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Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Ryan Root, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

WSU men’s basketball will face the Santa Clara University Broncos at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Santa Clara, California. The Cougars (1-0, 0-0) come off their first win of the season last Thursday against Seattle University, and Santa Clara (2-0, 0-0) looks to continue its current win streak. Head...

Soccer hosts Memphis in NCAA tournament

Soccer hosts Memphis in NCAA tournament

Jaclyn Seifert, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

No. 24 WSU soccer ended its regular season play with a 1-0 loss in the 29th Boeing Apple Cup Series at the University of Washington last Friday. This was Washington State’s first loss in the Apple Cup (11-6-2, 7-4-0) since 2003. Washington State ends it regular season play 12-6-1 overall and 5-5-1...

Brianna Alger is every team’s dream defender

Brianna Alger is every team’s dream defender

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

She woke up like most mornings for another 7 a.m. practice alongside her teammates on the lower soccer field at WSU. What was not ordinary that morning? Her coach pulled her aside and said, “Hey, ESPN is asking to have your video.” “It was request after request after request,” Brianna said. It...

WSU outmatches Seattle in season opener

WSU outmatches Seattle in season opener

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

WSU defeated Seattle University 85-54 after a dominant performance from sophomore forward CJ Elleby. The last matchup between Seattle University and WSU last season resulted in a win for the Redhawks. This time around, the Cougars returned with a 31-point victory. Tonight marks WSU head coach Kyle...

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn after safety concerns are raised

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn  after safety concerns are raised

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

In late October, an environmental checklist application for a rock quarry near Kamiak Elementary School was withdrawn. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said the city has received letters from community members such as neighbors and parents who were concerned about truck traffic on Terre...

Improvements coming to myWSU login system

Improvements coming to myWSU login system

SOLEN AREF, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

The WSU Information Technology Services will implement a new multi-factor authentication system starting Dec. 19. to login to myWSU. Jacqueline Southwick, ITS communication manager, said the new system will be used to increase the safety of students, faculty and staff using myWSU services and reduce...

OPINION: WSU should revive student theater program

OPINION: WSU should revive student theater program

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2019

The WSU theater program was unceremoniously scrapped in 2017 by the administration, part of a series of cuts intended to dig the school out of a $30 million deficit.  A drama program that brought life and culture to campus, staffed by gifted and talented writers, performers and directors, was slashed ...

Building from the ground up

Building from the ground up

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Kyle Smith started as the new head coach for the WSU men’s basketball team this season. Following an 11-21, 4-14 record last season, Smith said he looks to revitalize the Cougar basketball program with a passion for development. Smith was the head coach for the University of San Francisco for the...

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Kamiak Elementary School now offers the same tutoring program three other local elementary schools already adopted about four years ago. The Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring Program at the newly-built elementary school operates the same way compared to the other schools, said Anthony Eddy,...

Students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

*This article was updated to include all the groups that collaborated to hold the event. A documentary called "The Blackfeet Flood," about a 1964 flood in the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. in Goertzen 21, which is one of the events held in honor of...

Men’s basketball schedule review

Men’s basketball schedule review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2019

WSU men’s basketball starts on Nov. 7 and spans all the way through March 7. For four straight months, Cougar basketball is back in full effect. This season will be a big test for WSU with new head coach Kyle Smith. The non-conference game slate only consists of one former tournament team from the...

March will honor military service this Friday

March will honor military service this Friday

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

The ASWSU Student Veterans Committee president says he will incorporate more businesses and local veterans into this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony, which will be Friday morning on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. WSU SVC President Chris Mann said for the first time the ceremony starts with a comm...

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