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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

With the students gone, the summer is the perfect time for construction.

Summer Is Construction Time

GRACIE ROGERS, Evergreen Illustrator Editor June 20, 2024

Students from the School of Design and Construction — located in Carpenter Hall, pictured here — are building a house in Uniontown, Washington from recycled materials.

School of Design and Construction teaches over 300 students

SHERIDAN ROBBINS, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2024

WSU’s School of Design and Construction specializes in four main programs including architecture, construction management, interior design and landscape architecture. Jess Cross, School of Design...

Ruth Younce and Tyler Bober gathering data for the project in the South Fork of the Palouse River

City of Pullman starts work on repairing water main

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor July 25, 2023

The City of Pullman will begin making repairs to a broken water main starting next week. City communications coordinator Sarah Phelan-Blamires said work will begin on the repairs July 24 and should...

Grand Avenue rush hour

ANH NGO, Evergreen Illustrator September 29, 2022

Geoprofessional Innovation will drill from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Monday.

Drivers to face road construction downtown

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor September 23, 2022

Starting Monday, Pullman residents will face traffic delays along Grand Avenue and Main Street.  Over a week after the town’s water main broke Saturday, Motley-Motley Inc. will replace the damaged...

A bypass would reduce traffic congestion and restore vibrancy to downtown Pullman, said councilmember Francis Benjamin.

Local officials consider Pullman bypass

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 7, 2022

Members of the Whitman County Board of Commissioners and the Pullman City Council are considering different proposals for building a bypass around Pullman, with costs ranging from $10 million to $100 million. Whitman...

The pedestrian bridge between Troy Hall and Wegner Hall over Stadium Way remains closed to the public, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.

Facilities Services works on next steps for Troy, Johnson Tower bridges

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter January 14, 2022

WSU Facilities Services will keep the Troy and Johnson Tower bridges closed out of caution while they solidify plans for construction work. In 2019-2020, Facilities Services conducted a study on all...

Maintenance rooms containing a risk of asbestos exposure are marked with proper signage.

Asbestos on campus: Present but not immediate danger

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor November 17, 2021

Most buildings on campus built between World War II and the 1970s contain asbestos, a harmful mineral. Floor tile and pipe insulation are the most common places asbestos is located, said Matthew McKibbin,...

Global Animal Health Phase 2 will have laboratory spaces for diagnostic testing and research, as well as spaces for lectures.

WSU completes two buildings, nears completion on third

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor December 7, 2020

WSU recently completed two building projects on campus and will finish the third, Global Animal Health Phase 2, in January.  The three buildings cost the university more than $100 million total, which...

It currently takes about two weeks for SEL to receive circuit boards from its manufacturer. The new facility in Moscow will make circuit boards, so they can be sent to SEL in a few days.

SEL to build Moscow manufacturing plant

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 4, 2020

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will build a facility in Moscow to speed up its manufacturing process, build higher-quality products and provide more jobs in the area. The manufacturing plant will...

Pullman City Councilmembers approved several building developments, including Kamiak Cottages’ planned development and the planned Paradise Hills subdivision project.

Councilmembers approve Kamiak Cottages planned development

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2020

The Pullman City Council approved several building developments and heard a presentation on the status of criminal justice in Pullman during its virtual meeting Tuesday night. Construction in town The...

Two professors in WSUs School of Design and Construction are recycling drywall to address an environmental problem.

Professors design novel process for recycling drywall

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 20, 2020

Two WSU professors invented a process to recycle drywall into blocks, which can then be used for construction projects. Drywall is a common building material made from the mineral gypsum, also known...

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