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Colfax consignment shop moves locations

Bully For You, a Colfax-based consignment shop, recently moved locations a couple blocks up the street from the former location.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2020

Bully for You in Colfax made some big changes these past few months. They moved two blocks north of their old location into a larger building.  “We’re obsessed with old buildings and old towns, and this building is perfect,” said Laura Storm, Bully for You co-owner.  The bigger building mea...

Academic Success and Career Center launches career, networking series

Cougar Career Community, which is an online networking and career development session, provides students the opportunity to virtually engage and network with industry professionals.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 14, 2020

For one WSU student, networking with multiple individuals is how she landed her summer internship. “That is the No. 1 way to get a job or even to learn about an industry,” said Ella Spillane, senior marketing and international business double major. “Going to [networking events] can help you be...

WSU Athletics faces over $3 million in salary reductions

Athletics director Pat Chun addresses ASWSU on Jan. 9. Chun said WSU has conducted approximately 1,600 tests on athletes for COVID-19 with 60 cases testing positive.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

The athletics department has enacted measures to save about $6.5 million for the 2021 fiscal year. Salaries across the athletic department faced a total $3.4 million in reductions. The leftover $3.1 million will come from a reduction in operating expenses, although there is not a lot to cut in the...

International students express thoughts on living in Pullman during pandemic

International student Mahdi Zeraat Pisheh rows a boat on Lake Coeur d'Alene. He cannot see his family in Iran because he has an expired passport and is unable to get a new one.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

An Iranian international student could not have imagined he would be stuck in Pullman during the middle of a pandemic due to an expired passport. The junior civil engineering major, Mahdi Zeraat Pisheh, said he sent his passport and other documents to the Iranian embassy in Washington, D.C. He has ...

WSU officials emphasize importance of being tested in COVID-19 town hall

WSU President Kirk Schulz said WSU wants to try different measures to address violations of COVID-19 guidelines in a town hall.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

WSU established a portal for students to report on events and activities that do not follow COVID-19 guidelines, according to administrative officials during the virtual town hall on Thursday evening.  Jill Creighton, WSU dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs, said WSU...

Gov. Jay Inslee visits campus, discusses COVID-19

Gov. Jay Inslee walks out of the CUB following his meeting with WSU administration, including President Kirk Schulz, on Thursday.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee met with university, community and student leaders Thursday at the Compton Union Building to discuss Pullman’s increased COVID-19 case count and WSU’s response to the pandemic. WSU is learning lessons about how to operate during a pandemic that can be applied statewide, such a...

Data shows older citizens in rural areas receive fewer essential care services

Part of the reason for the research is to get policymakers to look at  location when considering essential services for older people.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

Older citizens in rural areas are two and a half times less likely to receive essential care services than those living in metropolitan areas, according to a new study led in part by a WSU researcher.  Raven Weaver, WSU graduate human development researcher, said even when controlling for other fac...

New veterans clinic on WSU campus makes care more accessible

The veterans outpatient clinic will provide training to students. Both students and medical residents will be able to complete residency rotations through the new clinic. 

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs opened an outpatient clinic in Spokane to make primary care for veterans more accessible. This is in partnership with WSU Health Sciences Spokane. WSU Spokane Chancellor Daryll DeWald said the new clinic will provide additional access to healthcare...

Students of color reflect on pandemic experience

Three WSU students of color share their experiences with COVID-19.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

When Alyssa Chan returned to Pullman in August from Hong Kong, she did not want to tell people she was Chinese, worried that others would stigmatize her. “As we know, the virus started in China,” said Chan, senior public relations major. “I would be scared to tell people I’m Chinese.” A...

Multicultural Student Services still operating, hosting events virtually

The office is working with the Multicultural Student Services mentoring program to reach out to students, said Joelle Berg, Native American Programs retention specialist.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Programs and centers under The Office of Multicultural Student Services are still virtually accessible to WSU students of color. The office is trying to come up with programming that follows the public safety guidelines, said Stephen Bischoff, WSU director of MSS. This includes creating Zoom rooms...

A look into Stubblefields’ history

The local Stubblefields closed its doors, but college students, Pullman residents and WSU alumni will remember the bar for its Stubby Tuesdays and Stubby glasses.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

When Stubblefields permanently closed its doors Aug. 29, it ended the 15-year legacy of high-energy parties and tradition. Stubblefields was a bar and club located in Pullman, and it opened in 2005. Its owners had the vision to give students the chance to party safely. DJ Goldfinger, Stubblefields...

OPINION: Big chains are bad for small towns

Big chains coming to town disrupts the flow and businesses of many local stores, especially restaurants, which hurts local business owners.

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2020

In Pullman, we are all about tradition. From Cougar Football Saturdays at The Coug, to Cougar Gold Cheese from the WSU Creamery — our local spots all hold a place in our memories as a piece of the college experience at WSU. When new chain restaurants come to town, it causes a natural change in business....

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