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Back in uniform

Back in uniform

Christine Rushton | Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Taking a road trip from Pullman to Minnesota, Bryan Jacobson drove with the goal of showing his son Derek the value of knowing his roots.Jacobson, a WSU Police sergeant and Navy officer, knows the importance of understanding different cultures after serving four deployments in areas including Iraq, Ba...

WSU prepares for a week of MLK Day service

WSU prepares for a week of MLK Day service

Madison Callan | Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and the MLK Day committee have paired up to organize a series of events open to all students.Beginning with the CCE-hosted Day of Service on Monday, both the CCE and the MLK Day committee have given students the opport...

Pullman high school student arrested for gun threat

From staff reports

January 17, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

A Pullman High School student was arrested and expelled Tuesday evening after threatening to bring a gun to school.The 14-year-old student was arrested on charges of felony harassment after making threats on the bus heading home Tuesday afternoon.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said Pullman police beg...

Pullman Police search for blow dart assailant

Pullman Police search for blow dart assailant

From staff reports

January 16, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Pullman Police have received a report of a second blow dart assault. The incident occurred Sunday on Bishop Boulevard near Sweet Mutiny.The victim, a 20-year-old Pullman male, was walking with his girlfriend around 9:30 p.m. when he felt something sting between his shoulder blades. It was a blow dart, w...

KZUU returns to the air

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The 43rd ASWSU Senate unanimously granted a $6,000 funding request Wednesday night in a motion to get student-run radio station KZUU 90.7 FM back on the air.A recent planned campus-wide power outage in order to test Martin Stadium’s electric facilities destroyed KZUU’s data switch board, which preve...

WSU Common Reading program takes on Twitter

Devin Trubey | Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Students may be familiar with #gocougs, but a new WSU twitter program, #wsucr, started by the Common Reading Program, hopes to start a whole new conversation. The WSU Pullman campus is partnering with the Global Campus to stage an ongoing exchange via Twitter about this year's Common Reading book, ...

Green Dot takes a stand against violence

Green Dot takes a stand against violence

Nohelani Quigtar | Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

As students settle into classes and prepare for spring, members of the Green Dot program also prepare their bystander trainings and other activities for the upcoming semester.Green Dot is one of the Violence Prevention Programs WSU offers, where students learn to promote safety and communicate intol...

Pedestrian hit by truck on WSU campus

From Staff Reports

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A 51-year-old woman was hit by a truck at about noon Tuesday in a Spokane Street crosswalk near Dana Hall.Senior civil engineering major Casey Felz was the first to respond.“I was facing the other direction, and all of a sudden I heard her scream,” Felz said. “She flew a good six to 10 feet.”Felz immedia...

Fire causes $8,000 in damages to Pullman apartment

Fire causes $8,000 in damages to Pullman apartment

From staff reports

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Police and fire responded to reports of a high-level structure fire yesterday morning which caused approximately $8,000 in damages to a rental unit on Hillside Drive.A clogged heat exchanger for the gas boiler set fire to the floor, which then then spread to support beams, according to a press release...

Interim provost encourages dynamic between school and city

Interim provost encourages dynamic between school and city

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The economic strides made by Pullman and Washington State University since 2012 are closely intertwined, said Dan Bernardo, interim provost and executive vice president of WSU.At the Pullman Chamber of Commerce luncheon Jan. 14, Bernardo spoke encouragingly about the growth of WSU and the greater Pullman ...

Making WSU roads safe

Making WSU roads safe

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman and WSU are implementing plans to make the community safer for pedestrians and cyclists.The WSU transportation services director spoke before the Pullman City Council on Tuesday, detailing plans on how to establish a safer campus environment for Cougar cyclists and pedestrians.Council members listen...

Officials respond to Valley Road fire

From Staff Reports

January 14, 2014


Filed under News

Police and fire responded to reports of a high-level structure fire at a DRA rental unit on Northeast Valley Road this morning.The Pullman Police arrived to the scene first and confirmed smoke and flames, said Assistant Fire Chief Ryan Scharnhorst.Fire crews already out on the road responded quickly, ...

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