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How student fees are used at WSU

How student fees are used at WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

One thing on the mind of most college freshmen before they ever sit in a university classroom for the first time is student fees. ASWSU President Savannah Rogers said students should be curious about where their money goes. “Don’t be okay with just seeing the words ‘tech fee,’ ” Rogers...

WSU looks to increase window safety

WSU looks to increase window safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Matthew Gray, a new student at WSU in fall 2017, was moving into his dorm with the help of his family a year ago and was looking forward to four years of memories and opportunities. It was around 2 a.m. on Aug. 24 ­— just three days after his arrival in Pullman — when tragedy struck. Gray,...

Opal Street to close for second day Tuesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


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

The City of Pullman will close Opal Street from Campus to Oak Street from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow to make pavement repairs. There will be detour routes set up, but the City asks people to plan ahead and use alternate routes if possible, according to a tweet. Opal Street was also closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p....

Excessive heat warning in effect starting Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued an excessive heat watch for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho which starts Wednesday and ends Friday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and peak around 110 in some areas, according to the warning. Overnight lows will dip...

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge in Adams County will go under construction in the middle of August, requiring a 32-mile detour along State Route 26, a highway many WSU students from Western Washington take as they move back to Pullman for the school year. The project will repair a concrete girder bridge in the southern...

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Photo of the Week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A small portion of Stadium Way near the Stephenson Complex on the Southside of campus will remain closed during the month of July as crews work to repave the road. The project began Monday and is scheduled to be completed on July 27, according to a WSU news release. Adam Ferry, facilities services...

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

Lisa Brown’s campaign has apologized to WSU after using a clip of a person wearing a baseball cap with the university’s logo on it in an advertisement. Brown, the former WSU Spokane Chancellor challenging Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, for her seat representing Washington’s 5th Congressional...

Council approves electric bus grant application

Council approves electric bus grant application

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 10, 2018


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

The Pullman City Council approved a resolution allowing Transit to apply for a grant that would provide a majority of the funding needed for the purchasing of an all-electric charging system and the city's first all-electric bus. The grant application resolution was the only item on the regular agenda...

Kelly Ward passes away at 54

Kelly Ward passes away at 54

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 9, 2018


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

Kelly Ward, vice provost for faculty development and recognition in the College of Education, died Sunday at the age of 54. Ward passed away as a result of injuries following an accident on July 3, according to a letter from WSU Provost Dan Bernardo. "Kelly will likely be most remembered as a champion...

Parking to switch to digital system

Parking to switch to digital system

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Services will implement license plate recognition, or LPR, in place of physical parking permits in 2019-2020. The new system will take pictures of license plate numbers on parked cars on campus through a mounted camera. The numbers will be sent and matched with a database of parking...

Judge won’t recuse self in Riser case

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Thomas Rice, the judge presiding over a case involving former WSU employee Darryl Riser suing WSU and multiple university administrators including President Kirk Schulz, has denied Riser’s motion for recusal based on alleged bias. Riser’s motion for recusal was based on nine points, including...

US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 2, 2018


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

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited WSU on Monday as part of a tour of Eastern Washington and land grant universities with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA. Perdue began his tour in Spokane before making his way to Pullman, according to a press release. Once on campus, he walked through...

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