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City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

City officials discuss flood aftermath, ways to prepare for future incidents

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

City officials reported on the flood that occurred earlier this month and discussed ways to prepare for similar incidents in the future at the City Council meeting Tuesday. Clayton Forsmann, Pullman’s deputy public works director, categorized the incident as a prime example of a flash flood. The S...

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

PRH bond falls short of voter count to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2019

Ballots for the Whitman County special election are no longer being accepted as of Tuesday. As of about 4 p.m. yesterday, 3,064 ballots were cast for the Pullman Regional Hospital’s (PRH) bond request to fund new facilities and equipment purchases, according to the Whitman County Auditor websit...

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2019

With another year of Springfest having come and gone, students are left divided on how the concert went. If you have a strong opinion about it, you should vote. “It’s important for [Student Entertainment Board] in general to appeal to the widest range of students,” said Director of Special Events...

GPSA approves new board members, budget

GPSA approves new board members, budget

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

GPSA held its last meeting of the school year and voted to approve new directors, the budget and a bylaw amendment. The organization had its general election recently. However, certain executive board member seats were not been filled, GPSA Vice President David Silva said. GPSA members confirmed thre...

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

He had 20 minutes before he would open for T-Pain, and DJ James Salley couldn’t find his headphones. Salley ran up the stairs to the Beasley Coliseum stage, checked the DJ controller and ran back down to alert Springfest’s organizer, SEB Director of Special Events Sarah Sehrt. “They’re...

House show energizes crowd with local acts

House show energizes crowd with local acts

ZACH GOFF and MAGGIE QUINLAN

April 22, 2019

About 100 people attended KZUU’s first official house show Saturday. The event was alcohol- and drug-free but had a party atmosphere, as many KZUU members are close friends, and the intimate space brought the crowd and band literally closer together. Headliner North Paw included bass, guitar,...

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

Former WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf hosted a talk Friday about his struggles with mental health and addiction following his NFL career. Leaf said he felt like he was “pretty special” after being drafted second overall in the 1998 NFL draft. He said he was a successful athlete through his youth and...

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

The Air Raid offense took flight Saturday in Martin Stadium as Crimson used a late touchdown run to take down Gray 25-24 in the annual spring game.  The game returned to Pullman for the first time since 2010 and raised $51,830 for the ASWSU Coug Health Fund. Entering the contest, all eyes were on the quar...

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

Student-run radio station KZUU will fill a local house with music Saturday night as part of an event that will include four bands from the area. The house show will be the first of its kind. “Friends of KZUU” held house shows in the past, but this will be the first one hosted by the radio station...

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

The city is looking into the construction of a more accessible playground to improve paths and recreation components at Mary’s Park and Sunnyside Park throughout the year. Pullman Parks Superintendent Alan Davis said Mary’s Park at Johnson Road will be an inclusive playground with a soft-surface...

Spring game returns to Pullman

Spring game returns to Pullman

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

The wait is finally over. After 13 spring practices, WSU football will take the field Saturday to compete in the annual Crimson and Gray Game. After taking place in Spokane for the past eight seasons, the game returns to Pullman in the hope to bring some more excitement and fans to the game at Martin...

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