The Daily Evergreen

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

A WSU assistant professor partnered with researchers to study the relationship between using cannabis and driving. Carrie Cuttler, assistant professor of psychology, said they wanted to understand the percentage of cannabis users who think it is safe to drive under the influence. They also wanted...

Schulz requests pay raise for staff

Schulz requests pay raise for staff

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz and other presidents of public universities in Washington sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee asking for a pay raise for faculty and staff. Schulz said pay raises will come from funding provided by the state. Every two years, the university asks for a certain percentage of salary...

Police, former WSU student settle for $500,000

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News

A former WSU student who alleged that two Pullman police officers used excessive force while taking him into protective custody in 2016 has accepted a $500,000 settlement from several Pullman police officers. According to the lawsuit, Kyle North, who is diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, entered...

Counterfeit dollar bills found in Pullman

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Several cases of counterfeited dollar bills currently circulate the Pullman area, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant. There have been six cases of $20, $50 and $100 bills reported as counterfeit in the last three months, he said. Only one bill was included in each case. “This is not a wide...

Anime teaches culture, history

Anime teaches culture, history

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Arts, Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

For many casual viewers, the thought of anime may first bring to mind images of vibrant characters like the bubbly and carefree Sailor Moon or pull at nostalgic heartstrings with the thought of childhood favorites like Totoro or Chihiro from Studio Ghibli productions. But anime is more than just pure...

Student sentenced for rape

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Antonio Abonza, a WSU student, was sentenced to one year in confinement on Wednesday for the rape of a woman in her Pullman apartment on April 14. Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey sentenced the 23-year-old after a conviction of 3rd degree felony rape by a jury last month. He will also ...

Website brings WSU’s history to life

Website brings WSU’s history to life

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

The Historic Preservation Committee has created an online platform dedicated to the history of WSU’s campus. The project is funded by the Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections unit and the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at WSU, Andrew Gillreath-Brown, creator of the website...

ASWSU emphasizes support for mental health support in colleges

ASWSU emphasizes support for mental health support in colleges

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate discussed a resolution supporting mental health resources and Pat Chun, WSU athletic director, spoke about the WSU athletic department at Wednesday night’s meeting. Resolution to support mental health resources ASWSU Senators passed a resolution that will call on state legislator...

Grant funds completion of airport runway project

Grant funds completion of airport runway project

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will complete its runway realignment program with the financial help given to the airport by a supplementary grant. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the airport with a $7 million supplementary grant. The money funded the payments to the contractors...

Police offers tips against car burglary

NAJMA SHECK, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The Pullman Police Department asked the public to help combat the recent rise of car burglaries in the Palouse. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the police department noticed a rise in car burglary rates when the weather is warmer.  As spring  approaches, the police department urges residents...

City Council to reform parking restrictions

City Council to reform parking restrictions

NAJMA SHECK, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community

Councilmembers discussed parking issues on Spring Street during the City Council meeting Tuesday night. Resolution No. 121-80 is intends to establish parking restrictions for municipally-owned parking lots. The Spring Street public-parking lot is typically full by 9 a.m. and stays full throughout...

Pullman Transit update on community service routes

Pullman Transit update on community service routes

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Transit received feedback from bus drivers and riders about reduced wait times for community service routes including the Blue and Silver routes. Changes in the waiting time took effect in August 2018, according to an Evergreen article. Brad Rader, Pullman Transportation operations supervisor, said by adding a new route Pu...

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