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University honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day

University honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2019

WSU is celebrating its second annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday with diverse activities organized by WSU’s Native American Programs. Tony Brave, Native American Programs outreach coordinator, said celebrating this day is a great way to honor and recognize Indigenous people on campus. “The...

WSU student creates business from cookie cutters

WSU student creates business from cookie cutters

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2019

A WSU student who began creating WSU-themed cookie cutters out of his dorm room using a 3D printer has transformed his hobby into a business. Connor Weller, junior mechanical engineering major, said the Cougkie Cutter website features cookie cutters in the shape of cougar paws, mustaches, jerseys, footballs and the...

Cougars draw with Sun Devils

Cougars draw with Sun Devils

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2019

The story seemed too similar to Thursday's loss for No. 15 Washington State as they settled with a 0-0 tie in overtime against the Arizona State Sun Devils for a cloudy match Sunday afternoon on the Lower Soccer Field. “We have just got to score. That's what we have to figure out,” said sophomore...

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2019

The Associated Press released its Top 25 Poll for Week 8. After the red river rivalry game, between LSU vs. Florida and Alabama vs. Texas A&M, the rankings changed. After this past week, and the release, here is what is right and what is wrong with the AP Poll this week. What is right with th...

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

NICOLETTE GOODCHILD, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2019

The WSU Student Recreation Center helped students dive into autumn with a big splash at the 'Aqua Patch Event' on Wednesday as the SRC helped Pullman residents experience a new way to pick and carve pumpkins for Halloween. Jared Lindorfer, coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education, started this...

Airport reopens after renovations

Airport reopens after renovations

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

After a month of upgrades to the landing system, city administrators at the Pullman-Moscow Airport unveiled the airport’s new runway Thursday when it reopened. Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson and Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert cut the 150-foot ribbon in the middle of the new runway. “We are the Palouse,...

Kyle Gaumnitz sentenced to 28 months, three years supervision

Kyle Gaumnitz sentenced to 28 months, three years supervision

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

Former WSU student Kyle Gaumnitz was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Oct. 4 that will be followed by three years of supervision after pleading guilty on Sept. 5 to extortion in the second degree with sexual motivation. Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau said Gaumnitz’s initial ...

OPINION: Demonstrations, discussions should be productive

OPINION: Demonstrations, discussions should be productive

DERREK SPEAKMAN, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2019

With the recent and controversial anti-abortion demonstration at WSU, we need to emphasize genuine discussion of not just abortion, but all difficult topics. College students need to be able to think critically about complex ideas and different perspectives, and the only way to do that is to engage with...

Wildcats out of the bag, into the net

Wildcats out of the bag, into the net

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

The weather in Pullman was cold this week but No. 25 Arizona Wildcats brought the heat against No. 15 WSU soccer. The Wildcats brought home a 1-0 win Thursday night on the Lower Soccer Field.  “It stings,” said Washington State sophomore defender Mykiaa Minniss. Since 2014, Washington Sta...

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2019

After dropping their last two games, the Washington State Cougars decided to shake up their defense. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys announced on Oct. 4 he would be resigning from his position. This could signify a return to the same brand of defense the Cougars employed the past couple of seasons. The...

City Council Voters’ Guide

City Council Voters’ Guide

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

Ward 1 Ann Parks, Ward 1 incumbent, said she is running for re-election because she wants to continue being a good steward of the community and be involved in Pullman’s growth. Some of the biggest issues the city faces are ADA accessible downtown parking, the handling of new developments and tra...

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

After 18 years of dedicating their time to serving their community through a haunted attraction, Janet Barstow and Paula Echanove will run Haunted Palouse for their last time. Nicole Flansburg and Alexa Becket-Bonner, Palouse residents and longtime volunteers, will take over starting next year, Ech...

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