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Access Center addresses disabilities

Access Center addresses disabilities

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Disabled Students and Allies Club will host its second annual Disability Awareness Symposium on April 8 in the CUB. The WSU Access Center is also sponsoring the event. Danica Canedo, an awareness coordinator, said breakfast will start at 9 a.m. and the event will occur between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m...

Entomology department to showcase crawly critters

Entomology department to showcase crawly critters

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


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

Community members can witness tarantulas and Madagascar hissing cockroaches at the WSU Entomology Insect Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ensminger Pavilion. The event is free to all, and there are many activities available for people to participate in. Megan Asche, doctoral student in WS...

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

A workshop Wednesday showed WSU students and staff ways to be an ally to people in the LGBTQ community. Matthew Jeffries, director of Gender Identity/ Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), and a representative from Cougar Health Services hosted a workshop to speak about being...

Senators vote for open discussions with police

Senators vote for open discussions with police

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate showed support for open forum discussions between police departments, the Pullman community and students to address sexual misconduct and violence at Wednesday night's meeting in the CUB. The resolution was authored by ASWSU Senators Synthia Alcantar and Hannah Martian and called...

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A memorial fund honoring the late, former Pullman High School track star, has raised close to $92,000 for track and field athletes at the University of Utah. The memorial fund was established by the University of Utah to honor Lauren, said Chris Nelson, communications director at the University of...

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Councilmembers and Whitman County officials continued to discuss future plans for district court operations at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. The district court currently operates in the present city hall building. However, continuing operations there poses serious, long-term financial challenges,...

Professor talks classic kids’ books

Professor talks classic kids’ books

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

An English professor from Kansas State University will hold a presentation titled “Illustrating Little House on the Prairie” at 5:30 p.m. today in Neill Public Library. This is Anne Phillips' first time in Pullman, she said. WSU's English Department Chair Donna Potts worked with Phillips at Kansas...

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The Hui Hau'oli 'O Hawai'i Club kicked off WSU's celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a dance performance in the CUB on Monday. The month will be filled with a variety of events ranging from educational workshops to cultural performances, which were coordinated by the Asian Pacific...

Residential areas to be swept weekly

Residential areas to be swept weekly

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

Scheduled sweeping will occur in residential areas to remove gravel, debris and other materials from the streets Wednesday and Thursday of every week. Pullman Maintenance Supervisor Brian Druffel said two vacuum sweeping machines are used to complete the sweeping. He said the machines are used...

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Safety

Victoria records daily conversations, transcribes the recordings, refers to her notebook and studies material until it becomes a memory. “If I don’t write something down, it doesn’t exist in my world,” said Victoria, who asked that her full name not be used due to an ongoing restraining order....

Per capita water use continues to decrease in Pullman

Per capita water use continues to decrease in Pullman

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The average daily water usage per person has gradually decreased over the last few years in Pullman, despite an increasing population of water users, according to the 2018 Unaccounted Water Report for the city of Pullman. In 2018, the average amount of water used per capita in Pullman was 88.1 gallon...

Eco-friendly bill could lead to potential gas price increase

Eco-friendly bill could lead to potential gas price increase

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A bill that aims to reduce air pollutants from diesel and gasoline fuels could lead to a potential gas price increase of 30 cents per gallon. The House approved HB 1110, which is a bill to decrease greenhouse gas emission from transportation fuels. State Rep. Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) said the House Comm...

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