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Bloody Sunday

FROM STAFF REPORTS

October 29, 2014

An unarmed 19-year-old member of the Irish Republican Army helplessly stares up at an armed British soldier in his hometown on a Sunday afternoon. The soldier looks down at the boy and walks away with a shrug. Had he been shot, the death toll for the day would have risen to 15.This day is remembered no...

Millions granted to conserve culture

EMILY ALDER-STORM | Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2014

WSU will play a role in advancing cultural preservation with the help of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).IMLS, a federal granting agency, announced new funds totaling $1,373,405 for three projects at WSU on Oct. 16.Among the three projects, $698,605 of the agreement will go directly ...

Cable 8 takes national award

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2014

‘Finding Frankie’s Diagnosis’ won a national broadcasting award for WSU’s Cable 8 Productions.The award, which was given for best special broadcast, came from College Broadcasting Incorporated.“We continually always win a couple of awards but it is not always where we end up winning a national award...

Sorority fundraiser recognized nationally

By staff reports

October 28, 2014

Alpha Gamma Delta (AGD) sorority’s local Delta Beta chapter received recognition yesterday by the AGD foundation for their donations to the foundation.AGD raised approximately $50,000 during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. This fundraising ranks first, with the University of Washington's Iota chapter fall...

Mastering the arts while in motion

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2014

A distinguished professor of landscape architecture presented one of his exhibitions to WSU students and faculty Monday night.WSU’s School of Design and Construction welcomed Kenneth Helphand, Knight Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon, as their final lecturer in the Callison D...

Funding education: An initiative up for vote this November could impact WSU tuition

BY CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2014

If Washington votes to make its K-12 classes smaller on Nov. 4, the Legislature will allocate the estimated cost of $6.6 billion from the state's sources of revenue — including its public colleges and universities.Initiative 1351 would increase staffing in school districts across the state, which has some of the largest...

Science 101 students stop wind, restore native species

BY MINNA LEE | Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2014

Under the leadership of three Washington State University landscape architecture students, a team of three hundred Science 101 students will return life to the Eggert Family Farm prairies.Plans for the prairies are centered on restoring the native plant and animal species to the area.For years the wind on ...

$4 million creamery addition approved

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2014

The WSU Board of Regents met last Thursday and Friday to discuss reports related to improving the campus.The board approved giving an honorary doctorate degree to Jordan Schnitzer, who has created one of the largest contemporary fine art print collections.Schnitzer is the president of Harsch Investm...

Meet the 2015 IFC President

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant News Editor

October 27, 2014

A new empire will reign. The Greeks have elected their next Leonidas.Zak Cherif, the director of scholarship for the Inter-fraternity Council (IFC), will replace the organization’s existing president, Adam Crouch, next semester. This decision, which will go into effect January of this coming year, wa...

Cougar football falls to Arizona

From staff reports

October 25, 2014

The Washington State Cougars were unable to produce many memorable highlights against the University of Arizona, ultimately falling to the Wildcats by a score of 59-37.The Wildcats began the scoring with an 81-yard-punt return for a touchdown during the team’s first possession by Arizona redshirt-...

Clawing for Coug parking

BY CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen city reporter

October 24, 2014

Pullman can expect to see some creative parking methods on College Hill this weekend as swathes of dads and other visitors clog the narrow streets with rental cars, family vehicles and Couged-out RVs.But with such weekend caravans come a number of issues for local police officers.One issue, said Pul...

WWI showcased for Dad’s Weekend

From staff reports

October 24, 2014

Many think of World War I as a conflict that happened on far off shores. However, a new exhibit shows the profound impact the Great War had on the Palouse.“July 28, 100 years ago World War I started,” said Mark O’English, university archivist. “With that in mind, we wanted to look at the war...

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