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WSU Alert test scheduled for Thursday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017

The WSU Office of Emergency Management will test the WSUAlert system at 12:05 p.m. Thursday. All people currently signed up to receive emergency alerts will receive test alerts, according to a news release. This includes text messages, phone calls and emails depending on what the person selected to...

Apartment fire displaces family

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2017

A fire at the Outlook Apartments forced a family of six out of their home Saturday morning. Pullman Fire Department was dispatched close to 2 a.m. to reports of second-story deck on fire. The residents had used three fire extinguishers before fire officials arrived, according to a Pullman FD news...

Forum attendants note inclusivity hurdles

Forum attendants note inclusivity hurdles

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2017

Student leaders, staff and faculty discussed the obstacles to inclusivity at WSU during a public forum Tuesday, noting problems of communication and adequate support for students, and reiterating concerns that current diversity efforts may not amount to tangible change. About 75 people attended the...

Uber officially operating in Pullman

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

September 29, 2017

After the Pullman City Council voted to reduce background checks, from fingerprint checks to a name-based social security check, Uber officially launched its service the morning of the sold-out USC football game. This comes after local taxi drivers expressed concerns over the lack of in-person verificati...

UI updates safety policies for RSOs

UI updates safety policies for RSOs

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017

Months after the rocket explosion, the University of Idaho is changing their Student Organization policy in an attempt to better protect staff and students from further incidents. On April 13, a rocket fuel explosion left four UI students injured. In the weeks that followed, university administration...

Grant ends for safety orientation

Grant ends for safety orientation

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen contributor

September 26, 2017

Health and Wellness Services and Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse will take over funding for programs and campus resources previously covered by a Department of Justice grant. The grant that supported the collaboration between the organizations will expire at the end of September. Paula Adams,...

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