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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...

WSU heads to Cali for tough road trip

WSU heads to Cali for tough road trip

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will travel to California to take on Cal and No. 6 Stanford this weekend after dominating Colorado on Sunday at home to end a three-game losing streak. The Cougars (7-9, 2-3) have had back-to-back weekends where they have been two completely different teams. Two weeks ago,...

Booze News: Welcoming a Valkyrie to our beloved Valhalla

Booze News: Welcoming a Valkyrie to our beloved Valhalla

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Booze News, Mint, Showcase

Now that I’m back into the swing of things with school, work, ruling a majestic alcoholic empire and whatnot, I feel I can relax a little bit more and dig in for a grand season with you wonderful bastards. I have made some new friends and reunited with old ones, so it looks like spring semester...

Satire: WSU will offer new coachspeak courses

Satire: WSU will offer new coachspeak courses

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Mint, Showcase, Top-feature

WSU Head Football Coach Mike Leach will be teaching a class on coachspeak as part of WSU’s ongoing efforts to expand its School of Languages, Cultures and Race. The six-week, three-credit course will be available starting summer 2019 and will continue in subsequent semesters. The class will count...

Cougars host third meet of season

Cougars host third meet of season

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU’s track and field program will kick off its first home meet at 4 p.m. Friday at the Indoor Practice Facility. This event will start on Friday and end on Sunday with the indoor open. The men’s triple jump and pole vault will start at 4 p.m. Friday followed by women’s weigh in and the men’s...

Space Needle hosts college hackathon

Space Needle hosts college hackathon

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU students headed the first-ever collegiate hackathon hosted in Seattle, Washington’s Space Needle. The hackathon took place last weekend. The event drew in more than 100 people at the beginning, said WSU junior Kaveh Khorram, a computer science major and event organizer. The Hack Was...

Teach respect for women in early education

Teach respect for women in early education

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Women have been objectified for centuries. To this day objectification persists throughout our society, detrimentally affecting women’s health and social status. When men see only certain parts of women, they hold them to a set standard. These women then start to uphold that standard, consciously...

Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column

Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Letters From the Editor, Mint, Showcase

Hello again, Mint reader. I appreciate you taking the time to flip (or scroll, for you tech-savvy folks) to our section. If I’m being honest, I’m not entirely sure how to write a letter from the editor. It was a part of the job I conveniently forgot about until after I was hired, and, well, now...

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Patrons will soon see many updates made to Neill Public Library, including new furniture and available technology. In November 2018, the city approved the library’s bi-annual budget, said Neill Public Library director Joanna Bailey. “With the biannual process, we vision, we set goals, we plan...

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

Hilinskis remember Tyler one year later

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Top-feature

For the past year, Mark and Kym Hilinski have dealt with the loss of their son, Tyler. It has not been easy, and challenges arise daily. “Some days it’s an hourly decision about how to breathe,” Mark said. But the family is moving forward and focused on keeping Tyler Hilinski’s name al...

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