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Chipotle food chain shuts its doors after bacteria outbreak

From staff reports

November 4, 2015

Chipotle, the popular fast food chain, voluntarily shut down 43 of their stores in Washington and Oregon. Health authorities began investigating an E. coli outbreak last weekend. Eight people have been admitted to the hospital but no deaths have occurred.The E. coli bacteria commonly reside in the i...

City council considers delay on dispensaries

Ethen Ashcraft | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2015

Pullman marijuana dispensaries will be put on hold for half a year so that more shops can open if a recent proposal by the Pullman City Council is approved.The proposal requests a six month moratorium on future marijuana dispensaries based on new legal interpretations expressed during the city counc...

Mixed winter reports encourage precautions

Kylee Meter | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2015

Washington State University students shouldn’t have stress about driving in harsh conditions this winter.Transitioning into the colder winter months, the weather is expected to be warmer with less precipitation than normal, meteorologist Nic Loyd said.Meteorologists are able to predict, but are unable to c...

Enemy-devouring wasps

Rebecca White | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2015

A non-native wasp was recently discovered in Washington with a life cycle similar to the 1979 science fiction horror flick, Aliens. Unlike the movie, this wasp is beneficial to humans and consumes the eggs of its natural enemies; it’s the destructive invasive species known as the brown marmorated st...

Two alleged rapes yield one arrest, one investigation

From staff reports

November 4, 2015

Two rapes reportedly took place over the weekend, one at a WSU fraternity chapter house and the other at a residence.A 19-year-old female was allegedly raped at the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s chapter house on Colorado Street on Oct. 29 during a social event.The woman told Pullman Police officers she w...

Panhellenic election temporarily delays

From staff reports

November 4, 2015

Following last week’s election week, Washington State University’s Panhellenic Council announced three of its 2016 councilmembers Monday.Due to an inadequate number of candidates and the inability of the election committee to come to a majority rule, only three of the nine open positions on the ...

Reports show WSU more costly than UW

From staff reports

November 3, 2015

When it comes to Washington state’s two biggest universities, getting an education in Pullman costs $5,000 more per year than it does in Seattle.The difference in attendance costs was brought to the attention of Washington State University’s Board of Regents last Thursday.The University of Washington...

Leafing tobacco behind

Corinna Thornton | Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2015

Tobacco and nicotine product use will be banned on Washington State University’s Pullman campus starting fall 2016.The student referendum for the ban took place spring 2014, and was passed in a meeting of the Board of Regents last Friday.The reason it took more than a year after the referendum to ...

Gender-neutral locker room planned for old Bookie remodel

Dennis Farrell | Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2015

WSU will have its first gender-neutral locker room and second gender-neutral bathroom, according to a design proposal given to the Board of Regents, when the building that once housed the old Bookie is remodeled in 2017 as the Chinook Student Center.The $32 million Chinook project, approved by an und...

WSU researchers design THC breathalyzer prototypes

Two WSU professors are currently researching and developing prototypes for a breathalyzer that could detect trace amounts of THC in a person's system.

From staff reports

November 2, 2015

Two Washington State University professors from vastly different fields joined forces in an effort to reinvent the way law enforcement will handle cases involving drug-induced impaired driving.A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration survey conducted from 2013-14 found that the number of dr...

Combatting local horrors with personal vigilance

ETHEN ASHCRAFT | Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2015

Halloween is the time of year when nightmares of ax murderers and monsters under the bed seem like reality. But there are plenty of local, real-world horrors that can give you quite a fright.Alcohol is a staple of any college party and also is one of the top causes of incidents, according to the WSU...

Safely enjoying Halloween

Safely enjoying Halloween

KYLEE METER | Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2015

Halloween lands on a “Cougar Football Saturday” for Washington State University, so students need to be aware of possible consequences that Halloween drinking can induce.“Halloween has definitely become a college party atmosphere,” Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said.The first step to have a ...

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