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Former WSU employee sues over termination

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

A lawsuit filed by former WSU employee Tony Rogers alleges discrimination and an unfair investigation carried out by university officials and the school’s Office for Equal Opportunity that led to his firing. Rogers, who stated in court documents that he was an employee with the university for 27...

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 13, 2018


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

A Whitman County judge issued an injunction temporarily blocking the release of documents relating to WSU’s Cosmic Crisp apple during a hearing in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday. Sharon Baker, a freelance journalist, said she made a public records request on Oct. 3 regarding documents and...

‘Every day right now is painful’

‘Every day right now is painful’

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Family, friends, coaches, community members and strangers sang “This Little Light of Mine” in harmony at a celebration of life for Lauren McCluskey on Sunday. University of Utah President Ruth Watkins and Kyle Kepler, Utah track and field/cross country head coach, were among the hundreds of mourners...

Groups honor Native American Heritage

Groups honor Native American Heritage

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Several Native American student groups and the WSU Native American Student Center are planning to host events in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 23. Celebration for the national heritage month made its way to Pullman in large part thanks to several...

Pullman PD releases video of Broughton arrest

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports

The Pullman Police Department has released footage from an officer-worn body camera and surveillance cameras showing the arrest of former WSU cornerback Treshon Broughton at Bob’s Corner Market on Feb. 18, 2017 that has led to a civil suit against the department. The footage, which was originally obtain...

Students protest police sergeant

Students protest police sergeant

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


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

A student-led protest against the release of Pullman Police Department Sgt. Dan Hargraves, who was charged with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct involving a female WSU student, took place Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. “The police have nothing to do with court decisions and...

WSU athlete faces gross misdemeanor charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU redshirt junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox faces a charge of third degree malicious mischief domestic violence following an alleged incident in October involving his girlfriend. The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charge against 21-year-old Mattox on Oct. 17, said Tessa Scholl,...

McCluskey’s life to be celebrated Sunday

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A celebration of life for Lauren McCluskey will be open to the public from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Event Center. McCluskey, a native of Pullman and former track star at Pullman High School and University of Utah, was fatally shot on Oct. 22 by 37-year-old Melvin...

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


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

The annual Latah County Historical Society Harvest Dinner will feature homemade food, live music and a silent auction. “It is a time to get to know people in the community and make new friends,” said Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director of LCHS. The evening will provide an all-you-eat dinner...

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

JIWON LEE, Evergreen contributor

November 9, 2018


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

WSU implemented a nicotine ban on campus in fall of 2016, but that has not deterred all smokers. The university is not the only place trying to regulate vaping and e-cigarette use. National news outlets such as The New York Times have reported Food and Drug Administration crackdowns on Juul and other...

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

ASWSU senators approved their legislative agenda for the year, passed a new bill about discrimination and approved funding for STAGE Student Theatre at their meeting Wednesday night. Senators pass agenda for Olympia The ASWSU Senate passed the legislative agenda presented by the Executive Legisl...

Company moves to block records release

Company moves to block records release

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Proprietary Variety Management, the company selected by WSU to help with the commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple strain, has filed for an injunction blocking the release of public records relating to the fruit in Whitman County Superior Court. There will be an oral argument regarding the motion...

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