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Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

During a police ride along on Halloween night, officers deescalated an incident in front of a fraternity, a WSU student was arrested for being a minor intoxicated in public and two students were asked to empty out their open alcoholic beverages. The ride-along was led by two officers from the Pullman...

Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

Six WSU soccer seniors had their numbers painted crimson and white behind the goal to celebrate senior day against the University of Colorado in honor of their last regular home game of the season Sunday afternoon. The Cougars won 4-1 on the Lower Soccer Field. “I knew coming into this game we were ...

U of I hosted alternatives to Halloween parties

U of I hosted alternatives to Halloween parties

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

University of Idaho students had another option for celebrating Halloween this year. Vandal Entertainment and Puzzle IQ company hosted “Escape the ISUB,” and provided a low-risk environment for students to solve puzzles on Halloween at the University of Idaho campus. This is the first year of “Escape...

Food pantry receives increase in donations

Food pantry receives increase in donations

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

The WSU Office for Access and Opportunity food pantry received an influx of donations leading up to this holiday season. Paulina Abustan, adviser and graduate student assistant for First Scholars and Office for Access and Opportunity, said there have been many organizations on and off campus that...

Students ‘Hack-A-House’ for affordable living

Students ‘Hack-A-House’ for affordable living

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

As more people struggle to find affordable housing, one group of students had an idea: they designed an underground housing model as a solution to the affordable housing crisis. The WSU branch of the program had around 25 teams, or about 90 students, competing for a grand prize of $2500 and a trip...

Over 1,300 residents have not received ballots

Over 1,300 residents have not received ballots

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

Whitman County elections happen Tuesday, but over 1,300 residents have not received their ballots. Whitman County Auditor Sandy Jamison said the county is switching to a new system called VoteWA. The site is used for statewide voter registration and is supposed to unite all 30 counties, Jamison said....

WSU class helps school district promote plan

WSU class helps school district promote plan

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

Pullman Public Schools officials have been working with WSU strategic communication students to create informational materials about the Pullman Promise strategic plan, upcoming bonds and levies on the ballot.  Ben Pingel, strategic communication clinical assistant professor at WSU, said the hope is...

Soccer gets Halloween treat

Soccer gets Halloween treat

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

With 13 shots and eight corner kicks, the WSU soccer team brought a unique energy and grit to the field against the University of Utah on Thursday night. The Cougars played their second to last home game of their regular season, celebrating Halloween with a 4-1 win on the Lower Soccer Field. “It’s...

OPINION: Schools should educate on tribal sovereignty

OPINION: Schools should educate on tribal sovereignty

GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2019

Our schools should teach about Indian reservation sovereignty. Ken Lokensgard, assistant director at the WSU Center for Native American Research and Collaboration, said many Americans have misconceptions about even the most basic elements of reservation sovereignty: what tribes can and cannot do with...

WSU escapes exhibition game with win

WSU escapes exhibition game with win

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

WSU women’s basketball head coach Kamie Ethridge opened her second season of coaching the Cougars with a 71-63 exhibition game win against Beijing Normal University in front of a barely filled Beasley Coliseum Thursday night. “I’m really thrilled with how we finished the game,” Ethridge said. She...

SATIRE: Frankenstein-esque monsters at WSU

SATIRE: Frankenstein-esque monsters at WSU

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2019

A flash of lightning, a flip of a switch, a hum and a buzz of electricity and suddenly, the stitched-together corpse on the table springs to life with a guttural moan. It reaches for terrified onlookers with stiff fingers, as the cackling mad scientist in the corner screeches, “It’s ALIIIIIIVVVEEEEEE!”...

Safari Pearl offers costumes, makeup, dog petting

Safari Pearl offers costumes, makeup, dog petting

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

From restaurant management to selling comic books and board games then to selling pantyhose, Katherine Sprague has done it all. Costumes were not always the original intention for Safari Pearl until store owners Sprague and Tabitha Simmons coordinated with an adult store to sell them, Sprague said....

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