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‘Every day right now is painful’

‘Every day right now is painful’

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Family, friends, coaches, community members and strangers sang “This Little Light of Mine” in harmony at a celebration of life for Lauren McCluskey on Sunday. University of Utah President Ruth Watkins and Kyle Kepler, Utah track and field/cross country head coach, were among the hundreds of mourners...

Research links cannabis, learning problems

Research links cannabis, learning problems

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

A recent WSU study found the offspring of pregnant rats exposed to cannabis vapor experienced negative cognitive effects. Assistant Professor Ryan McLaughlin started to examine the effects of marijuana on the brain and behavior of rats whose mothers were exposed to cannabis at WSU a little over a...

Groups honor Native American Heritage

Groups honor Native American Heritage

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Several Native American student groups and the WSU Native American Student Center are planning to host events in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 23. Celebration for the national heritage month made its way to Pullman in large part thanks to several...

Students protest police sergeant

Students protest police sergeant

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


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

A student-led protest against the release of Pullman Police Department Sgt. Dan Hargraves, who was charged with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct involving a female WSU student, took place Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. “The police have nothing to do with court decisions and...

WSU athlete faces gross misdemeanor charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU redshirt junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox faces a charge of third degree malicious mischief domestic violence following an alleged incident in October involving his girlfriend. The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charge against 21-year-old Mattox on Oct. 17, said Tessa Scholl,...

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

JIWON LEE, Evergreen contributor

November 9, 2018


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

WSU implemented a nicotine ban on campus in fall of 2016, but that has not deterred all smokers. The university is not the only place trying to regulate vaping and e-cigarette use. National news outlets such as The New York Times have reported Food and Drug Administration crackdowns on Juul and other...

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

ASWSU Senators pass legislative agenda

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

ASWSU senators approved their legislative agenda for the year, passed a new bill about discrimination and approved funding for STAGE Student Theatre at their meeting Wednesday night. Senators pass agenda for Olympia The ASWSU Senate passed the legislative agenda presented by the Executive Legisl...

Research determines link between crops, climate change

Research determines link between crops, climate change

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Research about climate cooling thousands of years ago offers new insight into how societies changed their diets, agricultural practices and trade routes to adapt to the change. WSU adjunct professor Kyle Bocinsky and former WSU professor Jade d’Alpoim Guedes are studying the effects of cooling events...

Company moves to block records release

Company moves to block records release

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Proprietary Variety Management, the company selected by WSU to help with the commercialization of the Cosmic Crisp apple strain, has filed for an injunction blocking the release of public records relating to the fruit in Whitman County Superior Court. There will be an oral argument regarding the motion...

Foley panelists discuss election

Foley panelists discuss election

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

At a three-person panel Wednesday, speakers discussed the early results of Tuesday’s midterm election and political shifts seen since the 2016 general election. President Donald Trump had a large role in this year’s midterms, said John Wilkerson, University of Washington political science professor....

Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

The Indian Students' Association (ISA) and Dining Services hosted students Wednesday evening to celebrate Diwali, a traditional Hindu festival of light, with food, live performances and prayer at Northside Cafe. Diwali is celebrated by members of the Hindu, Sikh and Jain faiths. Participants around...

AVP finalist shares goals for WSU, students

AVP finalist shares goals for WSU, students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


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

The third finalist for the future WSU associate vice president for campus life/dean of students position visited campus Monday to speak about her motivations for applying, her motto for helping WSU grow and future plans for campus. Jill Creighton, who is currently assistant dean of students for conduct...

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