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No. 19 Cal edges out No. 36 WSU

No. 19 Cal edges out No. 36 WSU

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top-feature, Women's

No. 36 Cougar tennis lost its second straight match to No. 19 Cal 4-3 on Saturday in Berkeley, California. Both teams were coming off of losses on Friday as Cal (10-6, 4-3) fell 4-3 to No. 15 UW and WSU (17-7, 2-5) lost 4-0 to No. 5 Stanford. The Cougars fell behind early as the Golden Bears ...

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2019


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

The Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee approved a maximum 4 percent increase to the rate of S&A fees that students will pay next academic year. Students will be asked to pay $558, only two dollars less than the highest the fees have ever been. The committee felt pressure to increase S&am...

From mutton busting to baseball

From mutton busting to baseball

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Features, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

The Wall Street Journal featured a WSU baseball player when he was 6 years old, but not for baseball. Instead, it showcased his talent in mutton busting, a sheep riding event for kids in rodeos. “I didn’t really know what was happening, but I mean it’s pretty cool,” freshman outfielder and catche...

State aims for changes on State Route 26 soon

State aims for changes on State Route 26 soon

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Top-feature

Plans for improvements on State Route 26 may move ahead as legislators continue to discuss the state’s budget. Gavin Pielow, ASWSU director of legislative affairs, said the current plan is to include passing lanes on the two-lane highway, which is scheduled to start in 2025. Kelly Marshall, ASWSU dep...

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

A workshop Wednesday showed WSU students and staff ways to be an ally to people in the LGBTQ community. Matthew Jeffries, director of Gender Identity/ Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), and a representative from Cougar Health Services hosted a workshop to speak about being...

Senators vote for open discussions with police

Senators vote for open discussions with police

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate showed support for open forum discussions between police departments, the Pullman community and students to address sexual misconduct and violence at Wednesday night's meeting in the CUB. The resolution was authored by ASWSU Senators Synthia Alcantar and Hannah Martian and called...

RTOP premieres ‘Mamma Mia!’ this spring

RTOP premieres ‘Mamma Mia!’ this spring

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Events, Mint, Top-feature

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP) is putting on a production of the Broadway musical "Mamma Mia!" from April 3 to April 14. The story of "Mamma Mia!" follows Sophie Sheridan, who is about to get married on an island off the coast of Greece. By reading her mother’s diary, Sophie finds out...

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Melissa Block, National Public Radio (NPR) co-host of "All Things Considered," is the recipient for the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. “Tonight, we honor a journalist who personifies Murrow’s ethical courage and commitment to seeking and telling the truth,” WSU President Kirk...

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Former Cougar football stars compete in front of scouts to prove worth

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

For many Cougs, Zumba is an athletic expression of culture and a way to relieve stress. “We embrace culture in Zumba rather than trying to make everything P.C., we welcome all forms of culture,” University Recreation Zumba instructor Sarah Dossey said. “We welcome people to give us suggestions...

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature, Wellness

Yoga and anthropology instructor Tiffany Alvarez made her office on campus unique. She adorned the light-filled room with various yoga-inspired posters and trinkets. Alvarez first experienced the philosophy and physical practice of yoga during her time studying abroad in Bengaluru, India, which is...

Committee discusses student fund requests

Committee discusses student fund requests

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The Service and Activity Fees Committee met Monday to discuss its approach to organizations that have requested funding, which total to about $10.5 million. The committee viewed a spreadsheet with base requests from S&A groups for 2019-2020. According to the spreadsheet, the $10.5 million total...

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