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Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


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

The ASWSU Senate discussed mental health, free speech and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory with President Kirk Schulz at Wednesday night’s meeting. The Senate also discussed provisional ballots and confirmed two new directors. Catching up with the president The meeting started ...

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


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

Volunteers went door-to-door Wednesday night in the Sunnyside and Pioneer Hill neighborhoods collecting canned goods for the WSU food pantry. The event was organized by graduate students from the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, part of CAHNRS. The third annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat...

Plant history, genomes, what makes chocolate so tasty

Plant history, genomes, what makes chocolate so tasty

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Research

A WSU researcher is working with a team of scientists to analyze specific varieties of cacao plants, an essential ingredient of chocolate, to better understand the evolutionary history and create a variety that can yield optimal flavor while producing at a high rate and resisting disease. Omar Cornejo,...

Extension director awarded for efforts in soil preservation

Extension director awarded for efforts in soil preservation

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News

A WSU Extension agent received national recognition for his work helping farmers preserve the health of their soil. Paul Carter, director of Columbia County Extension and an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County...

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Bob Inglis and Brian Baird, former representatives in Congress, talked about the possibility of a bipartisan, revenue-neutral, border-adjustable carbon tax at a Foley Talk on Tuesday evening. Baird, a Democrat, said Republicans and Democrats have become so polarized, there is an inability to listen...

City council discusses budget plans

City council discusses budget plans

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Representatives spoke about the 2019-20 budgets at a Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday. Funding will be provided to several different areas of Pullman including, but not limited to, public recreation centers, the local fire department and public water works, Mayor Glenn Johnson said. “Today...

Pullman PD sergeant arrested for sexual misconduct

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


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

The Washington State Patrol arrested Pullman Police Sgt. Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves on Tuesday morning on a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree following an April incident involving a female WSU student. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said in a news release Tuesd...

Study finds not all E. coli is bad

Study finds not all E. coli is bad

ANNABELLE HUTSON, Evergreen contributor

October 29, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

While it can be a danger in many cases, the bacteria E. coli is on the horizon for researchers as they find out more about its benefits. Stephanie Smith, a food safety specialist at WSU working to increase food safety practices across the state of Washington, said foodborne illness is a large issue...

Professor awarded for contributions to community

Professor awarded for contributions to community

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Everett

A member of the Community and Economic Development team at WSU Extension received an award from the Rural Sociological Society to commend his efforts in reaching out to and educating the community. Jose Garcia-Pabon, CED acting assistant director, said he received the award on July 29. He said he...

InQueery Symposium opens dialogue on LGBTQ+ issues

InQueery Symposium opens dialogue on LGBTQ+ issues

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


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

A keynote speaker and WSU students spoke about topics focused on LGBTQ+ issues at the annual InQueery Symposium on Monday night. C. Riley Snorton is used to speaking about the two books he has authored about black sexuality, but this keynote speech was different, he said. Snorton responded to the...

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...

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