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Cougs fall short against No. 2 Cardinal

Cougs fall short against No. 2 Cardinal

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

The Cougars lost 2-1 to No. 2 Stanford, resulting in their first home loss of the season and their first loss since a narrow 2-1 loss to Santa Clara on Aug. 27. It took Stanford 23 minutes to finally break a strong Cougar defense, before doubling their lead ten minutes later.  The Cardinal were persistent...

Gender-neutral restrooms are a right

Gender-neutral restrooms are a right

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The gender-neutral facilities at WSU, piloted in fall 2016 at the Chinook Student Center, the Student Recreation Center and the CUB, have been approved for continued use. This approval is a necessary first step toward affirming the civil rights of every student at WSU and creating a welcoming campus...

Regents talk budget and free speech

Regents talk budget and free speech

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


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

A multimillion-dollar land sale, budget deficits, conduct policies and free speech were all on the table when university administrators met with WSU’s highest governing officials during their first on-campus meeting of the academic year. This morning, the Board of Regents will cast its votes on...

Thompson tackling opponents one game at a time

Thompson tackling opponents one game at a time

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

He is not the biggest athlete on the football team and he certainly isn’t the tallest, but sophomore safety Jalen Thompson knows how to tackle. In fact, he is on track to record nearly 100 total tackles in 2017 as he currently leads the Cougs with 24 in just three games. Defensive Coordinator ...

First juice, smoothie bar opens

First juice, smoothie bar opens

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Main Street Squeeze Juice & Smoothie opened their doors for the first time Monday morning. Main Street Squeeze, located at 540 E. Main St., is inside Sanctuary Yoga in Pullman, and this is the only juice and smoothie bar on the Palouse. Destiny Sternod, the owner of Main Street Squeeze and...

Women’s Transit to return and rebrand

Women’s Transit to return and rebrand

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2017


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

Women’s Transit, renamed Cougar Safe Rides, will soon return to WSU Pullman’s campus. Women’s Transit was a volunteer-based late-night transportation service that offered rides to students from any Pullman location to their residences. The service was created for anyone who felt uncomfortable...

Local play brings historical figure to life

Local play brings historical figure to life

MORGAN LESTER, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

Next week, the Regional Theatre of the Palouse is raising its curtain for its production of “The Miracle Worker.” The play follows the story of how a young Helen Keller came to write, speak and communicate with the world around her through the persistence and dedication of her teacher and her...

Student and faculty memorial site planned on campus

Student and faculty memorial site planned on campus

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2017


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

A memorial site will be built in dedication to all of the students, faculty, and staff who died during their time at WSU. The location of the site will be between the Smith Gym and the WSU library parking garage. Several members of the WSU community passed away last school year. Three students overdosed...

Volleyball falls short against rival Huskies

Volleyball falls short against rival Huskies

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU volleyball (11-2) fell 3-1 to No. 7 Washington (11-1) on Wednesday night, snapping their eight-game winning streak to open up this season’s conference play. The crowd was loud from the opening serve, where the Cougars battled from the start. However, a couple miscues led to a three-point Huskies...

Sorority expands house for live-ins

Sorority expands house for live-ins

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


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

The WSU Delta Gamma sorority is in the process of building additions to their house to allow for more living and community space within the sorority. Connie Richardson, president of the Beta Omega chapter of Delta Gamma, said the goal of the addition is to return to tradition and allow more sorority...

Adjusting to small-town culture

Adjusting to small-town culture

SYNDEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Moving away from home is one of the most exciting and terrifying aspects of growing older and attending college. For those packing away their big-city lives and replacing them with a small-town culture, this can be even more difficult. Being raised in a big city means being accustomed to certain...

What it takes to officiate high school football

What it takes to officiate high school football

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Fans go to football games to watch the athletes compete; rarely do they pay attention to the referees. Officiating high school football games requires attentiveness, respectability and constant preparation, said Karl Johanson, assigning secretary of the Southeastern Washington Football Officials Association....

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