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Kitchens on the Hill

Kitchens on the Hill

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen news editor

March 28, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The longest-running member of the Delta Gamma family isn’t a sorority girl.He’s a bearded man with tattoos and a motorcycle, and he has cooked gourmet food for the girls of Delta Gamma for every day of the last 14 years. Terry Glessner sees his job as the Delta Gamma chef like having a house full of...

State senator returns to his roots

State senator returns to his roots

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington state Sen. Michael Baumgartner came to WSU Wednesday to speak with ASWSU about his activities in Olympia and share some words of advice with his alma mater.Baumgartner discussed his negotiations in keeping college tuition from rising across the state.“The big thing this year was getting a b...

WSU online programs place statewide

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Global Campus was ranked as the third most popular in the state by the SR Education Group. “After getting pregnant at such a young age, it would have been difficult to commit to a campus lifestyle,” ASWSU Online President Brianna Lisenbee said. “Through the WSU Global Campus I feel a sens...

Daring to dream for financial aid

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Beginning Tuesday, undocumented students can apply for Washington state financial aid because of a component of The Real Hope Act.Because the bill was signed into action after the usual period to apply for financial aid passed, this year there will be a one-time window for undocumented students to ap...

Tuition frozen for second year running

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The supplemental budget passed by the state of Washington Legislature ensures WSU tuition rates will remain frozen for the school year beginning in the fall of 2014.The Washington Legislature passes a two-year budget on odd-numbered years and a supplemental budget on even-numbered years. WSU representative...

Police urge residents to ignore scam phone call

From staff reports

March 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A scam phone call requesting money on behalf of the IRS was reported yesterday to the WSU Police Department.The male caller stated there was a mistake in one's tax refunds in past years and money was owed to the IRS, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. The caller requests that money be ...

City Council sets goals to enhance the future

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Themes of safety resonated during Tuesday’s City Council meeting as the council discussed enhancing the image of Pullman for the future.Council members and various city department heads reviewed a list of goals, highlighting suggestions compiled by the community aimed toward improving the quality of ...

Parkinson’s treatment comes to town

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A new therapy for Parkinson's disease patients improves their mobility and speech.Physical and speech therapists at Summit Therapy & Health Services implemented the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG and LOUD treatment for patients, respectively, in March, said Alison Weigley, the community rela...

The real cons of transparency

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

One professor doesn’t think government transparency would be as beneficial as is commonly perceived.The transparency level that should be maintained was debated Tuesday at the Foley Institute's Coffee and Politics lecture.Mark Stephan, associate professor at WSU Vancouver in the political science dep...

Hatchery trout stand lesser chance of survival than wild counterparts

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Fish bred in highly domesticated hatcheries face a slimmer chance of survival than those grown in their natural environments, according to research by the WSU School of Biological Sciences.“This has been a big deal for 20 years. This is nothing new,” said Kristy Bellinger, a zoology doctorate stud...

New regent brings scientific expertise to board

MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Lura J. Powell, a doctor of science with years of experience in U.S. institutions for research and technology, to the WSU Board of Regents.Powell was appointed on March 10 to fill the position recently vacated by Francois Forgette, a lawyer who served on the ...

Spring break in Pullman: quiet, but not too quiet

From staff reports

March 25, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Pullman police responded to a series of incidents during spring break that included a fire, burglaries and reports of mailbox tossing.“Call volume was down to about half over break, which is nice,” Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said.Two men were arrested March 18 after they allegedly ripped aluminum mailbox...

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