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Elementary school to have outdoor student learning lab

Elementary school to have outdoor student learning lab

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


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

Jefferson Elementary School will soon have an outdoor learning lab that consists of educational zones such as a pollinator garden and nature journaling area. Jena Jauchius, Sherry Pratt Van Voorhis landscape architect, said the 13,300-square-foot lab will encourage nature-based learning in five different...

Pullman Ace Hardware to close its doors

Pullman Ace Hardware to close its doors

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

After serving the Pullman community for a little over 10 years, Ace Hardware is going out of business. The store is not closing due to a lack of business, owners Paul and Jan Strohbehn said. For them, it is about retirement. The Stohbehns have owned the building since 2007, but last month they...

Pullman celebrates Native culture

Pullman celebrates Native culture

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


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

Ku-Ah-Mah and the Native American Women’s Association hosted an Indigenous Peoples’ Day gathering at Todd Steps on Monday to memorialize the culture of Native people and celebrate Pullman’s official switch from Columbus Day. Joelle Edwards, Native American Programs retention specialist, said...

WSU ROAR program takes in five new members

WSU ROAR program takes in five new members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Responsibility, Opportunity, Advocacy and Respect program at WSU welcomed five new students this fall to participate in the two-year program. ROAR is a WSU post-secondary education program specifically for students with intellectual disabilities that cannot traditionally attend a university, but...

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


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

In the new short film “The Cross-Up,” a WSU professor composed and performed the complete soundtrack for the film which released in February. Greg Yasinitsky, a professor of music, saxophone, composition and jazz studies at WSU, originally became involved with the project when his childhood friend and sc...

Group helps Cougs in drug, alcohol recovery

Group helps Cougs in drug, alcohol recovery

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

For students recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, the WSU student group Cougs for Recovery provides resources and advocates for the reduction of stigma surrounding drug and alcohol dependence. The program follows similar recovery models present in other universities nationwide. It is split between...

Throwback flavor brings vacation vibes

Throwback flavor brings vacation vibes

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


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

Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe is giving customers a throwback to the 1960s with its reintroduction of Tropical Dream, a mango and coconut flavored ice cream popular during that decade. Dave Soler, WSU Creamery assistant manager, said alumni who visit Ferdinand’s ask for the flavor every homecoming. “We...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day grapples with history

Indigenous Peoples’ Day grapples with history

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


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

It’s time to say goodbye to Columbus Day and start celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. That’s the message the Native American clubs on campus are advocating. This celebration, also known as Native American Day, is an alternative to the U.S. federal holiday recognizing Christopher Columbus,...

Zumbathon supports center for parents on campus

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Women’s Center and local Zumba instructors will hold a Zumbathon on Sunday afternoon to collect food items and baby supplies for Rosario’s Place, a resource on campus for student-parents. The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the CUB Senior Ballroom and is open to everyone, including...

Donators contribute to planned pollinator facility

Donators contribute to planned pollinator facility

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


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

Center would include diagnostics lab, molecular lab, controlled atmosphere rooms

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

WSU says McMorris Rodgers needs to stop using university trademarked phrase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


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

WSU has asked the Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., campaign to stop using a trademarked university phrase on campaign flyers handed out during home football games at Martin Stadium this season. Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications for WSU, said the phrase “Go Cougs!” is...

Students protest Kavanaugh following multiple claims of sexual assault

Students protest Kavanaugh following multiple claims of sexual assault

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018


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

Several students and student-led organizations held a protest outside of Todd Hall on Wednesday over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, to the Supreme Court. Also present was a group of individuals who were counter-protesting. The protest against the nomination...

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