The Daily Evergreen

Theta Chi Greek house suffers suspicious fires Sunday morning

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

Investigators from both the Pullman Fire Department and Police Department called the cause of the Sunday morning fire that destroyed Theta Chi’s wooden deck “suspicious.” Firefighters found multiple blazes around the house after arriving on-scene, according to a news release by Glenn Johnson, Pul...

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

Teen photographer opens gallery at Moscow Food Co-op

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

A 17-year-old photographer opened up his first art gallery Friday at the Moscow Food Co-op. Avery Caudill, a Moscow resident, said he has been waiting a year for this gallery to happen. “The waitlist for the actual show is a year long,” he said. “All but one of these photos I hadn’t actually...

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman Regional Hospital will donate John Deere utility vehicles that will function as transports for injured student-athletes to local high schools. The vehicles, also known as “Gators,” remedy the issue of navigating through difficult paths that would prevent injured athletes from getting quick...

Event commemorates principal WSU members

Event commemorates principal WSU members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


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

The second annual Crimson Coat ceremony welcomed six new senior leaders to WSU on Thursday evening. President Kirk Schulz and First Lady Noel Schulz established the ceremony last fall for incoming senior leaders. Each individual received a crimson coat and Schulz introduced the recipients to the public. Lisa...

Evergreen findings contradict WSU statement in regard to Gesser article

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU released the following statement in response to the Evergreen’s investigative piece regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Jason Gesser. The statement, attributed to President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Patrick Chun, is replicated in full below. “We take any allegation...

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, Local, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of pages of public records show a number of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Jason Gesser, assistant director of athletics at the Cougar Athletic Fund, dating back as far as 2014. The allegations are outlined in interview notes and records from a complaint review carried...

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council discussed several possible changes to the city including a new library logo, transit communications and a warming shelter Tuesday. Neill Public Library Service Director, Joanna Bailey, introduced a new possible logo for the library in front of the council. She said the influence...

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


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

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, several sponsors on campus including University Recreation and the School of Languages, Cultures and Race will host a series of events over the next few weeks. The events will be held in different locations throughout the CUB and Chinook from Sept. 19 to Oct....

Donations sought for apartment fire victims

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman’s Community Action Center has asked the public for donations to help the residents affected by last Tuesday’s fire at a Maple Street apartment complex. The fire displaced eight people and the estimated $400,000 in damage will take approximately six months to repair, according to a CAC...

University staff lobby for wage increase

University staff lobby for wage increase

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

A small portion of WSU Classified Staff on campus met Monday in French Administration to lobby President Kirk Schulz for a wage increase. Schulz, however, was out of the office when the group came. Classified staff members are mostly employed in Dining Services and Facilities Services, working...

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

After a $2.8 million renovation, the WSU chapter of Alpha Tau Omega held a ceremony Saturday to celebrate. The renovation was made possible by the $2.3 million the chapter raised through alumni donations and the $500,000 donation from the national fraternity. That $500,000 in donations came after...

Residents of burned building look for new homes

Residents of burned building look for new homes

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

Residents of the Maple Street apartment that burned down last week are trying to pick up the pieces as they move from hotel to hotel, still looking for a permanent place to live. The residents are devastated in the loss of their possessions but also in the loss of the home and family they built as friendly...

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