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Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Politics, Sports, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach created a stir on Twitter after tweeting out a fake video of former President Barack Obama insulting citizens' intelligence. Leach tweeted the video a little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, adding “Listen to this. Text your thoughts. There is a lot of disagreement...

Candidates look to web for increased accessibility

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Candidates for three Whitman County positions highlighted transparency in government when speaking with community members at Bishop Place Senior Living on Wednesday night. John Mark-Mahnkey, Sandy Jamison, Rob Rembert, John Hart and Dan LeBeau spoke before the monthly meeting of the Whitman ...

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Top-feature

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Pullman as a part of a tour of broadband access across the state of Washington on Wednesday. Inslee said it is important for society and the economy for all Washington residents to have access to broadband connections, even those in more rural localities. He also spoke about...

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Former WSU College Republicans President James Allsup was certified as a Precinct Committee Officer on Saturday by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office. The position usually entails passing out campaign materials, supporting candidates and sometimes voting on party leadership depending on the district....

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, held an at times tense town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on Thursday. Rodgers, who serves as the U.S. representative for Washington’s fifth district, faces opposition from Democrat Lisa Brown for the seat Rodgers has held since winning the district in 2004...

City Council votes to raise parking fines

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council approved multiple agenda items dealing with issues ranging from parking fines to the addition of new Pullman Police Department officers at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council decided to approve a raise in parking fines in the city, City of Pullman Ward 3 Councilmember...

Leaders to tackle communication issues

Leaders to tackle communication issues

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Many of the goals outlined in the 100-day plan created by ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem deal with communication between the university and students. One of these goals includes increasing the efficiency of emails from WSU departments, which comes as an effort to red...

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

WSU alumnus Matthew Sutherland met with supporters to mark the beginning of his campaign for Washington State’s Ninth Legislative District and a seat in the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. In front of a crowd of about 50, Sutherland, a Democrat,...

City takes feedback on building plans

City takes feedback on building plans

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Concerns raised included accessibility for seniors, layout of various departments

Primaries set as filing week ends

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics

Filing week for government office ended today at 5 p.m. The following list shows candidates listed for open Whitman County positions and state positions serving Whitman County. An asterisk (*) denotes the incumbent candidate for the position. Primary voting begins July 20 and ends August 7. The order...

Nobel winner offers election suggestions

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Divisions between voting groups, on both the left and right, were responsible for President Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 presidential election, a Nobel Prize-winning professor said Friday. Eric Maskin, an Adams University professor at Harvard University who received the 2007 Nobel...

Student political groups take on wage gap

Student political groups take on wage gap

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

April 10, 2018


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

Three WSU student political groups clashed over equal pay and government spending, but found common ground when discussing minimum sentencing in the American criminal justice system. The debate, between Young Americans for Liberty, the College Republicans and the Young Democrats, was hosted by the...

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