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Businesses aim to reduce waste

Businesses aim to reduce waste

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

In an effort to contribute less waste to the environment, some local businesses in Pullman are offering customers alternatives to plastic straws. One business that recently made the change is Pups & Cups Cafe in downtown Pullman. The cafe offers paper straws and six-month biodegradable straws,...

Sheriffs arrest four Saturday in drug busts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Whitman County Sheriff deputies arrested four people in two separate incidents for possession of controlled substances and prostitution Saturday. The first traffic stop occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday when deputies pulled over 27-year-old Tyson Van Dinter of Spokane for speeding on State Route 195...

Bollywood Film Festival starts this month

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

Students and members of the community from all backgrounds can see a different Bollywood movie at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow each Tuesday in September. The event, called Bollywood on the Palouse, occurred for the first time in 2016 and this year will be its second run. Karan Raval,...

Car flips in crash on College Hill

Car flips in crash on College Hill

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A crash involving two vehicles near the intersection of Whitman and Kamiaken streets occurred around noon today. One of the vehicles flipped and suffered severe damage while the other drove off and remains unidentified. Witness accounts conflict, but WSU junior business major Diego Cisneros claims...

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


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

The Valley Road Stormwater Detention Pond is set to be drained in an effort to clean the pond and keep it more maintained. The pond, which has been around since 1969, is in need of drainage. This project is part of a five-year plan to clean out all detention ponds in Pullman and keep them better maintained...

Large freshman class leads to dorm change, more instructors

Large freshman class leads to dorm change, more instructors

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Administration, Greek, News, WSU Pullman campus

The demographics of WSU’s incoming freshman class and increases in Greek life were due in part to the number of students coming to the university this year. WSU is expecting the freshman class to well exceed 4,300 students. The campus hasn’t seen numbers like this since 2015, when the incoming...

Bikes have a successful summer

Bikes have a successful summer

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


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

The recently instated Coug Bike program has had a successful summer after its launch in June. “We’ve actually seen some pretty explosive growth since students came to campus,” Donald Schmit, UREC coordinator of the Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop and Coug Bikes, said. “We’ve been averaging...

Sheriff’s Office seeks reserve officers

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2018


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

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers for their Reserve Deputy training program, which is scheduled to run from November through April. The program is good for anyone who wants to serve their community, said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers. “We’ve had people who...

New payroll program to launch in 2020

New payroll program to launch in 2020

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen news reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU announced last week the beginning of a three-year, $30 million project to completely overhaul its payroll, human resources, accounting and budgeting systems. WSU’s current payroll and finance system was implemented in the early 1980s, and the university has been working for the last two and...

Summit bridges gap between student groups

Summit bridges gap between student groups

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students from various multicultural groups at the university will collaborate at a leader’s summit to promote cross-cultural communication and interaction. “Just because you’re part of a group promoting the interests of a marginalized community doesn’t mean you know what every group needs,”...

WSU removes commingled waste options

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is making changes in its recycling program to improve efficiency and cost for the university. The revamp is in response to a diminishing market for recycled plastic. In July of 2017 WSU was paid $17.10 for one ton of commingled recycling, but in April of 2018 the market had changed so much that...

Art museum receives $270,000 grant for new gallery

Art museum receives $270,000 grant for new gallery

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Moscow Community, News, Top-feature

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art received a $270,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, which will be used for a new Collections and Learning Gallery. The project will be completed in two phases, starting with the creation of storage units. Laura Child, the museum development director, said the gall...

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