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Fortifying Greek Row

Fortifying Greek Row

Matthew Brunstetter | Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2015

The Washington State University Office of the President and WSU Greek councils are attempting to build a more conducive relationship between the institution and community.Dan Bernardo, WSU interim president, met with several leaders from the Greek community earlier this month to begin more proactive ste...

Researchers given $1.7 million to turn less water into more wine

ETHEN ASHCRAFT | Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2015

Washington State University researchers have received extra funding in the hopes of turning less water into more wine.WSU recently received $1.7 million in grant money from Washington State's department of agriculture for various specialty crop researches. WSU received a total of 10 of 24 grants. The ...

Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter sheds light on environmental issues with students and faculty

Rebecca White and Hannah Welzbacker | Evergreen reporters

October 21, 2015

Women using contraception help save mountain gorillas, a room of WSU students and faculty learned Tuesday evening.Facts like this, related to population growth, poverty and global environments, were shared by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Kenneth R. Weiss during his presentation titled “Beyond 7...

Presidential search committee reaches out to all campuses

From staff reports

October 20, 2015

The WSU presidential search advisory committee began the presidential search process by collecting feedback on the requirements of potential candidates.The committee, composed of Board of Regents members, faculty, community members and students, is holding seven sessions open to staff and students th...

Blackboard changes update identification

From staff reports

October 20, 2015

 Washington State University students are now able to list their preferred name on Blackboard. The change went into effect Thursday, Oct. 15 Jenifer Barclay, an assistant professor in the department of critical culture, gender and race studies shared insight into why this decision is important for ...

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Dennis Farrell | Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2015

Wine varieties, old and new, line the walls of the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. Some are provided by WSU’s Blended Learning program. Others are provided by former NFL quarterback and WSU alumnus Drew Bledsoe’s winery, and still others by partners with the viticulture and enology program.WSU’s Cou...

PFD, PPD respond to two-vehicle collision

Staff reports

October 19, 2015

Three people were transported to Pullman Regional Hospital after a two-vehicle collision on S. Grand Avenue this afternoon.The injuries are non-life-threatening, said Pullman Fire Chief Deputy Gabriel Benmoussa.The two vehicles were towed off the scene and traffic is back to normal after being diverted around the sce...

Women’s Transit answers calls to help stop assault at WSU

Women’s Transit offers transportation to students who would otherwise be walking alone at night.

DAROLD LEE BIVENS | Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2015

Everyone should be able to be safe when returning home late at night.For more than 35 years, Washington State University’s Women’s Transit program has been providing free transportation to those who would otherwise be walking home alone late in the evening.“Our goal is to reduce instances of sexual...

Slating events prelude IFC election week

Kayla Bonar | Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2015

The future membership of the Interfraternity Council (IFC) will be decided over the course of the next couple weeks, and one of the first steps in that process, slating day, took place Sunday.Slating day is the first day any of the applications turned in to the IFC are reviewed by the slating commit...

Cause of Arby’s fire determined

Dustin Brennan and Hannah Street | Evergreen editor-in-chief and Evergreen managing editor

October 19, 2015

The cause of the two-alarm fire at Arby’s on S. Grand Avenue Friday night was determined to be electrical, according to a City of Pullman press release.A short in the wiring in the neon sign by the main entrance to the building caused the fire, said Fire Prevention Officer Rich Dragoo in the press ...

Study links watching certain crime shows to understanding consent

Rebecca White | Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2015

Students who watch Law and Order have lower levels of rape myth acceptance and a better understanding of sexual consent, according to a new WSU study.This is compared to students who watch other crime dramas, such as CSI and NCIS, who were found to have lower intention to seek sexual consent. The survey ...

PFD extinguishes fire at Arby’s

DUSTIN BRENNAN | Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 16, 2015

A two-alarm fire Friday night at the Arby’s on South Grand Avenue caused damage to the building and forced the restaurant’s staff to evacuate.Response vehicles Medic 31 and P.L. 31 responded to the first alarm at 9:26 p.m., and the second alarm was raised a minute later, said Glenn Johnson, Pullma...

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