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‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergeen reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, Features, Local, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Savannah Rogers hopes to utilize her position as ASWSU President this year to bring both a woman’s perspective and a safety-based, holistic approach to the student body. Rogers, elected in spring 2018, ran a campaign focused on safety and empowerment. She said she defines safety as something...

WSU looks to increase window safety

WSU looks to increase window safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Matthew Gray, a new student at WSU in fall 2017, was moving into his dorm with the help of his family a year ago and was looking forward to four years of memories and opportunities. It was around 2 a.m. on Aug. 24 ­— just three days after his arrival in Pullman — when tragedy struck. Gray,...

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 8, 2018


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

Pullman’s City Council discussed the possibility of using solar panels at the new City Hall which will be built in the coming years at a meeting Tuesday. Councilmembers listened to a presentation from Scott Lewis, Pullman’s account manager with Apollo Solutions Group, the company the council is...

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

July 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Pac-12 Media Day has come and gone, and by now just about everyone has speculated on the conference's downfalls and why they think its heading in the wrong direction. But yesterday when coaches took the podium to field questions, it was the media that dropped the ball, not the conference of champions. Of...

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

July 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed recruiting players to Pullman, coaching changes and disclosing player injuries at the 2018 Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Some of the usual antics Leach partakes in at his pressers were more reserved while he sat in front of a national audience. His...

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2018


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

The future of plastic in Pullman is a conversation City Councilmember Eileen Macoll thinks we need to start having. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Macoll said it’s time to start a dialogue in Pullman about single use plastics and sustainable recycling, two topics which have recently been in...

Football can look toward rugby for safety

Football can look toward rugby for safety

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The condition of football players has been under contention for years, but not in terms of physical fitness. Instead, the problem lies with the abundance of concussions and the long-term effects that come with them. In 2016 alone, concussion injuries increased by 58 percent, according to ESPN.com....

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Moscow and Pullman Building Supply has thrived and grown on the Palouse for decades and will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. The business started as a “tiny, Podunk store in Moscow,” in 1958, said Tyler Garrett, vice president of operations and the Pullman general manager. Garrett’s...

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The crack of the bat can be heard echoing beneath the brilliant pink Palouse sunsets on any given night, as the current generation of players add their names to the 126-year-old legacy of baseball at WSU. The Palouse Summer Series has given kids the opportunity to compete at college venues like Bailey-Brayton...

Car catches fire near library parking garage

Car catches fire near library parking garage

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


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

A red 2007 Chevrolet Impala caught fire near the Holland Terrell Library parking garage Tuesday evening. The car caught fire at about 5:21 p.m., Pullman Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman said. In addition to the driver, there was at least one passenger in the Impala when the flames began but no one...

Library to implement new systems

Library to implement new systems

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Neill Public Library has implemented two different programs over the past year to work on improving the library for its patrons. The first program is called User Experience and the second is titled Lean, said Joanna Bailey, the director of Neill Public Library. The User Experience program was paid...

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Pullman saw a drop in crime rates in 2017, according to a report given by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday. Jenkins presented Pullman PD’s 2017 annual crime report, which contains numbers for various types of crimes committed in the department’s...

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