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Baseball ends losing streak, picks up first conference win

Baseball ends losing streak, picks up first conference win

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2019

A late game-tying grand slam with two outs by Oregon junior shortstop Spencer Steer squashed a 7-3 WSU lead in the top of the ninth inning and forced Sunday’s series finale into extra innings. But a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning allowed sophomore left-fielder Collin Montez to score...

Cougs grab biggest upset win in program history

Cougs grab biggest upset win in program history

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2019

In front of a Mom's Weekend crowd, No. 42 WSU tennis secured its biggest upset in program history by defeating No. 10 UCLA 4-2 on Friday at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.  With the victory, the Cougars (18-7, 3-6) pushed their record to 8-1 at home. This is WSU's highest ranked win ever and only its sec...

Mom’s Weekend event combines wildlife, ‘Joy of Painting’

Mom’s Weekend event combines wildlife, ‘Joy of Painting’

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The WSU Wildlife Society will host its “Joy of Painting” event from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 319. The organization will feature a silent auction, specimens of nature exhibit and an interactive painting session led by a Bob Ross video. Snacks and re...

Sanctuary Yoga offers free yoga, specialty smoothies for moms

Sanctuary Yoga offers free yoga,  specialty smoothies for moms

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Moms have the opportunity to attend free yoga classes and have a complimentary brunch with their child during Mom’s Weekend. Judy Kolde, owner of Sanctuary Yoga in downtown Pullman, said she expects hundreds of people to attend their free yoga classes throughout the weekend, as well as the main...

Bowling blowout: Monte Carlo style

Bowling blowout: Monte Carlo style

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

WSU Bowling Club members will return with their biannual bowling party this weekend at Zeppoz. President Megan Wittenberg said the event will feature black light alleys, flashing lights and multicolored pins. Wittenberg said the entry fee is $25 per person and will cover two games. The event will occur from 10 ...

Raptor club to host silent auction with birds of prey

Raptor club to host silent auction with birds of prey

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Students and moms will have the opportunity to see birds of prey and bid on items at the Raptor Club’s silent auction this weekend. The auction will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the WSU Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility, Room 1002, said Mia Gleason, Raptor Club’s public relation...

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

The Native American Women’s Association (NAWA) at WSU will host an annual event to raise awareness on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) at 5:30 p.m today. The event, titled Stolen Not Forgotten, will include a candlelight vigil, collaboration with other groups and a showing of ...

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

After two consecutive road losses, the No. 42 Cougar tennis team returns home to Hollingbery Fieldhouse to face UCLA in their next contest. With three matches to go before the Pac-12 Championships, WSU is going to need to pick up every win it can get. The Cougars' struggles have mostly come from...

WSU needs specialized mental health programs

WSU needs specialized mental health programs

DEYANIRA TOVAR, Evergreen columnist

April 11, 2019

Generational trauma that impacts many students of color can often require specialized counseling, which WSU right now cannot offer without more well-trained individuals. Actively working to improve how personnel understand and sympathize with those who come from this background will better support ethnic comm...

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

Many Coug fans remember the WSU football game against Colorado in 2017 when endless rain and whipping wind forced many fans out of Martin Stadium before the end of the first quarter. That’s how it felt during spring practice Tuesday as the rain fell in Pullman and the Cougars continued to make improvements. “I...

Officers listen to student concerns

Officers listen to student concerns

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

ASWSU presented a town hall in collaboration with WSU Police and the Pullman Police Department about strengthening relations between students and law enforcement. Attendees asked the panel how they keep each other accountable in the workplace. WSU Police Officer Mike Petlovany said there are bad...

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2019

While it is often talked about in various health programs, infomercials and New Year’s Eve resolutions, research shows going out into nature can actually help your health and mental well-being. In a study published in Frontiers in Psychology called “Urban Nature Experiences Reduce Stress in the ...

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