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WSU heads to Moscow for matchup with Vandals

WSU heads to Moscow for matchup with Vandals

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball will make the short trip over the Washington-Idaho border for a game against University of Idaho on Wednesday in Moscow. The Cougars (6-1) are coming off their first loss of the season against University of California, Davis on Saturday. After the game, several of the players...

Club builds self-navigating sub

Club builds self-navigating sub

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The WSU RoboSub Club tested their submarine, a two-year-old project they named Cobalt, at Gibb Pool on Saturday. President Daylan Kelting said scheduling tests was one of the largest challenges of the past years. When he became president, he sought to make tests more frequent, but more accessible...

WSU looking to extend winning streak

WSU looking to extend winning streak

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball will host Saint Louis University after beating Idaho State University on Friday for its third win in a row. Friday’s win had three Cougars (4-4) in double-digit scoring. Leading the team was redshirt junior forward Louise Brown, who finished the night with a double-double....

Community drive raises thousands

Community drive raises thousands

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Hundreds of volunteers gathered on a crisp and early morning to collect 4,000 pounds of food in Pullman to help end hunger on the Palouse. Volunteers raised $3,000 during a live auction, with more to come from a silent auction. Palouse Cares’ 12th annual food drive and auction event took place Saturday....

Cougar volleyball advances to second round of NCAA tourney

Cougar volleyball advances to second round of NCAA tourney

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball (18-15) defeated Florida State University (18-11) in the first round of the NCAA tournament in four sets Friday. The match was the first-ever meeting between the Cougars and the Seminoles. “I'm very proud of this team for beating a very, very good Florida State team … it was a little...

Tennessee fires AD after meeting with Leach

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Tennessee parted ways with Athletic Director John Currie Friday morning, according to ESPN's Chris Low. Currie's departure comes a day after he met with WSU Head Coach Mike Leach about the Vols head coaching vacancy. Leach interviewed for the job Thursday while recruiting for the Cougars in California, according to multiple reports. Leach flew ba...

Band to play live for Holiday Fest

Band to play live for Holiday Fest

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Holiday Fest decided to use a locally grown Austrian pine planted in about 1995 for this year’s tree lighting. “It’s really important and great for Pullman identity to have a locally grown tree,” said Britnee Packwood, Pullman Chamber of Commerce events coordinator, “especially because it...

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Administration, News, Research, Showcase

For the first time, a team of WSU researchers observed and recorded the formation of hexagonal diamonds from graphite, which occurred in nanoseconds. The hexagonal diamonds, also called lonsdaleite, are about 60 percent stronger than stones used for engagement rings, which are typically formed during...

Women’s basketball looks for fourth win of season

Women’s basketball looks for fourth win of season

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball (3-4) will host Idaho State University (5-1) Friday, after winning two of three games at the Gulf Coast Showcase last weekend. The Cougars finished fifth out of the eight teams at the tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Borislava Hristova averaged 15 points per game during...

Upkeeping with the custodians

Upkeeping with the custodians

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

John Dawson rolls his cart into a bathroom in the Food Quality Building, keys jingling as he walks, and pulls on neon orange latex gloves. First he cleans the toilet, next the urinal. Then he moves on to the sinks. He wipes the surface with a white paper towel and holds it out, pointing to an unsettling...

Snake River dams another example of Native American exploitation

Snake River dams another example of Native American exploitation

MOHAMED SALEM, Evergreen columnist

November 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The history of Native Americans has always been a morality tale. Since the establishment of the U.S., policies have never taken indigenous tribes into account. There is a strong connection between the indigenous Nez Perce tribe and salmon, said Gary Dorr, former chairman of the Nez Perce tribe General...

Learning to assess mental health

Learning to assess mental health

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Resident advisers and residential education directors at WSU undergo training to learn how to appropriately assess mental health situations they may encounter on the job. Brandon Brackett, WSU assistant director of Residence Life, said RAs and REDs are taught to document and confront situations and issu...

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