The Daily Evergreen

Legislators need to handle budget with better bureaucracy

Legislators need to handle budget with better bureaucracy

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

This nation is tired of waiting for federal lawmakers to figure out their issues after three weeks of collective anger and frustration. Government shutdowns are too common in today’s divisive political climate and it’s disappointing to see the country test its limits on this shutdown siege. Our...

Massage maneuvers to use for yourself, friends

Massage maneuvers to use for yourself, friends

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Now that sylly week is over, the real work begins. As your workload increases, you’ll need to step up your relaxation regimen too. Local massage therapists know how to get it done. Aletha Lassiter, massage therapist and owner of Yogatopia at 246 E Main St., talked about the most common problems...

School construction to finish by March

School construction to finish by March

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A new elementary school under construction on Northwest Terre View Drive will be ready to serve roughly 390 students starting this August. Construction for Kamiak Elementary is scheduled to be finished in March and will help alleviate overcrowding at the three other elementary schools as Pullman contin...

Artist uses multimedia to talk about racial violence

Artist uses multimedia to talk about racial violence

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Paul Rucker wants people to talk about slavery. An activist, musician and artist, Rucker creates multimedia and fine arts projects to address issues of mass incarceration. But to do that, he said, first you have to go back in history. As one of his projects, Rucker animated data pinpointing hundreds...

Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Normally, the Evergreen Athlete of the Week is a player coming off a huge statistical game, a player who just set a record, or a player who made a game-winning play. This week is a little different. Shir Levy, freshman forward on WSU women’s basketball team, might not pop off the stat sheet, but...

WSU cheer squad, Crimson Girls will compete at nationals

WSU cheer squad, Crimson Girls will compete at nationals

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

WSU Cheer and the Crimson Girls will compete at nationals for the sixth-straight year this Friday through Sunday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Both teams will take part in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) and Universal Dancers Association (UDA) College Cheerleading...

Student reflects on his rager, forfeits to frats

Student reflects on his rager, forfeits to frats

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2019


Filed under Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Most people know what to look for in a college party. For something bigger than a kickback, you want loud music, free drinks and all your friends in one place. But creating that perfect storm may be harder than you think. I threw my first rager this week, and my first lesson was in preparation. I...

Students work with Spokane clinic to provide vaccines

Students work with Spokane clinic to provide vaccines

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Spokane

WSU College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy has partnered with Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) to provide immunization vaccines for children and eligible adults in the Spokane County. Kari Lidbeck, SRHD immunization community network specialist, said the target population for immunization...

CougarCards now accepts preferred names

CougarCards now accepts preferred names

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As a part of WSU’s gender inclusivity initiative, CougarCard Services is now allowing changes to first and middle names for students and faculty who wish to be addressed by preferred names. CougarCard Services began a project to provide cards with preferred names in 2016, before the gender inclusivity...

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

In the air-conditioned Hollingbery Fieldhouse, Cougar tennis had no trouble turning up the heat during a pair of matches Saturday as they swept both Idaho and Eastern Washington 7-0. Head Coach Lisa Hart was proud of her team’s performance and is looking forward to the remainder of the season. “Really...

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU swimming traveled to the desert to take on a pair of Pac-12 foes Friday and Saturday. The Cougars (3-6, 0-4) battled No. 14 Arizona (3-2, 2-2) first on Friday and failed to start their road trip with a win as they fell 150-107. Although they didn’t earn the victory, Head Coach Matt Leach...

Hospitals must now post medical prices

Hospitals must now post medical prices

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A new federal rule went into effect on Jan. 1 that requires hospitals, including Pullman Regional Hospital, to publish their standard prices for medical procedures. This rule was passed in hopes of providing more transparency in the cost of health care and empowering patients. “Every hospital ha...

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