The Daily Evergreen

Recalls, renewals and wrecks: WSU learns the risks

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2014

One of the largest retailers in the world often must handle unique and diverse risks. The retailer: Costco.The company features a risk management team led by Dellanie Fragnoli, assistant vice president of risk management and the speaker for the 2014 Walton Lecture, presented by the Carson College of ...

Cougs against violence

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2014

In an effort to campaign against domestic violence, Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Delta Gamma sorority decorated Linden Street this past weekend with a string of awareness raising poster boards hung between each respective house.“Hitters are quitters,” “You can always say no,” “Cougs stand ...

Beginning a new tradition

BY JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2014

The first-ever Colorado Street Fair shut down Colorado street from noon until five yesterday.The idea for the fair was conceived by Jared Powell and LaKecia Farmer, the ASWSU president and vice president, and served as one of their original running points during their campaign last spring.“This por...

WSU graduate follows goals to Jordanian refugee camp

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2014

Parents dream about their children accomplishing their goals, but none guess their child’s goal will result in them living in a refugee camp.Maria Delane, 22, volunteered in the Jordanian refugee camp, Zaatari, on the border of Syria. Delane left for the camp at the end of May after earning her WS...

WSU student arrested for alleged drug delivery

From staff reports

October 10, 2014

A WSU student was arrested after police seized cocaine with a street value of $12,000 from his home.Quad City Drug Task Force served a warrant for 21-year-old Andrew P. Rega's residence after a two-month investigation, according to a media release from the Whitman County Sheriff.During the search wa...

ROTC fires last Cougar Cannon

Madison Callan | Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2014

Cougar football is full of traditions, many of which come from a variety of student organizations.For the WSU Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), that tradition was firing off the Cougar Cannon with each touchdown during home games.“Everyone knows the cannon,” Nehemiah Daehn, senior history...

Funding combats ill dahlias

Kayla Bonar | Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2014

In hope of eliminating multiple viruses that plague dahlias, a flower related to the daisy family, Scheetz Chuey Charitable Foundation gave Washington State University $350,000 for research purposes.This donation was provided upon special request from late dahlia farmer Carl Chuey. Carl told his bro...

Sex offense statistics considered

Andrew Braddock | Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2014

With the recent spike of sexual offense reports in local police logs, law enforcement and administrators are unsure whether to attribute records from the past few weeks to more sexual crimes, or simply a greater percentage of victims reporting.Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Hargraves said he was not ready t...

Mars and the Palouse

Mars and the Palouse

Hannah Lambert | Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2014

Kellie Wall hated science in high school and took a geology course during her freshman year at WSU only to fulfill a credit requirement.Since then, she has helped develop a method of detection that can be used to find the presence of water on Mars and encourages students to consider getting involved ...

ASWSU addresses free speech, medical school

From staff reports

October 9, 2014

The ASWSU senate unanimously voted to approve the legislative agenda for the 2014-2015 school year at their weekly Senate meeting Wednesday.The agenda was drafted at a Student Government Council conference, which included student leaders from all of WSU’s campuses.The agenda highlights the primary go...

Pullman High School begins two-year reconstruction project

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2014

Architects and city officials ceremonially broke ground yesterday evening on the reconstruction of Pullman High School, a two-and-a-half-year project that will completely transform the school's look and functionality.The project, which has a total budget of $55 million, will increase the size of the buildings to acc...

Housing the universe

By Shane Michard | Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2014

Complemented by a newly upgraded projector, WSU’s planetarium will likely leave curious planet-watchers and aspiring astronomers starry-eyed.The planetarium opened in Sloan hall in 1962, and was upgraded with a Spitz A3 star projector in 1968. The Spitz showed constellations and the individual stars...

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