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WSU to hold walkway test in June

WSU to hold walkway test in June

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Services will begin a month-long test of a pedestrian-only walkway on Thatuna Street beginning in June. The test, which has been coordinated with the City of Pullman, will close a short portion of Thatuna Street between Colorado and Linden Streets to vehicles for the month of June. John ...

WSU to test cougar reportedly responsible for attack

WSU to test cougar reportedly responsible for attack

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU will run tests on a cougar believed to be responsible for an attack that left one dead and another wounded outside of Snoqualmie on May 19. Issac Sederbaum, a 31-year-old from Seattle, called 911 saying he and 32-year-old S.J. Brooks of Seattle had been attacked by a cougar approximately nine miles of No...

Former employee sues WSU, Schulz

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU and various administrators, including President Kirk Schulz, were named in a lawsuit by a former employee filed in April. The suit, filed by Darryl Riser of Colton, alleges WSU and the administrators violated his Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment of due process and equal protection rights in thei...

Crews work to fix water main break

Crews work to fix water main break

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2018


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

A water main pipe burst early Tuesday morning on the WSU campus, causing a water outage to three buildings and a flood in the basement of another. The repairs will cost the university an estimated $20,000-25,000, Associate Vice President of Operations Dan Costello said. WSU Facilities received ...

James Short Jr. passes away at 93

James Short Jr. passes away at 93

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 18, 2018


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

James Short Jr., the founding director of WSU's Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, passed away at 93 on May 13. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at WSU announced his passing in a Facebook post Friday morning. WSU dedicated Wilson-Short Hall, then known as Wilson Hall, to Short in 2009. Wilson-Short H...

Granite Point cleanup day successful

Granite Point cleanup day successful

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


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

Students from WSU and University of Idaho picked up litter at Granite Point, also known as the cliffs, on May 10. The Army Corps of Engineers closed the area on May 2 following a day of heavy traffic that left the popular destination rife with graffiti and trash, including broken glass and beer cans....

Vet Med students decry raise in tuition

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The recent tuition increases approved by the WSU Board of Regents at their May meeting will affect students in various departments of the university. The College of Veterinary Medicine received a 7 percent increase for both resident and non-resident students for the 2018-19 academic year. The request...

Leaders focus on academics, university fees

Leaders focus on academics, university fees

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem announced a 100-day plan last week, outlining 10 goals for their administration to accomplish as they begin their time in office. Goal number three calls for the creation of a fiscal health plan in regards to student fees. This,...

Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 15, 2018


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

Robert Wielgus, the wolf researcher in the center of a conflict with the university over his work, has reached a settlement with WSU resulting in his resignation on Monday. Wielgus will receive $300,000 as a part of the settlement, according to a news release from the Public Employees for Environmental...

Fall victim identified as WSU graduate

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

Officials have identified the body of a fallen hiker at Palouse Falls as a recent WSU graduate. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Noble Stoneman, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stoneman graduated during the May 5 commencement ceremony. Stoneman fell into...

ASWSU leaders begin new term

ASWSU leaders begin new term

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem began their terms Saturday evening, taking the helm as the leaders of WSU’s student body. Rogers and Parchem started their year in the highest offices of undergraduate student government after former President Jordan Frost and...

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

DYLAN GREENE and REBECCA WHITE

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

An internal audit of WSU Athletics’ 2016 football ticket sales revealed inflation to home football game attendance and potential violations of state law. The purpose of the audit was to investigate complimentary tickets given out for a home game against University of Arizona on Nov. 5, 2016. Audi...