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WSU medical school looking to expand

WSU medical school looking to expand

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Spokane

WSU will continue its tradition as a land grant institution with the expansion of the medical school. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine located in Spokane was established in 2015 and accepted its first class of 60 students in 2017, said Chris Mulick, WSU director of State Relations. “In...

Garnering awareness for pesticides in marijuana

Garnering awareness for pesticides in marijuana

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Marijuana laws for medicinal or recreational use are relentlessly argued over between users and non-users. What’s undeniable is that regardless of what a product is, if it’s available to the public, it must be safe for their consumption. Since its legalization in nine states, including Washington,...

Pullman first responders prepare for snow storm

Pullman first responders prepare for snow storm

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


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

Pullman’s police and fire departments will prepare for a snow storm hitting the Palouse. Dan Dornes, Pullman Police patrol sergeant, said this is nothing new. “It happens every year,” Dornes said. “This is Pullman.” He said there will be more calls from people who encounter collisions o...

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Robert Franks is in the middle of a spectacular season, despite missing a sizable amount of time due to an injury. The 6’9”, 225-pound senior forward averages 21.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game while shooting 51 percent from the floor, all of which are career highs. Franks played...

WSU falls to No. 6 Stanford

WSU falls to No. 6 Stanford

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase

WSU women’s basketball lost 85-64 to No. 6 Stanford on Sunday afternoon at Maples Pavilion in California. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said messing up schemes, sloppy transition defense and not playing hard enough contributed to the Cougars falling behind early. “It was disappointing how we started...

Stanford ends Cougs perfect home record

Stanford ends Cougs perfect home record

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 19, 2019


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

A nail biting game for WSU men’s basketball ended in defeat as they fell to Stanford 78-66 Saturday. This was the Cougars first loss at home this season. The energy from both teams was electric early on as the Cougars came out firing on offense. In the opening four minutes, WSU shot 4-7 from the ...

Hart earns 250th career victory

Hart earns 250th career victory

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU head tennis coach Lisa Hart earned her 250th victory Friday as the Cougars swept Montana 7-o in a pair of dual matches. "I am proud of the way our team took care of business today and encouraged by the way we have improved in each match this season," Hart said in a WSU news release. The Cougars...

WSU loses fourth conference game of season

WSU loses fourth conference game of season

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball was unable to win the first game of its Bay Area road trip Friday as they fell to Cal 77-63. WSU Head Coach Kamie Ethridge was looking for her team to step up to the challenge against the Golden Bears (11-5, 2-3) but they didn't. "We played a really good team that does...

Multifaith ceremony to honor MLK

Multifaith ceremony to honor MLK

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Top-feature

The Sacred Heart Parish Catholic Church will hold their Interfaith Service celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday. Leaders will provide an all-religion-inclusive meal from Mela’s in Moscow. Rev. Steve Dublinski said he hopes the event will bring Pullmanites together. “The...

Researchers advance in plant breeding efforts

Researchers advance in plant breeding efforts

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Researchers from the WSU Department of Plant Pathology recently pinpointed the gene pathways responsible for immune systems in plants. This research can have implications for breeding plants that are more resistant to pests and pathogens, said Kiwamu Tanaka, an assistant professor and principal investigator...

Movie event to shine spotlight on clean energy

Movie event to shine spotlight on clean energy

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host Moscow’s first Wild & Scenic Film Festival Friday night, which will focus on conservation. The Idaho Sierra Club will organize the 16-year-old event. The club successfully put on three film festivals in Boise prior to expanding their reach to the Palouse. Chapter...

Tennis competes in three dual matches

Tennis competes in three dual matches

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

After sweeping a pair of teams at home this past weekend, WSU tennis will hit the road for over a month. The start of the new year brought the Cougars 7-0 victories over Idaho and Eastern Washington on Saturday as the team kicked off their season in dominating fashion. Now WSU’s stamina and appetite...

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