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Student looks forward to homestead life, diverse possibilities

Student looks forward to homestead life, diverse possibilities

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

Jeremy “Jem” Jarrett leaves an impression beyond his super-alliterative name and his hat that reads “Fight Evil, Read Books,” though the hat is a good mark of his character. Jem is a writer, and on Saturday his degree in creative writing will — hopefully — prove it. He’ll also take a...

Three WSU athletes arrested on felony vandalism charges

Three WSU athletes arrested on felony vandalism charges

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

After allegedly jumping on and damaging two cars, three WSU athletes were arrested on suspected felony vandalism charges. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the alleged incident was reported by witnesses at 1:14 a.m. Saturday at Cougar Ridge Apartments. He said the witnesses of the alleged i...

Researcher studies monsoons in South Asia

Researcher studies monsoons in South Asia

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

As monsoons in South Asia become less predictable and more intense, WSU research is helping understand how and why it happens. Deepti Singh, assistant professor in WSU’s School of the Environment, said seasonal monsoons have an impact on the life and economy of people living in countries like India. Singh...

Student to attend exposition for Denmark-inspired hotel project

Student to attend exposition for Denmark-inspired hotel project

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

An interior design major will attend a hospitality design exposition in May after winning a sustainable design competition for her Denmark-inspired lifestyle hotel project last March. Junior Keyaira Mumford said she received a $7,500 scholarship award and a paid trip to Las Vegas, Nevada to share...

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

A history course will host a wine-related art exhibit from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday in Terrell Library. Robert McCoy, associate professor in the history department, said the event is open to the public. “It is a graduate course interpreting history through artistic culture,” McCoy said. “The exhibit...

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

The Kiwanis Club of Pullman donated $25,000 for the construction and purchase of Americans with Disabilities Act-friendly playground equipment for Mary’s Park. Larry Clark, a Kiwanis Club of Pullman board member, said the club is focused on serving and helping local children and schools. “We...

Group holds implicit bias training

Group holds implicit bias training

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

In partnership with other divisions on campus, a group will offer a workshop this fall to increase implicit bias awareness for any department or program in the process of hiring. Phyllis Erdman, executive associate dean for academic affairs in WSU’s College of Education, said the working group aims t...

International enrollment, study abroad increases

International enrollment, study abroad increases

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

An increased participation in study abroad programs and international enrollment becomes more apparent as the university embarks on its “Drive to 25” initiative with a greater focus on internationalization and building diversity. Asif Chaudhry, vice president for WSU International Programs, sa...

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Noble Stoneman liked to march to the beat of his own drum. His closest family and friends describe him as hardworking, humble and dedicated. He loved video games, goofing off and spending time with his family. “He was very lively. He was very loud. He was very big,” said cousin Charlynn Havrilla. ...

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

The Latah County Historical Society will host a tea party Sunday at 2 p.m. in the historic McConnell Mansion, complete with bite-sized delicacies and artisan teas from around the world. Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director for the Latah County Historical Society, said the group has offered this...

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Research at WSU will help create a safety training network to reduce injury risk among dairy farm workers and animals. Dairy Management Specialist Amber Adams-Progar said the network started after researchers looked at labor and industry data related to worker’s compensation claims among dairy workers....

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Steve Austin, WSU Architecture professor and landscape architect, said he believes we need to hold open discussions on climate change. “As long as we’re not talking about it, we’re not moving forward,” Austin said. Not many professors can say they want to change the world. Austin has been...

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