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Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

As attendees filled the room, W. Andrew Marcus, a professor in the University of Oregon (UO) Department of Geography, shook hands with and talked to those who came to watch the provost finalist session Thursday morning. Marcus emphasized the importance of his moral compass, which includes three facets:...

City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

City officials reported on the flood that occurred earlier this month and discussed ways to prepare for similar incidents in the future at the City Council meeting Tuesday. Clayton Forsmann, Pullman’s deputy public works director, categorized the incident as a prime example of a flash flood. The S...

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

Ballots for the Whitman County special election are no longer being accepted as of Tuesday. As of about 4 p.m. yesterday, 3,064 ballots were cast for the Pullman Regional Hospital’s (PRH) bond request to fund new facilities and equipment purchases, according to the Whitman County Auditor websit...

Provost candidate emphasizes importance of land-grant universities, diversity

Provost candidate emphasizes importance of land-grant universities, diversity

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

Provost candidate Luis Garcia spoke about the benefits of being in a land-grant university and having a more diverse campus. Faculty Senate Chair-Elect Greg Crouch said Garcia served as dean of the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont from 2013-2018. “While Garcia ...

Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

WSU will hold presentations this week to host finalists for the Office of Outreach and Education (OOE) executive director position. Allen Sutton, current director of the Cross Cultural Center for Excellence at Auburn University and prospective OOE executive director, said he wants to drive OOE forward...

Polls close for Pullman special election today

Polls close for Pullman special election today

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

Tuesday is the last day Pullman residents can vote on a special election ballot, which will decide on a $29.1 million bond for a project at Pullman Regional Hospital. Megan Guido, PRH director of marketing, said the project will cost about $40 million, and will be partially funded by the $29.1 mill...

GPSA approves new board members, budget

GPSA approves new board members, budget

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

GPSA held its last meeting of the school year and voted to approve new directors, the budget and a bylaw amendment. The organization had its general election recently. However, certain executive board member seats were not been filled, GPSA Vice President David Silva said. GPSA members confirmed thre...

Kamiak Elementary holds family night

Kamiak Elementary holds family night

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

To welcome incoming students, four local elementary schools will be hosting Family Welcome Nights this week. Several students from kindergarten to fifth grade will be zoning into different schools due to the completed construction of Kamiak Elementary. Shannon Focht, Pullman School District communications...

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

Former WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf hosted a talk Friday about his struggles with mental health and addiction following his NFL career. Leaf said he felt like he was “pretty special” after being drafted second overall in the 1998 NFL draft. He said he was a successful athlete through his youth and...

Environmental groups to host biennial sustainability fair

Environmental groups to host biennial sustainability fair

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

Environmentally focused organizations are hosting the fifth, biennial WSU Sustainability Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the CUB Senior Ballroom. The expo-style fair will now include a new awards ceremony. Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU’s Environmental Health and Safety department...

Business college to have new program requirements

Business college to have new program requirements

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

WSU’s Carson College of Business will have new program requirements for incoming freshmen this fall. Thomas Tripp, WSU Vancouver senior associate dean for academic affairs, said there will be changes in the Next Carson Coug business curriculum and co-curriculum program, such as moving certification...

State Route 26 detour in effect

State Route 26 detour in effect

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

April 21, 2019

The Washington State Department of Transportation will close State Route 26 east of Othello at 7 a.m. Monday up until Friday to undergo the final part of the bridge reparations. Drivers must take the 32-mile detour through Connell, according to the WSDOT press release. Crews will replace the guardrail and rebuild the bridg...

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