The Daily Evergreen

‘A beautiful setup for predators’

‘A beautiful setup for predators’

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

July 18, 2019

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen left out names of professors and students to protect the women who filed complaints. Some WSU professors who students accused of sexually harassing them are still employed at the university, public records show. The Office of Equal Opportunity investigated two prof...

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

July 18, 2019

The residents and venue operators at the Bayou swing open their screen door several nights a month to turn their farmhouse into a full-blown concert space. They said it’s not too crazy. They’ve only had to kick a handful of people out. One person tried to cut down one of the swampy trees that...

Get Involved: Your guide to Pullman summer

Get Involved: Your guide to Pullman summer

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Though only a month remains before the fall semester, the Palouse region’s summer is far from over. Events like the Palouse Ridge Music Festival, “Fondo on the Palouse” and performances from local bands will help end the summer on a high note — so get out there. Local music  Local music collective...

Nail parlor recovers from flooding

Nail parlor recovers from flooding

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

Upon entering Kool Nails Design & Spa, one can see a wall of brightly colored nail polish. On the front counter sit many sets of fake nails to display how nails and colors look when finished. The nail technicians greet customers with a smile. Kool Nails recently remodeled and reopened three...

Researchers develop drug delivery system to reduce cancer cell growth

Researchers develop drug delivery system to reduce cancer cell growth

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

A new study conducted by WSU researchers in Pullman found that a common spice could help reduce cancer cell growth. Susmita Bose, Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor and lead researcher, said the new curcumin-based drug delivery system developed recorded over a 90-percent reduction in...

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

Community groups will host a vigil 7 p.m. Friday at Pine Street Plaza as a protest to the treatment of immigrant detention camps at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Community Congregational United Church of Christ and Palouse ProActive will take part in Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention...

Restoring Nez Perce language for future generations

Restoring Nez Perce language for future generations

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen News editor

July 3, 2019

The Nez Perce Tribe and Lapwai School District in Idaho have made several efforts in restoring the tribe's language through programs to regain what has been lost and give the language to the younger generations. Mary Walker, an English teacher at Lapwai High School who has been teaching for about...

Pullman School District addresses mental health

Pullman School District addresses mental health

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

A classroom space designed to give elementary students more outdoor exposure will be completed for the upcoming school year at Jefferson Elementary. The fundraising chair for the project said one of its benefits it will help improve the mental health of students following a Pullman High School student’s...

Emergency numbers added to student ID cards

Emergency numbers added to student ID cards

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

WSU’s student ID cards now come with emergency contact information printed on the back. These additions are in effect across all WSU campuses. All CougarCards will come with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line. Emergency phone numbers specific to the Pullman campus...

“Straight pride” ignores why Pride began

“Straight pride” ignores why Pride began

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen columnist

June 27, 2019

Pride parades are a uniquely inclusive events that not only connects LGBTQ+ people to their communities, but allows for visibility for those who used to be forced into hiding. Rainbows, parades and glitter decorate the streets as queer people of every description finally celebrate. Yet this year more...

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

The ninth annual Paw-louse 5K Fun Run and Walk will kick off June 29 near University of Idaho campus to raise operating costs for animals in the community. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Tara Wimer, executive director of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSoP), said...

Becoming Tegan

Becoming Tegan

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen Sports editor

June 20, 2019

Tegan Horan arrived at WSU in 2005. Since then, she helped develop a club for LGBTQ+ graduate students, studied abroad, and earned four degrees. Horan, 32, is a transgender and queer woman. She came out to her parents when she was in high school, but had not started the transition process. In her...

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