The Daily Evergreen

Climbing for Sam

Climbing for Sam

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

He’s a WSU student who fights fires. Now he’s fighting cancer.An annual fight against blood cancer became a fight to help Pullman Fire Department’s 21-year-old Sam Logar, who is battling Hodgkin lymphoma.On March 9, five Pullman firefighters ornamented in full protective gear draped with anchor-like o...

Summer, evening routes may decrease

From staff reports

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Due to a decline in funding, Pullman Transit will not be able to offer as many bus routes during the 2014 summer break as it did during the same time in 2013, Manager Rod Thornton wrote in a request to City Council.During the 2013 break, Pullman Transit offered the Summer E, I, J, and Express 2 routes...

Breaking world records for rock-paper-scissors

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A student project announced Sunday night will gather WSU and Pullman residents to beat the world record for the largest rock-paper-scissors tournament ever played.In addition to attempting to break the record, another goal of the tournament is to raise money for development in technology to help people ...

Bird-targeting virus detected in Washington

MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A virus that kills poultry or makes them severely ill has been detected in Washington for the first time.The Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) affects the immune systems of chickens, causing their bodies to become more susceptible to other diseases. The virus was detected this month in a flock of ch...

Building homes with foam

Building homes with foam

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU students will help house the homeless with an unusual structural material: foam.Engineering and marketing students make up the company called Mobile Foam, an idea that sprang from a concern about homelessness rates and a requirement to fulfill their senior project, said Chris Routen, a Mob...

ASWSU senate reaching funding limit

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU senate has to tighten down on its budget as it approaches the end of the fiscal year.Amita Jain, the senate finance director, said in a senate meeting Wednesday evening that ASWSU was working with about $6,000 for the remainder of the fiscal year.The ASWSU senate turned down a funding request o...

Commercial service threatened; airport to realign runway

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport is unfit to accommodate modern commercial and charter planes, but a plan is underway to fix that.The size and orientation of the runway violate policies of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which issued an exemption about four years ago to ena...

Of a similar mind; animal rights

BY MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Human brains may have more in common with other those of mammals than people realize, a panel of experts said.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted a panel Thursday to discuss the ethics of animal experimentation for research as part of the institute’s Science, Ethics and Public Policy series.Sylvie...

Powell/Farmer 2014

Powell/Farmer 2014

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER AND CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporters

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The house of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity rumbled from the cheers of avid supporters as Jared Powell and LaKecia Farmer were announced as the next ASWSU president and vice president Wednesday night.Powell and Farmer thanked everyone who contributed to their victory.“It really was a joint effort with all you guys,” ...

TRiO hosts open house to increase engagement

BY KEVIN HERRIMAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Attendants of the annual TRiO open house filled Lighty 260X Wednesday to celebrate organization’s contributions to disadvantaged students and keep the future of the program bright.TRiO, a federal organization that assists low-income and first-generation college students, consists of eight separate pr...

Columnist on Colbert

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A Daily Evergreen columnist received national recognition on The Colbert Report Tuesday night for her controversial column about anal sex."Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled" was published Feb. 13. Abby Student, junior strategic communication major and Evergreen sex and relations...

WSU Press remembers Exxon Valdez tragedy

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new book published by WSU Press puts the tragedy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago into a personal perspective.“Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster" by Angela Day, doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Washington, recounts the incident of th...

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