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Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018


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

See the bottom of this page for a slideshow of the event. Protesters held a march for immigrant rights in downtown Pullman on Saturday in response to the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. People gathered at High Street Mall at 11 a.m. before proceeding as a group to Reaney Park, where mu...

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


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

Coug Bikes, WSU’s new bike share program that launched on June 1, has been well received by the community. The service has amassed over 500 active members, who have collectively rode over 2,000 miles, according to data collected by the Outdoor Recreation Center. “I’d say it’s been very positive s...

State removes unused tracks

State removes unused tracks

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Washington State Department of Transportation began removing unused railroads on three Pullman streets Monday and expect to complete the process by the end of the week. The work includes the removal of the tracks that span across State and Kamiaken streets and Grand Avenue, which could see additi...

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase, Wellness

An assistant professor and a doctorate student at WSU have helped develop a prototype in an effort to make treatment for the two leading causes of blindness in the U.S. less expensive and more effective. Kuen-Ren Chen is the professor and Maher Amer is the doctorate student. Both are aiming to combat...

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU broke ground on its new plant sciences building, the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex, Wednesday morning. The state of Washington will provide $52 million in funding for the project, according to a WSU news release. Construction of the building is expected to be finished by January...

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Sports

The parents of Tyler Hilinski announced Tuesday during an interview on NBC's TODAY show that their son had the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in January. The Mayo Clinic in Florida contacted Mark and...

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council discussed several issues at a meeting Tuesday, including electric buses, a public mural and sidewalk construction. The council addressed a city policy about the completion of sidewalks in new developments. Currently, developers are required to construct sidewalks within three...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Very rarely are children given the opportunity to watch stand-up comedy, but Matt Baker gives families this chance with the funny stunt shows he performs around the country. “The kids love the visual stuff, all the stunts, and parents love the comedy,” Baker said. “It’s all family friendly...

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


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

As the weather gets warmer and students begin to flood into town, Pullman Police Department bicycle patrol officers will be covering the College Hill area more often. Bicycles allow officers to maneuver through crowded and hidden places, but they also help law enforcement to connect with the community. “On...

Expressing passion through her artwork

Expressing passion through her artwork

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Rhonda Skaggs has learned to use her artwork to represent many of her different loves. Skaggs has had an interest in art since she was a child and began her university experience as an art major. For nearly a decade, she volunteered with the Pullman School District and taught art at Jefferson Elementary...

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

Bray recommended for Franklin Elementary principal

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An interview committee has recommended Stephanie Bray for the open position of principal at Franklin Elementary School. Bray has worked as a first-grade teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School for the last four years and interned under former principal Bill Holman, who is leaving Franklin Elementary...

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

Couple offers community unique cultural clothing

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Linda Agyen aims to introduce community members on the Palouse to Afrocentric patterns and educate them on cultures they are unfamiliar with through her business, AfroFusion Creations. Agyen’s focus is to infuse Afrocentric designs and patterns into kids clothing. “Some people don’t have...

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