The Daily Evergreen

President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


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

GPSA hosted a Chat and Chew on Tuesday with WSU President Kirk Schulz that gave members the opportunity to ask questions regarding issues such as stipends and political participation. GPSA President Amir Gilmore asked how graduate students can balance graduating on time and making enough money. Schulz...

City Council discusses parking shortages

City Council discusses parking shortages

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


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

Pullman City Council addressed potential parking shortages during graduation and parents' weekends due to a zoning change at a meeting Tuesday night. Councilmembers approved the changes to a 3.6-acre residential area for visiting alumni located on the east side of NE North Fairway Road. Planning...

Former WSU employee sues over termination

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

A lawsuit filed by former WSU employee Tony Rogers alleges discrimination and an unfair investigation carried out by university officials and the school’s Office for Equal Opportunity that led to his firing. Rogers, who stated in court documents that he was an employee with the university for 27...

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

County judge grants hold on Cosmic Crisp records

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 13, 2018


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

A Whitman County judge issued an injunction temporarily blocking the release of documents relating to WSU’s Cosmic Crisp apple during a hearing in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday. Sharon Baker, a freelance journalist, said she made a public records request on Oct. 3 regarding documents and...

‘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...

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