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‘A beautiful setup for predators’

‘A beautiful setup for predators’

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

July 18, 2019

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen left out names of professors and students to protect the women who filed complaints. Some WSU professors who students accused of sexually harassing them are still employed at the university, public records show. The Office of Equal Opportunity investigated two prof...

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

July 18, 2019

The residents and venue operators at the Bayou swing open their screen door several nights a month to turn their farmhouse into a full-blown concert space. They said it’s not too crazy. They’ve only had to kick a handful of people out. One person tried to cut down one of the swampy trees that...

ESPN hires former WSU quarterback

ESPN hires former WSU quarterback

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

July 18, 2019

Former Cougar quarterback Ryan Leaf will be a college football analyst for ESPN and will be paired with play-by-play announcer Clay Matvick calling games mainly on ESPN and ESPNU, according to an ESPN statement. Leaf, 43, worked for the Pac-12 Network calling games and co-hosting a show on SiriusXM’s...

Citizens protest human detention centers

Citizens protest human detention centers

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Pullman residents held a vigil to protest human detention camps on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the Pine Street Plaza. Over 100 people attended the event where two guest speakers spoke against the incarceration of immigrants. According to an article from NBC News, over 300 migrant children were held in detention camps in Texas meant for 100 occupants, most of which had no access to showers or a ...

Reports of indecent exposure launch investigation

Reports of indecent exposure launch investigation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

The Pullman Police Department opened an investigation into several incidents of indecent exposure dating back to fall 2018. Chris Engle, a PPD detective, said the department began the investigation in June. “It’s open and obscene exposure,” he said, “and knowing that the exposure is likely...

OEO makes changes to name, policy

OEO makes changes to name, policy

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

The Office of Equal Opportunity updated its procedures regarding sexual harassment as a part of a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The federal review began in 2013 and looked at universities’ handling of sexual harassment and sexual violence...

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

Vigil protesting detention camps to be held in Pullman

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

Community groups will host a vigil 7 p.m. Friday at Pine Street Plaza as a protest to the treatment of immigrant detention camps at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Community Congregational United Church of Christ and Palouse ProActive will take part in Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention...

Restoring Nez Perce language for future generations

Restoring Nez Perce language for future generations

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen News editor

July 3, 2019

The Nez Perce Tribe and Lapwai School District in Idaho have made several efforts in restoring the tribe's language through programs to regain what has been lost and give the language to the younger generations. Mary Walker, an English teacher at Lapwai High School who has been teaching for about...

Pullman School District addresses mental health

Pullman School District addresses mental health

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

A classroom space designed to give elementary students more outdoor exposure will be completed for the upcoming school year at Jefferson Elementary. The fundraising chair for the project said one of its benefits it will help improve the mental health of students following a Pullman High School student’s...

Food bank services hindered

Food bank services hindered

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

Food insecurity programs are facing barriers this summer that prevent children and families from receiving food in Whitman County. Paige Collins, executive director for the Council on Aging and Human Services, said the biggest challenge is to make reliable meal programs and food pantries available...

WSU students provide healthcare in Peru

WSU students provide healthcare in Peru

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

WSU nursing and pharmacy students in Spokane partnered with the People of Peru project to set up five free clinics in Peru. These clinics would provide health care assistance to impoverished individuals and families. Paul Opp, president of the People of Peru project, said they are an independent organization...

“Straight pride” ignores why Pride began

“Straight pride” ignores why Pride began

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen columnist

June 27, 2019

Pride parades are a uniquely inclusive events that not only connects LGBTQ+ people to their communities, but allows for visibility for those who used to be forced into hiding. Rainbows, parades and glitter decorate the streets as queer people of every description finally celebrate. Yet this year more...

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