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Space Needle hosts college hackathon

Space Needle hosts college hackathon

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU students headed the first-ever collegiate hackathon hosted in Seattle, Washington’s Space Needle. The hackathon took place last weekend. The event drew in more than 100 people at the beginning, said WSU junior Kaveh Khorram, a computer science major and event organizer. The Hack Was...

Teach respect for women in early education

Teach respect for women in early education

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Women have been objectified for centuries. To this day objectification persists throughout our society, detrimentally affecting women’s health and social status. When men see only certain parts of women, they hold them to a set standard. These women then start to uphold that standard, consciously...

Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column

Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Hello again, Mint reader. I appreciate you taking the time to flip (or scroll, for you tech-savvy folks) to our section. If I’m being honest, I’m not entirely sure how to write a letter from the editor. It was a part of the job I conveniently forgot about until after I was hired, and, well, now...

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Patrons will soon see many updates made to Neill Public Library, including new furniture and available technology. In November 2018, the city approved the library’s bi-annual budget, said Neill Public Library director Joanna Bailey. “With the biannual process, we vision, we set goals, we plan...

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Top-feature

For the past year, Mark and Kym Hilinski have dealt with the loss of their son, Tyler. It has not been easy, and challenges arise daily. “Some days it’s an hourly decision about how to breathe,” Mark said. But the family is moving forward and focused on keeping Tyler Hilinski’s name al...

People should rely less on their resolutions

People should rely less on their resolutions

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The new year creates an opportunity for self-examination and growth. For many this means creating New Year’s resolutions. The spirit of self-improvement is celebrated, but the results show the lofty goals people set for themselves are rarely achieved. To change one’s life, small steps need to...

Students with disabilities program hires director

Students with disabilities program hires director

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


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

WSU ROAR (Responsibility Opportunities Advocacy and Respect) has recruited a new director for the program. WSU ROAR is a post-secondary education program designed for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). It is a two-year, non-degree seeking program which guides students toward ...

Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

The Pullman City Council moved Tuesday to authorize the creation of a Support Services Commander for the Pullman Police Department. Police Chief Gary Jenkins said that he and Operations Commander Chris Tennant have been too overwhelmed to meet demands. “Insufficient focus on this task has resulted...

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, 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...

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