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Vaccination rates in Whitman County are above state average

Vaccination rates in Whitman County are above state average

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2019

A recent report shows nearly 90 percent of kindergarteners in Whitman County were vaccinated in the 2018-19 school year. According to the County School Immunization Dashboard from the Washington State Department of Health, 88.9 percent of kindergarteners in Whitman County received all their vaccinations....

Athletics adjusts debt projections

Athletics adjusts debt projections

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2019

The WSU Athletics budget is still expected to reach over $100 million in debt by fiscal year 2022. This is the largest the debt has been since the department began deficit spending in 2012. During the WSU Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration,...

UCLA outscores WSU in last minutes

UCLA outscores WSU in last minutes

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2019

WSU football opened conference play in the highest-scoring game in conference history against the UCLA Bruins with 130 points on Saturday at Martin Stadium, which ended in a 67-63 loss for the Cougars. The Bruins (1-3, 1-0) scored first after an early interception from WSU redshirt senior quarterback...

Boutique in downtown Pullman serves men’s fashion

Boutique in downtown Pullman serves men’s fashion

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2019

A new boutique has opened in downtown Pullman and caters specifically to men. Ruthanna and Jake Willey, Monroe shop owners and Palouse locals, said their goal was to create a store catering to men to fill the gap. They said they settled on serving the “men of the Palouse,” but wanted to remain trendy...

ESPN crew blocks accessibility parking spots

ESPN crew blocks accessibility parking spots

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2019

Accessibility parking spaces have been blocked by ESPN’s production crew for the WSU football game against UCLA this weekend. The crew has set up along Troy Lane in between the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and Wilson-Short Hall, using up the entirety of the parking spaces in that area. The area...

Gambler’s Guide: The Other Sports

Gambler’s Guide: The Other Sports

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen Columnist

September 20, 2019

Last week, readers of Gambler’s Guide made millions of dollars in profit. (Disclaimer: there is no actual evidence to back up this claim it is purely speculation and most likely not even true. Just go with it.) That is the easy part, call it beginner’s luck. The difficult part comes when you have...

Event celebrates Indigenous women

Event celebrates Indigenous women

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2019

Terisa Siagatonu, touring poet, speaker and activist, was featured at WSU’s second annual Honoring Indigenous Women event on Sept. 18. Siagatonu’s efforts focus on diverse issues like racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, gender equity and climate change. Her efforts as a poet and activist in her Pacific...

OPINION: Walmart has the right to deny overnight parking

OPINION: Walmart has the right to deny overnight parking

DERREK SPEAKMAN, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2019

Walmart recently decided to ban overnight parking in response to rowdy and disruptive campers. Good. If there are people abusing the free service that Walmart provides and making them deal with the consequences, Walmart shouldn’t offer it at all. Overnight campers allegedly left trash and started...

Walk held to benefit people with Alzheimer’s

Walk held to benefit people with Alzheimer’s

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2019

Family members, friends, caregivers and supporters will gather to raise thousands of dollars for Alzheimer’s disease research during the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Pullman on Saturday. “You miss your person when they’re gone,” walk manager Leslie Woodfill of Spokane said. “You’re...

Ferdinand’s changes hours for home football games

Ferdinand’s changes hours for home football games

KATLYN COOK, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2019

Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe will be open from 1-6 p.m. for this Saturday’s football game against the UCLA Bruins. The shop will also have special hours for the remaining WSU home football games, Mom’s Weekend, and spring commencement. Ferdinand’s manager Eric Needham said the business can...

ASWSU addresses abortion demonstration

ASWSU addresses abortion demonstration

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

The ASWSU President addressed the abortion demonstration that happened Monday and Tuesday during the ASWSU senate meeting on Wednesday. President Quinton Berkompas testified to the senate and discussed university administration and ASWSU’s motivation to not inform students the demonstration was...

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

The Women's Center at the University of Idaho is preparing to host its first Take Back the Night march on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. starting at the school's women's center in Moscow. The first 100 attendees will receive a free T-shirt, and doors will open at 7 p.m. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend...

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