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Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, Greek, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A 19-year-old Cheney, Washington man has been arrested in connection with the Sunday morning fire at WSU’s Theta Chi fraternity that had multiple ignition points and left a back deck destroyed. Isaac Scott DePaolo was arrested Monday with the help of the Cheney and Eastern Washington University...

Nuthouse provides comedy, improv to Pullman

Nuthouse provides comedy, improv to Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Nuthouse Improv Comedy’s second show of the semester Thursday hopes to give students a cheap opportunity to laugh and relax. “Let’s be real, as college students we’re all freaked out most of the time,” said August Zamzow, sophomore English major and cast member. “It helps to be able to...

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have found that alternatives to the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, are causing genetic abnormalities in mice. This discovery is not the first time Patricia Hunt, a professor in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and the lead author of a study in the latest issue...

Newbie’s guide to puppy-handling

Newbie’s guide to puppy-handling

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Taking a new pet into your home for the first time can be daunting, but the resources available for new dog owners are numerous. Carly Borba, adoptions manager of the Whitman County Humane Society and recent WSU graduate, oversees adoptions at the local animal shelter. Borba said she recommends those...

Cougs down Grizzlies

Cougs down Grizzlies

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 16 WSU soccer defeated University of Montana 3-1 on a cold Friday night in Pullman. The Cougars improved to 6-0 and are now just one win away from equaling their best ever start to a season since 2015. The Cougs scored early in the game and kept pressure on their opponents, preventing the visitors...

Haro kicks off final year at WSU

Haro kicks off final year at WSU

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

From seeing palm trees and traffic every day in Corona, California, to viewing wheat fields and sunsets in Pullman, senior defender Maddy Haro had to make major adjustments when she committed to WSU soccer her sophomore year of high school. Haro started playing in a league when she was only 5 years...

‘Believe in something, because it may save your career’

‘Believe in something, because it may save your career’

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Photo of the Week, Showcase

An ad campaign from a footwear company features a man who’s famous for not standing on his feet. That wasn’t a joke — it actually happened. Once we thought anthem kneeling was dying out, Colin Kaepernick comes back into the spotlight, but this time it’s for Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign. When...

Cougars face Eastern Eagles

Cougars face Eastern Eagles

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU will take on neighboring Eastern Washington University this weekend, in a rematch of a 2016 game where the Cougars lost by three. Mike Leach said EWU gives the team a chance to grow. “We have an opportunity to improve as a team and get better and that’s what we need to do,” Leach said,...

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

Vehicles for injured players to be donated

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman Regional Hospital will donate John Deere utility vehicles that will function as transports for injured student-athletes to local high schools. The vehicles, also known as “Gators,” remedy the issue of navigating through difficult paths that would prevent injured athletes from getting quick...

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

It took a certain amount of courage for Ryan Leaf to return to his alma mater and speak to its student-athletes like he did Thursday night. Even though Leaf now speaks to student-athletes for a living, along with his commentary work for Pac-12 Networks, trips to Pullman are a little different. In...

Event commemorates principal WSU members

Event commemorates principal WSU members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The second annual Crimson Coat ceremony welcomed six new senior leaders to WSU on Thursday evening. President Kirk Schulz and First Lady Noel Schulz established the ceremony last fall for incoming senior leaders. Each individual received a crimson coat and Schulz introduced the recipients to the public. Lisa...

Not too high, not too low, just another week

Not too high, not too low, just another week

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Head Coach Mike Leach has a philosophy that in order to be a successful football team, all you can do is be focused on Saturday’s game. Not last week’s game, or the week ahead and certainly not a game from two seasons ago. And Leach has his players on board with that idea. Does the Cougars’ 4...

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