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The piece of land is zoned by Whitman County as agricultural with single-family homes permitted. The number of houses allowed is determined by Whitman County Public Health based on sewer disposal requirements. 

Pullman council denies land annexation into city

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 28, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers voted 6-1 to reject the proposed annexation of a 48.3-acre lot during a meeting Tuesday night. About 15 residents made public comments at the last council meeting in opposition...

ASWSU Senate approves training; dormitory safety bills

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor April 22, 2021

In addition to discussing campus safety during a meeting Wednesday, ASWSU Senators unanimously passed a bill requiring senators to attend diversity, equity and inclusion training.  Diversity, equity...

Students are doing an excellent job upholding state and local COVID-19 guidelines to ensure their safety, said Jim Bruce, Jefferson Elementary School principal. 

School board reviews online activities for students, healthier meals 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

Pullman Public Schools board discussed new ways to keep students engaged online as they transition to in-person learning and updated meal services during a meeting Wednesday evening.  Students...

Misinformation is difficult to navigate because there are often elements of truth embedded throughout the rest of the information, said Erica Austin, WSU professor and director of the Murrow Center for Media and Health Promotion Research.

WSU faculty member speaks on COVID-19 misinformation

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 2, 2021

According to one WSU faculty member, misinformation is a prominent factor of the pandemic and has ultimately determined many people’s decisions about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The problem is...

Graduate students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe and pick up an ice cream cone of their choosing 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 7.

Graduate students plan paint night, Ferdinand’s giveaway

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 2, 2021

The GPSA Executive team is ending the semester with several events for graduate and professional students, including a virtual paint night and free ice cream. Students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice...

Originally, the university was expecting a loss of $54 million in revenue. The increase can be attributed to the loss of revenue in WSU Housing, Dining and Student Auxiliary Services, said Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration.

Board of Regents discusses finances, standardized tests

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor March 15, 2021

In addition to discontinuing ACT and SAT tests, the WSU Board of Regents received updates regarding university finances and the restructuring of the WSU system during their two-day meeting Thursday and...

School board discusses in-person learning, physical education 

KIARA DOYAL March 12, 2021

Pullman School Board members and teachers discussed the transition to hybrid classes and various physical education opportunities available to students during a meeting Wednesday. “Having students...

Sleep disturbances can impact memory and decision making because the part of the brain responsible for processing memory is uniquely susceptible to damage.

Mental health series discusses sleep deprivation

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor March 12, 2021

WSU students learned how sleep deprivation impacts wellbeing and performance in class during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. Sleep deprivation is neurotoxic, which means...

“We wanted this specific piece of art to be a statement from the city, driving the conversation ... of how to end racism,” said Dan Records, Pullman City Councilmember and subcommittee chair.

Pullman Arts Commission hopes to complete mural by July 

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor March 10, 2021

The Pullman Arts Commission discussed the timeline for the End Racism Now mural during a meeting Tuesday afternoon.  PAC hopes to finish the mural by June 19. If the mural is not fully completed...

‘The best person to advocate for your interests is you’   

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor March 5, 2021

WSU students learned how to advocate for themselves in and out of the classroom during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. Speaking up for oneself is not the same as seeking...

Speaker series highlights WSU connection to Nez Perce

KIARA DOYAL March 5, 2021

Students and faculty members learned about the connection between the WSU Pullman campus and the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe and Palus people during a meeting Thursday.  WSU Pullman is located on...

The WSU Executive Budget Council plans to create a new budget model. The process will bring in stakeholders, like faculty and staff, to evaluate current budget-planning methods then adapt them to better suit university needs.

Legislative representative reports to Faculty Senate

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor March 5, 2021

Faculty senators heard from guest speakers about legislative progress for WSU-specific House Bills, as well as updates from the Executive Budget Council during a meeting Thursday afternoon. Stephen...

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