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Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Robert Wielgus, the wolf researcher in the center of a conflict with the university over his work, has reached a settlement with WSU resulting in his resignation on Monday. Wielgus will receive $300,000 as a part of the settlement, according to a news release from the Public Employees for Environmental...

Creating an open dialogue, honoring Hilinski

Creating an open dialogue, honoring Hilinski

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life and leisure editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Life, Sports, Top-feature

It’s been nearly four months since WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski died in his apartment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The Pullman community is still mourning the loss of Tyler. The No. 3 that graced his Cougar uniform can be seen on the rear windshields of cars and around the wrists...

Local farmers market returns to Pullman

Local farmers market returns to Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Fresh produce and locally sourced meats are becoming more and more popular. The easiest way to access this local produce and meats is through a farmers market. Amada Argona, Pullman Farmers Market manager, has worked with both the Moscow and Pullman markets and said she loves getting to know the ...

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

DYLAN GREENE and REBECCA WHITE

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

An internal audit of WSU Athletics’ 2016 football ticket sales revealed inflation to home football game attendance and potential violations of state law. The purpose of the audit was to investigate complimentary tickets given out for a home game against University of Arizona on Nov. 5, 2016. Audi...

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


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

WSU estimated the cumulative deficit facing athletics will be $67 million at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, according to WSU Board of Regents documents. The information was made public due to a new state law that requires regents of the state’s colleges and universities to approve their annual athletic...

Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


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

Both Pullman and WSU police departments placed one of their sergeants on administrative leave after a WSU student claimed an officer sexually assaulted her. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant and WSU Assistant Chief of Police Steve Hansen both confirmed their departments had placed a sergeant on administrative...

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

April 18, 2018


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

A university investigation into a former WSU athletics administrator found that over a three year period, he violated WSU’s Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the workplace and demeaning employees because of their gender. John E. Lucier, a former associate athletic director of...

WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


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

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities gave its evaluation feedback, which included commendation of the administration’s inclusion and transparency efforts, to end its on-campus WSU visit Wednesday. The evaluating team, led by University of Alaska Fairbanks Provost Susan Henrichs,...

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

The Student and Activities Fee Committee voted to reduce next years S&A fee contributions for all applicants, with the exception of ASWSU, during a 6.5 hour meeting Wednesday night. The committee cut 2.5 percent from base requests, with the exception of the three ASWSU groups and Transportati...

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, News, PDFs, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Newly released financial figures show WSU Athletics accounts for roughly half the drop in university savings, which administrators have used to justify system-wide spending cuts of 2.5 percent. Officials have traditionally said the athletics budget is separate from the university’s, and that athletics...

S&A committee hears first requests

S&A committee hears first requests

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Fees Committee held their first of two meetings Monday night in the French Administration building for organizations to submit and justify their requests for student funds next year. The meeting, headed by Chairman and ASWSU President Jordan Frost, lasted for three hours...

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

The election may be over, but ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers’ and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem’s victory is still being called into question. A small group of students staged a sit-in before an ASWSU Senate meeting and demanded Rogers’ and Parchem’s impeachment. Those who participate...

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