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Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A public health, planning, and transportation consultant talked about ways to make Pullman more biker- and pedestrian-friendly and the importance of it. Mark Fenton said most Americans only walk 5,000 steps daily even though the recommendation is double that number. By taking part in moderate physical...

Students build inflatable for children

Students build inflatable for children

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU architecture students are putting over 40 hours per week into building an inflatable structure for the WSU Children’s Center. Architecture Assistant Professor Mona Ghandi said her studio class does a design project every year to help the community. Ghandi chose this year’s project t...

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


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

Residents in Pullman can walk along streams and clear litter from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Jodi Prout, education and outreach coordinator for the Palouse Conservation District, said the 15th Annual Pullman Stream Clean-Up helps people become more environmentally conscious by recognizing changes th...

Researchers connect cholesterol, swelling

Researchers connect cholesterol, swelling

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Researchers at WSU found that a certain type of cholesterol in the body could be linked to cancer and other heart health issues. Santanu Bose, professor in the department of veterinary microbiology and pathology, said inflammation is a “double-edged sword” because it is needed to help fight infection,...

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


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

WSU organizations are hosting a Cougar Courage 5k and Rugged Coug Race on Saturday to promote and raise funds for mental health awareness. Organizations hosting the events include University Recreation, ASWSU, WSU Army ROTC and Cougar Health Services, said DJ Mackie, coordinator for UREC’s competitive...

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

The ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team hosted three panelists who discussed the current Title IX policies and sexual violence in colleges — both on and off campus. Julia Iannelli, WSU senior and Cougar Lobby Team member, said they held this event because Title IX affects WSU’s campus, and it is important...

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

Minh Lam slowly walked around his restaurant, pointing at places where water had snuck under the building’s doors and clogged its drains. He smiled as he spoke about the quick actions that saved Minh’s Restaurant from being ruined by a flood. The flood was caused by a creek flowing into Grand Av...

Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

Ingleside Club requested an $800 grant from the Grand Avenue Greenway Committee for a community bench sculpture that will cost between $3,500 and $4,000 as a celebration of the club’s centennial. The bench is scheduled to be installed on the corner outside of Neill Public Library in Pullman, said...

WSU students face off in first-ever culinary showcase

WSU students face off in first-ever culinary showcase

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Crack, clatter, pop, spill and wafts of aromatic smells filled Northside Café when the whistle blew on the first-ever Campus Cook Off at the Cougar Den last night. The cook-off featured student employees from WSU Dining Services who worked in teams of three. A total of three teams – two from Northside...

Researchers work to decrease salt levels in food, but keep same taste

Researchers work to decrease salt levels in food, but keep same taste

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Researchers are testing different salt compounds in everyday food items like tomato soup. They are using an electronic tongue with seven sensors that each react to one of the flavors: sweet, sour, salty, spicy, bitter, umami and metallic, said Carolyn Ross, director of the Sensory Evaluation Facil...

Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

The 49th ASWSU Senate was sworn into office Wednesday night and approved stipends for next year’s executive positions. Next year’s ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said the semester stipends have been placed close to minimum wage to match their hours. The stipends are distributed biweekly.  ...

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