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‘2 Weeks of Pullman’ aids Cougar Health Fund

‘2 Weeks of Pullman’ aids Cougar Health Fund

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2018


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

“2 Weeks of Pullman” is a fundraiser designed by ASWSU and Pullman Chamber of Commerce to aid the Cougar Health Fund which promotes mental health awareness and sexual violence prevention at WSU. The event started last Monday and will end Friday. When customers buy goods or services at specific...

‘Party in the Park’ celebrates culture, cuisine

‘Party in the Park’ celebrates culture, cuisine

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2018


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

The smell of Korean fried chicken filled the air at Reaney Park on Saturday. Event goers at the annual “Party in the Park,” hosted by the International Students’ Council, sat in front of the gazebo and watched an ‘Aparima performance, which combines hula and tongan dance, courtesy of Hawaii Club. The...

Man stabbed in Pullman Thursday night

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

A 28-year-old man was stabbed just before 9 p.m. Thursday night on Valley Road in Pullman following an alleged altercation. Pullman Police received calls from multiple people about an altercation on the 1500 block on Valley Road, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. “There was a fight and...

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

Candidate hosts town hall, discusses climate change

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Matthew Sutherland, Democratic candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives, met with a small group of community members Thursday at Neill Public Library to talk about how he plans to support the 9th District’s working families. Sutherland is a 25-year-old WSU alunmus who served in...

University hopes to see growth in global students

University hopes to see growth in global students

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


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

WSU is seeking to increase the number of international students in its second year partnering with INTO, a private global education company. Asif Chaudhry, the vice president for international programs, said WSU is currently at 7 percent international students compared to the top 25 research universities...

Pipe dreams: Impacts of local pot businesses in Pullman

Pipe dreams: Impacts of local pot businesses in Pullman

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

After Washington’s legalization of cannabis in 2012, Pullman has quickly adapted to the legal market with four pot shops, including one that opened just this summer, currently operating within city limits. Now, city residents may be seeing a fifth. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board...

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


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

Final results for fall enrollment at WSU Pullman showed an increase in freshman enrollment by roughly five times the normal rate, said Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications. Current student enrollment numbers were released by WSU officials on Sept. 12, with a total of 21,022...

Application aims to keep online marketplaces safe, accountable

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


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

Two brothers have developed an app called Trader Rater that allows users to review online sellers and buyers in order to keep people accountable and safe. Users can go to the app to see if people on secondhand marketplaces like Craiglist and OfferUp are trustworthy, app co-creator and WSU alumnus...

City may implement indigenous celebration

City may implement indigenous celebration

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council met Tuesday night to discuss creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day, several resolutions and ending a contract with a retail recruitment firm. Councilmember Brandon Chapman spoke to the council about the city creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Chapman said he has spoken...

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 18, 2018


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

Jason Gesser, the assistant director of athletics for the Cougar Athletic Fund, has resigned following new allegations of sexual misconduct by former WSU volleyball player Alyssa Wold. Gesser sent his letter of resignation to WSU on Tuesday. The Daily Evergreen released a 3,100 word report las...

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


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

Lisa Brown, Democratic candidate for Washington’s 5th congressional district, met with students and faculty on campus Monday for a question-and-answer session. Among other things, Brown addressed issues of gun control, reproductive rights and the importance of democratic participation. The race...

Pullman Good Food Co-op receives grant

Pullman Good Food Co-op receives grant

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Good Food Co-op received a $10,000 grant from the Pullman Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s Community Investment Committee and hopes to provide healthier local food options. The goal is to open a food cooperative store in Pullman, said Destiny Sternod, Pullman Good Food Co-op...

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