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From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


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

From high school ball on Florida’s southern shores to playing at a junior college in Independence, Kansas, it seems fitting that the next stop for junior wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. and sophomore safety Chad Davis Jr. would be on the op-posite side of the country from where they started their...

Cougs clinch it in overtime

Cougs clinch it in overtime

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer (2-0) was nearly held at home by the visiting Grand Canyon University in a tight match, but was finally able to break through in the opening minutes of overtime to win the game 1-0. The Cougs dominated the encounter but were frustrated by a resolute GCU defense throughout regulation...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


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

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

Plate info protected by state law

Plate info protected by state law

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Service’s license plate recognition technology will be implemented at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. However, it is unclear how much of the information collected by the department will be subject to public records requests due to the fact such a request has never been...

Festival brings community, WSU together

Festival brings community, WSU together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Pullman has celebrated community and agriculture the weekend before classes start at WSU since 1989 through the National Lentil Festival. Britnee Packwood, director of the festival, said this kind of event is a “way to share the identity of an area.” “A lot of people think we just grow wheat,...

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


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

Yesterday teachers and their supporters gathered outside the entrance of Pullman High School to rally in support of raising teacher salaries in the Pullman School District. The group listened to speeches and shouted chants before filing into the auditorium, where the school board held a meeting. The...

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed his timeline for naming a starting quarterback, the Cougars depth at multiple positions and the current front runners for starting on the offensive line during a conference call with the media Thursday. The Cougars kickoff fall camp Friday and Leach said he hopes...

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2018


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

A bridge in Adams County will go under construction in the middle of August, requiring a 32-mile detour along State Route 26, a highway many WSU students from Western Washington take as they move back to Pullman for the school year. The project will repair a concrete girder bridge in the southern...

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

July 25, 2018


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

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed recruiting players to Pullman, coaching changes and disclosing player injuries at the 2018 Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Some of the usual antics Leach partakes in at his pressers were more reserved while he sat in front of a national audience. His...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Letters and documents sent to members of the Pullman School Board and Superintendent Bob Maxwell in April 2017 outlined a number of allegations of unethical behavior carried out by Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer during her eight years as superintendent at Riverside School District in Chattaroy,...

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Photo of the Week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A small portion of Stadium Way near the Stephenson Complex on the Southside of campus will remain closed during the month of July as crews work to repave the road. The project began Monday and is scheduled to be completed on July 27, according to a WSU news release. Adam Ferry, facilities services...

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