The Daily Evergreen

WSU partners with MIT

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2013

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a $40 million grant to be overseen by WSU and MIT to lead a national research project on the development of aviation biofuels."This is a sweet marriage, we're very good at the biofuels, and they're very good at aviation and the environment," said Ra...

SSA director promotes accountability over discipline

Chad Sokol, Evergreen Reporter

September 18, 2013

Student Standards and Accountability disciplines students who get out of hand, but they do so with good intentions.Adam Jussel, the director of Student Standards and Accountability, said a main goal of the organization is “to help students adequately prepare for their life after being a Coug.”Stud...

AFA sends student leaders to Kansas conference

Leilani Leach Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

Three students will be the first Cougs sent to the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference this fall.AFA selects up to three new University Growth Initiative colleges each year and sends students and administrators to a four-day conference in Kansas City, Mont. Participants learn about the a...

Alcohol Task Force clarifies recommendations

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

The findings and recommendations for the upcoming year were presented by the Presidential Task Force on Prevention and Education for Alcohol and Other Drugs in a meeting with the Board of Regents.The task force completes four phases in finding potential solutions to underage and binge drinking, they ...

WSU Spokane meets funds goal for med school

By Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

WSU Spokane raised $2.3 million to move toward creating a four-year medical program on the Riverpoint campus.Two years ago, WSU and the UW School of Medicine proposed to raise enough money to alleviate costs associated with a Spokane-based second-year medical education program.Fourteen private donations...

Pullman PD search for suspect

Michelle Fredrickson Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

Pullman police are searching for a suspect in a theft from Walmart."The person in the picture is believed to be the one," said Pullman Police Department Sgt. Dan Hargraves."He pushed a shopping cart into the hard liquor sales area, put about 20 bottles in the shopping cart, and rolled it out."The th...

CUB evacuates for Panda Express fire

James Cook, Evergreen Reporter

September 17, 2013

The Compton Union Building was evacuated Monday morning after a flash fire started in Panda Express, slightly injuring the head cook, according to the Pullman Police Department.“I got to work at about 10:45,” said Doug Wallace, a senior psychology student and cook at Panda Express. “The stir fry wok wa...

Women in media share their drive with young students

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

As more women join the workforce worldwide, the dynamic of industries, stereotypes and managerial positions are changing.“When you know who you are and what you want, people aren’t just going to give you that on a silver platter,” former vice president of CBS Sports Kay Wight said. “Do what ...

Cougs vs. Vandals: Homecoming 2013

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

Before the Cougar football team takes on the Idaho Vandals in Martin Stadium Saturday, students will get the chance to compete in a series of homecoming events during the week of Sept. 16.Student Entertainment Board (SEB) Special Events programmer Logan Webbenhurst has worked hard to make sure this year...

Greek members may face freshmen housing regulations

Ashley Gonzalez, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

Freshmen interested in living in a Greek chapter house may have to rethink their living situation if WSU’s Presidential Task Force on Alcohol and Drugs' recommendation becomes policy.Alcohol Task Force Chair Bruce Wright presented the recommendation to not allow freshmen to live in fraternity house...

A Coug, a journalist, a legacy

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

In the words of Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, Kathi Goertzen had everything—talent, heart, beauty and intelligence.When the gifted alumna of WSU died last year, alumni and officials at WSU decided to honor her name on campus.The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication held a dedication ceremony Satu...

Coug Spotlight

Lijewski, Lance

September 13, 2013

Seiji Furukawa shares his talent at Coug Spotlight on Thursday at the CUB.

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