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Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

Pullman Police Chief requests additional commander

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


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

The Pullman City Council moved Tuesday to authorize the creation of a Support Services Commander for the Pullman Police Department. Police Chief Gary Jenkins said that he and Operations Commander Chris Tennant have been too overwhelmed to meet demands. “Insufficient focus on this task has resulted...

Artist uses multimedia to talk about racial violence

Artist uses multimedia to talk about racial violence

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Paul Rucker wants people to talk about slavery. An activist, musician and artist, Rucker creates multimedia and fine arts projects to address issues of mass incarceration. But to do that, he said, first you have to go back in history. As one of his projects, Rucker animated data pinpointing hundreds...

Letter from the editor: Changes made in response to feedback

Letter from the editor: Changes made in response to feedback

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen opinion editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

The progression of the world has always hinged on humanity’s greatest ability; to adapt to and overcome all challenges set before us. There would be little warmth without the clothes that guard our hairless hides, no food for all without animal husbandry and farms and truly no other progression...

Hilinski’s Hope partners with NCAA to promote mental health

Hilinski’s Hope partners with NCAA to promote mental health

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature

Hilinski's Hope Foundation will partner with the NCAA Sport Science Institute to increase mental health awareness in college athletics, according to a press release. "The NCAA Sport Science Institute is proud to partner with Hilinski's Hope to identify effective strategies for increasing the adoption...

State ecology department grants buses for Pullman’s schools

State ecology department grants buses for Pullman’s schools

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

Pullman School District has received a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology to purchase new low-emission buses. Joseph Thornton, director of operations for the Pullman School District, said each bus costs approximately $130,000 and the grant covers $35,000 per bus. The school district...

Game shop owner draws on childhood joys

Game shop owner draws on childhood joys

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

Not many people can say their obsession from childhood relates to the career they have now. Walter Sheppard, owner of Palouse Games in downtown Pullman, can say exactly that. Palouse Games is a hobby store that specializes in board and card games. The store also hosts many events and serves as a hangout...

Fire District 12 adds new ambulance

Fire District 12 adds new ambulance

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

Whitman County Fire District 12 bought a new ambulance to be housed at station No. 1, which is located on West Main Street. The ambulance cost around $187,000, said Lee Druffel, Whitman County Fire District 12 commissioner. “We were ready to become a transport agency,” said Mirenda Stenbakken,...

WSU waits on funding from 2018 Farm Bill

WSU waits on funding from 2018 Farm Bill

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

WSU is waiting to hear how the 2018 Farm Bill funds will be allocated. Colleen Kerr, vice president for external affairs and government relations and chief legislative officer at WSU, said the $867 billion bill was approved by both houses of Congress and signed Dec. 20 by President Donald Trump. “The...

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field opened its indoor season Saturday as the team took home 11 event victories. The Cougars sent athletes to compete at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle and the Bronco Invite in Nampa, Idaho. Ten of the team’s event victories came at the Bronco Invite. WSU swept the women’s...

Pups and Cups now reopened

Pups and Cups now reopened

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Features, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Top-feature

As of today, Pups and Cups Café has reopened to include their beer and wine bar. Owner CJ Robert and General Manager Steven Mislosky said they have been anticipating the reopening of Pups and Cups. “Will there be a line?” Robert asked. “Will we get more publicity? Will we be the new hang out spot?” ...

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

A WSU assistant professor partnered with researchers to study the relationship between using cannabis and driving. Carrie Cuttler, assistant professor of psychology, said they wanted to understand the percentage of cannabis users who think it is safe to drive under the influence. They also wanted...

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