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Sweet treat event showcases local business

Sweet treat event showcases local business

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Downtown Pullman hosted numerous chocolate lovers as the Pullman Chamber of Commerce put on its seventh annual Chocolate Decadence event Thursday. Participating businesses such as Pups and Cups Cafe, Sam Dial Jewelers and Neill’s Flowers all offered chocolates or other confections during the one-day...

Research links cannabis, learning problems

Research links cannabis, learning problems

MADYSEN MCCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

A recent WSU study found the offspring of pregnant rats exposed to cannabis vapor experienced negative cognitive effects. Assistant Professor Ryan McLaughlin started to examine the effects of marijuana on the brain and behavior of rats whose mothers were exposed to cannabis at WSU a little over a...

Groups honor Native American Heritage

Groups honor Native American Heritage

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Several Native American student groups and the WSU Native American Student Center are planning to host events in celebration of Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 23. Celebration for the national heritage month made its way to Pullman in large part thanks to several...

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Each week that No. 8 WSU football steps on the field, more eyes will be tuned in to see if the Cougars are a team that deserves to be in the national championship conversation. The team traveled to Boulder on Saturday to take on University of Colorado and might have gained more believers after a 31-7...

State Route 26 detour extended

State Route 26 detour extended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase, wsu

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced the 32-mile detour on State Route 26, created due to bridge repairs, will go longer than scheduled. Contractors hoped to finish the project near Othello, which costs $1.2 million, by Nov. 21, according to a WSDOT news release. The work may...

Artist fills Fine Arts building with splashes of color

Artist fills Fine Arts building with splashes of color

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Fine Arts building hosted a performance with a focus on color and fun by mixed-media artist Shana Moulton and art students this week. Bridgette Costa, behind-the-scenes coordinator of the exhibit, said she chose a performing arts act for the exhibit because WSU only offers one performing arts...

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

No. 8 WSU football will head to Boulder to face off with University of Colorado on Saturday. Last season, the Cougars defeated the Buffaloes 28-0 during an downpour in Martin Stadium. Head Coach Mike Leach said he is looking forward to playing under brighter skies in Boulder after last year's harsh...

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

Historical society to hold fundraiser dinner

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The annual Latah County Historical Society Harvest Dinner will feature homemade food, live music and a silent auction. “It is a time to get to know people in the community and make new friends,” said Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director of LCHS. The evening will provide an all-you-eat dinner...

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

JIWON LEE, Evergreen contributor

November 9, 2018


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

WSU implemented a nicotine ban on campus in fall of 2016, but that has not deterred all smokers. The university is not the only place trying to regulate vaping and e-cigarette use. National news outlets such as The New York Times have reported Food and Drug Administration crackdowns on Juul and other...

Swim saddles up as team hosts Wyoming

Swim saddles up as team hosts Wyoming

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Gibb Pool ain't big enough for two teams this week, as the Cougars will face the visiting University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Friday. WSU last saw action Saturday when the Cougars lost 158-95 to No. 5 University of California, Berkeley. For the Cougars’ second conference meet of the season, they were...

SATIRE: Inevitable snowfall is approaching, smokers must take precautions

SATIRE: Inevitable snowfall is approaching, smokers must take precautions

MARA JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

A cold front is brewing and heading straight for Pullman, the days are getting shorter and the nights are longer. The heat is dying down and the wind is coming in, and students are saying it’s too chilly outside to smoke. Being cold is not fun for anyone, especially when the wind keeps blowing out...

Research determines link between crops, climate change

Research determines link between crops, climate change

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Research about climate cooling thousands of years ago offers new insight into how societies changed their diets, agricultural practices and trade routes to adapt to the change. WSU adjunct professor Kyle Bocinsky and former WSU professor Jade d’Alpoim Guedes are studying the effects of cooling events...

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