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August 24, 2015

Pullman residents gathered at Reaney Park last weekend to enjoy music, art and lentils in all forms at the National Lentil Festival. Despite thick smoke from Idaho and Washington wildfires, businesses boomed and the festival saw more visitors than previous years, according to Pullman mayor Glenn John...

Air Quality

by staff reports

August 24, 2015

Several community events over the weekend were cancelled or postponed due to the unhealthy air quality in Pullman.Joanne Green, Director of Programming at the Student Recreation Center said UREC’s Color Me Coug 5k run has been postponed until next weekend.Greene said that the recreation center will b...

Planned Parenthhood protest comes to Pullman

Matthew Brunstetter | Daily Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2015

On Saturday, protesters gathered in Pullman, calling for an end to federal funding for the health care provider Planned Parenthood.The protest took place Saturday morning on the corner of Bishop Boulevard and Highway 270, stretching down East Main Street. The nearly 500-person protest coincided with ...

The Bookie introduces campus Apple store

From staff reports

August 21, 2015

A new school year brings in new renovations: the streets are cleaner, the shops are nicer, and the Bookie has a shiny, sleek new Apple store.Known as ‘CORETECH,’ the bottom floor of the Bookie now features an Apple Authorized Campus Store, selling college essential technologies such as iPads, Mac desk...

Idaho wildfires create woes for land, resources

Cody Cottier | Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2015

Wildfires continue to burn across Northern Idaho, taxing local resources and requiring assistance from all over the region.“Everybody is short on resources because there are so many fires across the U.S.,” said Shoshana Cooper, Fire Information Officer for the North Idaho Joint Fire Center. Yesterday ...

Counseling and Psychological Services consolidates with Health Center

From staff reports

August 21, 2015

WSU Counseling and Psychological Services have moved to consolidate with the Health and Wellness Center in the Washington Building.In previous years, Counseling and Psychological Services resided in the Lighty Student Services building.Dr. Bruce Wright, executive director of Health and Wellness Services a...

A healthy extension

A healthy extension

Alisa Smith | Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2015

A new recreation center on the south side of campus has been established after construction on the lower level of the Stephenson complex was completed last week.University Recreation directors, University Housing, and Residence Life added the recreation center to what is known as Stephenson Down Under in a...

Big Lost Fire continues to grow; Type 2 fire team ordered

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 15, 2015

A wildfire that started on Thursday outside of Potlatch has grown to 1,280 acres as of Saturday morning, and a Type 2 fire team is now required to combat the blaze, said a Public Information Officer for the North Idaho Joint Fire Information Center.A Type 3 fire team — which is smaller than a Type 2...

Substance 101: Know the law, know your rights

Eli Majnarich | Evergreen reporter

August 14, 2015

“Cougs helping Cougs” is a phrase student conduct and Washington State University Campus Police would like incoming students to adhere to.WSU Campus Police said a common mistake students make is coming in to college with a expectations of cinematic grandeur and overdo alcohol consumption in social...

Global Scholars Hall

Shen Wu Tan | Evergreen contributor

August 14, 2015

On August 15th, students will move into the newly constructed Global Scholars Hall located on Cougar Way.Travel-weary student drivers and parents will jam-pack the usually calm streets of Pullman, eager to move into various residence halls. Cars stacked with boxes and plastic bins will line up along e...

The lost transfer student

Shen Wu Tan | Evergreen contributor

August 14, 2015

“I wish someone had told me that transferring isn’t like redoing your freshman year,” said Alexandria McKay, a peer mentor for the Summer Advantage for Transfers program. The program is hosted by WSU Summer Session.McKay transferred from Central Washington University after her first year of scho...

Multicultural Student Services: a resource and center for all Cougs

Nick Nguyen | Evergreen reporter

August 14, 2015

The fourth floor of the Compton Union Building (CUB) is truly a gift to Washington State University that keeps on giving.Home to the various Multicultural Student Services (MSS) centers, what few students know is that MSS has even more to offer than its already wide community, efficient study spaces,...

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