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WSU, local hospital partner to improve service

WSU, local hospital partner to improve service

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 26, 2018


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

Officials from Pullman Regional Hospital and WSU announced a partnership Nov. 8 to improve health care services in the Pullman community. PRH CEO Scott Adams said the official collaboration is an expansion on over 70 years of work with the university since the hospital was founded. He said PRH...

Robinson found guilty of assault charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A Whitman County Superior Court jury found Demetrius Robinson guilty of two assault charges after over an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Robinson faced one count each of fourth and second degree assault stemming from a July 8 incident at a Pullman apartment complex, according to a press release from...

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun spoke about the importance of athletics at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday night. Chun said the athletic program places an emphasis on academics. He said the better athletes are in the classroom, the more successful they are on the field, and therefore academics...

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

WSU graduate student Courtney Benjamin was granted the opportunity to join an academic fellowship to help further her research on social issues in STEM. Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies and social thought in education, was accepted into the Community for Advancing Discovery Research...

Spidey sense: When eight-legged friends pay a visit

Spidey sense: When eight-legged friends pay a visit

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

As people begin to rummage through their storage for Christmas decorations, one graduate student suggests to be aware of a harmless eight-legged arthropod that may just be trying to find a safe place to stay as winter approaches. Abigail Hayes, a graduate student in the department of entomology, said...

Enforcement to increase presence for Thanksgiving

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Two Washington State Patrol districts will conduct emphasis patrols starting Thursday through Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving and the Apple Cup. Troopers from WSP District 4 will increase patrols in Spokane, Whitman and Adams counties while District 6 officers will focus on Grant and Kittitas counties,...

WSU grads escape California fire

WSU grads escape California fire

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

A WSU professor and his wife fled their California home last Thursday with their 3-year-old daughter to escape a fire that would destroy their house, leaving nothing behind. Jack McNassar, a professor of anthropology for WSU Global Campus, and wife Melissa McNassar, a professor at Butte College in...

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

WSU providing organic compost for local farmers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

An addition to WSU’s compost facility nearly two years in the making means the university will now offer a certified organic mix for local farmers and garden enthusiasts to nurture their crops. All compost is organic in the sense that it is composed of carbon and hydrogen bonds from animal and vegetable...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially get a job with local businesses Thursday. Aerius Franklin, an independent living advocate...

Parking restrictions enforced over Thanksgiving break

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


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

Pullman Police Department will cite and possibly tow vehicles parked overnight in parts of College Hill during WSU holiday breaks in an attempt to improve snow and leaf removal services. The College Hill core area includes parts of the hill south of Stadium Way, west of WSU campus, north of Maiden...

City Council discusses parking shortages

City Council discusses parking shortages

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


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

Pullman City Council addressed potential parking shortages during graduation and parents' weekends due to a zoning change at a meeting Tuesday night. Councilmembers approved the changes to a 3.6-acre residential area for visiting alumni located on the east side of NE North Fairway Road. Planning...

Acreage for annexation modified, not yet approved

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A proposal to annex 224 acres of land just outside of Pullman city limits was withdrawn and rewritten to reduce the number to 160 acres. In early November, a proposal was approved by Pullman City Council that would annex a sizeable portion of land south of town and affect Whitman County residents. However,...

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