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Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2019

WSU Athletics announced last week that it will retire WSU alumnus Klay Thompson’s No. 1 jersey. Klay played three seasons for Tony Bennett at WSU before being selected No. 11 overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft. He has since become one of the NBA’s best shooting guards and...

Inslee campaign leads to action on climate change

Inslee campaign leads to action on climate change

LAURA BATE, Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee’s presidency would mean addressing climate change as a priority rather than a side project, a long overdue step. This alone warrants supporting his campaign to the fullest, but it’s important we hold him accountable to his other responsibilities. Many doubt Inslee’s commitment...

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

WSU baseball returns home after a short three-game road trip to the Bay Area where they faced Cal for the first time this season. The Golden Bears have had a red hot week with four straight wins since Friday. This included a 6-0 shutout victory over the Cougs to claim the first game of the series. ...

ASWSU member works to prevent assault

ASWSU member works to prevent assault

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019

Catherine Dunn, a senior political science major, is ASWSU’s Director of Health and Safety. Dunn’s passion for working to prevent violence, especially against women, shows through her involvement in ASWSU. “One thing that surprised me about this position was how often people reach out to...

Cougar Health Services to host health fair

Cougar Health Services to host health fair

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019

Cougar Health Services’ (CHS) Vision Clinic will host an informational health fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the atrium of The Spark: Academic Innovation Hub. Denise Robertson, licensed dispensing optician and manager of the Vision Clinic, said there will also be staff from the health cl...

WSU’s second varsity four captures gold in San Diego

WSU’s second varsity four captures gold in San Diego

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 8, 2019

WSU rowing capped a weekend at the San Diego Crew Classic on Sunday with its second varsity four capturing gold in its race. The second varsity four consisting of senior Emily Weible, sophomore Ony Chigozie, junior Isabella Cristelli, junior bow Ella Cowan de Wolf and coxswain Jennifer O'Dell claimed...

Baseball suffers sixth sweep of season in Berkeley

Baseball suffers sixth sweep of season in Berkeley

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019

WSU baseball dropped the season finale against Cal 9-5 on Sunday in Berkeley to increase its conference losing streak to nine games. The Cougars (7-23, 0-9) have now lost five straight series and dropped 15 of their last 16 games. Cal (17-11, 5-4) outscored WSU 21-6 in the three-game series as the...

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2019

The Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee approved a maximum 4 percent increase to the rate of S&A fees that students will pay next academic year. Students will be asked to pay $558, only two dollars less than the highest the fees have ever been. The committee felt pressure to increase S&am...

WSU looks to carry momentum into series with Cal

WSU looks to carry momentum into series with Cal

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

WSU baseball travels to California for its third conference matchup of the season to face Cal in a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (7-20, 0-6) are coming off a 12-10 win over Gonzaga on Tuesday and a series sweep from No. 2 Stanford this past weekend at Bailey-Brayton Field. WSU,...

WSU to host first sports field day

WSU to host first sports field day

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

WSU will hold its first Unified Sports Field Day from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Smith Gym. The event will be free, and those who want to volunteer can contact Corrie McGrath at [email protected] or (509) 335-8832. Melanie Rossetti, coordinator of competitive sports and youth programs at University Recre...

Women’s golf competes in final tourney before Pac-12 Championships

Women’s golf competes in final tourney before Pac-12 Championships

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

WSU women’s golf will travel to Silicon Valley, California, this Sunday through Tuesday to compete in the Silverado Showdown hosted by Colorado and Oregon. One round will be played each day during the three-day tournament, and ten teams will compete, including No. 1 USC, No. 16 Northwestern and...

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019

If Cougar football has a successful 2019 season, it will be due in large part to the immense depth at the wide receiver position. This was on full display at Martin Stadium on Thursday afternoon as the Cougs held their seventh practice of the spring. WSU’s arsenal at wide receiver lost only one...

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