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Board of Regents give medical school go-ahead

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014

Washington State University’s Board of Regents made the decision to continue pushing for a medical school Thursday.Ron Sims, a member of the board, said, “I believe having a medical school will mean that at least during my lifetime, fairness, justice, and access to healthcare is determinant.”Sims ...

Ombudsman works for gender equality in sports

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014

Cathryn Claussen has always been passionate about equality for all, but when her father told her at a young age that women couldn’t play in the NBA, she was stunned.From that point on, she wanted to prove that women were skilled enough to play on the same level as men. Now, with her newly created dis...

Board of Regents supports WSU medical school

From staff reports

September 13, 2014

The Board of Regents at WSU supported working to create a medical school in Spokane by a 100 percent vote.Investigating these options is currently the number one priority for the board.Ron Sims, a member of the board, observed the disparity in doctor distribution across the state."Nearly half of doc...

‘My kind of place, my kind of people’

ANDREW BRADDOCK

September 12, 2014

WSU honored an alumni and nationally-renowned sports broadcaster Friday by renaming the Murrow West Communications Building to Jackson Hall.Recognized by his deep booming voice, Keith Jackson is the unofficial voice of college football.The ceremony outside the Murrow Buildings drew a large crowd of studen...

The science behind shootings

From staff reports

September 12, 2014

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

‘Shocked Silence’: remembering campus on 9/11

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2014

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

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...

Fire marshal cites CUB for blocked exit hazard

From staff report

September 10, 2014

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 ...

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