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Out-of-state students don’t receive enough aid

Out-of-state students don’t receive enough aid

JASPER CONTRERAS, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As one of the more isolated places in Washington, Pullman causes a bit of culture shock to those unfamiliar with the region. It’s not a threatening area, but when you move away from home, everything is just a little scarier. Especially when you’re paying more than double per credit hour than...

WSU returns to Beasley on Wednesday

WSU returns to Beasley on Wednesday

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball returns home after a tough road trip in Oregon where they fell by 13 points to the Beavers on Friday before being defeated by 20 Sunday night against the Ducks. The Cougars now come back to Pullman for a two-game home stand against a pair of Southern California teams. Despite...

New Crimson Service Desk provides tech support

New Crimson Service Desk provides tech support

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Starting this week, WSU students, faculty and staff will be getting help for their technology needs from the new Crimson Service Desk instead of CougTech. The merging of WSU’s two previous technology support programs, CougTech and Enterprise Systems, will allow staff to assist more people said Jacqueline...

Club voices concerns about wall replica

Club voices concerns about wall replica

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU College Republicans plan to build a wall replica on campus in late February. The event does not have a date set because Amir Rezamand, WSU College Republicans president, said he invited a number of organizations across the country and wants to ensure he has time to work with them before the...

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

WSU track and field split its team to compete in the UW Invitational in Seattle and the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque last weekend. The Cougars dominated in New Mexico, claiming 10 event victories. On the women’s side, senior Regyn Gaffney earned first place in the 60-meter dash...

Composting remains could take the place of burial, cremation for Washington residents

Composting remains could take the place of burial, cremation for Washington residents

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase

Washington could become the first state to legalize the composting of human remains as an option after death. Katrina Spade, founder and CEO of Recompose, a public benefit corporation, said she started the company to in the future offer recomposition, a process to convert human remains to soil. She...

Second half collapse haunts WSU in loss to Ducks

Second half collapse haunts WSU in loss to Ducks

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball team fell 78-58 to Oregon on Sunday in Eugene after leading by four points at halftime. The defeat was the Cougars (8-12, 1-6) third straight as the team increased their road winless streak this season to seven. WSU was looking for its first road win against Oregon (12-8,...

Ugly offensive performance plagues Cougs in loss to No. 9 Oregon State

Ugly offensive performance plagues Cougs in loss to No. 9 Oregon State

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

A low-scoring affair saw WSU women’s basketball fall to No. 9 Oregon State 52-35 on Sunday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (7-13, 2-7) shot just 25.5 percent from the field in the game and scored a season-low in points. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said junior guard Chanelle Molina, senior guard Alexys Swedlu...

Cougars stumble in second half against No. 5 Oregon

Cougars stumble in second half against No. 5 Oregon

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

After leading at halftime, WSU women’s basketball fell to No. 5 Oregon 79-64 Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said she saw the Cougars bring a bigger presence on both ends of the court, particularly in the first half. “There’s no question we could walk on that court,...

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the WSU Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) discussed a study on women’s salaries, as well as updates on gender-neutral bathrooms during the faculty senate meeting. The commission conducted a study examining equity of women’s salaries at WSU. The college of arts and sciences con...

Moscow Alehouse celebrates sixth anniversary

Moscow Alehouse celebrates sixth anniversary

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Moscow Community, News, Showcase

Servers rushed around a crowded alehouse greeting local patrons and brewers as empty seats began to fill up. The smell of beer and fried food filled the air as plates and glasses left the busy kitchen to find their way to tables full of chatter. The Moscow Alehouse celebrated its sixth anniversary...

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU English professor Donna Potts was selected to serve as chair of the English department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Potts said she was encouraged by Ashley Boyd, assistant professor in the English department, to run for the open position because of her commitment to the department. “I’m...

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