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Celebration will honor regents professor

Regents Professor Don Dillman explains the progession of his books, and how surveys have affected the world on Thursday at Wilson-Short Hall. Dillman’s first book, Mail And Telephone Surveys: The Total Design Method, was first published in the 70’s and continued to sell large amounts of copies into the 90’s, prompting him to write future editions.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

Regents Professor Don Dillman said he witnessed the evolution of technology during his time at WSU. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dillman’s employment at WSU. Dillman first came to WSU in 1969. He began as an assistant professor for the rural sociology and sociology departments. He said his...

Former students to build homes across Latin America

Jimenez and Anderson aim to improve the homes’ structural integrity
for the occupants to have a safe environment to live in.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2019

Two WSU graduates will build houses in Mexico for people who live in unsafe housing. Sean Anderson and Tobias Jimenez have master’s degrees in architecture and believe architecture can provide for people, Jimenez said. They are aiming to help those that live in informal settlements, which are...

Co-op board of directors to settle on Pullman location

Co-op board member Sue Guyett said a new store in Pullman will have a positive impact on the community, because 36 cents of every dollar will go back into it.

ALEX CATANZARO, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2019

The Pullman Good Food Co-op board of directors is narrowing down sites for a new grocery store in Pullman. Sue Guyett, co-op board member, said the board of directors has been working with several property owners to find a location. “The full-service grocery store will provide the community with...

Alliance group for faculty and staff with disabilities hope to expand resources

Student services coordinator Tyler Kirshner, left, listens as Acacia Kapusta, former outreach and education coordinator for the Office of Outreach and Education, discusses the Disabled Staff and Faculty + Allies Affinity Group on Monday at Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters.

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

A WSU affinity group formed in January to provide resources for faculty and staff with disabilities to receive accommodations during work. The upcoming social meeting for the fall semester will be at 4 p.m. on Sept. 5 in the Student Recreation Center, Room 144. Acacia Kapusta, former outreach and...

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

Sunsets from the Palouse on May 31, 2016.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 12, 2019

Pullman is one of those great college towns that require some creative thinking in order to make the most of what’s here. If you’re new here, and especially if you’re like me and have more familiarity with a city, it can be hard to see what’s so special about this tiny quintessential university...

‘A beautiful setup for predators’

Public records show some grad students who experienced behaviors consistent with stalking did not see outcomes.

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

Singer and electronic artist Real Dom performs in one of his several looks at a house concert at The Bayou in Moscow on May 17.

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 technician Anh Phung performs a powder refill for a customer Tuesday morning at Kool Nails.

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

This graphic shows how curcumin, the main ingredient in the popular spice turmeric, can inhibit the growth of cancer cells in bones.

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

Stephen Van Kuiken, minister for the Community Congregational United Church of Christ, discusses why he believes there's a need for public awareness of the child separation policy at the Mexico-US border during an interview at the church Tuesday afternoon.

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

Mary Jane Oatman, storyteller for the May 18 Culture Day event at the Nez Perce Historical Park, is a registered member of the Nez Perce Tribe.

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...

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