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Opportunities for service open up across the world

Nicole Seven | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

Instead of celebrating spring break on the beach, some students decide to spend their week giving back to the community.The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is partnering with a few different organizations to bring groups of students to Guatemala, India, Death Valley, Calif., and different locations a...

Rescued python dies suddenly

Rescued python dies suddenly

Devin Trubey | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

Members of the WSU College of Veterinary Science rescued an 11-foot python on Oct. 8 that was badly burned after wrapping itself around a bathroom heater.After an unexpected turn on Saturday, the snake died due to unknown circumstances.“Rarely do we go and rescue an animal,” said Charlie Powell, pu...

Prepared no matter the weather

Prepared no matter the weather

Brittany Amerson | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

From bomb threats to bad weather, WSU has a plan in place.The Emergency Management Structure (EMS) is responsible for responding to emergency situations on campus. Mike Gaffney, emergency management coordinator, said the team responds to a range of situations.“We are always concerned about hazardous mater...

Man arrested for taxi-cab assault

Chad Sokol | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

A female taxi driver alerted police Sunday about a male passenger who had repeatedly assaulted her.The man, Vernis Ziegelmann, 37, of Toledo, Wash., ignored the woman's request not to be touched, said Assistant Chief Steve Hansen of the WSU Police Department.“He was touching her arm, her legs – even af...

One killed, one injured in car crash out of Colfax

Chad Sokol | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

One of two 19-year-olds died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday in the outskirts of Colfax, Wash.The Whitman County Sheriff's Office reported Taylor J. Martin, of Lacrosse, Wash., lost control of a 1988 GMC Suburban, veering off the road and onto a steep hill. The vehicle rolled several times, kil...

Luau reflects WSU diversity through cultural sharing

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen Multicultural reporter

October 14, 2013

Colorful lights and rhythmic sounds filled the CUB Senior Ballroom Friday night as the Pacific Islanders Club (PIC) performed for the 12th annual Dad’s Weekend Cultural Exhibition Luau.This year’s Dad’s Weekend came almost a month earlier than last year's, but despite the date change, the PIC welco...

Residence Life responds to Senate

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2013

What began as a response to students sharing their termination stories in the spring of 2013 has brought members of the 43rd ASWSU Senate to approve a resolution urging Residence Life to adjust its employment policies.Resolution 43-02 requests that the department of Residence Life create a more tr...

A doorway to knowledge

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2013

The front door to WSU has opened, said Roger Patterson, vice president of WSU Finance and Administration.Patterson and other university leaders spoke Saturday at the official dedication for the new Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. The new facility is located at 150 N.E. Spring St., near Reaney Park.The Vis...

Employee owned, SEL pushes quality during growth

Employee owned, SEL pushes quality during growth

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2013

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) soared 18 spots past its previous ranking on the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) top 100 list.The company now sits at No. 34 on the list, which annually recognizes the nation's largest companies that are at least 50 percent employee-owned.G...

Businesses expect to reel in revenue for Dad’s Weekend

James Clark, The Daily Evergreen

October 11, 2013

Businesses in Pullman will see an obvious increase in revenue across the board during this Dad’s Weekend, said City of Pullman Finance Director Bill Mulholland.There are no studies or data from the city to show exact revenue trends for Dad’s Weekend as opposed to other Cougar Football game weeken...

The Grove prepares to open doors for students

Nicole Seven, The Daily Evergreen

October 11, 2013

Construction at The Grove apartments continues three months after the fire which engulfed the complex in July.While construction is near completion, students are preparing to move in.Jason Chudoba, a spokesman for Campus Crest Communities, the housing company that built and operates The Grove, said t...

Foley lecture discusses the Iran-US relationship

Lance Lijewski, The Daily Evergreen

October 11, 2013

The rise of the Islamic extremists, the financial support of Iraq by the United States during the Persian Gulf War and the controversial Iran-Contra situation were all on the table in a talk with a national expert in Iranian studies Thursday.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted Stanford University prof...

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