The Daily Evergreen

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...

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...

WSU Regents to consider 2 percent tuition hike

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Spokane

The WSU Board of Regents will determine whether to raise students' tuition next fall this Friday at a meeting in Spokane.   Due to the state legislature’s approval of a 2.2 percent increase in tuition for state universities and colleges last July, undergraduate in-state tuition is expected to...

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


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

WSU estimated the cumulative deficit facing athletics will be $67 million at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, according to WSU Board of Regents documents. The information was made public due to a new state law that requires regents of the state’s colleges and universities to approve their annual athletic...

WSU Spokane meets budget reduction goals

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Spokane

The WSU Spokane campus will cut nearly $266,000 from its budget to meet the university’s 2.5-percent spending reduction requirements mostly by holding open positions. Terren Roloff, director of communications and public affairs for WSU Spokane, said they are not replacing two vice chancellors, one...

WSU medical school tries to join state health network

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Spokane

WSU’s new medical college has requested the Legislature add it to the state’s hospital residency network program, which connects new doctors with hospitals. House Bill 2443, which currently sits in committee, would add the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine to the Family Medicine Residency Network. “This...

Lawmakers consider revising S&A fee restrictions

Lawmakers consider revising S&A fee restrictions

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen assistant news editor

January 31, 2018


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

State legislators are considering a bill to separate Services and Activities fees — which pay for campus resources such as the Women’s Resource Center and the CUB — from the rise and fall of tuition rates. Current state law limits the amount students can increase their S&A fees to whatever...

Three administrators sued

Three administrators sued

FORREST HOLT, REBECCA WHITE, and LINH NGUYEN

January 29, 2018


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

A tenured WSU researcher is suing her department chair, college dean and the university provost, saying they discriminated against her, invaded her privacy and retaliated against her for speaking out. Tracy L. Skaer, a pharmacotherapy researcher at Spokane campus’ College of Pharmacy, is suing John...

Floyd College of Medicine brings in $10 million

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Spokane

Twenty-one research teams received a total of $10 million in new grants and contracts for the coming year at WSU’s newly opened Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane. The new money will fund research on gene mutations linked to colon cancer, the relationship between sleep disturbance and...

WSU medical school admits 60 students

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Spokane

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, located in Spokane, now has 60 students and about 70 full-time and 94 part-time faculty, according to their first annual report. The report shows admissions results, the number of departments, community partnerships, donors and the number of faculty and staff. Founded...

WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Spokane

Researchers at WSU Spokane have developed a training program to find and combat bias in police forces. The research, led by Lois James of the WSU College of Nursing, resulted in a training program for police departments called “CBT Sim,” which stands for “Counter Bias Training Simulation.” “It...

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