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Volleyball beats Utah for second time

Volleyball beats Utah for second time

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 19 WSU volleyball, coming off a 3-0 victory Sunday against No. 20 University of California, Los Angeles, hit the road Wednesday against University of Utah for the teams’ second matchup this season. The Cougars swept the Utes in three sets to claim their third straight victory. Coming into...

Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

During this spooky week, you’ll notice the full moon’s impressive size and amber glow. October’s Hunter’s Moon has special meaning for local witches. Halloween developed from an old pagan Celtic holiday celebrating the dead, as many people have learned. But the full moon before Hallows’...

Phi Gamma Delta off two-week supervised probation

Phi Gamma Delta off two-week supervised probation

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Phi Gamma Delta, also known as Fiji, recently ended its two-week supervised probation that was called for days after a culturally offensive video surfaced on social media. The fraternity published a video of its members dressed in grass skirts Sept. 17 as part of their philanthropy week. The video...

Pullman Transit may add electric buses with help of grants

Pullman Transit may add electric buses with help of grants

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

Pullman Transit is applying for two grants that could bring three fully-electric buses to the area by 2021. One federally-funded grant would allow for the purchase of two electric buses, with each bus costing approximately $800,000, Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson said. The Regional Mobility...

WSU recycling changes labels to improve clarity

WSU recycling changes labels to improve clarity

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

Bins with green commingled labels will soon switch to blue recycling labels in an effort to increase “clean” or uncontaminated recycling throughout campus. Rick Finch, manager of WSU Facilities Operations Waste Management, said they began to switch the labels this semester within popular student...

Pets and Petrol connects automobiles, pups

Pets and Petrol connects automobiles, pups

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

Pullman was treated to a sunny sky as the Automotive Enthusiast Club (AEC) held its first Pets and Petrol event at noon Saturday in Sunnyside Park to raise money for the Whitman County Humane Society and Humane Society of the Palouse. Katie Iverson, AEC event manager, said she got inspired to put...

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


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

While many students were out late in celebration of ESPN’s College GameDay coming to campus over the weekend, downtown business owners braced themselves for one of Pullman’s biggest football weekends yet. Kristy Mosman, Zoe Coffee and Kitchen manager, said it was hard to gauge the capacity of...

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU moved up to No. 14 in the Associated Press weekly rankings after a victory over University of Oregon on Saturday. Going into the game, the Cougars and the Ducks were ranked 25th and 12th in the nation respectively and both teams had a 5-1 record on the season. The victory puts WSU (6-1, 3-1)...

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

There are certain days that are so eventful they will be remembered forever. That is how Saturday will go down in Pullman history as ESPN's College GameDay came to town for the first time ever and then-No. 25 WSU took down then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20 in front of a sold out crowd. Fans stormed...

A late start, but a Sweet finish

A late start, but a Sweet finish

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

When Kyle Sweet first stepped on a freshly-cut field with faded white lines bordering it, he wasn’t playing football — he was playing soccer. Sweet kicked, scored and slide tackled his way across the pitch until he was about 8 years old, when his dad Eric and brother Logan convinced him to try...

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two student leaders with differing political views shared their thoughts and feelings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Oct. 6, yet both agree political participation is important. “When [Kavanaugh’s nomination] was first announced, I was not the biggest fan,” said...

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