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Suspected NFL football player arrested in Pullman

BY ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2014


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A man was arrested Monday evening after walking out of Dissmore's with sushi and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.The man, Toussaint L’Ouverture Tyler, has the same full name, age, date of birth and physical description of the former NFL and University of Washington running back. Police were unable to confirm it wa...

Nematodes: A farmer’s problem

BY KATEY MURRAY | Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2014


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In season one of SpongeBob SquarePants, nematodes ate away his entire house, which was made of pineapple. This fall, there is concern that these microscopic animals will do the same to Pullman crops. So far, the risk is manageable and quarantine is not likely.Nematodes are one-sixteenth of an inch lo...

Illia Dunes open again

Evergreen reporter | Andrew Braddock

September 16, 2014


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The Illia Dunes re-opened Monday after closing early last week due to environmental and safety concerns, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.Volunteers from WSU’s Center for Civic Engagement and ASWSU joined the Corps’ Natural Resources Management staff Monday morning to clean the beach a...

Volunteers work for alternatives to violence

Volunteers work for alternatives to violence

Evergreen reporter | Alysha Davis

September 16, 2014


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A non-profit is holding a candle to violence on the Palouse.Alternative to Violence on the Palouse (ATVP) is a non-profit, confidential organization that works to provide advocacy and support for victims and survivors of crimes such as sexual assault, domestic abuse, child abuse and stalking. Voluntee...

International business school ranked nationally

From staff reports

September 16, 2014


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The Washington State University Carson College of Business is one of the United States’ top 100 schools. In a recent U.S. News & World Report, the undergraduate international business program was ranked 22nd overall and 13th among public national universities.WSU’s Carson College of Business Director of C...

Crossing borders and icebergs

Crossing borders and icebergs

Evergreen reporter | Alysen Boston

September 16, 2014


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For WSU researcher Amanda Boyd, the goal is to identify risks and effectively communicate them to the population that is at risk. In Boyd’s case, that population is the Inuit people of the Arctic Circle.Boyd is an assistant professor at WSU who studies risk communication and considers this question ever...

A golden retriever helps researchers fight cancer

A golden retriever helps researchers fight cancer

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A 3-year-old golden retriever named Matilda might hold clues to fighting cancer.Matilda, who lives in Pullman with her veterinarian owners, is one of 3,000 golden retrievers enrolled in a nationwide study that assesses risk factors for various types of cancer.The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is be...

Peter Carey: Remembering the man who wanted to make you smile

BY RENEE MCCANN | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Peter Martin Carey was known for his colorful shirts, his caring smile, and the chocolates he regularly brought to work.Carey had worked in WSU’s psychology department for about a month when he died on Aug. 23 due to a coronary blockage at his Pullman residence. He was 64.“His energy and positiv...

Board of Regents give medical school go-ahead

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014


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Washington State University’s Board of Regents made the decision to continue pushing for a medical school Thursday.Ron Sims, a member of the board, said, “I believe having a medical school will mean that at least during my lifetime, fairness, justice, and access to healthcare is determinant.”Sims ...

Ombudsman works for gender equality in sports

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014


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Cathryn Claussen has always been passionate about equality for all, but when her father told her at a young age that women couldn’t play in the NBA, she was stunned.From that point on, she wanted to prove that women were skilled enough to play on the same level as men. Now, with her newly created dis...

Board of Regents supports WSU medical school

From staff reports

September 13, 2014


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The Board of Regents at WSU supported working to create a medical school in Spokane by a 100 percent vote.Investigating these options is currently the number one priority for the board.Ron Sims, a member of the board, observed the disparity in doctor distribution across the state."Nearly half of doc...

‘My kind of place, my kind of people’

ANDREW BRADDOCK

September 12, 2014


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WSU honored an alumni and nationally-renowned sports broadcaster Friday by renaming the Murrow West Communications Building to Jackson Hall.Recognized by his deep booming voice, Keith Jackson is the unofficial voice of college football.The ceremony outside the Murrow Buildings drew a large crowd of studen...

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