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ASWSU’s hiring process called into question

ASWSU’s hiring process called into question

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2020

ASWSU senators criticized President Quinton Berkompas for not publicizing open positions before their confirmation on Jan. 15 during the ASWSU Senate meeting. Several members testified Monday that this broke a bylaw. The ASWSU Judicial Board held a hearing Monday regarding executive position hires...

‘Local losses of bee species’

‘Local losses of bee species’

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2020

Diversifying farms with different types of plant and flower species can combat the decline in pollinator insects such as bees. “Many bees rely on flowers as their primary resource,” said Elias Bloom, WSU alum and Michigan State University postdoctoral researcher. “If you take those flower...

Amber’s Grooming Salon offers holistic approach to pet care

Amber’s Grooming Salon offers holistic approach to pet care

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2020

Walk into Amber’s Grooming Salon in the strip mall just off Bishop Boulevard, and customers will find an open waiting area with clean hardwood floors and large armchairs in the corner. Amber Wright, owner of Amber’s Grooming Salon, said her clean shop is something her customers notice when they...

Cougars sweep Seattle and Idaho at home

Cougars sweep Seattle and Idaho at home

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen women's tennis reporter

January 21, 2020

WSU women’s tennis had two 7-0 wins in their first 2020 dual matches of the season against the University of Idaho Vandals and the Seattle University Redhawks Saturday at the Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse in Pullman. The Cougars improved their all-time record 33-18 against the Vandals...

Cougars win on Klay’s Day

Cougars win on Klay’s Day

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 21, 2020

WSU men’s basketball team defeated the Oregon State Beavers 89-76 while honoring basketball alumni Klay Thompson with his jersey retirement. Aside from scoring the most points in a game this season, this win officially stamps WSU with one more win than last season’s record. Befo...

Men’s basketball upsets No. 8 Oregon in Beasley

Men’s basketball upsets No. 8 Oregon in Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen basketball reporter

January 17, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team upset the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks 72-61 on Thursday. This is WSU’s first win against a top ten team since 2007 after losing 19 straight. Sophomore forward CJ Elleby led the Cougars (11-7, 2-3) with his second double-double of the season. Elleby scored 25...

Cougars prepare for Beavers game, return of Klay Thompson

Cougars prepare for Beavers game, return of Klay Thompson

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2020

After the Cougars’ stunning victory against the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks, the Cougars men’s basketball team will face the Oregon State University Beavers at 1 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. At halftime, WSU will welcome back former Cougar and current NBA star Klay Thompson to retire...

Northeast C Street closes for seven hours

Northeast C Street closes for seven hours

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 17, 2020

Northeast C Street will be closed Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accommodate construction equipment, Pullman Police Detective Chris Engle said. A concrete pumper truck will be parked on the street to pour for work on a multi-unit residence from Coug Housing at 921 NE C St., Engle said. Both B...

‘When in doubt, throw it out’

‘When in doubt, throw it out’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2020

WSU Waste Management has recently made changes to the recyclable materials that they are accepting. They are only accepting clean metal cans and specific plastic bottles. Nathan Kite, WSU Waste Management program assistant, said they implemented the changes in October. He said WSU Waste Managemen...

Thorns select Morgan Weaver second overall in NWSL draft

Thorns select Morgan Weaver second overall in NWSL draft

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen soccer reporter

January 17, 2020

The narrative for two Washington State University soccer players will continue. Senior forward Morgan Weaver and graduate student defender Averie Collins began a new chapter at the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League draft Thursday morning. Weaver and Collins were picked in the first two rounds of the ...

Sound installation Ambiente432 returns to WSU art museum

Sound installation Ambiente432 returns to WSU art museum

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

This week, an experimental motion-activated sound exhibit opened to the public again. In 2016, the museum commissioned a German-born artist who has received a MacArthur “Genius” award, an honorary doctorate in musical arts from the California Institute of the Arts and a Guggenheim Memorial Fe...

SEB shows movies as part of MLK Program

SEB shows movies as part of MLK Program

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

As part of the Martin Luther King Program, the WSU Student Entertainment Board will be showing three films from now through the end of January that display and represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s values. Devin Mendenhall, arts and programs coordinator for SEB, said the films were decided between ...

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