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Three administrators sued

Three administrators sued

FORREST HOLT, REBECCA WHITE, and LINH NGUYEN

January 29, 2018


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

A tenured WSU researcher is suing her department chair, college dean and the university provost, saying they discriminated against her, invaded her privacy and retaliated against her for speaking out. Tracy L. Skaer, a pharmacotherapy researcher at Spokane campus’ College of Pharmacy, is suing John...

ASWSU Senate to hold special election today

ASWSU Senate to hold special election today

FORREST HOLT and LINH NGUYEN

January 25, 2018


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

After multiple senators vacated their positions this academic year, ASWSU Election Board Chair Bradley Warren concurred late last week with the Judicial Board’s call for special elections, seeking to fill the empty seats for the rest of the semester.   ALL CAMPUS   A’Jenae Hardwel...

Grad students avoid cuts through backfill

Grad students avoid cuts through backfill

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2018


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

Graduate and professional students were able to delay the impacts of university-wide spending cuts when the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture found alternative funding to backfill their stipend reductions. In September, teaching and research assistants in the college were told their...

Community mourns student-athlete

Community mourns student-athlete

BAILEY CAMPBELL and JACKSON GARDNER

January 18, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A single trumpeter raised his instrument to play the first pitch      of WSU’s Alma Mater and the crowd broke into song. “Washington, my Washington, the crimson and the gray,” echoed off the 14-foot Cougar statue. “’Tis the songs of memory that we sing today. When the sad hours come to...

WSU football player found dead in apartment

WSU football player found dead in apartment

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature

Pullman Police responded to a call at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to check on the well-being of redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski and found him dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to a Pullman Police news release. Hilinski, 21, did not show up for practice Tuesday,...

Martin Jr. forgoes final year of eligibility to enter NFL draft

Martin Jr. forgoes final year of eligibility to enter NFL draft

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Junior wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. declared he is entering the 2018 NFL Draft, and will waive his last year of NCAA eligibility. Martin was dismissed from the football team in December for violating team rules. Martin was also suspended for a game against University of Colorado for violating...

STAGE president discusses uncertain future

STAGE president discusses uncertain future

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Mint, Top-feature

As STAGE Student Theatre President Aryn Allen looked around the STAGE meeting room Monday, she recognized the potential hardships her organization will face this semester. Much of the immediate future is up in the air, she explained. The elimination of WSU Performing Arts will deeply impact the student...

Schulz’s ‘buried’ budget legacy

Schulz’s ‘buried’ budget legacy

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2018


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

This isn’t WSU President Kirk Schulz’s first time handling a budget crisis. Before arriving in Pullman, he oversaw Kansas State University across nearly a decade of scarce funding. Now, after a semester of backlash against his administration over program and personnel cuts, WSU’s plight and...

Fear is nothing new

Fear is nothing new

Rebecca White, Evergreen assistant news editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Top-feature

WSU student Brenda Rodriguez has lived every day since Sept. 5 with a countdown. Rodriguez is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipient. As of Tuesday, she has 476 days until her permit expires. “[It’s] an automatic countdown I have in my head,” she said. “Those are the...

Two student-made plays draw Kennedy Center recognition

Two student-made plays draw Kennedy Center recognition

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

January 8, 2018


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

A WSU student and an alumnus have been chosen as regional semi-finalists for The Kennedy Center’s National Playwriting Program. Both plays were first produced by the STAGE student theater group, whose future has been thrown into question since WSU President Kirk Schulz announced the elimination o...

Men’s basketball nearly notches first conference win

Men’s basketball nearly notches first conference win

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Men’s basketball, seeking revenge for the football team’s defeat to the University of Washington in the Apple Cup, fell just short in a 70-65 loss to the Huskies on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. WSU Head Coach Ernie Kent said his team didn’t execute the way he would have liked late in the game. “There...

Cougars fall short against Spartans

Cougars fall short against Spartans

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football dropped its final game of the 2017 season to Michigan State University on Thursday in the Holiday Bowl. The final score was 35-17. Redshirt senior quarterback Luke Falk was forced to sit out of the bowl game with an injury to his left wrist. This was Falk's final game as a member of the...

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