The Daily Evergreen

WSU goal not enough

WSU goal not enough

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

No. 19 WSU soccer fell to No. 18 University of California, Los Angeles, in a 2-1 loss Sunday afternoon at Wallis Annenberg Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Although WSU had an early lead in the match, UCLA later scored two goals in the second half to defeat the Cougars 2-1. The Top-25 matchup...

‘If we don’t tell the story, the truth will not be heard’

‘If we don’t tell the story, the truth will not be heard’

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

At some point, a wooden crate that housed an upright piano became the ideal hiding spot for Jesse and Lydia Paul’s young daughters. “Grandfather Jesse and grandmother Lydia did not want their young children taken away to boarding school,” said Roberta Paul, Nez Perce Tribe member. Roberta...

Cougar History: library celebrates Butch’s birthday

Cougar History: library celebrates Butch’s birthday

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

Since its founding in 1890, WSU has changed and evolved with each class. But perhaps one of the most notable and everlasting changes happened in 1919 when a cougar became the school’s official mascot. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Butch T. Cougar, University Archivist Mark O’English set ...

Howl-O-Ween event raises money to save pets

Howl-O-Ween event raises money to save pets

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

The Humane Society of the Palouse hosted its inaugural Howl-O-Ween fundraiser Sunday afternoon at the Latah County Events Center in Moscow to raise money for life-saving surgeries for animals. Pups of all shapes and sizes turned out to strut their stuff for a canine costume contest. The event also ...

OPINION: Classes should track participation, not attendance

OPINION: Classes should track participation, not attendance

DERREK SPEAKMAN, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2019

Every student should go to class. While that might be a controversial statement, one must admit attendance is in a student’s best interest if they want to succeed. However, instructors should not give a grade for going to class. Students shouldn’t be graded for attendance, but participation. While...

Cougars do not get goal against Trojans

Cougars do not get goal against Trojans

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

During uncomfortable heat in southern California, No.19 WSU lost 3-0 to  No. 4 University of Southern California Trojans in a Top-25 showdown on McAlister Field in Los Angeles, California There were several substitutions and water breaks as the weather in Los Angeles steadily declined from 98 degrees....

Man arrested after three car chases

Man arrested after three car chases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

A man was arrested on three felony charges Wednesday night after leading police on three different car chases earlier in the week. Robert Brown, 49, was arrested on charges of eluding an officer, aggravated assault and possession of a stolen vehicle. Moscow Police Department Services Captain Will...

Researchers examine eco-friendly mulch

Researchers examine eco-friendly mulch

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

WSU horticulture researchers compared soil-biodegradable plastic mulch with nonbiodegradable plastic mulch and found comparable yields for both mulches. This means farmers who presently use nonbiodegradable plastic mulch may one day have an affordable alternative to fighting weeds in their field. Mulching...

Constant competitive mentality helps freshman

Constant competitive mentality helps freshman

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

Freshman outside hitter Pia Timmer shook-up the landscape of Pac-12 volleyball. Timmer grew up in Emlichheim, Germany where she was surrounded by an athletic family. Her mother played club volleyball and her father and brother played club handball. When Timmer started to gain success in her youth...

Student empowers native youth

Student empowers native youth

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2019

A WSU student is serving her Native American community through her passion for digital technology and media, and working to empowering Native American youths to use podcasts to share their own stories. Kyra Antone, senior digital technology and culture major, is a member of the Coeur d’Alene and...

Cougars seek attack against Buffaloes

Cougars seek attack against Buffaloes

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2019

The No. 24 WSU volleyball team will face the University of Colorado Buffaloes at 6 tonight in Boulder, Colorado. WSU (16-4, 5-3) heads into this matchup coming off a 3-2 loss to Arizona State University on Sunday but have won four of the last five games. Colorado’s last contest resulted in a...

Soccer plays Trojans, Bruins in Los Angeles

Soccer plays Trojans, Bruins in Los Angeles

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2019

After an important win against Oregon last Saturday, No. 19 WSU soccer will travel to play No. 7 University of Southern California Trojans Thursday at McAlister Field in a Top-25 showdown. The weekend of soccer will be long as the Cougars additionally travel to play the No. 18 University of California,...

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