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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Environmental science should be a UCORE requirement

Environmental science should be a UCORE requirement

ADAM CARLSON, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2019

Many of the problems with how humans treat the environment stem from ignorance of the science and issues around climate change. Take, for example, President Donald Trump's claim that windmills cause cancer, a completely ignorant statement with no factual basis. The first step toward solving environmental pr...

Pullman mayor addresses developments, improvements

Pullman mayor addresses developments, improvements

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said Pullman is working to make life better for residents with plans that include more disability access, one-stop care at Pullman Regional Hospital, a new airport terminal and a 311 app to contact city officials at the State of the City address Tuesday. “When I first...

Flood on North Grand swamps businesses

Flood on North Grand swamps businesses

RACHEL SUN and CAMERON SHEPPARD

April 10, 2019

Police blocked off sections of North Grand Avenue between Stadium Way and Northeast Whitman Street Tuesday after flooding made the road impassable and trapped several people inside buildings. Parts of the Dissmore's IGA parking lot were submerged, along with the foundations of several other buildi...

WSU should emphasize writing skills, courses more

WSU should emphasize writing skills, courses more

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2019

Reading and writing are essential skills, but they are often pushed aside in college for the technical understanding and specialization most majors require. These skills should be fundamental to WSU students since additional English classes, writing workshops and reading clubs create stronger writers...

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 9, 2019

WSU men's basketball forward Jeff Pollard will return to the Cougars for his senior season after testing the waters by putting his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Pollard made the announcement in a post on Twitter Tuesday. In the tweet, Pollard explained his reasoning for putting his name in the...

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