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Artist to host show, talk on feminism

Artist Arshia Fatima Haq was selected to speak at the 2020 Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture through a nomination process which took about a year to complete.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

The 2020 Jo Hockenhull distinguished visiting artist lecture will host an art installation and give a lecture on non-western feminism March 4 and 5. Artist Arshia Fatima Haq’s art installation will include video, sound and performance, according to a press release of the event. She will speak ab...

All-campus lockdown test today

All-campus lockdown test today

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

There will be an all-campus lockdown to test WSU’s alert system at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on WSU Pullman’s campus. Sarah Blatner, WSU Emergency Management coordinator, said WSU students, faculty and staff will receive an alert message through email, text or a phone call. There will also be sirens to...

Black communities receive limited communication in healthcare settings

Brianne Posey, Multicultural Student Services Liaison facilitating a workshop highlighting the historical and present day issues faced throughout the black community when communicating with physicians on Wednesday in CUB 420.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

Visiting a healthcare physician is like getting a new ride. “When you test drive a car and you’re not really feeling it, do you say, ‘Well that’s it, I guess I’ll never drive again’? No, most people don’t do that. You’re like, ‘OK, let’s try another one,’” said Brianne Po...

Students wait for release during police activity

Students wait for release during police activity

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

February 20, 2020

Students from Pullman Public Schools who live on the 300 block of NW Robert Street are being held at school due to police activity.  The school district does not consider students to be at risk, according to an email sent out by Pullman Public Schools to faculty and parents.  Shannon F...

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The amount of flights cancelled due to low visibility has decreased for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. Around 18 percent of winter flights were canceled over the past four years, but that rate will soon drop down to two percent.  Tony Bean, PMRA executive director, said more flights can land des...

Airport receives grant

Tony Bean, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport executive director, says travelers who will be parking at in the lots should arrive at the airport an hour and a half before their flight takes off.

BREANNA RONEY, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $6 million grant on Feb. 14 to fund the reconstruction of the new taxiway. The new taxiway is part of the runway realignment project which began in May 2017, according to the Mead and Hunt website. This is the last part of the project. The new taxiwa...

Student group ships medical gear to China

Many members of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association at WSU are worried for their loved ones in China affected by the coronavirus.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

For the past 70 days, Zhuocheng Huang had to adjust his sleep schedule to accommodate charity workers in China, which is 16 hours ahead of Pullman. After the coronavirus outbreak, Huang said he felt the urge to help his country by shipping medical gear to those working in hospitals. “Wuhan is [a] closed city,...

Local agencies prepare for COVID-19

Local agencies prepare for COVID-19

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2020

While cases of the novel coronavirus continue to increase, several public health officials and medical providers on the Palouse are preparing for the outbreak. Previously known as the novel coronavirus, the new strain of the virus was renamed COVID-19 two days ago by the World Health Organization....

New traffic safety methods may lessen road violations

Megan Parks, WSU criminal justice and criminology doctoral student, presents research about the effectiveness of red-light cameras on Monday during a Pullman Police Advisory Committee in the City Hall Council Chambers.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2020

Red-light cameras are designed and implemented by cities to reduce the amount of traffic violations and intersection collisions. However studies over the past decade show there are more effective methods to achieving this goal. Megan Parks, WSU criminal justice and criminology doctoral student, presented d...

Flood advisory in effect

Flood advisory in effect

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 7, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service in Spokane issued a flood advisory for Whitman and Latah counties at 1:47 p.m. on Thursday. The advisory will be in effect until 1:45 p.m. on Friday, according to the advisory. Recent rain and snowmelt caused rivers and creeks to rise. Around one inch of r...

Faculty senate concerned with university closure

Phil Weiler, WSU vice president of communications says the university changed the way it decides to close down to give people more of a timely notice.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2020

The snowy forecast caused the first cancellation of university operations on Wednesday. However, not everyone was pleased. Members of the Faculty Senate expressed disapproval of the university closure during a meeting on Thursday. “It’s a little bit bizarre that WSU was closed when Pullman Schoo...

Chinook hosts CPR training

Victoria Fitzpatrick, ASWSU director of student safety, said the training offered includes CPR, AED and first-aid. Two sessions are available on Feb. 8 in Chinook 150. The first session begins at 9 a.m. and the second at 3 p.m.

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2020

WSU will be hosting two safety training sessions Feb. 8. 64 people can attend each session.  The training is a collaboration between ASWSU and UREC. The class will use materials from the American Red Cross which include CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator training. There ar...

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