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Grad students get voice on campus tobacco ban

From staff reports

August 28, 2014

Graduate students will soon have the opportunity to voice their opinions about WSU Pullman becoming a tobacco-free campus following ASWSU’s first meeting of the fall semester.Following a referendum that went to vote during the ASWSU elections in March, WSU assembled a task force of about 10 administ...

The band marches on: New director seeks change, tradition

BY ALYSHA DAVIS | Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2014

A self-proclaimed “sports-a-holic,” Troy Bennefield said he’s lucky to share his passion for music on the field and on the court.Bennefield, the new director of the Cougar Marching Band, has taken the place of Don Hower, who retired after nearly 25 years at WSU.“Everything we do, we do to be gr...

Prof talks ‘epic fails,’ college success

BY ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2014

An author and professor from the University of Mississippi spoke Tuesday in the CUB about his “owner’s manual” for students who want to avoid “epic-fail” blunders in their time at college.Kenneth Sufka lead WSU faculty and staff through evidence-based strategies from his book, “The A Gam...

Cougar Way becomes a reality

Cougar Way becomes a reality

From staff reports

August 27, 2014

PULLMAN – The Pullman City Council has approved the renaming of a section of Colorado Street on the WSU campus.Cougar Way is set to become a reality following a suggestion from WSU athletic director Bill Moos.The street, named after WSU’s mascot, will run between D Street and Stadium Way.The Pullm...

Know your rights: A guide for renting in Pullman

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2014

For some students, the transition from campus living to their first houses and apartments does not go smoothly. That’s why various resources in Pullman provide students with information about landlord-tenant relations.“I personally have a good relationship with my landlord,” said ASWSU President Jared Powell. He n...

Supercomputing ages ‘like fine wine’

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

August 27, 2014

Major League Baseball, potential cures for cancer and internet search engines all have something in common. They are influenced by big data and its application in analytics.WSU alumnus Peter Ungaro, who graduated in 1990, spoke about this influence and more during a lecture titled “Fusion of Supercomputing...

M.E.Ch.A. connects students to Latino culture

M.E.Ch.A. connects students to Latino culture

BY ALYSHA DAVIS | Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2014

One WSU club promotes awareness about Chicano/a and Latino/a culture through social work and community involvement.Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), a national student-run organization has branches at college campuses across the U.S. Chapters from across the Pacific Northwest meet...

Man arrested after break-in, defecation at College Hill apartment

From staff reports

August 26, 2014

PULLMAN – A half-naked man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly broke into a College Hill apartment, assaulted several people and defecated in the residence.The suspect, later identified as Levi B. Gentry, 23, was seen in the Churchill Downs area, allegedly not wearing pants and han...

Greek advising center brings on new staff

From staff reports

August 26, 2014

For 20 years the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life (CFSL) operated with only two full-time advising staff members. That changed this semester as the center hired two new assistant directors.“A lack of staff made a really big difference in how we could have a positive impact with the community,...

Suspect in winery break-in flipped truck, layed in highway

From staff reports

August 26, 2014

PULLMAN – A man who allegedly broke into the Wawawai Canyon Winery early Monday morning told law enforcement he was responsible for two previous break-ins. The incident marked his third encounter with law enforcement over the weekend.Jedidiah Adams, 25, of Pullman was found outside his residence about a h...

Pullman adds 4 to its star-clad Walk of Fame

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014

Pullman’s Walk of Fame took on four new names on Saturday during the 26th annual National Lentil Festival.The star-shaped tiles, which will be installed in a Main Street side walk later this fall, were presented by several service groups as well as Marie Dymkoski, the executive director of the Pullman...

All moved in, Grove tenants find more problems

All moved in, Grove tenants find more problems

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014

After already facing a late move-in date due to construction delays, residents of The Grove are now facing maintenance issues with their new units.Personnel were still working to finish the building on the scheduled move-in day, said Genevieve Yates, junior political science and criminal justice majo...

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