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Pullman’s newest bud shop

From staff reports

October 8, 2015

Another proposed recreational marijuana shop has been submitted to the City of Pullman, raising the number of cannabis companies within city limits to three.Assistant City Planner Jason Radtke said the proposition for the new pot shop is on Bishop Boulevard, the same road on which MJ’s Pot Shop and We’re Just Buds a...

ASWSU honors former advisor, elects senator

From staff reports

October 8, 2015

The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution honoring the body’s former advisor and elected an all-campus senator into the final seat of the Senate during their weekly meeting.Logan Dozier, who recently was elected to be the ASWSU Senate’s administrative assistant, was chosen to be the sixth and final all-ca...

Bluetongue swells in local animal populations

Deer roam in the woods, and yards, of Whidbey Island in Washington.

Dennis Farrell | Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2015

The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) at Washington State has confirmed 48 accounts of bluetongue virus in domestic and wild animals were sent into the lab this year, the senior communications manager for the College of Veterinary Medicine said.Charlie Powell said that of these ani...

Fueling positive relations between US and China

The talk titled

Rebecca White | Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2015

In a town hall style presentation yesterday, Washington State’s Asian studies program aired a live webcast panel of U.S. and China relations experts that was broadcast to 75 U.S. venues and four locations in China.The panel discussed Chinese investment in the United States, answering questions posted on twitter d...

Numerous cases of drunk accidents

From staff reports

October 6, 2015

Pullman police officers responded this weekend to several occasions of unconscious and ill people due to the influence of alcohol, and the trend continues to grow.“I think it’s notable, people are binge drinking quite a bit,” Cmdr. Chris Tennant of the Pullman Police Department (PPD) said.While t...

Learning about STIs and STDs

HANNAH WELZBACKER | Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four sexually active adolescent females has a sexually transmitted disease (STD).In Whitman County, the most common sexually transmitted disease is gonorrhea, and the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) is chlamydia, said Marsh...

Spicing up menus

Ethan Ashcraft | Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2015

October means Oktoberfest. A time for German culture, food and entertainment, and Dining Services has planned an authentic German menu this week in honor of Oktoberfest.Every month dining services puts on a "Change of Taste" event that is designed to break the monotony of the usual foods provided and...

Human Trafficking

By Rebecca White

October 5, 2015

A panel of local experts assembled at WSU Tri-Cities on Friday to discuss the issue of human trafficking in the Pacific Northwest.The panel was organized by Mark Mansperger, a clinical professor of Anthropology at WSU Tri-Cities.“It’s modern day slavery,” Mansperger said. “It could be agriculture w...

This week in Greek

By Kayla Bonar

October 5, 2015

This past week Washington State University’s Greek community was busy with National Hazing Prevention Week in full swing and participating a fundraiser over the weekend to support the new WSU medical school in Spokane.To help initiate conversations on social media about hazing, the Greek community ...

WSU takes Mars

Darold Lee Bivens and Lance Lijewski | Evergreen reporter and Evergreen news editor

October 2, 2015

Days before NASA announced the presence of water on Mars, a team of WSU students spent a week in New York as one of 30 national finalist groups in NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.The team included Thomas Gualtieri, Susmita Bose, Amit Bandyopadhyay, Sam Robertson, Neva Hubbert and Bonnie Hollon....

Healthcare options limited for transgender persons on the Palouse

KELSEY BOWERS | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

With nearly 20,000 students on campus, WSU holds significant and cherished diversity—each student brings their own ideas, values and lifestyles to Pullman.With so many individuals, it’d be impossible to provide only one healthcare option; this is particularly true for those that are in the proce...

Dating violence: Recognizing boundaries

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

Boundaries, the physical and emotional safety barriers in a relationship, often drop to the floor when it comes to dating in college.“[Dating Violence] is, broadly, just harming an individual who you are in a romantic relationship with,” said Kimberly Anderson, WSU Title IX coordinator. “It’s ...

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