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City police recognized for drone program

City police recognized for drone program

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Top-feature

The Alliance for Innovation will award the Pullman Police Department for its use of drones in local government initiatives, community outreach and welfare projects. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award recognizes the department’s...

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) dean announced he will step down from his current position. CVM Dean Bryan Slinker said he does not want to leave CVM with an interim dean. He said WSU will begin a search process for a new dean this summer and expects interviews for the position to begin...

GPSA discusses community standards update

GPSA discusses community standards update

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

GPSA senators discussed the WSU community standards process and secondary elections. They also elected a new vice president of legislative affairs. Elizabeth Peisner, interim assistant dean of students, said WSU has implemented a  new system-wide community standards process as of Jan. 7. The Office...

ASWSU revamps #DearWSU

ASWSU revamps #DearWSU

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


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

ASWSU launched an updated version of the #DearWSU campaign this week. ASWSU Communications Director Brandon Crawford said #DearWSU first started in 2013 by the Taylor Hennessey and Kevin Massimino administration. The goal was to interact with students and answer any questions they might have. Crawford...

Doctoral candidate creates food pantry for students

Doctoral candidate creates food pantry for students

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A doctoral candidate in psychology started a free food pantry for students outside of her office last semester, and after a call to action on social media earlier this month, has free food available for students coming to her office. Amy Nusbaum said she first came up with the idea to place free food...

Workshop highlights green living

Workshop highlights green living

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The College Hill Association (CHA) hosted a workshop in partnership with sustainability groups in the community. CHA chair Allison Munch-Rotolo said the workshop, “Branching Out,” was created to focus on ways to improve College Hill and make it more sustainable. “The mission of College Hill...

Students’ technology could improve autism diagnosis

Students’ technology could improve autism diagnosis

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Two WSU students created an app healthcare professionals can use to improve the screening protocols for early diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). TJ Goble, a senior majoring in neuroscience, said healthcare professionals would interact with “Appiture” on their mobile device,...

New noodle shop attracts attention

New noodle shop attracts attention

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature

Orin Ford brought a traditional soup from across the world to Pullman for community members and college students to enjoy with this week's grand opening of his restaurant, O-Ramen. “I don’t want to drive to Seattle to get a good bowl of ramen,” Ford said. “A ramen shop has the potential to...

Researchers to create green housing materials

Researchers to create green housing materials

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Researchers from WSU’s Composite Materials and Engineering Center (CMEC) partnered with a nonprofit recycling center in Port Angeles to combine recycled carbon fiber from airplanes with thermally-modified timber to construct better housing materials. CMEC Director Don Bender said they were looking...

Baseball loses eighth straight game to No. 22 UC Irvine

Baseball loses eighth straight game to No. 22 UC Irvine

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Cougar baseball lost their eighth game in a row as No. 22 UC Irvine completed a three-game sweep of WSU with an 8-4 victory Sunday.  The Anteaters (15-4) outscored the Cougars (6-16) 17-6 in the three-game series. WSU’s bats came out firing in the first inning when it took a 2-0 lead. Senior ca...

Committee finalizes Student Technology Fee proposals

Committee finalizes Student Technology Fee proposals

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Technology Fee Committee presented funding suggestions from requests given by a number of groups over the week. The first step in funding projects is for the committee to approve where they think they should allocate funds to. The committee will take the budget to the ASWSU Senate for approval,...

Committee holds info session on S&A

Committee holds info session on S&A

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee held an informational session to help increase understanding of the S&A Fee allocation process and transparency about how money from student fees is spent. Every student at WSU pays for S&A Fees in addition to their tuition, ASW...

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