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Sexual Assault Awareness month: advice from a survivor

Sexual Assault Awareness month: advice from a survivor

HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2020

This month is nationally known as Sexual Assault Awareness month. For thousands of men and women across the world, April is a month of struggle. It is a month of remembrance, pain and continuous challenges and not-so-cheerful days. It can also be a month to celebrate. If you’re a survivor, like...

Dahmen Barn home to ‘family’ of artists

Dahmen Barn home to 'family' of artists

HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2020

Art can come in multiple forms: sculpting, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, scratchboards and beading. These mediums are only a few that are showcased at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn. Located in Uniontown, Artisans at the Dahmen Barn are housed in exactly that: a barn. Julie Hartwig has ...

Whitman Library Goes Digital

Whitman Library Goes Digital

HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2020

With 14 different locations of the Whitman County Library all closed for quarantine, Director Kristie Kirkpatrick is doing what she can to continue the availability of resources for students and their families. “The change has been challenging,” Kirkpatrick said. “We are adapting as quickly...

Serving it forward with one gift card at a time

O-Ramen is one of several restaurants participating in Serve it Forward.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2020

One WSU employee strove to find a solution for food insecurity that would help both community members and business owners during the ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order. Jamie Callison, the executive chef in the WSU School of Hospitality Business Management, created a program called Pullman Serves...

Vet hospital adapts animal health care during pandemic

Dr. Catherine Krus, cares for “Rose,” a 3-year-old alpaca suffering with tick paralysis. The tick was located and removed from the dark spot on the neck.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2020

The WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is the largest veterinary referral center in the Pacific Northwest and with COVID-19, the hospital is still open and finding ways to adapt and serve the animals of Whitman County. Public Information Officer Charlie Powell said the hospital is providing care for...

Ways to help: what you can do for your community

Ways to help: what you can do for your community

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2020

It’s hard when you’re (hopefully) stuck at home in the midst of a global pandemic and there’s not much you can do to help without putting yourself or others at risk. Pullman nonprofits haven’t slowed down though, and there are still ways to help them out whether we want to go outside or not. ...

Locals use 3D printing, laser cutting to make medical supplies

and shipped 510 face shields and hundreds of ear savers in one day, sending them to local towns including Pullman.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2020

“Makers” of the Palouse united over a Facebook page to make medical supplies for local hospitals during the shortage of personal protective equipment caused by COVID-19. Palouse Open Source COVID19 Medical Supplies (OSCMS) is a chapter of a global group, Pauseibilities owner Shishona Turner said, a laser cutt...

History for the new age: Thousands of photos turned digital

KWSC football recreation vs. Baylor

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2020

A photo can last 500 years if it’s stored properly, but its access is limited to in-person.  “I love to have the physical book in hand, but a lot of times, that's not possible,” Lipi Turner-Rahman, Kimble Digitization Center manager, said. “This whole episode [COVID-19] now is showing us ...

Crafters sew masks for hospital workers, others in Pullman area

Crafters sew masks for hospital workers, others in Pullman area

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2020

Residents of Pullman and surrounding communities are making cloth face masks to fill the need for personal protective equipment on the Palouse and to support their neighbors and local healthcare workers. Jill Elbracht, a nurse practitioner and Pullman resident, said she saw a news article from Spoka...

‘I’m inspired every day’: how one Colfax nurse is handling COVID-19

‘I’m inspired every day’: how one Colfax nurse is handling COVID-19

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2020

B.J. Oja spends her days and nights on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. She works as a medical-surgical nurse at the Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinics and is among the thousands of healthcare workers in Washington.  B.J. works the night shift. She changes out of her scrubs, takes a shower at th...

MAPS supports minority students in pre-health

MAPS supports minority students in pre-health

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2020

The Minority Association for Pre-Health Services, or MAPS, focuses on helping all students of color in pre-health. Members of the club, which runs under the Health Professions Student Center, do not need to be in pre-health nor do they need to be a minority, but the club is focused on promoting m...

WSU student to appear on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday

WSU student to appear on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2020

Keenan Souve ripped open the letter. When he saw what was inside, he started running around his apartment screaming in pure excitement.  The letter informed Keenan, a civil engineering junior at WSU, he would be on the game show series Wheel of Fortune on April 7.   Keenan...

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