The Daily Evergreen

Spray paint vandals strike twice in one night

From staff reports

January 28, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

PULLMAN- Two incidents of spray paint vandalism were reported to the Pullman Police Department Sunday morning.The first incident occurred on Northeast Gray Lane and involved the painting of an 8-foot red penis on the front of a private residence, Tennant said.The second occurred at the intersection of...

Being homeless: not defined by past choices

By Dani Chiriguayo | Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Born in Bellflower, Calif., and moving over 1,000 miles away from her birthplace, Brandy Hewitt never would have guessed what life would have in store for her. She never would have guessed that she would one day sell and use crystal meth. She never imagined that she would become homeless.“My life has...

Sunnyside Elementary street parking restricted for safety

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A public works official presented new parking restrictions designated around the area of Sunnyside Elementary School during Tuesday’s Pullman City Council meeting. The restrictions are designed to alleviate traffic congestion.Clayton Forsmann, deputy director of public works, outlined three potential ...

Philosophy professor debunks autonomy at Coffee and Politics lecture

Philosophy professor debunks autonomy at Coffee and Politics lecture

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

People’s ability to choose between right and wrong is often prompted by exterior forces, one philosophy professor said.Alfred Mele, a Florida State University professor of philosophy, delivered his interpretation of how humans react in conditioned environments in the Foley Institute’s spring open...

Unprovoked assault near Grand Avenue sends man to hospital

From staff reports

January 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A 22-year-old male reported an assault from Pullman Regional Hospital near 4 a.m. Saturday. He said the assault was random and unprovoked.He suffered a laceration above his right eye and reported being intoxicated at the time of the assault. Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Dornes said he was unable to give detail to ...

Etiquette, fashion training sets students up for success

Jacob Rummel | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

After years of wearing sweatpants and T-shirts to class, many college students struggle to adjust to professional environments. The “Make It Big Career Night” looks to address this problem.The Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD) is teaming up with the Women’s Resource Center at 5 p.m. on Jan...

WSU researcher named in top 20 young investigators worldwide

Saied Arvanetes | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU School of Biological Sciences boasts one of the top young investigators in the world in assistant professor Joanna Kelley.Kelley’s work with species of fish surviving in extreme conditions caught the attention of GenomeWeb, an online scientific news source. Kelley made GenomeWeb’s list of ...

Student arrested for Adam’s Mall assault

From staff reports

January 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A suspect was arrested for assault at 2 a.m. at 600 NE Colorado St. after an employee inside Adam's Mall made a report.WSU student Darren S. Medina-Maloney, 21, was arrested for Assault in the 4th Degree after witnesses saw him pushing and shoving a 21-year-old male. Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Dornes s...

The traveler: College Cab driver Ben Lockett sees it all

Danielle Chiriguayo | Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Sporting a big smile, a friendly countenance, and (for now) driving a taxi across Pullman, Ben Lockett is living the life he always wanted to live.Born to citizens of the world, Ben has always had a heart for travelling. He has many fond memories of traveling abroad, one of which includes him losing ...

Reaching out to kids who shine

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Graduate students in the speech and hearing sciences program can develop clinical experience working in a preschool for children with autism.The preschool, called the Domino Project, is an early intensive intervention program for children with autism, said Washington State graduate student Kellie Car...

‘The Big Kids’ at college write to elementary school children

By Madison Callan | Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under News

Through a Center for Civic Engagement sponsored program, elementary school students get the opportunity to find out what life is like for ‘the big kids’ in college.In the Pen Friends program, WSU students write letters each week to first-grade through fourth-grade elementary students grades, who t...

Delta Sigma Phi suspended from WSU

Delta Sigma Phi suspended from WSU

From staff reports

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Delta Sigma Phi suspended its WSU-based Gamma Delta chapter Sunday after a stint of disciplinary issues with the university.The announcement came Tuesday from Patrick F. Jessee, the executive director of the fraternity's national headquarters in Indianapolis.Jessee said the suspension "came as a result of ...

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