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Sustainability research center opens doors to India

Michelle Fredrickson Evegreen reporter

September 26, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A new sustainability research center partly based at WSU will open up relations between the United States and India.The research center, a collaborative project for professors at WSU, University of California, Berkley, Syracuse University and three participating institutions in India, recently received tw...

Matchmakers save the lives of cancer patients

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Thousands of terminally ill cancer patients get a second chance at life with a program building a registry of life-saving donors.The Be The Match Foundation, an installment of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), works to build a registry of potential bone marrow and umbilical cord blood donors for t...

City Council passes moratorium on marijuana retail licenses

City Council passes moratorium on marijuana retail licenses

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Prospective marijuana merchants looking to set up shop in Pullman must wait until March to apply for a retail license.The Pullman City Council unanimously approved an ordinance last night to implement a six-month moratorium against the production, processing and selling of recreational use marijuana.“The C...

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Last semester United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) severed WSU’s ties with Adidas due to the company’s unethical treatment of workers.The group delivered a letter to President Elson S. Floyd in the spring, which prompted him to support the decision to cut relations with the company. This fall ...

Schweitzer awarded for cybersecurity

Schweitzer awarded for cybersecurity

By James Clark Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL) recieved $9.6 million to develop new cybersecurity, said SEL public affairs manager Tammy Lewis.The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) accepted three SEL project proposals for the agency’s Innovation for Increasing Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) pr...

Lecturer promotes public works

Lecturer promotes public works

Adanna Escobar Evergreen news editor

September 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The United States is considered the most individualistic country on Earth and public projects are suffering as a result, said psychology professor Craig Parks.Parks was the inaugural speaker in the first of the Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by the college and the Honors Student...

Police arrest man for in-home burglary and assault

Chad Sokol Evergreen Cops and Courts reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Crime

A man burglarized a residence on D Street early Sunday morning, punching a woman in the face to steal an Xbox console and multiple games, according to the Pullman Police Department.Sgt. Dan Hargraves of the Pullman PD identified the man as Brandon John Search, 20, of Pasco, Wash.Search was initially...

Groups across campus focus on ending hazing

Ashley Gonzalez Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Tobias Slaton still has scars on his skin from three cigarette burns he received due to hazing while on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.Slaton, now a WSU Green Dot and Veterans Association member, said he didn't say anything about the incidents because he didn't want to shed a bad light on h...

Women’s Transit provides a safe alternative

Teresa Lane, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Women's Transit embodies WSU's culture of 'Cougs helping Cougs' by offering safe walking and riding services for students, said transit volunteer Jennifer Campbell.The volunteers for the service work to reduce the risk of sexual assault at WSU and in Pullman by helping women and men travel home safely.Cam...

Space Committee will announce Veteran’s Center location

Space Committee will announce Veteran’s Center location

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Space Committee is expected to reveal its recommendations on the placement of a student veteran's center to ASWSU by the end of the week. ASWSU Vice President Kevin Massimino said after many months of communication with university administration, they are excited about a center.“By getting t...

‘Welcome home, Dr. Dave’

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Six months ago David Warner was unconscious and in critical condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.Warner walked unassisted and took part in a drum circle singing Native American folk songs Saturday at a welcome-back gathering. Warner's friends, family, students, and colleagues celebrated his r...

Airport Road re-opens after an alcohol-related accident

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Crime

Three of four people involved in an alcohol-related car accident on Airport Road early Sunday morning remain in Pullman Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Police blocked off the west side of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport to the intersection of NE Terre View Drive yesterday, which f...

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