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Pullman declares state of emergency to improve transportation

Pullman declares state of emergency to improve transportation

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The City of Pullman declared a state of emergency Tuesday night in anticipation of College Gameday's arrival on campus, but city officials have good reason for the declaration, Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson said. “It sounds worse than it is,” he said. “We had to do that to provide charter...

New art exhibit features videos, interactive art

New art exhibit features videos, interactive art

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


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

The Kate Gilmore: In Your Way exhibition has a new home at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art from now until Dec. 22. The solo traveling exhibition will feature several works of art that cross media platforms. There are nine videos that are performance-based and a new piece that welcomes the public...

ASWSU shares potential recycling changes

ASWSU shares potential recycling changes

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


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

ASWSU Environmental Sustainability Alliance spoke about plastic waste and recycling alternatives at the Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday night. ASWSU ESA plans to provide curbside composting as an option for chapter houses and will be working with WSU waste management and Pullman Disposal Service,...

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


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

WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher pleaded guilty Thursday to a "baby DUI." On Aug. 24, Fisher was arrested and charged with a "baby DUI". A "baby DUI" is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. For a basic misdemeanor like this, the maximum penalty is up to a $1,000 fine and...

Astronomers discuss Pluto planetary debate

Astronomers discuss Pluto planetary debate

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen contributor

October 15, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The debate over Pluto’s classification as a planet has been fought by astronomers and the public ever since the International Astronomical Union, a global assembly of astronomy experts, voted to establish a definition of a planet that excluded Pluto in 2006. Pluto was deemed not to be a planet because...

Student club builds satellite with help of grant

Student club builds satellite with help of grant

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


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

A student aerospace club at WSU is working on a satellite named CougSat-1, which they hope to launch at some point in 2019 or 2020 from one of NASA’s rockets. Funding for the project came from a NASA grant, said Cody Sigvartson, Cougs in Space vice president. Members of the club wrote a research...

Foley Institute broadens reach with new partnership

Foley Institute broadens reach with new partnership

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


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

The Thomas S. Foley Institute has joined the National Civility Network, an organization of college institutions that seek to heighten civility and public dialogue through programming and education. The partnership will allow the Foley Institute access to national programming, guest speakers and academic...

Researches create controller, aim for renewable energy

Researches create controller, aim for renewable energy

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have designed a new type of controller to address the challenge of maintaining a stable power supply when integrating renewable energy into the power system. Led by Ali Mehrizi-Sani, associate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recent graduate Saleh...

Accused CAC thief faces felony charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


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

Broderick Cobbs faces a charge of second degree theft for allegedly stealing money from Pullman’s Community Action Center. Cobbs will face up to 60 days in jail if found guilty, Merritt Decker, Whitman County senior deputy prosecutor, said. He also said Cobbs stole at least hundreds of dollars...

School gifted $2.2 million grant, graduate fellowship created

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

The estate of Bernadine and James Seabrandt gifted $2.2 million to the School of Molecular Biosciences, creating the Bernadine Fulfs Seabrandt Graduate Fellowship at WSU. The fellowship will be awarded to graduate students who are in the School of Molecular Biosciences and favors students researching...

Student starts Women in Communications chapter at Everett campus

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Everett, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU Everett student recently started an Association for Women in Communications chapter at her campus that will be a sister chapter to WSU Pullman’s. “The Association for Women in Communications is a professional organization that primarily focuses on the advancement of women in the communication...

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


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

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday, senators and guest speakers discussed mental health, voter registration and passed a new resolution to protect unpaid student interns. Mike Leach and student mental health Football Head Coach Mike Leach spoke on behalf of WSU Athletics at his presentation...

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