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Local health centers prepare for flu season

Local health centers prepare for flu season

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As flu season fast approaches, the Whitman County Health Department and Cougar Health Services are gearing up with flu vaccines. Mortality attributed to pneumonia and influenza remained above epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks last year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


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

The number of STD cases in Whitman County are increasing at an alarming rate. “Right now Whitman County has the highest STD rate in Washington state because of the college campus,” said Deanna Claybaugh, a nurse for the Whitman County public health office. In this past year there were 471 chlamydia...

Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Cougs top McNeese State No. 23 WSU volleyball opened the Cougar Challenge with a clean sweep of McNeese State University on Friday in Bohler Gym. The Cougars came out slow in the first couple of sets due to an early start time and a lack of communication by senior outside-hitter Taylor Mims and ...

Football holds home opener

Football holds home opener

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

WSU football will be heavy favorites this weekend as they take on San Jose State University in its home opener. Last time out the Cougars (1-0) traveled to Laramie to face University of Wyoming (1-1) for their first game of the season and WSU came out on top 41-19. Starting Sunday night after the...

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

With only a few more sunny days in the year, Moscow has started preparations for the annual Palouse Youth Triathlon on Saturday. Kellisa Owens, recreation supervisor for youth activities at the City of Moscow, said she took it upon herself to make some adjustments to the course this year. “I...

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

Many performances will be held in the CUB

Seltzer water is a healthier choice

Seltzer water is a healthier choice

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Dining Services is the primary provider of first-year nutrition, influencing student eating habits and dietary preference into their 20s and beyond. As such, it is Dining’s responsibility to encourage healthy lifestyle choices for the good of these students. Think of all the issues the typical first-year...

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

WSU and University of Idaho are separated by nine miles; however, at the Lower Soccer Field on Thursday night, it was three goals that separated the Cougars and Vandals. Head Coach Todd Shulenberger was impressed with his team’s performance. “Coming off two big road wins, I wanted to see how...

Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Environmental activists hope to raise support for the removal of dams on the Lower Snake River at the fourth annual Free the Snake Flotilla that will take place this Friday and Saturday at Chief Timothy Park in Clarkston. The two-day event brings together environmental activists and members of the...

WSU students mentor children at local math club

WSU students mentor children at local math club

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An after-school program which encourages elementary students to be engaged and interested in learning about math will launch on Sept. 18 at the Colfax Library. “When some of the kids come, they do not like numbers or like math, and then after one program, they’re hooked.” said Sheri Miller,...

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 23 WSU volleyball hosts the Cougar Challenge, a three-game tournament featuring non-conference opponents. The match against McNeese State University will serve as WSU’s home opener. Beating a high ranked team on the road is no easy task, but WSU volleyball accomplished that feat twice last weekend. Those...

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At an ASWSU meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Renee Coleman-Mitchell from Cougar Health Services updated student government officials on the state of Cougar Health. The program is looking to fill several positions for psychological services and one medical doctor, she said. “There’s...

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