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Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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...

Panel will teach students to balance responsibilities

Panel will teach students to balance responsibilities

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2019

Managing the daily stress of college life is a skill rarely mastered. Juggling relationships and work is a feat alone — adding grades into the mix often leads students down the road of many sleepless nights. “Students and professionals alike, the best way to balance life out is to learn time management skill...

Gas tax bill too costly for minor effects

Gas tax bill too costly for minor effects

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen Columnist

April 3, 2019

Climate change solutions must reduce financial strain. Only increasing the tax on carbon fuels and raising gas prices puts too much of the burden on those who need to drive every day. People will still drive the same amount, they’ll just have to pay more to do it. The new gas tax would do virtually...

Aerospace Club builds rocket for international competition

Aerospace Club builds rocket for international competition

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019

The WSU Aerospace Club is building a rocket to compete in the third annual Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico. Club Vice President Bryson Jaipean, a junior mechanical engineering student, is also the vice-lead of the rocket team. He said the competition is highly competitive, as entries come from...

Satire: STEM majors host union meeting, discuss difficulties

Satire: STEM majors host union meeting, discuss difficulties

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2019

Satire (noun): the use of humor, irony, exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. None of this is real. It’s a f-cking joke. The WSU Union of STEM Students (WUSS) held an open fo...

Booze News: Pullman, Moscow are best places to drink a cold one

Booze News: Pullman, Moscow are best places to drink a cold one

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2019

I’ve always loved the changing of the seasons. There’s something rejuvenating about it. It’s the time of year when people shed their winter coats and get their summer tans ready or wear shorts and sandals and not get called a f-cking idiot because it’s no longer three-below-zero outside. But...

Letter from the mint editor: People of the Palouse will showcase stories

Letter from the mint editor: People of the Palouse will showcase stories

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 3, 2019

Now that I can sit outside without freezing, I’ve been spending a lot of time studying on Thompson Flats. And by studying, I mean getting distracted by all the people walking by and lounging on the grass near me. I’m not sure why I love people-watching, but I could sit for hours imagining stories...

Tennis faces Stanford, Cal on California road trip

Tennis faces Stanford, Cal on California road trip

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019

The No. 36 WSU tennis team is leaving Pullman to travel to Stanford, California, after its 6-1 win against Arizona at the outdoor courts. Awaiting them are the No. 5 ranked Cardinal, currently on a nine-game winning streak. These teams played back in January, and the Cardinal beat the Cougs 4-0, ser...

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