The Daily Evergreen

Baseball ends losing streak, picks up first conference win

Junior outfielder Danny Sinatro runs home during the game against Oregon on Saturday at Bailey-Brayton Field.

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

Junior Melisa Ates moves to hit the ball during doubles play against UCLA on April 12 at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

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’

This event will show a Bob Ross tutorial along with the painting event. Tickets will be sold $15 at the door.

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 owner Judy Kolde talks about  complimentary classes and brunch meals that  moms can participate in Tuesday at Sanctuary Yoga.

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 Club President Megan Wittenberg says the  Monte Carlo bowling comes with possible cash prizes and is open to the public on Monday at Zeppoz.

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

Nichole Lique, WSU Raptor Club member, holds golden eagle Amicus while discussing the auction to occur during Mom's Weekend on Wednesday at the Stauber Raptor Facility.

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

NAWA Vice President MyKel Johnson says the Stolen Not Forgotten event will allow groups to have a voice while bringing attention to murdered and missing 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

Freshman Yang Lee hits the ball during her match against Boise State on Saturday at Hollingbery Fieldhouse. WSU is currently on a two-match losing streak.

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

People from many different backgrounds enroll at WSU, so it’s important programs meant to assist students are accessible to everyone and the faculty is trained to treat people when they come in with problems related to that background.

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

WSU freshman linebacker Ron Stone Jr. and redshirt freshman lineman Austin Martin battle in a drill Tuesday afternoon at Rogers Field.

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

Patrol Sgt. Aaron Breshears says there is an ordinance in Pullman that allows officers to stop a student if they are carrying a “chug jug” on Tuesday evening in the CUB Junior Ballroom. Breshears says officers are not unaware of underage drinking or weed consumption, but still want to ensure safety.

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

The Outdoor Recreation Center offers information on local trails and destinations.

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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