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Finding community at the Black Lives Summit

Finding community at the Black Lives Summit

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

September 11, 2017


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

Black Student Union hosted its annual Black Lives Summit, dedicated to introducing freshmen and transfer students of color, particularly black students, to resources, peers and mentors. The BSU executive leadership unveiled the theme for the school year, which is “Power in Numbers,” and the sum...

Cougars prevail in triple overtime

Cougars prevail in triple overtime

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2017


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

WSU football (2-0) rallied to defeat the Boise State Broncos (1-1) Saturday night in a wild 47-44 triple overtime game that lasted over four hours. At the 10:53 mark of the fourth quarter, all hopes of a Cougar victory seemed crushed when redshirt senior quarterback Luke Falk fumbled, and it was returned...

Mata’afa: Short on words, bold on plays

Mata’afa: Short on words, bold on plays

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Showcase, Sports

Let’s say the Cougs are having trouble. They lose one — maybe two games and the team atmosphere is poor, like it was at the start of last season. Redshirt junior defensive line Hercules Mata’afa isn’t the type of guy to offer an inspirational speech to boost team spirit. For him, actions spe...

New ownership expands services

New ownership expands services

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

A local body shop is now under new management after almost four decades. Previously known as Brian’s Body Shop, it is now known as University Collision. This shop is owned and operated by five new owner managers with two locations in Pullman and Moscow. Marcus Lohman, one of the five new owner...

Political clubs move forward

Political clubs move forward

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

September 8, 2017


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

Since WSU College Republicans fell under the national spotlight for its former president’s participation in the 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville, current and former leadership plan to remain politically involved on campus. In an appearance on KZUU 90.7 FM radio show “Cougar Tales,”...

A dog and her human: A recovery story

A dog and her human: A recovery story

MELANIE RITTIERODT, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

When someone you love is in pain, our first instinct is to help them in any way that we can. That creature doesn’t need to be human. It doesn’t matter what they are, it just matters what kind of connection they make with you. Lauren Grabelle, a published photographer in Harper’s Magazine and...

Luani, Marks fight for NFL roster spots

Luani, Marks fight for NFL roster spots

Dylan Greene, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Making it on the roster of an NFL team is hard. Only 1.6 percent of college football players achieve their dream of playing in the NFL. Two Cougar players from last year’s team have been battling all summer to be among the few that make it. Former WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks is one of the Cougs...

Take time to focus on self-care

Take time to focus on self-care

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

We’re always told it’s important to take care of ourselves when we go off to college — to remember to eat right, get plenty of sleep and sometimes take a little time for ourselves. But lately I’ve been wondering where to even begin. I think the most important thing about taking care of yourself...

Schulz supports undocumented students

Schulz supports undocumented students

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


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

President Kirk Schulz and nine other Washington university presidents issued a joint statement Tuesday supporting the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, or DACA, which protects people who entered the country illegally as children. President Donald Trump officially announced a plan earlier...

WSU students use social media to cover college costs

WSU students use social media to cover college costs

MADISON WILLIAMS, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Getting a job, selling a few of your possessions or applying for scholarships are the most common approaches to lessening the burden of tuition. According to a report by College Board, the cost of college has increased over the years beyond the level of inflation. Forgoing the usual strategies to...

Audit finds associate dean misused grant funding

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

A recently completed state audit found reasonable cause to believe a WSU administrator instructed university personnel to improperly charge two employees’ salaries to federal grants, while the employees were not working on those grants. The audit report states that James Moyer, associate dean in the...

Quarterback prepares for final season

Quarterback prepares for final season

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Redshirt senior quarterback Luke Falk is passionate about a lot of things — but almost nothing meets his eye more than an old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie. “I can’t be in the room with them,” Falk said. “I consider myself to be a pretty mentally-tough person, but when I see a chocolate-chip...

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