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Serving the Pullman community for 20 years

By Ashley Gonzalez Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013

The Center for Civic Engagement celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday and commemorated the positive changes it has created in the community.“It was a struggle at first because there were so few resources,” said Anne Remaley, the first director of the Community Service Learning Center. “We h...

Pullman Regional sets $75 million funding goal

By James Clark Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013

Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) plans to raise $75 million to become self-sufficient in light of constantly decreasing government funding, CEO Scott Adams said.The plan to raise the $75 million is part of a two-fold operation that the hospital is undertaking called Community Health 2020, Adams said....

ASWSUG tailgates for a cause

By Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and online campus government ASWSU Global (ASWUG) are teaming up to host a school supplies drive and tailgate party Saturday at the WSU football game in Seattle.The drive is collecting school supplies for children of Mary's Place, a women's shelter in Seattle."We wor...

Freshman class by the numbers

Freshman class by the numbers

Arianna Kemis and Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporters

September 26, 2013

The fall 2013 freshman class made WSU history twice this year by being the most ethnically diverse and second largest class to date.Ethnic minorities comprise 34 percent of the 3,763 freshmen who enrolled at the Pullman and Spokane campuses this fall. Compared to 31 percent last year, this year’s j...

Sustainability research center opens doors to India

Michelle Fredrickson Evegreen reporter

September 26, 2013

A new sustainability research center partly based at WSU will open up relations between the United States and India.The research center, a collaborative project for professors at WSU, University of California, Berkley, Syracuse University and three participating institutions in India, recently received tw...

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013

Last semester United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) severed WSU’s ties with Adidas due to the company’s unethical treatment of workers.The group delivered a letter to President Elson S. Floyd in the spring, which prompted him to support the decision to cut relations with the company. This fall ...

Matchmakers save the lives of cancer patients

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013

Thousands of terminally ill cancer patients get a second chance at life with a program building a registry of life-saving donors.The Be The Match Foundation, an installment of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), works to build a registry of potential bone marrow and umbilical cord blood donors for t...

City Council passes moratorium on marijuana retail licenses

City Council passes moratorium on marijuana retail licenses

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013

Prospective marijuana merchants looking to set up shop in Pullman must wait until March to apply for a retail license.The Pullman City Council unanimously approved an ordinance last night to implement a six-month moratorium against the production, processing and selling of recreational use marijuana.“The C...

Police arrest man for in-home burglary and assault

Chad Sokol Evergreen Cops and Courts reporter

September 24, 2013

A man burglarized a residence on D Street early Sunday morning, punching a woman in the face to steal an Xbox console and multiple games, according to the Pullman Police Department.Sgt. Dan Hargraves of the Pullman PD identified the man as Brandon John Search, 20, of Pasco, Wash.Search was initially...

Groups across campus focus on ending hazing

Ashley Gonzalez Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2013

Tobias Slaton still has scars on his skin from three cigarette burns he received due to hazing while on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.Slaton, now a WSU Green Dot and Veterans Association member, said he didn't say anything about the incidents because he didn't want to shed a bad light on h...

Schweitzer awarded for cybersecurity

Schweitzer awarded for cybersecurity

By James Clark Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2013

Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL) recieved $9.6 million to develop new cybersecurity, said SEL public affairs manager Tammy Lewis.The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) accepted three SEL project proposals for the agency’s Innovation for Increasing Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) pr...

Lecturer promotes public works

Lecturer promotes public works

Adanna Escobar Evergreen news editor

September 24, 2013

The United States is considered the most individualistic country on Earth and public projects are suffering as a result, said psychology professor Craig Parks.Parks was the inaugural speaker in the first of the Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by the college and the Honors Student...

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