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Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

No. 15 WSU rowing has been selected to compete in the NCAA Championships, the NCAA announced today. The Cougars earned an at-large bid to the championships after finishing fifth at the Pac-12 Championships on Sunday. Twenty-two teams were selected to the team championships with 11 conferences being...

Army Corps reopens Granite Point after cleanup efforts

Army Corps reopens Granite Point after cleanup efforts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase

The Walla Walla District of the United States Army Corp of Engineers opened Granite Point, also known as the cliffs, following cleaning last week. The Corps decided to close the area on May 2 after heavy partying on April 27 left hundreds of pounds of trash on the popular party destination, according ...

Pullman Transit plans route restructuring for fall

Pullman Transit plans route restructuring for fall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council approved a transit overhaul to take effect in August in an effort to reduce wait times and improve route efficiency. The council approved the overhaul unanimously at a meeting May 2. “The next steps will be to implement the changes,”City Supervisor Adam Lincoln said....

Cougars battle Trojans hoping to end winless streak

Cougars battle Trojans hoping to end winless streak

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball continues its seven game home stand against University of Southern California on Friday looking to end a four-game winless streak. The Cougars (14-25-1) wrapped up a three-game series with No. 3 Oregon State University with a 7-7 tie on Sunday. It was the first tie for WSU since 1992 an...

Vocal performance major finds voice at WSU

Vocal performance major finds voice at WSU

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

With a double major in vocal performance and anthropology and a minor in global studies, Celena Hansen jokingly acknowledged that she has no free time. Born in small-town Ohio, Hansen said her mother’s personality contributed to her initial interest in performance. “My mother is terribly shy,”...

Student activist reflects on impact at WSU

Student activist reflects on impact at WSU

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, News, Showcase

The first photo of Chijioke Emeka on Google is her LinkedIn portrait. In the picture, she wears a dark jacket and a professional smile, a nametag pinned to her chest. On her profile she writes she is a basic medical sciences student at WSU. “The world is full of sickness,” and she wants to do...

Student gov’t leaders part ways

Student gov’t leaders part ways

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase

After graduating, the outgoing ASWSU executives will be heading their separate ways, but the end of their undergraduate careers does not mark the end of their friendship. “I’ll be the first on the invite list to his wedding,” former ASWSU President Jordan Frost said. “You’...

‘Just seeing where the road takes me’

‘Just seeing where the road takes me’

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Showcase, Sports

Under the hot California sun and with some speed in his step, redshirt senior Cole Smith launched the javelin a lifetime best 222 feet. The feat is a microcosm of Smith’s character and his story at WSU. The Cougars offered Smith a scholarship as a high jumper, but he also had a successful javelin...

Doctor of physics looks back on challenges, achievements

Doctor of physics looks back on challenges, achievements

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A cross-stitched fabric hangs on the wall near the doorway of Elizabeth Bernhardt’s office. A reference to “The Office,” it reads, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. - Wayne Gretzky.” Bernhardt, who just earned her doctorate in physics, said she plans to apply to fellowship programs...

Prof studies scar hair growth

Prof studies scar hair growth

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

An assistant professor and researcher in the School of Molecular Biosciences is working on manipulating fibroblasts in cells to stimulate hair growth in scarred areas. Ryan Driskell’s research is not limited to scars. It has other uses, and could even be a solution for scarring diseases such as...

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The 2018 NFL Draft saw two WSU football players selected while a handful of other Cougars were signed as undrafted free agents. Below is a list of WSU players who will have a chance to prove themselves at the next level. Cole Madison With the first pick in the fifth round of the draft, the Green...

Throwing error caps off Cougar collapse

Throwing error caps off Cougar collapse

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball split a doubleheader with University of Washington at Husky Park in Seattle on Sunday. After Saturday’s game was rained out, the Cougars (14-23) shut down the Huskies’ (20-19) bats in a 4-1 victory in the first game early Sunday morning. Senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch...

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