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The science behind shootings

From staff reports

September 12, 2014


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A WSU Spokane study on deadly force found that participants in a simulation took longer to fire a gun at black suspects than white or Hispanic suspects, even though they were more likely to feel threatened.Participants took an average of 1.61 seconds to fire against black suspects, compared to 1.37 seconds for whi...

Pi Beta Phi sorority reinstates WSU chapter

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

September 12, 2014


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Pi Beta Phi’s local chapter has returned this semester after four years of inactivity, and they are recruiting untraditionally.The sorority is returning with a new group of members after an unauthorized event forced it into unrecognition. In late 2011, Pi Beta Phi was sanctioned by WSU as the resul...

ASWSU begins first steps toward renovation approval

From Staff Reports

September 12, 2014


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ASWSU is moving forward after President Elson S. Floyd gave the organization approval to begin making plans regarding the future of the old Bookie.Plans need to be approved by the Board of Regents before any renovations can be made on the building itself. Any plan made is estimated to be presented t...

Fatal car accident north of Pullman; one dead

Fatal car accident north of Pullman; one dead

FROM STAFF REPORTS

September 11, 2014


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A Colfax resident was killed Friday morning in a semi-truck and car collision. A white Toyota Camry traveling northbound on 195 outside Albion was struck head on by a semi-truck the morning of Sept. 12.The driver of the Camry, Sammuel Thompson, 20, of Colfax, was pronounced dead on the scene.The accid...

‘Shocked Silence’: remembering campus on 9/11

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2014


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When terrorists struck the World Trade Center 13 years ago, the impact reverberated across the country and across the campus."To describe the emotions of that day would be impossible," Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said. "People were bewildered."Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said when he watched the f...

President Floyd approves the start of planning to repurpose old Bookie

From Staff Reports

September 11, 2014


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Approval to begin planning the future of the old Bookie was approved by President Elson Floyd last night.ASWSU President Jared Powell announced at the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday that Floyd approved initial planning to renovate the old Bookie, an ongoing plan put forth by Powell and Vice President LaKe...

WSU student and veteran remembers the day we went to war

WSU student and veteran remembers the day we went to war

BY ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2014


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The first thing WSU student and U.S. veteran Thomas Dill heard when he stepped out of the shower was a radio broadcast saying a plane hit the World Trade Center.Dill and his fellow service members crowded around a television in the break lounge and continued to watch the coverage until the third plan...

Seniors support fire dept. with Sept. 11 dinner

From staff reports

September 10, 2014


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In order to make sure 9/11 is not forgotten, the Whitman Senior Living Community will host a spaghetti dinner Thursday to fundraise for the Pullman Fire DepartmentThe senior center’s Spaghetti Feed and Benefit will commemorate those lost on Sept. 11, a National Day of Service and Remembrance.“Th...

Fire marshal cites CUB for blocked exit hazard

From staff report

September 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Employees at the Compton Union Building had to rearrange some furniture recently after WSU’s fire marshal noticed a potentially hazardous blocked exit.Fire Marshal Rod Holmes was conducting a regular inspection on Sept. 2 when he found a number of tables and chairs obstructing an exit corridor on ...

Sept. 11 ceremony to commemorate victims

From staff reports

September 9, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

PULLMAN – A ceremony hosted on Thursday by the Pullman police and fire departments will commemorate those lost on Sept. 11, 2001.The event will begin at 9 a.m. in the courtyard of Pullman City Hall and is open to the public.Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, Police Chief Gary Jenkins and Fire Chief Mike...

Sewer project preps city for future

From staff reports

September 9, 2014


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The roadside construction that has slowed traffic this summer on the Pullman-Moscow Highway is part of a city sewer installation project with an estimated cost of $2.2 million.Crews have worked since May digging trenches that will hold new sewer lines along Highway 270 and Airport Road. These additi...

LGBTQ center hosts open house, discussion

From staff reports

September 9, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Two complimentary activities taking place this week are aimed at strengthening and improving WSU's Gender Identity, Expression, and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC).“GIESORC is a place where anyone can go to meet people, talk, make friends and, most importantly, it's a safe environment ...

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