The Daily Evergreen

The community reality of assault charges

ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Assault of any kind, including sexual offenses, is a reality that all communities must deal with eventually.In a city of about 30,000, of which approximately 17,000 are college students, sexual assault is bound to happen, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant.“Pullman is a target-rich environment ...

It’s easy being screened, for STIs

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen news editor

March 7, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

When people get intimate, they start to share a lot of things: beds, saliva, coffee cups… and sexually transmitted infections.It is possible to transmit some STIs without the transmitter ever knowing he or she has one, said Dr. Dennis Garcia, senior medical director at WSU Health and Wellness.Three...

Fighting the stereotypes: why men don’t report sexual assault

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Sexual assault is one of the most underreported crimes in the nation, and the numbers decrease alarmingly when the victim is male, local experts say.Cultural stigmas that men cannot be raped, skewed mindsets about masculinity, and fear of such labels play large roles in the aftermath of such crimes.Men ...

ASWSU announces Green Bike ceremony

ASWSU announces Green Bike ceremony

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 6, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

For the first time, a Green Bike station will open off-campus.The opening ceremony of the first ASWSU-sponsored Green Bike station will take place at 1:30 p.m., March 6, on Colorado Street in front of Ruby Street Park.ASWSU Vice President Kevin Massimino said he would like to extend an open invitation t...

Saved by the bell: Taco Bell comes to town

From staff reports

March 6, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The wait is almost over for Pullman-based fans of the Crunchwrap Supreme and the Doritos Locos Taco.Mayor Glenn Johnson confirmed Wednesday Taco Bell will occupy the building that housed the Mongolian Fire Grill on Northeast Stadium Way.The city has issued permits and officials are reviewing the site ...

Engineering alumna awarded for her skill

BY MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A WSU graduate was commemorated for her achievements in manufacturing and industry with an award recognizing women in engineering.Jackie Peer was awarded the 2014 Women in Manufacturing STEP Award by the Manufacturing Institute at a reception in Washington D.C. The award recognizes women in science, ...

Cougs place tenth in military-style challenge

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

After completing an eight-mile march and a World War II-style physical fitness test, a team of WSU students placed 10th out of 33 teams in the Northwest Regional ROTC Ranger Challenge in Fort Lewis.The WSU Cougar Battalion, a group of ROTC cadets, competed Friday and Saturday in rigorous physical and ...

Study concludes fear is best motivator to stop texting while driving

Study concludes fear is best motivator to stop texting while driving

JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A duo of WSU marketing professors has concluded the best way to discourage people from texting and driving is to scare them.Ioannis Kareklas and Darrel Muehling, professors in the Department of Marketing & International Business, recently completed research on how different kinds of public service a...

Two arrested in SWAT standoff at Chief Joseph Village

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 4, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

PULLMAN—Whitman County SWAT provided assistance to end a standoff in Chief Joseph Village university housing Tuesday morning.WSU PD Assistant Chief Steve Hansen said WSU police tried to pull over a car that was speeding. The driver pulled in to Chief Joseph, and then the suspects got out of the ca...

Instructor’s death determined to be caused by seizure

FROM STAFF REPORTS

February 27, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

An autopsy has determined the cause of death for Scott Stratton, the WSU history instructor who died last week.Officials told KHQ Stratton had a seizure that caused him to fall into the pond at Sunnyside Park where he drowned, according to an article.Stratton had a history of seizures, according to T...

City Council blazes forward with approval of marijuana emporiums

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council adopted draft regulations for the zoning area in which up to three new marijuana facilities will be allowed to conduct business.Planning Director Pete Dickinson went before City Council with the draft regulations he presented a few weeks ago to answer questions from the council. Th...

WSU Dining Services joins with local farmers

WSU Dining Services joins with local farmers

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

By partnering with local farms, Washington State University Dining Services is increasing sustainability."Respecting the food is a big part of being a chef," Adam Koerner, executive chef at Southside Café said.Dining Services recently partnered with Allan Family Farm in Pullman, Koerner said. They rec...

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