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Resident gives large donation to Pullman depot

The Fix the Bricks campaign, started by the Pullman Heritage Center, works to restore the Pullman Depot built in 1916 as part of the railroad system, which helped Palouse agriculture.
HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

The Pullman Depot, a once-bustling train station near the WSU campus, now acts as a reminder of the innovation that built the agricultural community of the region. The Pullman Heritage Center, in cooperation...

OPINION: English writing differs significantly from historical writing

English majors and historians may have a lot in common, but they differ on their writing styles significantly.
GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist November 4, 2020

English and history are both writing-heavy majors. Majoring in both myself, I find I am rarely faced with an exam but instead always have an essay to write. The way I approach essays for English versus...

100 years later: Another pandemic hits

WSU, formerly known as Washington State College, did not allow townspeople to visit campus during the 1918 pandemic. Cases slowed in the winter but spiked in the fall.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2020

People alive today have become familiar with widespread mask usage, self-quarantines and the politicization of a public health crisis.  Just over 100 years ago, conditions were eerily similar, said...

Depot center recommended for preservation grant

The Whitman County Historical Society purchased the Pullman Depot Heritage Center in 2018. Ever since then, the society has raised funds to protect the exterior of the space.
MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2020

Railroads were a lifeline for Pullman in the 1800s, and now, a grant could help preserve the historical depot as an educational center for generations to come. The Washington State Historical Society’s...

Students connect medical history to today’s practice

Thinh Tran reached out to his roommates, friends and professors to create the History of Medicine Club, which he started in fall 2019.
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor August 23, 2020

Thinh Tran grew up in a family centered around business, but he decided to go a different route. Tran, senior molecular biology major, saw his family practitioner when he was younger and realized that...

100 years later, where is the physics department now?

The WSU physics and astronomy department is located in Webster Hall. Brian Saam, physics and astronomy department chair, said the department was created by Paul Anderson, William Band and George Duvall.
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2020

Since the WSU physics and astronomy department’s founding 100 years ago, researchers have made developments that make the program known worldwide. Brian Saam, physics and astronomy department...

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