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Student and faculty memorial site planned on campus

Student and faculty memorial site planned on campus

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2017


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

A memorial site will be built in dedication to all of the students, faculty, and staff who died during their time at WSU. The location of the site will be between the Smith Gym and the WSU library parking garage. Several members of the WSU community passed away last school year. Three students overdosed...

Volleyball falls short against rival Huskies

Volleyball falls short against rival Huskies

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball (11-2) fell 3-1 to No. 7 Washington (11-1) on Wednesday night, snapping their eight-game winning streak to open up this season’s conference play. The crowd was loud from the opening serve, where the Cougars battled from the start. However, a couple miscues led to a three-point Huskies...

Sorority expands house for live-ins

Sorority expands house for live-ins

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


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

The WSU Delta Gamma sorority is in the process of building additions to their house to allow for more living and community space within the sorority. Connie Richardson, president of the Beta Omega chapter of Delta Gamma, said the goal of the addition is to return to tradition and allow more sorority...

Adjusting to small-town culture

Adjusting to small-town culture

SYNDEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Moving away from home is one of the most exciting and terrifying aspects of growing older and attending college. For those packing away their big-city lives and replacing them with a small-town culture, this can be even more difficult. Being raised in a big city means being accustomed to certain...

What it takes to officiate high school football

What it takes to officiate high school football

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Fans go to football games to watch the athletes compete; rarely do they pay attention to the referees. Officiating high school football games requires attentiveness, respectability and constant preparation, said Karl Johanson, assigning secretary of the Southeastern Washington Football Officials Association....

Auditors resolve budget issues

Auditors resolve budget issues

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

After years of turmoil and poor reviews, the Whitman County Auditor’s Office received praise from state government officials yesterday for drastic workplace improvements. The Office has had problems keeping its records straight for years. A report last year showed a $2.5 million discrepancy in accounting...

DACA recipient speaks out

DACA recipient speaks out

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Like hundreds of thousands of other immigrants who overstay their visas, Mabel Hernandez arrived in the U.S. at the age of 7, by plane. Thirteen years later, Hernandez is enrolled in higher education and is able to work thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, instituted in 2012 by P...

The science behind the brain

The science behind the brain

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Showcase

The Neuroscience Club members share a passion over their growing major and help each other succeed in challenging courses, while connecting the community with science. The club had their first meeting on Aug. 31. President Lindsay Cannon, a senior double majoring in neuroscience and French, outlined...

Cougs move to 3-0 for first time since 2005

Cougs move to 3-0 for first time since 2005

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Photo of the Week, Showcase, Sports

Cougar football (3-0) unleashed the firepower of its air raid offense upon the Oregon State University Beavers (1-3) in a 52-23 beat down this afternoon. WSU chalked up its first conference win as redshirt senior quarterback Luke Falk was back from his brief stint on the sideline last week. Falk, who...

DeVos’ criticisms don’t apply to WSU, Title IX coordinator says

DeVos’ criticisms don’t apply to WSU, Title IX coordinator says

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos criticized the way universities handle sexual assault and harassment complaints in a speech at George Mason University last week. Title IX coordinator for WSU, Kimberly Anderson, said Devos’ criticism was not a reflection of WSU’s Student Conduct process. Specifically,...

Palouse dogs to take over pool

Palouse dogs to take over pool

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

The Moscow Parks and Recreation Department and the Humane Society of the Palouse will host the 10th annual Howling at the Hamilton on Saturday. For the event, Moscow Parks and Recreation opens the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center for dogs before the pool is winterized. The cost is $10 per dog and requires...

Madison takes football seriously

Madison takes football seriously

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Showcase, Sports

At six feet five inches and 314 pounds, redshirt senior offensive lineman Cole Madison has the potential to be intimidating to more than just his opponents. However, the easy-going, conversational student-athlete is anything but frightening. Taking life seriously — but not too seriously ...

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