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Man attempts to rob truck in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news reporter

August 22, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a grain truck as it unloaded at a local elevator Saturday afternoon on State Street. A grain truck driver had pulled his semi-trailer into the elevator on State Street Saturday afternoon to unload his cargo when 24-year-old Anthony Henare...

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Features, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

A new exhibit at the WSU Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art features artwork from three different university faculty members that focus on selfishness. The new exhibit, titled “Self*ish”, explores societies’ obsessions with themselves. The artists worked with the theme, formation and depiction of...

Buckle down Cougs: smoky conditions to continue

Buckle down Cougs: smoky conditions to continue

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The National Weather Service issued an air quality warning for regions including Pullman and the surrounding area. Smoke in Pullman is expected to linger until at least Thursday, with some relief possible over the weekend when temperatures cool and precipitation is more likely. Right now, “there’s...

WSU walkway test results in safer pedestrians, less traffic

WSU walkway test results in safer pedestrians, less traffic

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A summer trial run of a new pedestrian path by WSU Transportation Services has resulted in less traffic and positive pedestrian feedback, said Brent Atkinson, transportation options coordinator. The route prohibited access to Thatuna Street between Colorado and Linden streets for a month. The trial,...

Former WSU employee adds new claims to suit, including racial discrimination

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Darryl Riser, a former WSU employee who filed an ongoing lawsuit regarding his termination along with claims alleged mistreatment, has entered a motion containing 46 amended claims including allegations of racial discrimination against the school, two administrators and a fellow employee. The claim...

Letter from the news editors: ringing in a new semester

RACHEL SUN and YASMEEN WAFAI

August 20, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

RACHEL SUN Welcome to Pullman, Cougs! Let me take this chance to introduce myself. My name is Rachel Sun, and I’m the news editor at The Daily Evergreen this fall. I’m a senior majoring in multimedia journalism, and grew up right here on the Palouse. I never worked for a student paper in high sc...

Distinguished community members receive awards

Distinguished community members receive awards

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2018


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

Since 2003, individuals who have served the Pullman community through promoting goodwill have been honored with a plaque inscribed with their name on the sidewalk around downtown Pullman. Members of the Pullman community gathered around Sam Dial Jewelers on Aug. 18 to honor the 2018 Walk of Fame inductees...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


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

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

WSU students registering to join a fraternity can no longer be turned away because of their grades. The Interfraternity Council (IFC), used to require all students registering for recruitment to have a 2.9 or a higher Grade Point Average (GPA), now only recommends it in order to “optimize opportunity”...

WSU breaks even with Hawaii Alive! Orientation

WSU breaks even with Hawaii Alive! Orientation

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU plans on hosting another Alive! orientation in Hawaii next summer after a successful pilot run in June. Amanda Morgan, director of New Student Programs, said the session went well and actually exceeded expectations in some areas. “It was definitely a success on many accounts,” Morgan said....

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

Housing and Residence Life has had to remedy an overflow of housing applications by creating more space in residence halls. Once Housing and Residence Life got word the incoming freshman class would be bigger than anticipated, they came up with a plan to make sure they had enough housing space, Edw...

Plate info protected by state law

Plate info protected by state law

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Service’s license plate recognition technology will be implemented at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. However, it is unclear how much of the information collected by the department will be subject to public records requests due to the fact such a request has never been...

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