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Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


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

WSU researchers have recently discovered that Native American tribes in the Northwest grew and smoked tobacco long before scientists and historians previously thought. David Gang, a professor in the Institute of Biological Chemistry, and Shannon Tushingham, an assistant professor and director of the...

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


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

GPSA passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and discussed recreation fees at its meeting Monday night. After WSU and the City of Pullman wrote resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, GPSA decided to do the same, Senator Jeremiah Sataraka said. “Based off of that,...

Office of the Secretary of State provides voter ‘tip sheet’ for election

Office of the Secretary of State provides voter ‘tip sheet’ for election

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


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

With Election Day coming up Tuesday, the Washington Secretary of State office has provided a voter tip sheet for voters in the state. If a Voter’s Pamphlet or ballot has not come in the mail yet, voters can contact the Whitman County elections office to receive another, according to the press release. Voters’...

Coug Bikes offers free rides on Election Day

Coug Bikes offers free rides on Election Day

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


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

As part of a corporate initiative to increase voter turnout, the company that owns Coug Bikes is making the bikes free for everyone to use on Election Day. The service will run all day Tuesday, Coug Bikes Coordinator Donald Schmit said. Students can activate their free rides by going to the Social...

Mother of former WSU student speaks out

Mother of former WSU student speaks out

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


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

As WSU has worked to improve its student mental health services and made promises to be available for those in crisis, one former student’s mother took to social media last month to detail what she perceived as a failure in assisting her freshman son, who attempted suicide after reaching out to mental...

Former football player sues Pullman PD

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


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

A former WSU football player has sued the Pullman Police Department, the City of Pullman and two individual officers for the use of excessive force and false reporting stemming from a February 2017 incident at Bob’s Corner Market. Treshon Broughton claims his Fourth and 14th Amendment rights, as...

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


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

WSU’s University Recreation is running a month-long program filled with activities and events to promote Movember. Movember is a charity that was started in 2003 with the goal of growing mustaches to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues. It started its focus on prostate cancer and...

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


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

the ASWSU Student Veteran Committee has organized several events leading up to Veterans Day.

When dad doesn’t come to town

When dad doesn’t come to town

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 1, 2018


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

Some might say distance makes the heart grow fonder. For some out-of-state WSU students, Dad’s Weekend might just give them a reason to give their dads a call. Melanie Murray, a sophomore pre-veterinary animal science major, said her dad could not attend because of the cost of traveling to and from San ...

Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


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

The ASWSU Senate discussed mental health, free speech and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory with President Kirk Schulz at Wednesday night’s meeting. The Senate also discussed provisional ballots and confirmed two new directors. Catching up with the president The meeting started ...

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


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

Volunteers went door-to-door Wednesday night in the Sunnyside and Pioneer Hill neighborhoods collecting canned goods for the WSU food pantry. The event was organized by graduate students from the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, part of CAHNRS. The third annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat...

Plant history, genomes, what makes chocolate so tasty

Plant history, genomes, what makes chocolate so tasty

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Research

A WSU researcher is working with a team of scientists to analyze specific varieties of cacao plants, an essential ingredient of chocolate, to better understand the evolutionary history and create a variety that can yield optimal flavor while producing at a high rate and resisting disease. Omar Cornejo,...

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