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Library adds 3D printer for Whitman County residents

Library adds 3D printer for Whitman County residents

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News

A new machine that creates 3D-printed objects is now open for community members at the Whitman County Library branch in Colfax. James Morasch, Whitman County Library systems administrator, said they implemented the MakerBot Replicator+ 3D printer in July of this year. “We’re not aware of any...

Student does market research on gift timing

Student does market research on gift timing

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A research activity created by a WSU graduate student aims to find out consumer preferences when giving gifts and bring students free coffee as well. The study, designed by graduate student Sheng Bi, collects data about what affects a person’s preference for the time and day when they send gifts. “I...

Possible visa change sparks debate

Possible visa change sparks debate

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A proposed rule change by the Department of Homeland Security could make student visas have a fixed duration of time. “Right now when you get [a student visa], it’s valid until your education is finished,” said Shima Bahramvash Shams, an international student working to get her doctorate in...

Albion teen dies in car crash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

An Albion teen was found dead from a car crash Friday morning off of Pullman Albion Road near Brayton Road, according to a news release by the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Crew located a 2005 Honda Accord in a ravine near the westbound lane of the road around 7 a.m. The driver of the vehicle,...

WSU researchers develop sugar sensor

WSU researchers develop sugar sensor

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have created a sensor made of a biofuel cell and an electronics component which detects diseases such as diabetes or cardiac problems. “The novelty in what we have done is that a biofuel cell is not new by itself,” said Subhansu Gupta, assistant professor in the School of Electrical...

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A Foley Talk about microtargeting, a marketing strategy that collects an individual’s information and uses it to market products to them, was held Thursday in Goertzen Hall. The panel consisted of three guest speakers: Travis Ridout, Shannon McGregor and Emily Stewart. Ridout, a WSU professor...

WSU groups debate on current US issues

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Health care, economic policy and immigration were discussed by the Young Democrats, Young Americans for Liberty and College Republicans at a debate hosted by ASWSU at an Issues and Forums event Thursday night. One of the questions on health care addressed whether all U.S. residents should have to...

Agricultural robots combine future, farming practices

Agricultural robots combine future, farming practices

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

In a partnership with the University of Technology Sydney in Australia, WSU scientists are working to create agricultural robots to help local farmers and industries maintain and harvest crops efficiently. The partnership started on Sept. 24, said Manoj Karkee, an assistant professor in the biological...

Palouse farmer builds skate park

Palouse farmer builds skate park

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


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

For the past 17 years, a farmer in the town of Palouse has had a dream: to build a skate park. Aaron Flansburg’s dream became a reality in June when the Palouse Skatepark officially opened in the town of Palouse, home to just 1,000 residents. Michael Dahl, lifelong skater, farmer and best friend...

New disposal surcharge to accommodate for higher recycling costs

New disposal surcharge to accommodate for higher recycling costs

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Starting Nov. 1, a $1.59 commodity surcharge will be added to the $5.31 monthly recycling costs for Pullman residents living in single-family homes. For buildings that have dumpsters, the surcharge depends on the size of the dumpster. Larger dumpsters are presumed to have more recycling in them, which...

Vigil held for Pullman High School grad

Vigil held for Pullman High School grad

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


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

Family, friends, classmates and community members gathered Wednesday to remember the life of Lauren McCluskey, the 21-year-old former Pullman High School track star who was murdered Monday night at University of Utah. “I don’t know how we’re going to get on without her but we have to,” McCluskey’s...

Dean of students candidate talks at WSU

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Douglas Stoves, one of several finalists for future WSU Dean of Students, traveled to Pullman to get his first view of campus. A conference was held to discuss his goals for his prospective appointment. Stoves is currently the associate dean for student rights and responsibilities at the University...

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