The Daily Evergreen

S&A committee works to reduce requests

S&A committee works to reduce requests

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Services & Activities Fee Committee is working to lessen WSU athletics’ reliance on S&A fees by cutting its allotment by 12.5 percent. Athletics joined a number of other university groups in receiving a cut to its request from the committee earlier this month. Kleffner said the committee...

Cougar Kids Camp plans summer activites

Cougar Kids Camp plans summer activites

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

Finding a way to keep children safe and entertained over the summer can be a challenge. The Cougar Kids Camp gives parents on the Palouse the clarity of mind that their kids are having a safe, fun experience for an affordable price. Camp Director DJ Mackie has been a part of the Cougar Kids Camp since...

Strong quarterback play highlights Crimson and Gray game

Strong quarterback play highlights Crimson and Gray game

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

It was an Air Raid kind of day at the Crimson and Gray game in Spokane on Saturday as both offenses exploded for a combined 428 yards through the air in the first half. The Crimson team defeated the Gray 34-24. Leading the Crimson was redshirt junior quarterback Trey Tinsley, and for the Gray it was...

Baseball attempts to buck Broncos

Baseball attempts to buck Broncos

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU will face Santa Clara University for the first time since 2008 Friday. The Cougars hold an 11-4 series record against Santa Clara. WSU (10-20, 5-10) is a much better team at home this year, posting a 6-5 record and a 4-15 record away from Pullman. Sophomore catcher Cal Waterman said the team...

Research seeks to explain munchies

Research seeks to explain munchies

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

Joanne Kunze pointed to a tinted plastic box. A hose attached to one end of the container ran to a nearby device labeled “VapirRise 2.0.” “This is where we get them high,” she said. The cage is empty now, but the rats Kunze hotboxed over the past year gave some insight into the mechanisms...

Prenatal cannabis exposure may affect cognition

Prenatal cannabis exposure may affect cognition

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

As more states have legalized recreational cannabis, it has grown more popular among pregnant women. A WSU undergraduate researcher thinks the scientific community needs to take a closer look at the behavior of adults who were exposed to cannabis while in the womb. Neuroscience senior Collin Warrick...

Weedstock 2018 to raise awareness of cannabis laws

Weedstock 2018 to raise awareness of cannabis laws

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

Dax Taylor sat in the Colfax Courthouse on Jan. 3, 2013, the year after recreational marijuana use became legal in Washington for people older than 21. Much to his relief, as the judge entered the room he said, “If you’re here for under an ounce of marijuana, you need to get up and walk out, I’ve...

Putting weight of team, game on his arm

Putting weight of team, game on his arm

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports

In a close game, there’s nobody WSU wants on the mound more than senior right-handed pitcher Ryan Walker. Dan Spencer, associate head coach and pitching coach, said the team has two goals in every game. “Try to get the lead, and give the ball to Walker with a lead,” he said. “That’s it.” Gaining...

Hemp Fest promotes medical cannabis in Idaho

Hemp Fest promotes medical cannabis in Idaho

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

Even when up against a major challenge, like organizing a statewide political movement, Moscow Hemp Fest organizer and self-proclaimed hippie Arlene Falcon trusts that she can rely on like-minded people to support her. Falcon, who is originally from New York City, opened her Moscow store, Tye Dye...

Corals suffer as climate changes

Corals suffer as climate changes

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Thriving and vibrantly colored coral reefs, home to all kinds of sea life, have long blanketed the ocean floor. But now, much of it lies dull and lifeless. Zack Rago is an underwater camera technician for View Into The Blue, the first company to capture underwater time lapse footage, which can be...

Student leaders inaugurated

Student leaders inaugurated

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


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

ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were officially sworn into office during the 23rd Annual Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony Tuesday. Rogers said her administration is eager to serve the WSU community by empowering students, increasing...

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

When we think of unhealthy relationships, our minds almost immediately jump to violence or sexual assault. However, unhealthy relationships don’t have to leave any physical marks to be harmful. Vanessa Corwin, a sexual assault advocate at Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse who works with college...