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Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council discussed several issues at a meeting Tuesday, including electric buses, a public mural and sidewalk construction. The council addressed a city policy about the completion of sidewalks in new developments. Currently, developers are required to construct sidewalks within three...

ASWSU won’t block students on Twitter

ASWSU won’t block students on Twitter

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News, Showcase

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and Vice President Tyler Parchem use social media accounts tied to their positions in office to engage with the community and disperse information among constituents. However, with a federal court decision in May establishing that President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users due...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Very rarely are children given the opportunity to watch stand-up comedy, but Matt Baker gives families this chance with the funny stunt shows he performs around the country. “The kids love the visual stuff, all the stunts, and parents love the comedy,” Baker said. “It’s all family friendly...

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

As the weather gets warmer and students begin to flood into town, Pullman Police Department bicycle patrol officers will be covering the College Hill area more often. Bicycles allow officers to maneuver through crowded and hidden places, but they also help law enforcement to connect with the community. “On...

Expressing passion through her artwork

Expressing passion through her artwork

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Rhonda Skaggs has learned to use her artwork to represent many of her different loves. Skaggs has had an interest in art since she was a child and began her university experience as an art major. For nearly a decade, she volunteered with the Pullman School District and taught art at Jefferson Elementary...

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An interview committee has recommended Stephanie Bray for the open position of principal at Franklin Elementary School. Bray has worked as a first-grade teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School for the last four years and interned under former principal Bill Holman, who is leaving Franklin Elementary...

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Linda Agyen aims to introduce community members on the Palouse to Afrocentric patterns and educate them on cultures they are unfamiliar with through her business, AfroFusion Creations. Agyen’s focus is to infuse Afrocentric designs and patterns into kids clothing. “Some people don’t have...

Leaders hope to increase stadium access

Leaders hope to increase stadium access

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


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

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and Vice President Tyler Parchem listed opening Martin Stadium for public use and shutting off the field’s lights as two of their goals during their first 100 days in office. Opening the stadium has been a priority for students since its closing a couple of years...

Pullman schools focus on student safety

Pullman schools focus on student safety

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Following a school shooting resulting in the death of 14 students and three faculty members in February at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the issue of school safety has once again been thrust into the spotlight of national discussion. Helped by the formation of various activist...

Two injured in garage fire on True Street

Two injured in garage fire on True Street

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

A firefighter and a resident were injured in a garage fire Tuesday morning on True Street in Pullman. Crews from the Pullman Fire Department and Whitman County Rural District 12 responded to multiple calls of smoke rising from 312 NW True Street around 9:30 a.m., Pullman Mayor and Public Information...

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

June 7, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

The WSU Board of Regents will hold their last regular meeting of the 2018 fiscal year this week where they will address one of the most pressing issues facing the university in the form of the over $60 million deficit facing the athletics department. However, they have decided to hold this important...

Lightning hits tree during game

Lightning hits tree during game

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Lightning struck a tree bordering a softball field in use at the City Playfield during a thunderstorm Sunday. A softball game was taking place when the lightning strike ripped bark off the tree, sending players into a frenzy, WSU graduate student Jordan Vossen said. “After [the strike] everyone ...

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