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Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

The Pullman Police Department have launched an investigation into the death of an Alpha Tau Omega fraternity member. Police Chief Gary Jenkins identified the member as 19-year old freshman Samuel Martinez, according to the latest press release. According to the Pullman PD press release, officers...

Music professor uses unique ability for choral conducting

Music professor uses unique ability for choral conducting

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Lori Wiest may be a professor of music and director of choral activities, but her interests and involvements extend far beyond the WSU School of Music. Wiest did not start her undergraduate career as a music major, but added it on to her chemistry track at the end of her sophomore year, she said....

Gamers prepare for tournament

Gamers prepare for tournament

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Esports Rocket League A team to represent WSU in New York for gaming event

Masquerade supports fire department

Masquerade supports fire department

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Firefighters and guests danced the night away at Whitman County Fire District 12’s inaugural Masquerade Ball to benefit community education Saturday night at SEL Event Center. Mirenda Stenbakken, Emergency Medical Services chief, oversaw planning the event. She said the ball was initially planned...

OPINION: Let athletes benefit from their hard work

OPINION: Let athletes benefit from their hard work

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

November 12, 2019

The NCAA decided to allow student-athletes to be able to make money off of their names, images and likenesses, or NIL. Mike Leach believes this would be an extreme blow to the WSU football program, having the richer schools acquire more talented players while schools with smaller budgets would struggle...

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Only Indian Hindu temple in area decorates, worships in celebration of light

Antibiotic resistance genes cause environmental problems

Antibiotic resistance genes cause environmental problems

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

A study found that antibiotic resistance genes are not being treated fully in wastewater treatment plants, which could become an environmental problem. Those genes can be released into the environment in many ways. This includes human ingestion and plant decomposition, said Courtney Gardner, assistant...

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...

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