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Nonprofit to build edible garden in downtown Pullman

Nonprofit to build edible garden in downtown Pullman

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Phoenix Conservancy group, a nonprofit dedicated to the restoration of endangered and threatened ecosystems, will grow its first edible garden in Pullman. Kayla Wakulich, a doctoral student in WSU’s Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences program, said the garden would grow in downtown Pullman...

Use WSU alert system more frequently

Use WSU alert system more frequently

ALIVIA HILLER, Evergreen columnist

March 20, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The WSU alert system helps most students at WSU to be aware of threats, but it is not used frequently enough in cases where there’s just a potential danger. WSU should use this system during, not after, incidents where students anywhere near campus may be in danger. Mass shootings, especially...

Started from the bottom now he’s here

Started from the bottom now he’s here

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Features, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Growing up, the odds were stacked against Isaiah Wade but he persevered and carved out a path for himself through basketball. Wade was born and raised in Minneapolis. He became homeless in the fourth grade and he said he didn’t get to have a childhood. Wade didn’t find a way out of his situation...

Renovation for Pullman sidewalks to prevent hazardous conditions

Renovation for Pullman sidewalks to prevent hazardous conditions

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman city officials will put a project out to bid within the week regarding the renovation of three sidewalks that pose slipping hazards for residents. Ruth Younce, project engineer and the city’s engineering technician, said the project is estimated to cost between $400,000 and $500,000. Water...

Women in STEM hosts week of events

Women in STEM hosts week of events

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Women in STEM fields will have the chance to engage in networking opportunities this week. WSU Week of Women in STEM (WiSTEM) is free for all students, said Sandi Brabb, director of career services for the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. Attendees are required to register for the...

Proposed laws may remove daylight saving time switch

Proposed laws may remove daylight saving time switch

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase

Proposed bills in the Washington State Legislature involve the removal of the daylight saving time switch, as WSU researchers found that the hour switch negatively impacts sleep. SB 5139, a Senate bill to make daylight saving time year-round, passed in the Senate, according to the Washington State Legislature web...

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field opened its outdoor season at the USC Trojan Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles, California. Five athletes claimed event victories and 32 Cougars had top five or better finishes during the two-day meet. Senior Chrisshnay Brown led the way for the women’s side,...

Cougar tennis dominates Ducks in Hollingbery

Cougar tennis dominates Ducks in Hollingbery

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

Nearly a month after their last home match, No. 36 Cougar tennis returned to Pullman on Sunday and took down Oregon 4-1 to claim their first Pac-12 win this season. Head Coach Lisa Hart said she was happy her team was able to grab their first conference victory of the year. “I think our tea...

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

LEXI MCGONEGLE, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball is set to finish its last game of the regular season against Oregon State on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (11-19, 4-13) come into this matchup against the Beavers (17-12, 9-8) after they suffered a 72-61 loss against Oregon on Wednesday night. Currently on a...

Student, TA, supervisor juggles responsibilities

Student, TA, supervisor juggles responsibilities

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Involvement, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

For Sarah Sherrod, the word “ambitious” doesn’t begin to paint the picture. She exemplifies a student juggling interests. Sherrod is a WSU senior double-majoring in criminal justice and psychology. She takes the term “involvement” to a whole new level. As assistant hall director of Wilmer-Davis...

Comic shop owners nurture LGBT community

Comic shop owners nurture LGBT community

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Safari Pearl expanded past its reputation as a place to buy comics and costumes, as it has also become known as a place for patrons to be themselves, thanks to the store’s owners: married couple Tabitha Simmons and Kathy Sprague. “Yeah, Kathy and I have kind of been gay moms for long enough that...

Satire: Students opt to party in Pullman, at home for break

Satire: Students opt to party in Pullman, at home for break

MARA JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2019


Filed under Mint, Satire, Showcase

With the last week-long break of the school year coming up, students are hard at work preparing their beach bodies for the fun about to begin. I’m just kidding. A lot of college students are too broke for a break, and the fantasy of a beachy spring extravaganza was given to us by 22 Jump Street...

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