick Chun, is replicated in full below. “We take any allegation...

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