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Police make an arrest in a potential burglary ring

From Staff Reports

November 6, 2013


Filed under Crime

Two men arrested for an armed robbery are suspected by Police to be a part of the burglary ring frequenting Pullman and other areas.Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins issued a warning Tuesday during the investigation of the robbery, which involved a handgun and forced entry into the victim's home.The burglary ri...

Two arrested for armed robbery on College Hill

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under Crime

Two men robbed a woman at gunpoint Monday morning at her home in the 800 block of Northeast Michigan Street, according to a report by the Pullman Police Department.Police arrested two male suspects, Daraaraa Waqo, 22, and a 17-year-old, less than two hours later in the parking lot of the Walmart at 1690...

Crisis Communication rebrands to ‘Coug Alert’

By Devin Trubey | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

WSU Crisis Communication is currently transitioning to a new and improved system called Coug Alert in order to better notify students of emergencies on campus.The change came about because of the low percentage of students, staff and faculty signing up for the old program.Michael Gaffney, director of Offic...

Effects of Exposure: Researchers link DDT and obesity

Brittany Amerson | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Exposure to the pesticide DDT can genetic impact linking to obesity, WSU researchers found.Michael Skinner, founder of the Center for Reproductive Biology, has been looking into the effects of environmental toxicants on pregnant females and their descendants for 15 years. He first began investigating D...

Influencing viewpoints

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

American citizens’ views toward conflict are influenced by many different factors, including non-traditional sources by way of the media, a George Washington University professor said.Danny Hayes, an assistant professor from GWU, discussed the media’s effect on peoples’ beliefs about war as part of th...

Liquor, Laws and Learning

By Madison Callan | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Focusing on inviting students to join the conversation about alcohol and drugs, The Daily Evergreen will host a panel tonight from 5-7 p.m. in the CUB Auditorium.Christine Rushton, editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen, said the first part of the panel will give the speakers the opportunity to intr...

‘The Social Network’ for computer science

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Computer science majors may have an answer to the solitude and difficulty of working alone through introductory courses with the use of a new social media tool.A team co-led by associate professor Chris Hundhausen and graduate student Adam Carter has been developing a social media platform targeted...

FASA dances back to the beat of the roaring ‘20s

FASA dances back to the beat of the roaring ‘20s

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen Multicultural reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Channeling the characters of Daisy and Gatsby, the regional Filipino student community shared their culture at a Great Gatsby themed dance Saturday. Members of the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) hosted a formal to foster relationships between students, community members and neighbor...

Playing for a cause

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Five WSU students brought community members and athletes together to help a fellow Coug pay it forward.As a capstone class project, Joseph Wright, James Laurine, Connor Lamoureux, Jordan Hudson, and A.J. Tullo hosted a bingo night to raise money for Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington.The five Sports ...

Ruptured gas line causes leak near Heald Hall

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2013


Filed under News

A backhoe struck a gas line Friday morning near Heald and Eastlick Halls causing natural gas to leak into the area.First responders cordoned off the area while maintenance workers assessed the damage.Workers stopped the leak within two and a half hours, and the area was determined “all clear.”Repairs are stil...

Ku-Ah-Mah expands their circle

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

November 1, 2013


Filed under News

A tradition that has inspired friendship and joy among the Native American community for hundreds of years is now open to all members of the Palouse.The Native American student organization Ku-Ah-Mah will host their annual Round Dance held at the Schweitzer Engineering Event Center on Nov. 2 at 6 p....

Against the Cougador

Against the Cougador

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A sea of crimson and gray amassed the seats of Martin Stadium Halloween night as thousands of football-goers embraced the arctic-like temperatures wearing Latino inspired attire.For representatives of student group Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), it was an evening of protest against...

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