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Projector goes to inifinity and beyond

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted a demonstration Tuesday of an advanced digital projection system in the WSU Planetarium, where they hope to make this technology a permanent attraction.SciDome, the digital projector and control desk, can show moving graphics, three-dimensional views of Ear...

FERPA protects student records, to an extent

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

To protect from the mishandling of students' private information, WSU takes several steps for confidentiality. However, there is always a potential of inappropriate use of records, said Associate Registrar Matthew Zimmerman.The Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) defends students' ...

City Council member taken into protective custody

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter Rachael Trost Evergreen contributor

October 2, 2013


Filed under Crime, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council member Derrick Skaug was taken into protective custody Wednesday afternoon after Pullman Police responded to reports that Skaug was running around his apartment holding a knife.In an interview with Murrow News 8, Sgt. Sam Sorem of the Pullman PD said, “We responded to a report...

Multimillion dollar donation to art museum

Leilani Leach, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Museum of Art ranks eleventh in the Pac-12 in terms of square footage, but that may change with the help of a $5 million donation from arts patron Jordan Schnitzer.President Elson S. Floyd and Museum Director Chris Bruce announced the gift, the largest private donation to the arts in WSU history...

American politics reflect a complex democracy

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Politicians accuse one another of lying through their teeth. Media pundits bash opponents with name-calling. Activists paint signs with slogans they see on television or hear on the radio with little creativity, said political science professor Cornell Clayton.“Where's the imagination?” asked Cla...

A long-term shutdown may impact university operations

From Staff Reports

October 2, 2013


Filed under News

Yesterday’s government shutdown will not leave universities unaffected, but the initial impact will be minimal.Student financial aid will be unaffected for a shutdown that lasts only a few days, as will research grants with funding already in progress, WSU President Elson S. Floyd said in a written...

Street Talk NEWS

October 2, 2013


Filed under News

How does the government shutdown impact you?“My father works for the Washington State Patrol, and his division is federally funded. So he could be on furlough for the next couple days.” Lance Alderson, mechanical engineering, sophomore.“It doesn’t directly affect me because my family is farmer...

Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse present to City Council

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Representatives from Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse (ATVP) spoke before the Pullman City Council Tuesday, highlighting the need to combat domestic violence at a local and national level. Oct. 1 marked the first day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Jill Crump, domestic violence service...

October’s film season offers something for everyone

Lance Lijewski Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2013


Filed under News

 Astronauts, Somali pirates and telekinetic children … Oh, my! Oscar season is in full swing, Halloween is almost here and Hollywood has some of the most terrifying films to offer film buffs of every genre this month.On Friday, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in "Gravity," a drama about two as...

The WSU campus has its own tale of Halloween superstition

The WSU campus has its own tale of Halloween superstition

Maxwell Reister Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2013


Filed under News

 I do not expect you to believe the following stories. I’d be insane to think today’s WSU students would accept any of these old-fashioned tales of terror. I’m not crazy; however, I must tell you plainly of a series of mere campus events.Their details have made me uneasy, unsettled, and in so...

Festival brings world cultures to the Pullman campus

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 1, 2013


Filed under News

 Sights, rhythms and aromas from across the globe will infiltrate WSU the weekend of Oct. 3-5 for the first ever Humanitas Festival."This festival is about creating connections through celebration, and the arts are a great way to do that," Gail Siegel, director of WSU Performing Arts, said.Embracing w...

Kamiaken Bridge restoration underway

From Staff Reports

October 1, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

The Kamiaken Street Bridge is receiving its first maintenance since its construction in 1931, said Clayton Forsmann, the deputy director of Pullman Public Works.“This is the first maintenance project I am aware of,” said Forsmann.An inch of concrete will be poured along the top of the bridge as ...

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